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 - 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

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× Boston Bruins' Brad Marchand, right, celebrates his goal against the Detroit Red Wings with Patrice Bergeron (37) during overtime of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, in Detroit. Boston won 3-2. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

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× OTJIWARONGO, 12 December 2017 - Otjozondjupa Regional Governor, Otto Ipinge (L) hands over a Christmas food parcel to Idan Ndapandula at Otjiwarongo on Tuesday afternoon. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× WESTWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 13: Will Smith and Jaden Smith attend the Premiere Of Netflix's "Bright" at Regency Village Theatre on December 13, 2017 in Westwood, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× WINDHOEK, 10 December 2017- Namibians commemorating International Human Rights Day and Namibian Women's Day. (Photo: Linea Dishena) NAMPA

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× Lucy Fry arrives at the U.S. premiere of "Bright" at the Regency Village Theatre on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

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× Dec 13, 2017; College Station, TX, USA; Savannah State Tigers guard Alante Fenner (14) drives toward the basket against the Texas A&M Aggies during the first half at Reed Arena. Mandatory Credit: C. Morgan Engel-USA TODAY Sports

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× CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 13: Robin Lopez #42 of the Chicago Bulls shoots against Rudy Gobert #27 of the Utah Jazz at the United Center on December 13, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. The Bulls defeated the Jazz 103-100. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==