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

Socio-economic situation in Kavango regions a concern: BoN

Written by Sawi Hausiku on 11 May 2021

RUNDU, 11 MAY (NAMPA) - The Bank of Namibia (BoN) has said the socio-economic situation in the two Kavango regions is a cause for concern, especially against the backdrop of the untapped potential in the sectors of agriculture, tourism and, manufacturing.
BoN’s deputy director of strategic communication and financial sector development Kazembire Zemburuka said this in a statement issued on Monday, in which he advised the two regions on the enhancement of economic development and employment creation.
“The tw ...


COVID-19: Namibia records 139 new cases, two deaths

Written by Selma Shiwaya on 11 May 2021

WINDHOEK, 11 MAY (NAMPA) - Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr Kalumbi Shangula, on Monday announced that Namibia recorded 139 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 50 209.
The cases had a gender distribution of 70 males and 69 females between the ages of seven months and 81 years.
Shangula in the daily COVID-19 update said the country also recorded two deaths from the districts of Windhoek and Swakopmund districts, bringing the total number of deaths to 691. One of the ...

Cassinga survivors commemorate Cassinga Day

WINDHOEK, 04 MAY (NAMPA) – A group of Cassinga survivors on Tuesday laid a wreath at Heroes Acre to mark the 43rd commemoration of the Cassinga massacre. (Video by: Josephina Simeon) NAMPA TV

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× SOSSUSVLEI, 30 March 2021- Sossusvlei, one of the major tourist attractions of Namibia, is located in the Namib-Naukluft National Park. (Photo by: Linea Dishena) NAMPA

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× Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo speaks during a news conference after a government meeting to announce new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) restrictions in Brussels, Belgium May 11, 2021. Olivier Matthys/Pool via REUTERS

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× (210511) -- GAZA, May 11, 2021 (Xinhua) -- Mourners carry the body of Palestinian child Hussien Hamad, 11, during his funeral in the northern Gaza Strip town of Beit Hanoun, May 11, 2021. Israel carried out airstrikes in the Gaza Strip, killing at least 20 people, as rocket fire from the Palestinian enclave continued through Monday night, according to Israeli and Palestinian sources. (Photo by Yasser Qudih/Xinhua)

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× Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks during a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing to discuss the on-going federal response to Covid-19 on May 11, 2021 at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. (Photo by JIM LO SCALZO / POOL / AFP)

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× SOSSUSVLEI, 30 March 2021- Sossusvlei, one of the major tourist attractions of Namibia, is located in the Namib-Naukluft National Park. (Photo by: Linea Dishena) NAMPA

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× TSUMEB, 12 April 2021 - Tsumeb Mayor, Mathews Hangula. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× French policeman and pole vaulter Valentin Lavillenie poses for a photograph during a training session at "Charles Ehrmann" stadium in Nice, southern France on May 11, 2021. - Lavillenie, French athlete Renaud Lavillenie's younger brother, silver medallist at the last European Athletics Indoor Championships, joined the French National Police en 2020. (Photo by Valery HACHE / AFP)

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× Britain's Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, speaks with nursing staff ahead of International Nurses' Day during a visit to St Bartholomew's Hospital in London, Britain May 11, 2021. Chris Jackson/Pool via REUTERS