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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× 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 forward Jayson Tatum (0) tries to go under Denver Nuggets guard Malik Beasley (25) during the second half of Boston's 124-118 win at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports

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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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× Molly Sims arrives at the U.S. premiere of "Bright" at the Regency Village Theatre on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

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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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× CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 13: Nikola Mirotic #44 of the Chicago Bulls lays in a reverse layup against Jonas Jerebko #8 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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× (171214) -- SARAJEVO, Dec. 14, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Ibrahim Durmo (R) of Spars competes during the match against Kakanj at the Men's Basketball Championship 2017/2018 of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) in Sarajevo, BiH, on Dec. 13, 2017. Spars won 81-77. (Xinhua/Haris Memija)

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× U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (R) review an honor guard before their meeting at Abe's official residence in Tokyo, Japan, December 14, 2017. REUTERS/Toru Hanai