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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× 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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× 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)

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× Utah Jazz guard Rodney Hood, center, looks to pass as Chicago Bulls guard Justin Holiday, left, and forward Bobby Portis guard 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)

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× (171214) -- VANCOUVER, Dec. 14, 2017 (Xinhua) -- A volunteer from fire department helps gathering the donated bicycles during the 30th Christmas Wish Breakfast toy drive in Vancouver, Canada, Dec. 13, 2017. Over 30,000 toys and 5,000 bicycles donated by the public will be distributed to the children and families in need in Christmas.(Xinhua/Liang Sen)(gj)

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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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× WINDHOEK, 13 DECEMBER 2017 - Legal Assistance Centre Coordinator of Land Environment and Development Unit Willem Odendaal (L), US Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission Peter Lord (C), and Inspector-General of the Namibian Police Lieutenant-General Sebastian Ndeitunga. (Photo by: Isabel Bento) 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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× Activists hold candles during a protest against a new security bill, Law of Internal Security, outside Senate building, in Mexico City, Mexico, December 13, 2017. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido