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 - Minister of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare Zephania Kameeta (L) and Finance Minister Calle Schlettwein chat during the Swapo party's 6th congress in the capital on Thursday. (Photo by: Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× (171123) -- CHICAGO, Nov. 23, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Performers march during the Thanksgiving Day Parade in Chicago, the United States, on Nov. 23, 2017. (Xinhua/Wang Ping)

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× Mexico's Finance Minister Jose Antonio Meade gives a speech during a meeting with members of the diplomatic corps in Mexico City, Mexico November 22, 2017. Picture taken November 22, 2017. REUTERS/Henry Romero

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× Sirio Chavez, left, and Anton Eiss, right, work with teacher Phoebe Sherman on the civics computer game iCivics during Sherman's 11th grade social studies class at Roosevelt High School's International Academy in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor are backing iCivics that is now being translated into Spanish. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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× OSHAKATI, 01 July 2017 - A volleyball game played at Oshakati during the Far Northern Volleyball Association (FNVA)-hosted tournament for corporate entities in July 2017. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× Mitsubishi Materials Corp. President Akira Takeuchi attends a news conference in Tokyo, Japan November 24, 2017. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

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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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× (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)