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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× SWAKOPMUND, 23 November 2017 - Catherine Kooper, 24, is facing a rape charge for allegedly sleeping with a 15-year-old boy from Usakos. (Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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× A monitor showing the logo of Mitsubishi Materials Corp is seen in Tokyo, Japan, November 24, 2017. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

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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)

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× In this Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017 photo textile conservator Kate Tarleton, of Rochester, Mass., works to restore a portion of the 1848, "Grand Panorama of a Whaling Voyage Round the World," at the New Bedford Whaling Museum, in New Bedford, Mass. The artifact is believed to be the longest painting in the world at about a quarter mile long. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

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× WINDHOEK, 23 November 2017 - Founding Father Sam Nujoma (L) and Swapo Secretary-General Nangolo Mbumba at the official opening of the party's sixth congress in the capital on Thursday. (Photo by: Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× (171123) -- TUNIS, Nov. 23, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed (L, Front) and his Jordanian counterpart Hani Mulki (R, Front) review the honor guard in Tunis, Tunisia, Nov. 23, 2017. Tunisia and Jordan signed on Thursday 11 cooperation agreements involving economic sectors, higher education, transportation, tourism, trade, export and culture. (Xinhua/Adele Ezzine)

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× Nov 23, 2017; Landover, MD, USA; Washington Redskins cornerback Kendall Fuller (29) celebrates with teammates after intercepting a pass against the New York Giants in the fourth quarter at FedEx Field. The Redskins won 20-10. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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× Cricket - Ashes test match - Australia v England - GABBA Ground, Brisbane, Australia, November 24, 2017. England's Moeen Ali celebrates appealing succesfully for LBW to dismiss Australia's Usman Khawaja during the second day of the first Ashes cricket test match. REUTERS/David Gray