The Namibia Press Agency, (NAMPA), was established in 1991 as a national news agency responsible for the distribution of local, regional and international news.

Mediocre education to blame for high unemployment: Venaani

Written by Edward Mumbuu Jnr on 23 January 2018

WINDHOEK, 23 JAN (NAMPA) – Namibia’s 34 per cent unemployment rate can be attributed to a lack of excellence in schools and misappropriation of State resources in the education sector.
This is according to the leader of the official opposition party – the Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) – McHenry Venaani.
Briefing the media here on Monday, Venaani branded what he termed “quantitative education” a failure.
He said without sufficient absorptive mechanisms and institutions in place to cater for those who ...


Three women in KHP court for fraud

Written by Patience Smith on 23 January 2018

KEETMANSHOOP, 23 JAN (NAMPA) – Three women appeared in an ongoing trial before magistrate Murray Shikongo in the Keetmanshoop Magistrate’s Court on Monday on charges of fraud involving an estimated N.dollars 324 000.
The accused - Magret Diergaardt, Eugene Fleermuys and Violet Basson - are all former employees of the Lewis furniture store in Keetmanshoop, where the alleged theft of money took place.
The crime was detected in February last year, following an audit at the company.
It is believed that one of t ...

Hitman confident of winning second world title

WINDHOEK, 22 JAN (NAMPA) –Paulus ‘Hitman’ Moses has warned his opponent Raymundo ‘Sugar’ Beltran to underestimate him at his own peril when the two pugilists meet on 16 February for the vacant World Boxing Organization (WBO) Lightweight Title in Las Vegas, United States of America. (NAMPA) KM/HP (Video by: Lydia Pitiri)

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× The Speaker of the Finnish Parliament, Maria Lohela, arrived in Namibia on Monday for an official visit (Photo: Contributed)

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× (180123) -- DAVOS, Jan. 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addresses the plenary session during the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting at Congress Center in Davos, Switzerland, Jan. 23, 2018. Heads of state called for 2018 to be the year of collaboration and multilateralism to address major global challenges like climate change, terrorism and protectionism, as the World Economic Forum opened in Davos, Switzerland, on Tuesday. (Xinhua/Xu Jinquan)

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× NEWPORT BEACH, CA - JANUARY 23: Kei Nishikori of Japan returns a backhand volley to Dennis Novikov during the first round of the Oracle Challenger Series at the Newport Beach Tennis Club on January 23, 2018 in Newport Beach, California. Jeff Gross/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× CHARLOTTE, NC - JANUARY 23: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver Chase Elliott poses for a portrait during the NASCAR Media Tour at Charlotte Convention Center on January 23, 2018 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× WINDHOEK, 22 January 2017 - Paulus Moses seems to be warning Raymundo ‘Sugar’ Beltran of Mexico prior to their fight on 16 February in Las Vegas. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu ) NAMPA

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× CHARLOTTE, NC - JANUARY 23: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver Chase Elliott poses for a portrait during the NASCAR Media Tour at Charlotte Convention Center on January 23, 2018 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× NEWPORT BEACH, CA - JANUARY 23: Kei Nishikori of Japan reacts after losing a point to Dennis Novikov during the first round of the Oracle Challenger Series at the Newport Beach Tennis Club on January 23, 2018 in Newport Beach, California. Jeff Gross/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× NEWPORT BEACH, CA - JANUARY 23: Kei Nishikori of Japan lunges to return a forehand to Dennis Novikov during the first round of the Oracle Challenger Series at the Newport Beach Tennis Club on January 23, 2018 in Newport Beach, California. Jeff Gross/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==