The Namibia Press Agency, (NAMPA), was established in 1991 as a national news agency responsible for the distribution of local, regional and international news.

Refrain from making corruption accusations: Geingob

Written by Maria Kandjungu on 13 December 2017

WINDHOEK, 13 DEC (NAMPA) – President Hage Geingob has called on members of the public to refrain from making accusations of corruption as it destroys people’s lives.
Geingob was speaking at the year-end media conference at State House on Wednesday, saying: “Everyone is innocent until proven guilty, so let them be proven guilty”.
The president explained that corruption is however a hard thing to prove, and questioned why people are condemning the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC).
He added that there are many ...


Schoolgirls get pregnant over holidays

Written by Maria Kandjungu on 13 December 2017

WINDHOEK, 13 DEC (NAMPA) – The Ministry of Education Arts and Culture (MEAC) is urging parents to take care of their girls during holidays as most pregnancies in learners are recorded a few months after school breaks.
Speaking to Nampa recently, Deputy Director in the HIV/AIDS Management Unit at MEAC, Julius Nghifikwa said they have generally observed that girls are getting pregnant during holidays when they are away from schools and under parents’ care.
“Children get pregnant while at home, especially [du ...

Geingob throws suprise party for State House employees

WINDHOEK, 12 DEC (NAMPA) – President Hage Geingob hosted a surprise year-end function for State House employees here on Thursday. Over 150 people, including employees from the office of the vice-president, prime minister, and the two former presidents attended the function at State House. (NAMPA) MM/HP/ND (Video by: Lydia Pitiri)

Nujoma happy with operation of Etunda clinic

Namibians observe national and international days

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× PYAMKUU, 11 December 2017 - Omusati Region's Ogongo Constituency community attending the commemoration of the International Human Rights Day at Pyamukuu village in the constituency on Monday. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× BOSTON, MA - DECEMBER 13: Jayson Tatum #0 of the Boston Celtics shoots the ball against Mason Plumlee #24 of the Denver Nuggets during the second half at TD Garden on December 13, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts. Tim Bradbury/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× (171214) -- VANCOUVER, Dec. 14, 2017 (Xinhua) -- A volunteer from fire department helps gathering the donated bicycles during the 30th Christmas Wish Breakfast toy drive in Vancouver, Canada, Dec. 13, 2017. Over 30,000 toys and 5,000 bicycles donated by the public will be distributed to the children and families in need in Christmas.(Xinhua/Liang Sen)(gj)

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× CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 13: (L-R) Paul Zipser #16 and David Nwaba #11 of the Chicago Bulls battle for a loose ball with Ricky Rubio #3 of the Utah Jazz at the United Center on December 13, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. The Bulls defeated the Jazz 103-100. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× SWAKOPMUND, 11 December 2017 - Manager of African Development Bank's NEPAD Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (IPPF) Shem Simuyemba. (Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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× OTJIWARONGO, 05 December 2017 - A section of residents of the Otjozondjupa Region in a half-day prayer session at Otjiwarongo on Tuesday for an accident-free B1 road. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Milwaukee Bucks guard Eric Bledsoe goes to the basket between New Orleans Pelicans center DeMarcus Cousins, right, and forward Anthony Davis in the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017. The Pelicans won 115-108. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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× (171213) -- WASHINGTON, Dec. 13, 2017 (Xinhua) -- U.S. President Donald Trump speaks on tax reform at the White House in Washington D.C., the United States, on Dec. 13, 2017. U.S. House and Senate Republicans secured a deal Wednesday on the final version of a tax cut bill, paving the way for the U.S. Congress to pass the bill and handle a major legislative achievement to President Donald Trump before Christmas. (Xinhua/Ting Shen)