The Namibia Press Agency, (NAMPA), was established in 1991 as a national news agency responsible for the distribution of local, regional and international news.

Mediocre education to blame for high unemployment: Venaani

Written by Edward Mumbuu Jnr on 23 January 2018

WINDHOEK, 23 JAN (NAMPA) – Namibia’s 34 per cent unemployment rate can be attributed to a lack of excellence in schools and misappropriation of State resources in the education sector.
This is according to the leader of the official opposition party – the Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) – McHenry Venaani.
Briefing the media here on Monday, Venaani branded what he termed “quantitative education” a failure.
He said without sufficient absorptive mechanisms and institutions in place to cater for those who ...


Three women in KHP court for fraud

Written by Patience Smith on 23 January 2018

KEETMANSHOOP, 23 JAN (NAMPA) – Three women appeared in an ongoing trial before magistrate Murray Shikongo in the Keetmanshoop Magistrate’s Court on Monday on charges of fraud involving an estimated N.dollars 324 000.
The accused - Magret Diergaardt, Eugene Fleermuys and Violet Basson - are all former employees of the Lewis furniture store in Keetmanshoop, where the alleged theft of money took place.
The crime was detected in February last year, following an audit at the company.
It is believed that one of t ...

Hitman confident of winning second world title

WINDHOEK, 22 JAN (NAMPA) –Paulus ‘Hitman’ Moses has warned his opponent Raymundo ‘Sugar’ Beltran to underestimate him at his own peril when the two pugilists meet on 16 February for the vacant World Boxing Organization (WBO) Lightweight Title in Las Vegas, United States of America. (NAMPA) KM/HP (Video by: Lydia Pitiri)

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× Acting Crime Investigations Coordinator for the Kunene Region, Detective Chief Inspector Paavo Iyambo. (Photo: Contributed)

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× (180123) -- TEL AVIV, Jan. 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- An Israeli policeman (1st L) speaks with an asylum seeker on the street of Tel Aviv, Israel, on Jan. 23, 2018. The Israeli authorities earlier this month gave the African asylum seekers who fled war and persecution a 90-day ultimatum to leave "to their country or to a third country," or face jail sentences, without stating the third countries. (Xinhua/Gil Cohen Magen)

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× Jan 23, 2018; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Providence Friars guard Makai Ashton-Langford (1) drives against Villanova Wildcats forward Eric Paschall (4) during the first half at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

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× BRANDBERG, January 2017 - Some of the 172 sheep killed by lions in the Brandberg area. (Photo: Contributed)

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× (From left) Kamborimbori Mbendura and Belita Tjekupe who were reported missing from Otjivaava village in the Epupa Constituency have been found. (Photo: Contributed)

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× EKOLANAAMBO, 20 JAN (NAMPA) – The popular meat and kapana business at the Adolf settlement in the Oshana Region’s Ondangwa Rural Constituency is described as a health hazard as meat vendors slaughter cattle for business under unhygienic circumstances. Seen here are players and supporters of the local football club, Onelago United, involved in a clean-up campaign at the settlement on Saturday. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× New Jersey Devils goaltender Cory Schneider makes a save on a shot by Boston Bruins left wing Jake DeBrusk during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

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× United States' Madison Keys serves to Germany's Angelique Kerber during their quarterfinal at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)