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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× OPUWO,12 DECEMBER(NAMPA)- Participants of the Blueprint on Wealth Redistribution and Poverty Eradication document presentation workshop by the Ministry of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare. (Photo by :Tjizumaue Undari) NAMPA

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× (171213) -- WASHINGTON, Dec. 13, 2017 (Xinhua) -- U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (R) speaks during a rally against the Republican tax plan on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C., the United States, on Dec. 13, 2017. (Xinhua/Ting Shen)

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× PYAMKUU, 11 December 2017 - Omusati Region's Ogongo Constituency community attending 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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× (171214) -- GELSENKIRCHEN, Dec. 14, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Naldo (back) of Schalke 04 vies with Michael Gregoritsch of FC Augsburg during the German Bundesliga match between Schalke 04 and FC Augsburg at the Veltins Arena in Gelsenkirchen, Germany on Dec. 13, 2017. Schalke 04 won 3-2. (Xinhua/Joachim Bywaletz)

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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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× Dec 13, 2017; Ottawa, Ontario, CAN; New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30) makes a save on a shot from Ottawa Senators left wing Mike Hoffman (68) in the third period at Canadian Tire Centre. Mandatory Credit: Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports

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× Former Philippine President Benigno Aquino III, center, takes his oath along with former Budget Secretary Florencio Abad, left, and former Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa at the continuation of the Philippine Senate probe on the controversial anti-dengue vaccine Dengvaxia Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017 in suburban Pasay city, south of Manila, Philippines. The controversial vaccine, manufactured by Sanofi Pasteur and administered to more than 830,000 schoolchildren and adults, was put on hold by the Philippines after new study findings showed it posed risks of severe cases in people without previous infection. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

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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