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

Eighteen minibus occupants survive accident

Written by Mulisa Simiyasa on 24 November 2017

OTJIWARONGO, 24 NOV (NAMPA) – Eighteen people survived a road accident after a minibus they were travelling in overturned twice on the Okahandja-Otjiwarongo road on Thursday afternoon.
Namibian Police Force Spokesperson in Otjozondjupa, Warrant Officer Maureen Mbeha shortly after the accident told Nampa that 13 occupants, including the driver, sustained serious injuries while five suffered slight body injuries.
They were taken to the Otjiwarongo and Okahandja State hospitals for medical attention.
The mini ...


MVA implores road users to be responsible

Written by Maria Kandjungu on 24 November 2017

WINDHOEK, 23 NOV (NAMPA) – The Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) Fund on Thursday appealed to members of the public to avoid being the sources of trouble and misfortune on the roads by acting responsibly as the festive season begins.
“This is in view of the fact that during the previous festive season between 22 November 2016 and 17 January 2017, Namibian roads claimed the lives of 124 persons,” said a statement issued by the MVA Fund.
It further stated that of the 124 deceased, 70 per cent were male and 30 pe ...

Swapo not a shortcut to personal wealth: Geingob

WINDHOEK, 23 NOV (NAMPA) - Speaking during the official opening of the party’s 6th ordinary congress on Thursday, President Hage Geingob said the Swapo Party is not a personality cult or an exclusive club, but bigger than any individual. (Video by George Hendricks)

Swapo congress in full swing

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× WINDHOEK, 23 November 2017 - President Hage Geingob (with Swapo scarf) arrives at the official opening of the Swapo party's sixth congress in the capital on Thursday. (Photo by: Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× (171124) -- VANCOUVER, Nov. 24, 2017 (Xinhua) -- A diver dresses as Santa Claus waves to a baby inside a fish tank during the annual "Scuba Santa" event at Vancouver Aquarium in Vancouver, Canada, Nov. 23, 2017. The "Scuba Santa" is one of the top attraction and traditional event to celebrate the coming Christmas season for visitors in the Vancouver Aquarium. (Xinhua/Liang Sen) (zy)

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× Windhoek, 23 November 2017. Ombudsman, John Walters speaks at the launch of a report on national inquiry into racism, racial and other forms of discrimination and tribalism. (Photo by: Maria Kandjungu) NAMPA.

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× A migrant worker rides a tricycle filled with luggage as he was forced to move out of his apartment before midnight at a village outside the sixth ring road in Tongzhou district of Beijing, China, November 23, 2017. Picture taken November 23, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Lee

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× OPUWO,22 November 2017(NAMPA) - Elderly people receive donations from the Mission Work for Christ Church. (Photo by : Tjizumaue Undari) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 16 NOVEMBER 2017 - This Shoprite employee (l) fell victim to the violent actions that broke out between members of the Special Field Force of the Namibian Police (Nampol) and an angry mob which was accusing a house owner in Golgotha 14, Katutura of kidnapping children. The police had to use teargas on the crowd in response to the stones thrown on them by the members of the public. (Photo by: Uerikoha Tjijombo) Nampa

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× (171124) -- LOS ANGELES, Nov. 24, 2017 (Xinhua) -- People enjoy their free Thanksgiving meal in Los Angeles, the United States, on Nov. 23, 2017. Thousands of Skid Row residents and homeless people from downtown and beyond were served Thanksgiving meals during an annual free holiday feast event. (Xinhua/Zhao Hanrong)(yy)

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× (171124) -- DALI, Nov. 24, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Villagers clear aquatic plants on boats on outer Zibi Lake in Zibihu Township of Eryuan County of Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Nov. 20, 2017. Water quality of Zibi Lake has been improved since local authorities took measures including reversing land reclamation and water ecological restoration. (Xinhua/Shen Hong)(wsw)