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)

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× OPUWO,12 DECEMBER(NAMPA)- Participants of the Blueprint on Wealth Redistribution and Poverty Eradication document presentation workshop by the Ministry of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare. (Photo by :Tjizumaue Undari) NAMPA

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× Dec 13, 2017; College Station, TX, USA; Savannah State Tigers forward Javaris Jenkis (5) shoots the ball against the Texas A&M Aggies during the first half at Reed Arena. Mandatory Credit: C. Morgan Engel-USA TODAY Sports

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× (171214) -- SINAIA, Dec. 14, 2017 (Xinhua) -- The Peles castle is seen in Sinaia, north of Bucharest, Romania, on Dec 13, 2017. The coffin of Romania's former King Mihai I was transported in Peles castle on Wednesday and will be buried on Dec. 16. Romania's former King Mihai I died on Tuesday at the age of 96 at his residence in Switzerland. (Xinhua/Cristian Cristel) (gj)

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× Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul (3) fouls Charlotte Hornets guard Treveon Graham (21) on his shot attempt during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)

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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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× Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell, right, drives to the basket against Chicago Bulls center Robin Lopez 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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× Dec 13, 2017; Ottawa, Ontario, CAN; New York Rangers right wing Jesper Fast (17) battles with Ottawa Senators left wing Ryan dzingel (18) for control of the puck in the third period at Canadian Tire Centre. Mandatory Credit: Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports

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× (171214) -- QUITO, Dec. 14, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Ecuador's suspended vice-president Jorge Glas (L) reacts during a hearing of his trial at the headquarters of the National Court of Justice, in Quito, capital of Ecuador, on Dec. 13, 2017. A criminal court in Ecuador on Wednesday sentenced the suspended vice-president, Jorge Glas, to six years in prison for illicit association within the bribery scheme run by Brazilian construction firm, Odebrecht. (Xinhua/Santiago Armas) (da) (fnc)(gj)