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

Geingob urges delegates to vote right

Written by Mathias Nanghanda on 17 November 2017

ONGWEDIVA, 17 NOV (NAMPA) – Swapo presidential candidate, Hage Geingob has called on delegates to the party’s 6th ordinary congress to be held in Windhoek from 23 to 26 November, to vote for his Team Harambee.
Geingob’s slate includes Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah for vice-president, Sophia Shaningwa for secretary-general (SG) and Marco Hausiku for deputy SG.
Speaking during his campaign rally at Ongwediva in the Oshana Region on Thursday, Geingob said his team is a gender-balanced leadership, including two men a ...


NPPTA concerned with taxi operators involved in crimes

Written by Petrus Muronga on 17 November 2017

RUNDU, 17 NOV (NAMPA) – Namibian Public Passenger Transport Association (NPPTA) in the Kavango East Region is concerned with the escalating crime involving taxi operators.
The association raised this concern during a stakeholder meeting here on Thursday.
NPPTA Regional Chairperson, Thobias Hamutenya said it has come to their attention that taxi drivers or operators are involving themselves in criminal activities.
Hamutenya gave an example of an incident late last month when a taxi driver and his two accompl ...

Zimbabweans in Namibia stage a peaceful demonstration

WINDHOEK, 18 NOV(NAMPA)- More than a thousand of Zimbabweans living in Namibia staged a peaceful march in solidarity with the political crisis happening in their country. Their intention is to march in a peaceful manner to appeal to their Embassy here in Namibia to call for the peaceful transition in the action initiated by the Zimbabwean National army. LP/MT (NAMPA) (Video by: Lydia Pitiri)

Russia displeased with paltry Namibia-Russia trade turnover

President Geingob makes anti-violence pledge

Latest Photos


NAMPA

NAMPA


× OVITOTO, 15 November 2017 - One of the 55 pit toilets that was officially handed over to community members of the Otjongombe village in the area of Ovitoto in the Omatako Constituency by the Otjozondjupa Regional Council on Wednesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

NAMPA

NAMPA


× KEETMANSHOOP, 15 November 2017 – Congress delegates of the //Kharas Region celebrate at Team Harambee’s campaign meeting in Keetmanshoop. (Photo by: Patience Smith) NAMPA

NAMPA / Xinhua

NAMPA / Xinhua


× (171118) -- BONN, Nov. 18, 2017 (Xinhua) -- China's special representative on climate change affairs, Xie Zhenhua (C) attends the closing session of the UN climate talks in Bonn, Germany, Nov. 18, 2017. As the 23rd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 23) winded up here Saturday, China's special representative on climate change affairs, Xie Zhenhua, said the major dialogue on climate change, "though still not 100 percent satisfactory", had succeeded in reflecting the concerns of all sides in a balanced manner and he hoped developed countries would shoulder their obligation. (Xinhua/Shan Yuqi) (swt)

NAMPA

NAMPA


× KEETMANSHOOP, 15 November 2017 – Swapo secretary-general candidate Sophia Shaningwa speaks at Team Harambee’s campaign meeting in Keetmanshoop. (Photo by: Patience Smith) NAMPA

NAMPA

NAMPA


× WINDHOEK, 16 NOV 2017 - Deputy Minister of Economic Planning and National Planning Commission, Lucia Iipumbu pictured with Chinese Vice Minister of Commerce, Qian Keming on Wednesday after the signing of Economic and Technical Cooperation Agreement for additional funding of N.dollars 400 million for the construction of the dual carriage freeway to Hosea Kutako International Airport and N.dollars 14 million for equipment for wildlife protection. (Photo by: Twahafa Neshuku) NAMPA

NAMPA / AFP

NAMPA / AFP


× Japan's Shinya Makabe (C) speaks with his teammatesduring the test union international match between Japan and Tonga, on November 18, 2017, at the Ernest Wallon Stadium in Toulouse, southwestern France. / AFP PHOTO / REMY GABALDA

NAMPA / Associated Press

NAMPA / Associated Press


× Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje of Canada compete their ice dance free dance program during the ISU French Grand Prix figure skating event at Pole Sud Indoor skating rink in Grenoble, southeastern France, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

NAMPA

NAMPA


× Windhoek, 12 November 2017(NAMPA) - Some of the cyclists who took part in the seventh and last leg of the 2017 Windhoek Pedal Power (WPP) Road Cycling series in Windhoek. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA