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

Tourist attacks will affect tourism sector: Shifeta

Written by Linea Dishena on 25 September 2018

By Linea Dishena
WINDHOEK, 25 SEP (NAMPA) – The frequent criminal attacks on tourists who are visiting Namibia will have a terrible effect on the tourism sector, Minister of Environment and Tourism, Pohamba Shifeta admitted and cautioned on Monday.
In an interview with Nampa here, Shifeta said Namibia cannot afford to have constant criminal attacks on tourists as this will reduce the number of visitors, which will eventually affect the sector’s contribution to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
He noted tha ...


Damara king’s council slams SPEC stance on ancestral land

Written by Edward Mumbuu Jnr on 25 September 2018

WINDHOEK, 25 SEP (NAMPA) – The Damara King’s Council criticised the Swapo Party Elders’ Council (SPEC) view that resolutions emanating from debates around the restitution of ancestral land not be implemented, amid fears that it would lead to civil strife.
This is contained in a nine-bullet statement issued to the media on Monday by Damara King’s Council secretary-general (SG) Abner Xoagub.
The statement comes days after SPEC secretary Mkwaita Shanyengana told reporters on Friday that “the issue of ancestr ...

Prince William pays courtesy visit to Vice President

WINDHOEK, 24 SEP (NAMPA) – Britian's Prince William Arthur Philip Louis paid a courtesy visit to Vice-President Nangolo Mbumba at Old State House on Monday. (NAMPA) LD/PS/ND (Video by Lydia Pitiri)

SADC ministers of ICT meet in Windhoek

Community women complete social business and innovation training

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× WINDHOEK, 24 September 2018 - British Prince William Arthur Philip Louis (L) paid a courtesy visit to Vice President Nangolo Mbumba at Old State House on Monday. (Photo by: Linea Dishena) NAMPA

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× A wife of a sanitation worker who died while cleaning a sewer, cries as she attends a protest against the rising deaths of people cleaning sewers, in New Delhi, India, September 25, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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× A man moves crates full of grapes during the harvest in the UNESCO listed Lavaux vineyards in Puidoux, Switzerland September 25, 2018. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

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× A human rights activist wearing a mask depicting Russian President Vladimir Putin takes part in a performance called "Where is Ervin" demanding Russia to investigate all cases relating to what they say are kidnappings of Ukrainian citizens on the Crimean peninsula after its annexation, in front of the Russian embassy in Kiev, Ukraine September 25, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

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× WINDHOEK, 22 September 2018 - Namibia Invitation rugby team player (red and black) in action in a friendly match against Blue Bulls at the Hage Geingob Stadium in Windhoek. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA.

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× FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2018, file photo, Anaheim Ducks' Ryan Getzlaf controls the puck during the third period of the team's preseason NHL hockey game in San Jose, Calif. Getzlaf is back for his ninth season as the captain of the Ducks, who were swept in the first round of last spring's postseason. (AP Photo/Josie Lepe,File)

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× OTJIWARONGO, 22 September 2018 - Deputy Minister of Veterans' Affairs, Hilma Nicanor (in green) unveils the tombstone of a war veteran at Otjiwarongo on Saturday during a belated Heroes’ Day commemoration. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× FILE - In this April 16, 2018, file photo Anaheim Ducks center Ryan Kesler (17) is shown during Game 3 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series against the San Jose Sharks, in San Jose, Calif. Kesler, hopes to return to full playing strength after injuries limited him to just 44 games last season. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)