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

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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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× OTJIWARONGO, 07 December 2017 - A section of senior citizens of Otjiwarongo attend an early Christmas lunch they organised themselves on Thursday at the Swanevelder Community Hall in Otjiwarongo. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× ONGHALA, 10 December 2017 – Omaalala Football Club (FC) are the champions of the Nanghili Nashima Tournament held at Onghala yaShikondjo village in the Ohangwena Region on Saturday and Sunday. Players and officials of the club are pictured here shortly after their team beat Sevila FC 2-1 in the final on Sunday. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× (171214) -- SINAIA, Dec. 14, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Soldiers carry the coffin of Romania's former King Mihai I in Peles castle, Sinaia, north of Bucharest, Romania, on Dec 13, 2017. The coffin of Romania's former King Mihai I was transported in Peles castle on Wednesday and will be buried on Dec. 16. Romania's former King Mihai I died on Tuesday at the age of 96 at his residence in Switzerland. (Xinhua/Cristian Cristel) (gj)

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× WINDHOEK, 13 DECEMBER 2017 - Legal Assistance Centre Coordinator of Land Environment and Development Unit Willem Odendaal (L), US Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission Peter Lord (C), and Inspector-General of the Namibian Police Lieutenant-General Sebastian Ndeitunga. (Photo by: Isabel Bento) NAMPA

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× Actress Jessica Chastain attends the premiere of "Molly's Game" at AMC Loews Lincoln Square on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

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× OTJIWARONGO, 12 December 2017 - Idan Ndapandula receives her Christmas food parcel from the office of the Otjozondjupa Regional Governor, Otto Ipinge on Tuesday afternoon at Otjiwarongo. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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