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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× 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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× 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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× (171124) -- LOS ANGELES, Nov. 24, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Volunteers serve 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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× 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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× 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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× Li Haotong of China hits a shot during round two of the Hong Kong Open at the Hong Kong Golf Club on November 24, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Anthony WALLACE

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× (171124) -- LOS ANGELES, Nov. 24, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Volunteers serve 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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× XINHUA NEWS AGENCY PHOTO ADVISORY-BEIJING-Nov. 24, 2017. Argentina's Navy confirmed on Thursday that there was a "singular, abnormal, short, violent and non-nuclear event" consistent with an explosion in the area where the submarine was lost.