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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× WALVIS BAY, 22 January 2018 - Staff and children of the Bubble Bee Day Care Centre in Luderitz pictured at their play area. The centre received educational equipment worth N.dollars 10 000 from Namport Social Investment Fund. (Photo contributed) NAMPA

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× (180123) -- MELBOURNE, Jan. 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Spain's Rafael Nadal (R) greets Croatia's Marin Cilic after announcing retiring injured during the men's singles quarterfinal at Australian Open 2018 in Melbourne, Australia, Jan. 23, 2018. (Xinhua/Bai Xuefei)

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× Tennis - Australian Open - Quarterfinals - Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia, January 24, 2018. Angelique Kerber of Germany hits a shot against Madison Keys of the U.S. REUTERS/Issei Kato

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× Farmers, traders and haulage contractors holding Uruguayan flags protest next to a road to claim tax reliefs to President Tabaré Vazquez's government in Durazno, Uruguay, on January 23, 2018. It is the first time in almost 13 years that Frente Amplio coalition party has been in power there is a massive movement against their economic policies. / AFP PHOTO / Miguel ROJO

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× SWAKOPMUND, 21 January 2018 - Small businesses in Swakopmund are finding it tough to make a profit owing to a lack of clients in January. Pictured here is Johannes Kuwa, a street vendor in Mondesa who sells clothes. (Photo by: Kiiyala Paulus Shiku) NAMPA

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× Windhoek, 17 January 2018- Estate Administrator, Mervin Kozonguizi who is accused of fraud. (Photo: Contributed) NAMPA.

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× WINDHOEK,23 January 2018 (NAMPA) - Johannes Neuaka in the dock at the Katutura Magistrate's Court. He was arrested for killing his girlfriend. (Photo : contributed) NAMPA

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× NEWPORT BEACH, CA - JANUARY 23: Kei Nishikori of Japan reacts after winning a point against 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 ==