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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× (171124) -- BELGRADE, Nov. 24, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Crvena Zvezda's Taylor Rochestie (L) vies with Baskonia's Rinalds Malmanis during the Euroleague basketball match in Belgrade, Serbia on Nov. 23. 2017. Baskonia won 85-81. (Xinhua/Predrag Milosavljevic)

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× (171124) -- ZAGREB, Nov. 24, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Mario Vuglac (2nd R) of PPD Zagreb vies with Timothey N'guessan (L) and Kamil Syprzak (R) of FC Barcelona during the EHF Champions League handball match in Zagreb, Croatia, on Nov. 23, 2017. Barcelona won 32-24. (Xinhua/Goran Stanzl)

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× Coach Julio Comesana Lopez of Colombia's Junior de Barranquilla stands on the sidelines during a Copa Sudamericana 1st leg Semi Final soccer match with Flamengo at Maracana football stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on November 23, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / LEO CORREA

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× WINDHOEK, 23 November 2017 - Delegates greet one another while they wait for the official opening of the Swapo party's 6th congress to commence at the Safari Hotel in the capital. (Photo by: Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× Customers navigate through the aisles during 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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× Shoppers enter a Best Buy looking for early Black Friday deals on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, in Bowling Green, Ky. (Bac Totrong/Daily News via AP)

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× Best Buy worker Josh Moran, left, talks with customers about laptops at the store on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, in Bowling Green, Ky. Shoppers are hitting the stores on Thanksgiving as retailers under pressure look for ways to poach shoppers from their rivals. (Bac Totrong/Daily News via AP)