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, 17 April 2018 - Melanie van Niekerk and Jeremia van Niekerk were found guilty of running a pyramid investment scheme at Oranjemund. The duo was found guilty alongside business partner Charles Van Rensburg. (Photo: Contributed)

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

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× (180420) -- CHONGQING, April 20, 2018 (Xinhua) -- People read books at a 24-hour self-service library at the Sanxia Square in Chongqing Municipality, southwest China, April 19, 2018. About 8,000 books are available for the readers at the library. (Xinhua/Wang Quanchao) (ry)

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× OTAVI, 11 April 2018 - Rosina Hunibes, one of the beneficiaries who acquired a house through the Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia with her monthly pension money from Government. (Photo by: Esme Konstantinus) NAMPA

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 16 April 2018 - ||Kharas Second Division outfit Lovely Superstars from Keetmanshoop. (Photo: Contributed) NAMPA

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× Italian police patrol the port of Molfetta, Apulia region, Southern Italy, before the arrival of Pope Francis for his pastoral visit, Friday, April 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

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× (180420) -- CHONGQING, April 20, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A girl reads a book at a 24-hour self-service library at the Sanxia Square in Chongqing Municipality, southwest China, April 19, 2018. About 8,000 books are available for the readers at the library. (Xinhua/Wang Quanchao) (ry)

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× A gust of wind captures Pope Francis' skull cup after he prayed on the tomb of Bishop Tonino Bello on the 25th anniversary of his death, in Alessano, Southern Italy, Friday, April 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)