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

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× SWAKOPMUND, 11 December 2017 - Manager of African Development Bank's NEPAD Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (IPPF) Shem Simuyemba. (Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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× Dec 13, 2017; College Station, TX, USA; Savannah State Tigers guard Alante Fenner (14) drives toward the basket against the Texas A&M Aggies during the first half at Reed Arena. Mandatory Credit: C. Morgan Engel-USA TODAY Sports

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× ETUNDA, 07 December 2017 - Workers building the Etunda Primary School on Founding President Sam Nujoma's farm. (Photo by: Sawi Hausiku) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 10 December 2017 – Chairperson of the Windhoek Ecumenical Forum, Pastor John Kamati praying on the B1 road. (Photo by: Maria Kandjungu) NAMPA

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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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× Molly Bloom, the real-life subject of the film, 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)

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× Dec 13, 2017; Ottawa, Ontario, CAN; New York Rangers right wing Pavel Buchnevich (89) scores against Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson (41) in the third period at Canadian Tire Centre. Mandatory Credit: Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports

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× ETUNDA, 07 December 2017 - Founding President Sam Nujoma talks to one of the nurses at the Etunda clinic at Otavi in the Otjozondjupa Region. (Photo by: Sawi Hausiku) NAMPA