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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× PYAMKUU, 11 December 2017 - Finance Deputy Minister Natangue Ithete and Omusati regional councillor for Ogongo Constituency, Willem Iyambo (left) pictured during the commemoration of the International Human Rights Day at Pyamukuu village in the constituency on Monday. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) 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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× Dec 13, 2017; Ottawa, Ontario, CAN; Ottawa Senators left wing Zack Smith (15) celebrates with left wing Tom Pyatt (10) his goal scored in the third period against the New York Rangers at Canadian Tire Centre. Mandatory Credit: Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports

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× Mexican actor Diego Luna marches as he protests against a new security bill, Law of Internal Security, in Mexico City, Mexico, December 13, 2017. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

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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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× CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 13: Dancers dressed as Star Wars "Storm Troopers" perform during a break between the Chicago Bulls and the Utah Jazz at the United Center on December 13, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. 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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× 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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× KEETMANSHOOP, 06 December 2017 – Deputy Minister of Disability Affairs, Alexia Manombe-Ncube (L) and //Kharas Governor, Lucia Basson pictured at the commemoration of International Day of Persons with Disabilities. (Photo by: Patience Smith) NAMPA