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

NYC to focus on road safety during youth week

Written by Panduleni Amwaalwa on 19 April 2018

WINDHOEK, 19 APR (NAMPA) - The National Youth Council (NYC) will this year focus on advocacy for the plight of the youth and unsafe road use in Namibia during the 11th National Youth Week that was launched here on Wednesday.
The National Youth Week, launched under the theme ‘Youth and unsafe road use in Namibia’ by the Minister of Sport, Youth and National Service, Erastus Uutoni, aims to celebrate and acknowledge the contribution of young people to national development and to highlight the challenges, hope ...


Okahandja residents call for removal of councillors

Written by Lydia Pitiri on 19 April 2018

OKAHANDJA, 19 APR (NAMPA) - Over 400 Okahandja residents on Wednesday marched to their municipal office, demanding the removal of town councillors.
They handed over a petition to Deputy Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Derek Klazen.
In the document availed to this agency, the community committee members accuse the councillors of corruption, poor service delivery and inflation of water bills, amongst others.
Delivering the petition on behalf of the committee, spokesperson Hidipohamba Vatilifa said th ...

Okahandja residents call for removal of councillors

OKAHANDJA, 19 APR (NAMPA) - Over 400 Okahandja residents on Wednesday marched to their municipal office, demanding the removal of town councillors. (NAMPA) LP/HP/ND (Video by Lydia Pitiri)

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× WINDHOEK, 15 April 2018 - Aubrey Amseb (in red) of African Stars attempts to cross a ball while under pressure from a Tigers player (in blue) during a match the 2017/2018 season at the Sam Nujoma Stadium. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 11 April 2018 - Founder and chairperson of the Namibia War Veterans Trust, Jabulani Ndeunyema. (Photo by: Elizabeth Shaakuka) NAMPA

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× A Palestinian holds a dummy depicting an Israeli soldier during a protest at the Israel-Gaza border where Palestinians demand the right to return to their homeland, east of Gaza City April 20, 2018. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

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× Firefighters attend the scene of a large fire in a residential care home in Connington Crescent, Chingford, north-east London, Britain, April 20, 2018. REUTERS/Chris Radburn

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× WINDHOEK, 16 April 2017 - Community members in the Abraham Iyambo settlement searching for the toddler who was swept away by floodwaters. (Photo by: Panduleni Amwaalwa) NAMPA

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× A man is publicly flogged in front of a mosque in the provincial capital Banda Aceh on April 20, 2018. A group of amorous couples and prostitutes were publicly whipped for breaking Islamic law in Indonesia's Aceh province on April 20, just a week after it pledged to take the widely condemned practice indoors. / AFP PHOTO / CHAIDEER MAHYUDDIN

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× A Palestinian holds a dummy depicting an Israeli soldier during a protest at the Israel-Gaza border where Palestinians demand the right to return to their homeland, east of Gaza City April 20, 2018. REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

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× In this April 19, 2018, photo, volcanic smoke billows from Mt. Io, part of the Kirishima mountain range on Japan’s southern main island of Kyushu, taken over Ebino city, Miyazaki prefecture. The Meteorological Agency said Friday, April 20, 2018 that Mt. Io erupted for the first time since 1978, spewing smoke and ash high into the sky. The agency has expanded a no-go zone to the entire mountain from just around the volcano’s crater. (Kyodo News via AP)