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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× OTJIWARONGO, 12 December 2017 - Christmas food parcels distributed to the community members of Otjiwarongo on Tuesday afternoon by the office of Otjozondjupa Governor, Otto Ipinge. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Dec 13, 2017; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) makes a pass against Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo (4) and forward Domantas Sabonis (11) during the 3rd quarter at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

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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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× (171214) -- GELSENKIRCHEN, Dec. 14, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Naldo (back) of Schalke 04 vies with Michael Gregoritsch of FC Augsburg during the German Bundesliga match between Schalke 04 and FC Augsburg at the Veltins Arena in Gelsenkirchen, Germany on Dec. 13, 2017. Schalke 04 won 3-2. (Xinhua/Joachim Bywaletz)

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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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× (171213) -- TASHKENT, Dec. 13, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Kyrgyz President Sooronbai Jeenbekov (L) and Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev attend a news conference in Tashkent, capital of Uzbekistan, on Dec. 13, 2017. Kyrgyz President Sooronbai Jeenbekov arrived in Uzbekistan for a two-day visit on Wednesday. (Xinhua/Sadat)

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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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× (171214) -- MUNICH, Dec. 14, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Bayern Munich's Rafinha (L) breaks through the defense from Koeln's Tim Handwerker during a German Bundesliga match between Bayern Munich and 1.FC Koeln, in Munich, Germany, on Dec. 13, 2017. Bayern Munich won 1-0. (Xinhua/Philippe Ruiz)