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, 19 April 2018 - Officers of the Windhoek Fire Brigade search for the body of the toddler swept away by floodwaters on Monday. (Photo by: Lydia Pitiri) NAMPA

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× A gust of wind blows Pope Francis's skull cap off during his pastoral visit in Alessano, southern Italy, April 20, 2018. REUTERS/Max Rossi

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× A South Korean army soldier stands next to a signboard showing the distance to North Korea's capital Pyongyang and to South Korea's capital Seoul from Imjingang Station in Paju, South Korea, near the border with North Korea, Friday, April 20, 2018. North and South Korea have installed a telephone hotline between their leaders as they prepare for a rare summit next week aimed at resolving the nuclear standoff with Pyongyang. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

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× REFILE - CORRECTING TITLE OF TONINO BELLO Pope Francis prays in front of the grave of Bishop Tonino Bello during his pastoral visit in Alessano, southern Italy, April 20, 2018. REUTERS/Max Rossi

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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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× 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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× WINDHOEK, 16 April 2018 - Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) President McHenry Venaani delivers his party's 'Real State of the Nation Address' in Windhoek on Monday. (Photo by: Edward Mumbuu) NAMPA

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× (180420) -- TORONTO, April 20, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A model presents a creation by Monikova during the 2018 Fashion Art Toronto event in Toronto, Canada, April 19, 2018. (Xinhua/Zou Zheng) (djj)