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

Cessna lands on its belly at Eros Airport

Written by Simon Endjala on 22 May 2018

WINDHOEK, 22 MAY (NAMPA) - A Cessna 210 flown by a trainee pilot landed on its belly at the Eros Airport in Windhoek Tuesday morning.
The Namibia Airports Company (NAC) said in a media statement the aircraft crashed around 09h30.
“The trainee pilot, studying at the Windhoek Flight Training Centre, was the only person in the aircraft during the accident and survived,” it said.
The aircraft belongs to the trainee pilot student whose identity was not revealed because investigations into the accident are in the ...


We’ve already won: Kauandenge

Written by Edward Mumbuu Jnr on 22 May 2018

WINDHOEK, 22 MAY (NAMPA) – The Utjiua Miunjangue-led ‘Team Nudo’ claims to have the support of more than half of the 501 delegates going to the National Unity Democratic Organisation (Nudo) congress this weekend.
Some 350 delegates are on their side, Windhoek Councillor and Team Nudo secretary general (SG) candidate, Joseph Kauandenge said during his team’s final star rally in the capital on Saturday.
According to Kauandenge, they are confident of getting at least 140 votes from Windhoek, 88 from the Amini ...

We can't afford to put more people on the street - Steytler

WINDHOEK, 22 MAY (NAMPA) - With the high unemployment rate, Government will have no choice but to look at ways of how to reduce the wage bill without creating unemployment, John Steytler, the presidential advisor on economic affairs, has said. Steytler suggested growing the economy as a means to protect jobs. (NAMPA) (Video by Lydia Pitiri)

Wage bill high but no jobs will be lost - Shiimi

Businesswoman pledges financial assistance to CAN

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× OMARURU, 22 May 2018 - Houses built by the Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia in Omaruru. (Photo by: Isabel Bento) NAMPA

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× (180522) -- DHAKA, May 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Vessels are seen on Buriganga river in Dhaka, Bangladesh on May 22, 2018. Water transportation is still an important means of communication in Bangladesh where traditional country boats and small vessels are still in use to provide cheap and convenient transport. (Xinhua) (lrz)

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× A supporter reacts as she sees the Venezuela's re-elected President Nicolas Maduro outside the National Electoral Council (CNE) in Caracas, Venezuela May 22, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

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× Venezuela's re-elected President Nicolas Maduro gestures as he leaves after receiving a certificate confirming him as the winner of Sunday's election at the National Electoral Council (CNE), in Caracas, Venezuela May 22, 2018. REUTERS/Marco Bello

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× ONDANGWA, 17 May 2018 - Oshana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) treasurer, Amanda Dedig (L) hands over a donation of canine and feline spay sets to Dr Tangeni Haimbodi of the Ondangwa Veterinary Practice of the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry’s Directorate of Veterinary Services. (Photo: Contributed) NAMPA

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× (180522) -- GUIYANG, May 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Aerial photo taken on May 22, 2018 shows Beidouwan, an industrial park of VR in Guian New District in southwest China's Guizhou Province. As one of the country's pilot zones, Guian New District is a national demonstration area of inland opening-up economy. Guizhou is one of the least developed regions in China, but it has become a pioneer in big data in China due to its climate, power supply and network infrastructure. (Xinhua/Liu Xu) (lb) (zt)

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× An airport fire truck applies firefighting foam onto the wreckage of a Gulfstream G200 aircraft that skidded off the runway during landing at Toncontin International Airport in Tegucigalpa, Honduras May 22, 2018. REUTERS/Jorge Cabrera

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× HOACHANAS, 18 May 2018 - Deputy Minister of Gender Equality and Child Welfare, Lucia Witbooi speaking during the clean-up day at Hoachanas on Friday. (Photo: Contributed)