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

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

Written by Anna Salkeus on 23 November 2017

WINDHOEK, 23 NOV (NAMPA) – The Swapo party is not a shortcut to personal wealth and power, but a movement of the people, President Hage Geingob has said.
Speaking during the official opening of the party’s 6th ordinary congress on Thursday, Geingob said the party was not a personality cult or an exclusive club, but bigger than any individual.
He said personal interests in the party should be buried and the growth of the country should be pursued instead of individual careers.
“The exercise of internal party ...

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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× WINDHOEK, 23 November 2017 - Founding Father Sam Nujoma (L) and Swapo Secretary-General Nangolo Mbumba at the official opening of the party's sixth congress in the capital on Thursday. (Photo by: Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× Customers arrive for the Black Friday sales event on Thanksgiving Day at Target in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., November 23, 2017. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski

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× Nov 23, 2017; Landover, MD, USA; Washington Redskins outside linebacker Ryan Kerrigan (91) sacks New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (10) during the first half at FedEx Field. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports

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× Cricket - Ashes test match - Australia v England - GABBA Ground, Brisbane, Australia, November 24, 2017. Australia's Nathan Lyon celebrates with team mates after dismissing England's Chris Woakes during the second day of the first Ashes cricket test match. REUTERS/David Gray

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× WINDHOEK, 23 November 2017 - Former Prime Minister Libertine Amathila and other delegates arrive for the official opening of the 6th Swapo congress on Thursday. (Photo by:Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× OPUWO,19 November 2017 - Opuwo Urban Constituency Councillor Weich Mupia speaks during the traditional Okarundu ceremony. (Photo by: Tjizumaue Undari) NAMPA

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× View of garbage at Omoa beach, Cortes department, Honduras, on November 11, 2017. Floating masses of garbage offshore from some of the Caribbean's pristine beaches are testimony to a vast and growing problem of plastic pollution heedlessly dumped in our oceans, locals, activists and experts say. / AFP PHOTO / ORLANDO SIERRA / TO GO WITH AFP STORY by NOE LEIVA

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× A man walks under the rain amidst garbage at Omoa beach, Cortes department, Honduras, on November 11, 2017. Floating masses of garbage offshore from some of the Caribbean's pristine beaches are testimony to a vast and growing problem of plastic pollution heedlessly dumped in our oceans, locals, activists and experts say. / AFP PHOTO / ORLANDO SIERRA / TO GO WITH AFP STORY by NOE LEIVA