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

Scholtz a free man

Written by Patience Smith on 30 September 2016

KEETMANSHOOP, 30 SEP (NAMPA) – !Nami#Nüs Constituency Councillor Jan Scholtz left the dock with tears in his eyes after being acquitted on corruption charges by Regional Magistrate Sunsley Zisengwe here on Friday.
Scholtz was accused of corruptly tabling and motivating a financial assistance request for equipment of close to N.dollars 10 000 for a Lüderitz-based butchery owned by his stepson, Clayton Bruce.
Scholtz, who is the chairperson of the //Kharas Regional Council and chairperson of the Management Co ...


Teachers' strike commence 13 October

Written by Esme Rusberg on 30 September 2016

WINDHOEK, 30 SEP (NAMPA) – Public school teachers will embark on a nationwide strike as of 13 October 2016.
Making the announcement in the capital on Friday, Namibia National Teacher's Union (Nantu) President Simeon Kavila said the union has given Government a seven-day notice of the strike.
“The strike rules have been issued by the conciliator to the Labour Commissioner for the two parties and I am happy to inform you that the notice of the strike has been served to the Office of the Labour Commissioner an ...

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× AROAB, 28 September 2016 – Village Secretary of the Aroab Village Council, Elsa Laubscher sitting behind her desk. (Photo by: Patience Smith) NAMPA

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× Sep 30, 2016; Seattle, WA, USA; Washington Huskies linebacker Psalm Wooching (28) sacks Stanford Cardinal quarterback Ryan Burns (17) during the first quarter at Husky Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jennifer Buchanan-USA TODAY Sports

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× REHOBOTH, 30 September 2016 - The scorched corridor outside a block of classrooms at Rehoboth High School that caught fire during the early morning hours due to an unknown cause. (Photo by: Ronnie ||Garoëb) NAMPA

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× ONGWEDIVA, 27 September 2016 - UNICEF Country representative Micaela Marques De Sousa during the launch of the National Symposium on Convention of Child Rights (CRC), School and Classroom Management at Ongwediva in the Oshana Region on Tuesday. (Photo by: Isabel Bento) NAMPA

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× OTJIWARONGO, 28 September 2016 - The Donatus Primary School cultural group performing at the Day of the Namibian Child at Otjiwarongo on Wednesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× France's Sylvain Chavanel celebrates after winning the men's individual pursuit of the French national track cycling championships on September 30, 2016 in Bordeaux, southwestern France. / AFP PHOTO / NICOLAS TUCAT