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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× ELIM, 16 April 2018 - Omusati regional councillor for the Elim Constituency, Gerhard Shiimi (L) handed over project materials to beneficiaries from his constituency on Monday. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× New Orleans Pelicans guard Rajon Rondo (9) and forward Anthony Davis (23) celebrate during the second half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers in New Orleans, Thursday, April 19, 2018. The Pelicans won 119-102, and lead the series 3-0. (AP Photo/Veronica Dominach)

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× (180420) -- HANOI, April 20, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (R) shakes hands with visiting State Counselor of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi during their meeting in Hanoi, Vietnam, April 19, 2018. (Xinhua/VNA) (lx)

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× Police officers stand in front of the central train station while a World War Two bomb is defused in Berlin, Germany, April 20, 2018. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

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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, 12 April 2018 - Japan International Cooperation Agency Resident Representative, Shiro Nabeya (L) and Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) Vice-Chancellor, Tjama Tjivikua (R) exchange project documents of the employability improvement project at NUST. (Photo by: Panduleni Amwaalwa) NAMPA

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× (FILES) In this file photo taken on October 23, 2011 two people walk past a graffiti of the armed Basque separatist group ETA in the northern Spanish Basque city of Arbizu. The Basque separatist group ETA apologised on April 20, 2018 for the "pain" and "harm" it caused during its decades-long campaign of violence, and appealed to its victims for forgiveness. The statement came just days before ETA is expected to announce its dissolution. / AFP PHOTO / ANDER GILLENEA

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× This photo taken on April 19, 2018 shows farmers planting peanuts in a field in Liaocheng in China's eastern Shandong province. / AFP PHOTO / - / China OUT