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 - 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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× MIAMI, FL - DECEMBER 13: Damian Lillard #0 of the Portland Trail Blazers drives against Wayne Ellington #2 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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× WESTWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 13: Will Smith attends the Premiere Of Netflix's "Bright" at Regency Village Theatre on December 13, 2017 in Westwood, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× (171214) -- VANCOUVER, Dec. 14, 2017 (Xinhua) -- A volunteer from fire department piles up the donated toys 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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× ONGHALA, 10 December 2017 – Omaalala Football Club (FC) are the champions of the Nanghili Nashima Tournament held at Onghala yaShikondjo village in the Ohangwena Region on Saturday and Sunday. Players and officials of the club are pictured here shortly after their team beat Sevila FC 2-1 in the final on Sunday. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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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

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× MIAMI, FL - DECEMBER 13: Evan Turner #1 of the Portland Trail Blazers goes up against Goran Dragic #7 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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× (171214) -- VANCOUVER, Dec. 14, 2017 (Xinhua) -- A volunteer from fire department piles up the donated toys 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)