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 - 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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× In this late Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 photo, men hold candles at the Heroes of the Battle of Vertieres monument during a voodoo ceremony one day before the 214th anniversary of the battle that led to Haiti's independence from France in Cap Haitien, Haiti. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

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× This photo taken on November 22, 2017 shows Taiwanese actress Vicky Chen posing during an interview in Taipei. Chen is a laid-back 14-year-old with an easy smile, but the Taiwanese actress is already a force to be reckoned with, nominated for two major awards at the Chinese-language equivalent of the Oscars. / AFP PHOTO / SAM YEH / TO GO WITH Taiwan-entertainment-film-Chen,INTERVIEW by Amber Wang

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× (171123) -- NEW YORK, Nov. 23, 2017 (Xinhua) -- A policeman stands guard during the 2017 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, the United States, on Nov. 23, 2017. (Xinhua/Li Muzi)

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× OSHAKATI, 01 July 2017 - A volleyball game played at Oshakati during the Far Northern Volleyball Association (FNVA)-hosted tournament for corporate entities in July 2017. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× FILE PHOTO: The logo of the Australia New Zealand Bank Group (ANZ) is displayed on their main office building in Melbourne, Australia, July 27, 2016. REUTERS/David Gray/File Photo

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× Antonio Castro (L), son of late Cuban leader Fidel Castro and World Ambassador to the Confederation of Baseball and Softball takes part in an exhibition during the launching of the project Baseball 5 in Havana, on November 23, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / YAMIL LAGE

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× Juan of Brazil's Flamengo, right, celebrates his goal with teammate Diego during a Copa Sudamericana soccer match against Colombia's Junior at Maracana stadium, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017. Flamengo won 2-1. (AP Photo/Bruna Prado)