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

Workshop on counter-terrorism underway in Windhoek

Written by Simon Endjala on 29 March 2017

WINDHOEK, 29 MAR (NAMPA) – A workshop aimed at helping Namibia's law enforcement and security agencies prevent and counter challenges in radicalism, violent acts of extremism and religious tension started here on Wednesday.
The two-day workshop will serve to promote proactive engagement amongst national security agencies and development stakeholders in a bid to foster peaceful co-existence and reconciliation.
In his opening remarks, Director-General of the Namibia Central Intelligence Service (NCIS), Phille ...


Namibia's per capita income conceals poverty: Tjaronda

Written by Sawi Hausiku on 29 March 2017

RUNDU, 29 MAR (NAMPA) – The relatively high Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita income of US.dollars 5 693 (around N.dollars 70 000) in Namibia discreetly masks extreme poverty in the country.
This was said by Namibia Network of Aids Service Organisations (Nanaso) Chief Executive Officer of Sandie Tjaronda at the donation of food worth N.dollars 40 000 by Nanaso to vulnerable people in Kavango East and West recently.
Per capita income for a country is calculated by dividing the country's national income ...

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× WINDHOEK, 24 March 2017- The City Police received cycling undergarments and hand gloves from the Bonny Vaino Idhenga Foundation (BVIF) on Friday. (Photo by: Linea Dishena) NAMPA

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× United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura attends a round of negotiation with the Syrian government during the Intra Syria talks, at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland Wednesday, March 29, 2017. (Denis Balibouse/Pool Photo via AP)

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× TSUMEB, 27 March 2017 - Minister of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare Zephania Kameeta (R) and Managing Director of Ohorongo Cement Hans-Wilhelm Schutte hold the plaque that symbolises the launch of the Ohorongo Build It Brickmaking Academy. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× (170328) -- KUALA LUMPUR, March 28, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Visiting French President Francois Hollande (C) reviews the guard of honour in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on March 28, 2017. (Xinhua/Chong Voon Chung) (yy)

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× TSUMEB, 27 March 2017 - Build It representative Paul Hinson speaks at the launch of the Ohorongo Build It Brickmaking Academy. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× National Federation of Agricultural Holders' Unions (FNSEA) acting president Christiane Lambert speaks during the opening of the 71st FNSEA congress in Brest, western France on March 29, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / FRED TANNEAU

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× Armed U.S. Capitol Police monitor the area near the Botanic Gardens in Washington, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. A woman struck a U.S. Capitol Police cruiser with a vehicle near the Capitol and was taken into custody, police said. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

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× Britain's permanent representative to the European Union Tim Barrow, right, leaves after he delivered British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit letter in notice of the UK's intention to leave the bloc under Article 50 of the EU's Lisbon Treaty to EU Council President Donald Tusk, in Brussels, Belgium, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Barrow hand-delivered the letter signed by Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May that will formally trigger the beginning of Britain's exit from the European Union. (Yves Herman/Pool Photo via AP)