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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× WINDHOEK,23 January 2018 (NAMPA) - Johannes Neuaka in the dock at the Katutura Magistrate's Court. He was arrested for killing his girlfriend. (Photo : contributed) NAMPA

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× EKOLANAAMBO, 20 January 2018 - The popular meat and kapana business at the Adolf informal settlement in the Oshana Region’s Ondangwa Rural Constituency is a health hazard as vendors slaughter cattle there in unhygienic circumstances. Waste is disposed of in an uncontrolled manner. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× (180124) -- SARAJEVO, Jan. 24, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Drasko Knezevic (Front) of Bosna Royal competes during the ABA League 2 Round 15 Regular Season match between Bosna Royal and Dynamic VIP PAY in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, on Jan. 23, 2018. Dynamic VIP PAY won 96-94. (Xinhua/Haris Memija)

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