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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× OSHAKATI, 01 July 2017 - A volleyball game played at Oshakati during the Far Northern Volleyball Association (FNVA)-hosted tournament for corporate entities in July 2017. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× Sirio Chavez, left, and Anton Eiss, right, work with teacher Phoebe Sherman on civics computer game iCivics during Sherman's 11th grade social studies class at Roosevelt High School's International Academy in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor are backing iCivics that is now being translated into Spanish. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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× FULLERTON, CA - NOVEMBER 23: Malik Pope #21 of the San Diego State Aztecs is fouled by Justin Strings #3 of the Sacramento State Hornets as he drives to the basket in the first half of the game 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) -- LONDON, Nov. 24, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Light installations are seen in Chiswick House Gardens during the Magical Lantern Festival switching-on ceremony in London, Britain, on Nov. 23, 2017. Hundreds of handmade, illuminated installations will be on display from Nov. 24, 2017 until Jan. 1, 2018. (Xinhua/Han Yan)(yy)

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× WINDHOEK, 23 November 2017, The speedy response of the Windhoek Emergency Service's Fire Brigade prevented a family house in Avis from extensive fire damage. The fire that allegedly started in the kitchen was confined and extinguished before it could spread to other parts of the house. The fire broke out around 11h00 on Thursday. The Avis Neighbourhood Watch group already started with assistance to ensure the residents will not endure any discomfort due to the fire damage. (Photo by: Francois Lottering) NAMPA

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× OPUWO,19 November 2017 - A traditional ritual is conducted at Okarundu. (Photo by: Tjizumaue Undari) NAMPA

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× Zayra Granados, 17, from El Salvador, works with the civics computer game iCivics during Phoebe Sherman's 11th grade social studies class at Roosevelt High School's International Academy in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor are backing iCivics that is now being translated into Spanish. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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× Justin Rose of England reacts after a putt during round two of the Hong Kong Open at the Hong Kong Golf Club on November 24, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Anthony WALLACE