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, 22 JANUARY 2018-Minister of Agriculture, Water and Forestry John Mutorwa and the Vice-Minister of Agriculture of China sign Agreement on Food Security.

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× MARRAKECH, 16 January 2018 - Former Brave Warriors team captain Congo Hindjou pictured after an interview with Nampa in Marrakech during the 2018 CHAN tournament. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× Jan 23, 2018; Orlando, FL, USA; Orlando Magic head coach Frank Vogel against the Sacramento Kings during the first quarter at Amway Center. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

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× Tennis - Australian Open - Quarterfinals - Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia, January 24, 2018. Angelique Kerber of Germany hits a shot against Madison Keys of the U.S. REUTERS/Edgar Su

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× WINDHOEK, 22 January 2018 - (From left) Tim Ekandjo, Paulus Moses and Nestor Tobias seen at a press conference in Windhoek following the confirmation of the Hitman's fight in America. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× Farmers, traders and haulage contractors holding Uruguayan flags gathered to claim tax reliefs to President Tabaré Vazquez's government in Durazno, Uruguay, on January 23, 2018. It is the first time in almost 13 years that Frente Amplio coalition party has been in power there is a masive movement against their economic policies. / AFP PHOTO / Miguel ROJO

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

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× FILE- This Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, photo shows a Taco Bell sign at a restaurant in Hialeah, Fla. Police say a fast-food worker upset at having to work a morning shift threw a hot burrito at his Taco Bell supervisor on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, in Spartanburg, S.C. Police say the worker didn't stop there, adding they were told he took off his headset, broke it on his knee and "stormed out." (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)