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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× OPUWO,22 November 2017(NAMPA) - Elderly people receive donations from the Mission Work for Christ Church. (Photo by : Tjizumaue Undari) NAMPA

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× STARKVILLE, MS - NOVEMBER 23: Montrell Custis #25 of the Mississippi Rebels catches the fumble by Jordan Thomas #83 of the Mississippi State Bulldogs during the second half of an NCAA football game at Davis Wade Stadium on November 23, 2017 in Starkville, Mississippi. Butch Dill/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× England's Stuart Broad appeals for the wicket of Australia's Shaun Marsh, left, with bat in hand, during the Ashes cricket test between England and Australia in Brisbane, Australia, Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)

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× WINDHOEK, 18 November 2017 – Action from the 2017 Tara Rally competition in Windhoek. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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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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× Justin Rose of England tees off 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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× A member of the military band dances as they wait for Emmerson Mnangagwa's presidential inauguration ceremony 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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× Nov 23, 2017; Portland, OR, USA; Michigan State Spartans guard Joshua Langford (1) and DePaul Blue Demons guard Brandon Cyrus (4) fight for a loose ball in the first half at Moda Center. Mandatory Credit: Jaime Valdez-USA TODAY Sports