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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× SWAKOPMUND, 11 December 2017 - Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) Group Executive for Client Coverage Mohan Vivekanandan at the PIDA week in Swakopmund. (Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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× (171214) -- LOS ANGELES, Dec. 14, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Dwayne Johnson poses for photos at his Hollywood Walk of Fame Star ceremony in Los Angeles, the United States, Dec. 13, 2017. Dwayne Johnson was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday. (Xinhua/Li Ying) (djj)

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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; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) dribbles the ball as Memphis Grizzlies guard Ben McLemore (23) defends in the third quarter at Capital One Arena. The Wizards won 93-87. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

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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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× MIAMI, FL - DECEMBER 13: Evan Turner #1 of the Portland Trail Blazers drives against Kelly Olynyk #9 of the Miami Heat in the third 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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× Former Philippine President Benigno Aquino (L) reads a document next to former executive secretary Paquito Ochoa during the continuing hearing on the dengue vaccine "dengvaxia" manufactured by French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi at the Senate in Manila on December 14, 2017. The Philippine Senate on December 11 began its probe into a public dengue immunisation programme which was suspended this month after French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi said its vaccine could lead to severe infections in some cases. / AFP PHOTO / TED ALJIBE

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× Actor Jeremy Strong attends the premiere of "Molly's Game" at AMC Loews Lincoln Square on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)