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

Peace agreements which include women are durable: Nghidinwa

Written by Maggy Thomas on 06 March 2015

WINDHOEK, 06 FEB (NAMPA) – Minister of Gender Equality and Child Welfare Rosalia Nghidinwa says countries with more gender equality have better economic growth.
Speaking during International Women’s Day celebrations here on Friday, she said Parliaments with more women enact more legislation on key social issues such as health, education, anti-discrimination and child support.
Namibians joined the rest of the world in observing the Day celebrated annually on 08 March to honour the achievements of women while ...


Aquaculture to address over fishing

Written by Faith Sankwasa on 06 March 2015

KATIMA MULILO, 06 MAR (NAMPA) – Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Bernard Esau, has inaugurated a hatchery at the Zambezi Inland Aquaculture Centre (ZIAC), which is aimed at addressing overfishing in the country.
According to Esau, who was speaking at the occasion on Thursday, Government has made provisions to construct aquaculture centres as both freshwater and marine captures have reached over-exploitation or habitat degradation.
Esau said this phenomenon is evident in rivers and oceans, adding ...

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× KATIMA MULILO, 05 March 2015 - One of the fishponds seen at the Zambezi Inland Aquaculture Centre. Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources Bernard Esau inaugurated a hatchery at the ZAIC, which is aimed at addressing overfishing in Namibia. (Photo by : Faith Sankwasa) NAMPA

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× U.S actress Marisa Berenson arrives at Christian Dior's ready-to-wear Fall-Winter 2015/2016 fashion collection presented in Paris, France, Friday, March 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Zacharie Scheurer)

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× Brazilian style blogger Helena Bordon arrives at Christian Dior's ready-to-wear Fall-Winter 2015/2016 fashion collection presented in Paris, France, Friday, March 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Zacharie Scheurer)

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× Students march over funding, 2 March 2015 - Students demonstrate outside a closed security door of the higher education and training department in Pretoria on Monday, 2 March 2015 during a protest for "free and quality education for all". Picture: Werner Beukes/SAPA

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× REHOBOTH, 04 March 2015 - Vivo Energy Namibia Retailer Manager Anthony Ogalo (left) and Vivo Energy Group Executive Vice-President Bernard Le Goff pictured while attending the opening ceremony of Shell B-One Service Station in Rehoboth. (Photo by: Joseph Nekaya) NAMPA

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× Armed Forces Day, 21 February 2015 - President Zuma congratulates Lieutenant General Aubrey Sedibe for planning, coordinating and executing the funeral of former president Nelson Mandela at the Armed Forces Day held in honour of the country's military forces in Potchefstroom, North West on Saturday, 21 February 2015. Picture: Department of Communications (DoC)/SAPA

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× Britain's Green Party leader Natalie Bennett delivers her keynote address at the party's spring conference in Liverpool northern England, March 6 , 2015. REUTERS/Phil Noble (BRITAIN - Tags: POLITICS)

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× WINDHOEK, 05 March 2015 - Recipients of the National Union of Namibian Workers (NUNW) bursaries at a media conference held in the capital. (Photo by: Kenya Kambowe) NAMPA