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

Namibians observe national and international days

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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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× Dec 13, 2017; Orlando, FL, USA; LA Clippers forward Jamil Wilson (13) and Orlando Magic guard Elfrid Payton (2) go after the loose ball during the second half at Amway Center. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

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× In this Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, photo, workers prepare to install fences near demolished buildings following a citywide fire safety campaign after a deadly fire which killed dozen of people in an apartment block at Xinjiancun in Daxing district in Beijing. (AP Photo/Gerry Shih)

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× Former Philippine president Benigno Aquino (C), former budget secretary Florencio Abad (L), and former executive secretary Paquito Ochoa (R) take an oath during the continuing hearing on the dengue vaccine "dengvaxia" manufactured by French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi at the Senate in Manila on December 14, 2017. The Philippine Senate on December 11 began its probe into a public dengue immunisation programme which was suspended this month after French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi said its vaccine could lead to severe infections in some cases. / AFP PHOTO / TED ALJIBE

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× ENGOMBE, 08 December 2017 - Part of the Otjivalunda Salt Pan in the Oshana Region's Uuvudhiya Constituency. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× BOSTON, MA - DECEMBER 13: Jayson Tatum #0 of the Boston Celtics shoots the ball against Mason Plumlee #24 of the Denver Nuggets during the second half at TD Garden on December 13, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts. Tim Bradbury/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× Demonstrators light candles during a protest vigil and the symbolic closing of the Senate building against the potential approval of an Internal Security Law which would allow the army to act as police, in Mexico City, on December 13, 2017. Mexican deputies approved a new security law which provides a legal framework for military deployment, the controversial initiative is being discussed in the Senate. / AFP PHOTO / YURI CORTEZ

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× BOSTON, MA - DECEMBER 13: Kyrie Irving #11 of the Boston Celtics and head coach Brad Stevens look on during the second half against the Denver Nuggets at TD Garden on December 13, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts. Tim Bradbury/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==