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)

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Namibians observe national and international days

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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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× Actor Michael Cera attends the premiere of "Molly's Game" at AMC Loews Lincoln Square on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

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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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× Katima Mulilo, 06 December 2017 - Two men died around three o'clock Wednesday morning when a vehicle they were travelling in left the road and hit a house at Katima Mulilo in the Zambezi Region. (Photo by: Jimmy Mubiana) NAMPA

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× SWAKOPMUND, 11 December 2017 - Minister of Works and Transport Alpheus !Naruseb speaks at the official opening of the PIDA week in Swakopmund. (Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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× New York Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak of Slovakia, right, sits on the bench beside Islanders defenseman Adam Pelech (50) after Halak was pulled from the game during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Dallas Stars in which he allowed four goals, Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, in New York. The Stars defeated the Islanders 5-2. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

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× WINDHOEK, 10 December 2017- Namibians commemorating International Human Rights Day and Namibian Women's Day. (Photo: Linea Dishena) NAMPA

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× Dec 13, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving (11) looks for an opening during the second half of their 124-118 win over the Denver Nuggets at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports