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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× SWAKOPMUND, 11 December 2017 - Minister of Works and Transport Alpheus !Naruseb speaks at the official opening of the PIDA week in Swakopmund. (Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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× PYAMKUU, 11 December 2017 - Finance Deputy Minister Natangue Ithete and Omusati regional councillor for Ogongo Constituency, Willem Iyambo (left) pictured during the commemoration of the International Human Rights Day at Pyamukuu village in the constituency on Monday. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× A protester holds a sign that says in Spanish "Security without war. Stop the militarization of our country" during a candlelight march 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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× In this picture taken on December 11, 2017, commuters on a ferry pass a section of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge (HKZMB) 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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× NKURENKURU, 12 December 2017 - Runda Football Club players pose for a team photo during the Runda Annual Sports Tournament (RAST) in 2016. (Photo: contributed) NAMPA

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× Utah Jazz forward/center Derrick Favors looks down as he walks to the bench during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Chicago Bulls, Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, in Chicago. The Bulls won 103-100. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

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× Noomi Rapace arrives at the U.S. premiere of "Bright" at the Regency Village Theatre on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

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× Dec 13, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving (11) looks for an opening during the second half of their 124-118 win over the Denver Nuggets at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports