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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× OPUWO,12 DECEMBER(NAMPA)- Participants of the Blueprint on Wealth Redistribution and Poverty Eradication document presentation workshop by the Ministry of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare. (Photo by :Tjizumaue Undari) NAMPA

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× OTJIWARONGO, 12 December 2017 - Christmas food parcels distributed to the community members of Otjiwarongo on Tuesday afternoon by the office of Otjozondjupa Governor, Otto Ipinge. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× A protester marches with a sign that says in Spanish "No to the militarization of the country" during a candlelight march against a newly proposed security law in Mexico City, late Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017. Mexico's ruling party rammed a bill through Congress' lower house on Dec. 7 giving the military legal justification to act as police, triggering objections by those who said it would effectively militarize the country. The Senate will now take up the legislation. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)

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× United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres (L) speaks to Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during their meeting at the Prime Minister's official residence in Tokyo, Japan, December 14, 2017. REUTERS/Franck Robichon/Pool

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× OTJIWARONGO, 13 December 2017 - Members of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in the Otjozondjupa Region ride bicycles which were donated to them by the Central North Regional Electricity Distributor (Cenored) at Otjiwarongo on Wednesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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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 on December 14, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / FRANCK ROBICHON

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× Dec 13, 2017; Ottawa, Ontario, CAN; New York Rangers right wing Pavel Buchnevich (89) scores against Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson (41) in the third period at Canadian Tire Centre. Mandatory Credit: Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports

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× OSHAKATI, 06 December 2017 - Oshakati Mayor Angelus Iyambo being assisted by town council official, Anna-Liisa Korea, to wear his mayoral chain during his re-election as mayor on Wednesday. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA