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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× NKURENKURU, 12 December 2017 - Runda Football Club players pose for a team photo during the Runda Annual Sports Tournament (RAST) in 2016. (Photo: contributed) NAMPA

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× (171213) -- RIGA, Dec. 13, 2017 (Xinhua) -- A piece of artwork "Fir Tree" is seen at a park during the eighth landscape object festival "The Way Through the Christmas Trees" in Riga, capital of Latvia, on Dec. 13, 2017. A total of 41 art objects symbolizing Christmas trees were installed in various parts of Riga during the Christmas season. (Xinhua/Janis)

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× NKURENKURU, 12 December 2017 - Runda Football Club players pose for a team photo during the Runda Annual Sports Tournament (RAST) in 2016. (Photo: contributed) NAMPA

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× Dec 13, 2017; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Red Wings left wing Tomas Tatar (21) celebrates his goal with teammates during the second period against the Boston Bruins at Little Caesars Arena. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports

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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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× OTJIWARONGO, 13 December 2017 - Members of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in the Otjozondjupa Region ride bicycles which were donated to them by the Central North Regional Electricity Distributor (Cenored) at Otjiwarongo on Wednesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× OTJIWARONGO, 12 December 2017 - Christmas food parcels distributed to the community members of Otjiwarongo on Tuesday afternoon by the office of Otjozondjupa Governor, Otto Ipinge. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Mexican actor Diego Luna marches as he protests against a new security bill, Law of Internal Security, in Mexico City, Mexico, December 13, 2017. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido