The Namibia Press Agency, (NAMPA), was established in 1991 as a national news agency responsible for the distribution of local, regional and international news.

MVA implores road users to be responsible

Written by Maria Kandjungu on 24 November 2017

WINDHOEK, 23 NOV (NAMPA) – The Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) Fund on Thursday appealed to members of the public to avoid being the sources of trouble and misfortune on the roads by acting responsibly as the festive season begins.
“This is in view of the fact that during the previous festive season between 22 November 2016 and 17 January 2017, Namibian roads claimed the lives of 124 persons,” said a statement issued by the MVA Fund.
It further stated that of the 124 deceased, 70 per cent were male and 30 pe ...


Ombudsman launches racism, tribalism and discrimination report

Written by Maria Kandjungu on 23 November 2017

WINDHOEK, 23 NOV (NAMPA) – Ombudsman John Walters on Thursday launched a report on a national inquiry into racism, racial and other forms of discrimination and tribalism.
The report named ‘A nation divided: Why do racism and other forms of discrimination still persist 27 years after independence?’ was compiled by the office of the Ombudsman after public hearings to establish the level of discrimination in Namibia.
The report deals with issues of access to justice, disability, indigenous people, land resettl ...

Swapo not a shortcut to personal wealth: Geingob

WINDHOEK, 23 NOV (NAMPA) - Speaking during the official opening of the party’s 6th ordinary congress on Thursday, President Hage Geingob said the Swapo Party is not a personality cult or an exclusive club, but bigger than any individual. (Video by George Hendricks)

Swapo congress in full swing

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× WINDHOEK, 23 November 2017 - Khomas Regional Governor and Swapo Deputy Secretary-General Laura Mcleod-Katjirua (L) and former Namibian President Hifikepunye Pohamba at the official opening of the party's 6th congress in the capital on Thursday. (Photo by: Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× Mitsubishi Materials Corp. President Akira Takeuchi (2nd R) bows with Executive Vice President Naoki Ono (2nd L), Mitsubishi Shindoh Co. President Kazumasa Hori (L) and Mitsubishi Cable Industries Ltd. President Hiroaki Murata during a news conference in Tokyo, Japan November 24, 2017. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

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× Zimbabwean soldiers sit in the stands at the presidential inauguration ceremony of Emmerson Mnangagwa in the capital Harare, Zimbabwe Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. Mnangagwa is being sworn in as Zimbabwe's president after Robert Mugabe resigned on Tuesday, ending his 37-year rule. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

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× In this Nov. 20, 2017, file photo, model Stella Maxwell of New Zealand is made up at backstage before the Victoria's Secret fashion show inside the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai, China. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)

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× OSHAKATI, 01 July 2017 - A volleyball game played at Oshakati during the Far Northern Volleyball Association (FNVA)-hosted tournament for corporate entities in July 2017. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× Sergio Garcia of Spain hits a bunker shot during round two of the Hong Kong Open at the Hong Kong Golf Club on November 24, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Anthony WALLACE

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× An investor looks at an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai, China November 24, 2017. REUTERS/Aly Song TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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× Nov 23, 2017; Portland, OR, USA; DePaul Blue Demons guard Eli Cain (11) shoots over Michigan State Spartans forward Jaren Jackson Jr. (2), guard Cassius Winston (5) and guard Miles Bridges (22) in the first half at Moda Center. Mandatory Credit: Jaime Valdez-USA TODAY Sports