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

Trade deficit increase during Q1 of 2018

Written by Anna Salkeus on 19 June 2018

WINDHOEK, 19 JUN (NAMPA) – Namibia’s trade deficit worsened significantly by 71 per cent during the first quarter of 2018, due to lower exports.
The first quarter of 2018 trade deficit amounted to N.dollars 8.35 million compared to N.dollars 4.88 million recorded during the same period last year.
According to the latest quarterly trade statistics bulletin released by the Namibia Statistics Agency (NSA) on Tuesday, lower exports were valued at N.dollars 18.8 million compared to a higher import figure of N.do ...


Poverty eradication high on consultative meeting agenda

Written by Mulisa Simiyasa on 19 June 2018

OTJIWARONGO, 19 JUN (NAMPA) - Chairperson of the National Council, Margaret Mensah-Williams on Monday expressed concern with the increasing levels of poverty among children and vulnerable groups despite Government’s mitigating efforts.
Mensah-Williams was speaking at the official opening of a joint five-day consultative meeting between Government officials and National Council Standing Committees on Poverty Alleviation, Gender, Youth as well as Information and Communication Technology underway at Otjiwarong ...

Norway lobbies Namibia for support for seat at UN Security Council (Geingob)

WINDHOEK, 19 JUN (NAMPA) – The outgoing Norwegian Ambassador, Trine Skymoen on Tuesday lobbied for Namibia’s support for Norway’s bid for a non-permanent seat in the United Nations (UN) Security Council. Norway is competing for that seat against Ireland and Canada for the period 2021 to 2022. LP/EK/PS (Video by Lydia Pitiri)

Norway lobbies Namibia for support for seat at UN Security Council (Skymoen)

OvaMbanderu Traditional Authority Chief Kilus Nguvauva vows to support government

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× OKAHANDJA, 17 June 2018 - Special envoy leading the 1904-1908 genocide deliberations with the German government, Dr Zed Josef Ngavirue, during the 122nd commemorations of the battle of Otjunda in Okahandja. (Photo by: Zebald Ngaruka) NAMPA

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× Soccer Football - World Cup - Group H - Poland vs Senegal - Spartak Stadium, Moscow, Russia - June 19, 2018 Poland's Grzegorz Krychowiak celebrates scoring their first goal with Jan Bednarek REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach

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× Soccer Football - World Cup - Spain Training - Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia - June 19, 2018 General view during training REUTERS/Sergio Perez

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× Iyi (Good) Party leader Meral Aksener addresses her supporters during an election rally in Izmit, Turkey, June 19, 2018.REUTERS/Osman Orsal

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× OTJIWARONGO, 18 June 2018 - Deputy Minister of Environment and Tourism, Bernadette Jagger speaks at a workshop on Monday organised for the local authority councils in the country on zero waste management. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× South Korea's Son Heung-min controls the ball during a training session of South Korea at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Spartak Stadium in Lomonosov near St. Petersburg, Russia, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

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× (180620) -- KABUL, June 20, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Afghan displaced children walk at a displaced camp on World Refugee Day in Kabul, capital of Afghanistan, June 20, 2018. (Xinhua/Rahmat Alizadah) (gj)

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× Soccer Football - World Cup - Spain Training - Kazan Arena, Kazan, Russia - June 19, 2018 General view during training REUTERS/Sergio Perez