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

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× NKURENKURU, 12 December 2017 - Runda Football Club players pose for a team photo during the Runda Annual Sports Tournament (RAST) in 2016. (Photo: contributed) NAMPA

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× OTJIWARONGO, 08 December 2017 - The Special Advisor to the Otjozondjupa Regional Governor, Moses Tjipurua !Omeb (L) handing over a donation of soft drinks to members of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in the region at Otjiwarongo on Friday. Receiving the donation is the acting regional police commander, Deputy Commissioner Naukalemo Andreas (R) while spokesperson of the police in the region, Warrant officer Maureen Mbeha (M) looks on. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Cricket - Ashes test match - Australia v England - WACA Ground, Perth, Australia, December 14, 2017. Australia's Mitchell Starc celebrates with team mates after dismissing England's Alastair Cook during the first day of the third Ashes cricket test match. REUTERS/David Gray

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× OTJIWARONGO, 11 December 2017 - The Kai !Akhoen Hai//om San of Otjiwarongo's traditional council members at a commemoration gathering at Farm Marburg on Monday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× OTJIWARONGO, 12 December 2017 - Otjozondjupa Regional Governor, Otto Ipinge (L) hands over a Christmas food parcel to Idan Ndapandula at Otjiwarongo on Tuesday afternoon. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× (171213) -- WASHINGTON, Dec. 13, 2017 (Xinhua) -- U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks during a news conference in Washington D.C., the United States, on Dec. 13, 2017. The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised the benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points, the third such increase in 2017. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

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× CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 13: Donovan Mitchell #45 of the Utah Jazz dunks against the Chicago Bulls on his way to a game-high 32 points 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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× United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres (2-R) is accompanied by Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (2-L) before their meeting at the Prime Minister's official residence in Tokyo, Japan, December 14, 2017. REUTERS/Franck Robichon/Pool