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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× KEETMANSHOOP, 19 April 2018 – Deputy Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Derek Klazen cutting the ribbon at the new Keetmanshoop fire station. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× A policeman looks on as a woman pulls a suitcase through a street that is to be evacuated due to the disposal of a World War II bomb close to the Hauptbahnhof main railway station in Berlin's Mitte district on April 20, 2018. The planned disposal of the unexploded World War II bomb will force a mass evacuation around Berlin's central railway station and likely spark transport chaos in the German capital. / AFP PHOTO / Odd ANDERSEN

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× (180420) -- TIANJIN, April 20, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Children take part in sports games at the No. 2 Kindergarten of Hedong District in Tianjin, north China, April 19, 2018. (Xinhua/Liu Dongyue) (ry)

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× Pope Francis arrives in Alessano, Southern Italy, to pay a visit to the tomb of Bishop Tonino Bello on the 25th anniversary of his death, Friday, April 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

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× OSHAKATI, 17 April 2018 - Dr Benhard Mulumba in the dock during his bail application in the Oshakati Magistrate's Court on Tuesday. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× Siti Hasmah Mohamad Ali, center, wife of former Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad speaks during a press conference with Wan Azizah, right, wife of former Deputy Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Friday, April 20, 2018. The wife of former Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad is urging women to support the opposition coalition in next month's general election for a better future. (AP Photo/Eileen Ng)

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× Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber attends his yearly news conference in Bern, Switzerland April 20, 2018. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

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× Saudi Energy Minister Khaled al-Faleh (L) and Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak are surrounded by reporters during a meeting of OPEC and non-OPEC members to assess compliance with production cuts and to discuss potential long-term cooperation, in Jeddah on April 20, 2018. Saudi Arabia hopes to bring Russia into the fold of an expanded club of global oil giants to sustain a stable market, leaving OPEC's role in question, analysts say. / AFP PHOTO / Amer HILABI