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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× 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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× In this image released by the Myanmar Ministry of Information and broadcast by Myanmar's MRTV, on Dec. 13, 2017, Reuters reporters Wa Lone, left, and Kyaw Soe Oo stand handcuffed in Myanmar. Reuters news agency called on Myanmar to immediately release its two journalists who were arrested for possessing "important secret papers" obtained from two policemen who had worked in Rakhine state, where violence widely blamed on security forces has forced more than 625,000 minority Rohingya Muslims to flee into neighboring Bangladesh. (MRTV/Myanmar Ministry of Information via AP)

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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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× SWAKOPMUND, 11 December 2017 - Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) Group Executive for Client Coverage Mohan Vivekanandan at the PIDA week in Swakopmund. (Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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× Noomi Rapace 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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× (171214) -- VANCOUVER, Dec. 14, 2017 (Xinhua) -- A volunteer from fire department helps gathering the donated bicycles during the 30th Christmas Wish Breakfast toy drive in Vancouver, Canada, Dec. 13, 2017. Over 30,000 toys and 5,000 bicycles donated by the public will be distributed to the children and families in need in Christmas.(Xinhua/Liang Sen)(gj)

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 06 December 2017 – Mateus Shipushu dances at the commemoration of International Day of Persons with Disabilities after giving a motivational speech. (Photo by: Patience Smith) NAMPA