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

Over 300 padestrians in road accidents

Written by Ndeshimona Ileka on 21 January 2017

WINDHOEK, 21 JAN (NAMPA) - A total of 355 pedestrian-related road traffic accidents were recorded in the period 2013 to 2015 in the Khomas Region alone, a 2016 Road Safety Audit shows.
The Audit states that accidents occurred along Windhoekís Monte Christo road (129), Independence Avenue (97) and Mandume Ndemufayo (45). Other dangerous roads were Matshithsi (44) and Ongava streets (40).
A media statement availed to Nampa by MVA, says these are not the only streets that recorded pedestrian related road traf ...


Namibia might apply to sell ivory

Written by Etuna Shikalepo on 20 January 2017

By Etuna Shikalepo
WINDHOEK, 20 JAN (NAMPA) Ė Namibia has a stockpile of about 62,9 tonnes of legal and illegal ivory with a collective value of some N.dollars 341,2 million that could possibly be up for trade.
In an interview with Nampa on Tuesday, Minister of Environment and Tourism Pohamba Shifeta said this includes 26,05 tonnes of legal ivory retrieved when animals died naturally, were put down for being problematic or in trophy hunting.
The remaining 36,85 tonnes of illegal ivory were confiscated in al ...

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× ONGWEDIVA, 19 January 2017 - The Ongwediva Town Council is working hard to avoid livestock grazing inside town boundaries and damaging property. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× Germany's Mischa Zverev plays a backhand to Britain's Andy Murray during their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

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× Jan 21, 2017; Spokane, WA, USA; Portland Pilots forward Gabe Taylor (24) gets a rebound against Gonzaga Bulldogs guard Josh Perkins (13) during the first half at McCarthey Athletic Center. Mandatory Credit: James Snook-USA TODAY Sports

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× Tennis - Australian Open - Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia - 22/1/17 Britain's Andy Murray serves during his Men's singles fourth round match against Germany's Mischa Zverev. REUTERS/Jason Reed

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× REHOBOTH, 20 January 2017 - A fire broke out at Le Palace Restaurant in Rehoboth. The cause of fire is unknown. (Photo by: Rhonie ||GaroŽb) NAMPA

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× Tennis - Australian Open - Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia - 22/1/17 Venus Williams of the U.S. celebrates winning her Women's singles fourth round match against Germany's Mona Barthel. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

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× (170122) -- VERONA, Jan. 22, 2017 (Xinhua) -- A bus crash survivor (2nd L) is escorted to a hotel in Verona, Italy, Jan. 21, 2017. Sixteen people, primarily teenagers, died and 26 were hurt when the bus leased by a Budapest secondary school crashed into a motorway pylon and burst into flame just before midnight on Friday. The Hungarian government has declared Jan. 23 as an official day of mourning. (Xinhua) (zcc)

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× Tennis - Australian Open - Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia - 22/1/17 Venus Williams of the U.S. reacts after winning her Women's singles fourth round match against Germany's Mona Barthel. REUTERS/Edgar Su