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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× 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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× (180124) -- SARAJEVO, Jan. 24, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Nemanja Krstic of Dynamic VIP PAY goes to the basket 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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× Tennis - Australian Open - Quarterfinals - Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia, January 24, 2018. Madison Keys of the U.S. serves against Angelique Kerber of Germany. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

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

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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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× Tennis - Australian Open - Quarterfinals - Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia, January 24, 2018. Angelique Kerber of Germany reacts during her match against Madison Keys of the U.S. REUTERS/Issei Kato

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× NEWPORT BEACH, CA - JANUARY 23: Kei Nishikori of Japan reacts after losing a point to Dennis Novikov during the first round of the Oracle Challenger Series at the Newport Beach Tennis Club on January 23, 2018 in Newport Beach, California. Jeff Gross/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× NEWPORT BEACH, CA - JANUARY 23: Kei Nishikori of Japan tosses the ball up before serving to Dennis Novikov during the first round of the Oracle Challenger Series at the Newport Beach Tennis Club on January 23, 2018 in Newport Beach, California. Jeff Gross/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==