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)

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× WINDHOEK, 23 November 2017 - Former Prime Minister Libertine Amathila greet a delegate at the official opening of the Swapo party's sixth congress in the capital on Thursday. (Photo by: Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× Justin Rose of England putts 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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× Australia's Shaun Marsh plays a shot during the Ashes cricket test between England and Australia in Brisbane, Australia, Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)

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× An elderly man escorts a child to the RYB kindergarten in Beijing, China, Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. Chinese authorities are investigating allegations that children attending the RYB kindergarten in Beijing run by a U.S.-listed company have been abused and molested. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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× WINDHOEK, 23 November 2017 - Former Prime Minister Libertine Amathila and other delegates arrive for the official opening of the 6th Swapo congress on Thursday. (Photo by:Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× (171124) -- DALI, Nov. 24, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Villagers clear aquatic plants on a boat on outer Zibi Lake in Zibihu Township of Eryuan County of Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Nov. 20, 2017. Water quality of Zibi Lake has been improved since local authorities took measures including reversing land reclamation and water ecological restoration.(Xinhua/Shen Hong)(wsw)

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× FULLERTON, CA - NOVEMBER 23: Head coach Brian Katz of the Sacramento State Hornets in the first half of the game against the San Diego State Aztecs at Titan Gym on November 23, 2017 in Fullerton, California. Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× (171124) -- MAR DEL PLATA, Nov. 24, 2017 (Xinhua) -- A woman places a banner in support of the crew members of Argentine missing submarine ARA San Juan, in Mar del Plata, Argentina, on Nov. 23, 2017. Argentina's Navy confirmed on Thursday that there was a "singular, abnormal, short, violent and non-nuclear event" consistent with an explosion in the area where the submarine was lost. (Xinhua/Martin Zabala) (jg) (ah)(yy)