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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× (171124) -- BELGRADE, Nov. 24, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Baskonia's head coach Pedro Martinez (R) celebrates during the Euroleague basketball match against Crvena Zvezda in Belgrade, Serbia on Nov. 23. 2017. Baskonia won 85-81. (Xinhua/Predrag Milosavljevic)

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× Australia's David Warner, left, celebrates with with his team after getting the wicket of England's Jake Ball during the Ashes cricket test between England and Australia in Brisbane, Australia, Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)

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× Cricket - Ashes test match - Australia v England - GABBA Ground, Brisbane, Australia, November 24, 2017. Australia's David Warner celebrates with team mate and wicketkeeper Tim Paine after taking a catch to dismiss England's Jake Ball watches as during the second day of the first Ashes cricket test match. REUTERS/David Gray

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× WINDHOEK, 23 November 2017 - Minister of Public Enterprises, Leon Jooste (L) chats with NEPC Chief Executive Officer Audrin Mathe during the official opening of the Swapo congress on Thursday. (Photo by: Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× Cricket - Ashes test match - Australia v England - GABBA Ground, Brisbane, Australia, November 24, 2017. Australia's David Warner celebrates with team mate and wicketkeeper Tim Paine after taking a catch to dismiss England's Jake Ball watches as during the second day of the first Ashes cricket test match. REUTERS/David Gray

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NAMPA / Associated Press


× Texas' Dylan Osetkowski dunks over Butler's Kamar Baldwin in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game during the Phil Knight Invitational tournament in Portland, Ore., Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Timothy J. Gonzalez)

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× Diego of Brazil's Flamengo, right, fights for the ball with Victor Cantillo of Colombia's Junior during a Copa Sudamericana soccer match at Maracana stadium, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Bruna Prado)