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

Oshakati Junior Town Council inaugurated

Written by Mathias Nanghanda on 01 April 2015

OSHAKATI, 01 APR (NAMPA) – The newly-elected Junior Mayor of Oshakati, Singo Gomes says his council will focus on education-related issues.
Gomes, a Grade Eight learner from the Cabatana Private School, made these remarks on Wednesday when presenting his acceptance speech during the inauguration of the 2015/2016 Oshakati Junior Council at the town.
He added that his council members will also, amongst others, engage in a campaign aimed at encouraging the town’s learners to study hard and produce good school ...


NamPol builds 12 new police stations over past three years

Written by Simon Endjala on 01 April 2015

WINDHOEK, 01 APR (NAMPA) - The Namibian Police Force (NamPol) continue to improve the living conditions and working environment of its members across the country.
A total of 12 new police stations, 10 police border posts, 76 police barracks and 21 houses were constructed, while 10 fuel tanks and pumps were installed over the past three financial years - 2011/2012, 2012/2013 and 2013/2014.
These figures are contained in the Medium-Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) of the 2015/2016 National Budget tabled in t ...

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× WINDHOEK, 31 March 2015 - SWAPO-Party Secretary-General Nangolo Mbumba (left) and Rally for Democracy and Progress (RDP) Vice-President Steve Bezedenhout share a light moment during the tabling of the National Budget by Minister of Finance Calle Schlettwein on Tuesday. (Photo by: Joseph Nekaya) NAMPA

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× Radebe speaks at workshop, 11 March 2015 - Minister in the Presidency responsible for planning, monitoring and evaluation Jeff Radebe speaks at a workshop in Cape Town, Wednesday, 11 March 2015. The Third International Knowledge Sharing Workshop was hosted by government and the World Bank. Picture: Department of Communications (DoC)/SAPA

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× WINDHOEK, 31 March 2015 - SWAPO-Party Secretary-General Nangolo Mbumba (left) and Rally for Democracy and Progress (RDP) Vice-President Steve Bezedenhout share a light moment during the tabling of the National Budget by Minister of Finance Calle Schlettwein on Tuesday. (Photo by: Joseph Nekaya) NAMPA

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× Top international tennis players heading to SA, 31 March 2015 - Sabine Ellerbrock of Germany will play in the Airports Company South African Gauteng Open (8-12 April) and Airports Company South African Open (14-18 April). Eighteen nations including hosts South Africa will be represented in the tournaments. The top ratings of the back to back events in Benoni and Johannesburg will offer world ranking points which will help players not only with their individual world ranking but also assist them to qualify for major wheelchair tennis tournaments.Picture: Reg Caldecott/SAPA

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× WINDHOEK, 31 March 2015 - Minister of Poverty and Social Welfare Bishop Retired Zephania Kameeta pictured during the tabling of 2015/2016 National Budget by Minister of Finance Calle Schlettwein on Tuesday. (Photo by: Joseph Nekaya) NAMPA

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× Panamanian border policemen attend a kidnapping and hostage situation drill during a presentation of the agents that will provide security for the upcoming Summit of the Americas in Meteti, Darien province, 260 km south east of Panama City, on April 1, 2015, ahead of the VII Summit of the Americas to take place next April 10 and 11. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA

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× Defense attorney Robert Rubin, left, and former Former Atlanta Public Schools school research team director Sharon Davis Williams, listen as the verdicts are read in the Atlanta Public Schools test-cheating trial, Wednesday, April 1, 2015, in Atlanta. Williams and 10 other former Atlanta Public Schools educators accused of participating in a test cheating conspiracy that drew nationwide attention were convicted Wednesday of racketeering charges. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Kent D. Johnson, Pool)

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× WINDHOEK, 31 March 2015 - President Hage Geingob addressing the first Cabinet meeting since he was sworn-in as the third Head of State of Namibia. He called on ministers to work together as a team to deliver services to the people. (Photo by: Joseph Nekaya) NAMPA