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 - Khomas Regional Governor and Swapo Deputy Secretary-General Laura Mcleod-Katjirua (L) and former Namibian President Hifikepunye Pohamba at the official opening of the party's 6th congress in the capital on Thursday. (Photo by: Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× Nov 23, 2017; Portland, OR, USA; DePaul Blue Demons guard Eli Cain (11) reacts after losing control of the ball against the Michigan State Spartans in the first half at Moda Center. Mandatory Credit: Jaime Valdez-USA TODAY Sports

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× (171124) -- LOS ANGELES, Nov. 24, 2017 (Xinhua) -- A volunteer serves free Thanksgiving meal in Los Angeles, the United States, on Nov. 23, 2017. Thousands of Skid Row residents and homeless people from downtown and beyond were served Thanksgiving meals during an annual free holiday feast event. (Xinhua/Zhao Hanrong)(yy)

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× A migrant worker rides a tricycle filled with luggage as she was forced to move out of her apartment before midnight at a village outside the sixth ring road in Tongzhou district of Beijing, China November 23, 2017. Picture taken November 23, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Lee

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× WINDHOEK, 23 November 2017 - Minister of Public Enterprises, Leon Jooste (L) chats with NEPC Chief Executive Officer Audrin Mathe during the official opening of the Swapo congress 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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× A band holds a picture of Mnangagwa and plays drums as they await his arrival at the presidential inauguration ceremony of Emmerson Mnangagwa in the capital Harare, Zimbabwe Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. Mnangagwa is being sworn in as Zimbabwe's president after Robert Mugabe resigned on Tuesday, ending his 37-year rule. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

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× (171124) -- MOSCOW, Nov. 24, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Andrei Alexeev (2nd L) of Dynamo Moscow breaks through during the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) match against Ugra in Moscow, Russia, on Nov. 23, 2017. Dynamo Moscow won 2-0. (Xinhua/Evgeny Sinitsyn)