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 - 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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× Australia's Cameron Davis putts from the edge of the 18th green during the second round of the Australian Open Golf tournament in Sydney, Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

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× (171124) -- ZHUHAI, Nov. 24, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Acrobats from an acrobatic troupe of east China's Jinan perform during the 4th China International Circus Festival at Zhuhai Chimelong Hengqin International Circus City in Zhuhai, south China's Guangdong Province, Nov. 23, 2017. Twenty-five teams from 18 countries and regions participated in the circus festival. (Xinhua/Huang Baoguo)(wsw)

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× In this Nov. 19, 2017, file photo, a passenger train passes as Indian vets measure the carcass of two endangered Asian elephants that were hit and killed by a passenger train near a railway track in Thakur Kuchi village on the outskirts of Gauhati, Assam state, India. Wildlife warden Prodipta Baruah says the elephants were part of a herd of about 15 that had ventured into the area in search of food before dawn Sunday. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath, File)

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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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× England celebrate the wicket of Australia's Dave Warner, not shown, during the Ashes cricket test between England and Australia in Brisbane, Australia, Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)

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× Nov 23, 2017; Landover, MD, USA; Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) talks with New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (10) after their game at FedEx Field. The Redskins won 20-10. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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× Australia's Lucas Herbert hits a shot from the rough on the 18th hole during the second round of the Australian Open Golf tournament in Sydney, Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)