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)

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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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× MIAMI, FL - DECEMBER 13: Damian Lillard #0 of the Portland Trail Blazers celebrates a basket in the fourth quarter against the Miami Heat at American Airlines Arena on December 13, 2017 in Miami, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Cliff Hawkins/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× MIAMI, FL - DECEMBER 13: Ed Davis #17 of the Portland Trail Blazers and Josh Richardson #0 of the Miami Heat vie for a rebound in the fourth quarter at American Airlines Arena on December 13, 2017 in Miami, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Cliff Hawkins/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× Dec 13, 2017; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Red Wings left wing Tomas Tatar (21) celebrates his goal with teammates during the second period against the Boston Bruins at Little Caesars Arena. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports

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× OTJIWARONGO, 12 December 2017 - Christmas food parcels distributed to the community members of Otjiwarongo on Tuesday afternoon by the office of Otjozondjupa Governor, Otto Ipinge. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× In this picture taken on November 29, 2017, anglers fish off the Lantau fishing village of Tai O, which overlooks the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge (HKZMB) (back) in Hong Kong. Billed as the world's longest sea bridge connecting Hong Kong, Macau and mainland China, it has been touted by supporters as an engineering wonder. But critics say the multi-billion dollar infrastructure mega-project is politically driven and a costly white elephant. / AFP PHOTO / Anthony WALLACE / TO GO WITH AFP STORY HONG KONG-MACAU-CHINA-POLITICS-ECONOMICS-BRIDGE,FOCUS BY ELAINE YU AND LAURA MANNERING

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× A woman holds a sign that says in Spanish: "Security without war." during a protest against a newly proposed security law in Mexico City, late Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017. Mexico's ruling party rammed a bill through Congress' lower house on Dec. 7 giving the military legal justification to act as police, triggering objections by those who said it would effectively militarize the country. The Senate will now take up the legislation. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)

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× Chicago Bulls forward Nikola Mirotic, right, rebounds the ball against Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, in Chicago. The Bulls won 103-100. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)