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

Ngatjizeko let go after 14 days in new post

Written by Edward Mumbuu Jnr on 21 February 2018

WINDHOEK, 21 FEB (NAMPA) – Presidential Affairs Minister, Immanuel Ngatjizeko, has been relieved of his duties due to ill health, 14 days after assuming the role.
Speaking to the media at State House on Wednesday, Press Secretary, Alfredo Hengari, said Ngatjizeko was relieved of his duties with immediate effect.
“Immanuel Ngatjizeko has been relieved of his duties on account of ill-health and this was based on the recommendation of his personal physician. That is the information I can share with you,” Hen ...


We have no problem with feeding our troops: Ya Ndakolo

Written by Edward Mumbuu Jnr on 21 February 2018

WINDHOEK, 21 FEB (NAMPA) - The decision to send soldiers on leave was taken to meet Government halfway in consolidating resources, Defence Minister Penda Ya Ndakolo says.
Speaking in the National Assembly on Tuesday, Ya Ndakolo rubbished assertions that the Ministry of Defence was not in a financial position to house and feed its soldiers.
“What the ministry rejects and dismisses in the strongest possible terms is the fact that the issue of compulsory leave for our soldiers is being used for political and ...

ALERT: Ngatjizeko relieved of his duties

WINDHOEK, 21 FEB (NAMPA) - Presidential Affairs Minister Immanuel Ngatjizeko has been relieved of his duties due to ill health. (Video by: George Hendricks) NAMPA.

Taxi drivers upset by postponed march

NAGN launches Come Together Workshop Series

Latest Photos


NAMPA

NAMPA


× OMUNGWELUME, 13 February 2018 - Ohangwena regional councillor Sakaria Haimudi for the Ongenga Constituency. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

NAMPA

NAMPA


× OHANGWENA, 15 February 2018 – Queen Martha Mwadinomho waKristian yaNelumbu of Oukwanyama issued leadership certificates to 25 village headmen at Helao Nafidi on Thursday. YaNelumbu (L) is seen here shaking hands with the headman of Ondjengo village, Isai Hainghumbi, as she hands him his certificate. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

NAMPA / Associated Press

NAMPA / Associated Press


× FILE -- In this Friday, March 31, 2017 file photo newly appointed Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba, at the presidential guest house in Pretoria, South Africa, In his first budget speech Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018, Gigaba announced the first increase in the value-added tax in a quarter century as the country seeks to bring in new revenue. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, File)

NAMPA / Associated Press

NAMPA / Associated Press


× Viktor Fasth, of Sweden, stops a shot on the goal by Dominik Kahun, of Germany, during the second period of the quarterfinal round of the men's hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

NAMPA

NAMPA


× WINDHOEK, 16 February 2018 - United Nations Special Advisor on Africa, Bience Gawanas (L) bid President Hage Geingob (R) farewell at State House on Friday. Gawanas will leave Namibia next month to take up her new role at the United Nations. (Photo by: George Hendricks) NAMPA

NAMPA / Reuters

NAMPA / Reuters


× Policewomen stand guard in front of Algerian doctors, who are completing their residency stage of their studies, holding a sit-in protest in Algiers, Algeria, February 12, 2018. Picture taken February 12, 2018. REUTERS/Ramzi Boudina

NAMPA / Associated Press

NAMPA / Associated Press


× Bronze medalist Team U.S.A. with Heather Bergsma, right, Brittany Bowe, center, and Mia Manganello competes during the women's team pursuit final speedskating race at the Gangneung Oval at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

NAMPA / Reuters

NAMPA / Reuters


× A model presents a creation from the Gucci Autumn/Winter 2018 women collection during Milan Fashion Week in Milan, Italy February 21, 2018. REUTERS/Tony Gentile