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

Nujoma urges Swapo members to promote national unity

Written by Mathias Nanghanda on 29 May 2017

OKAHAO, 29 MAY (NAMPA) – Founding President Sam Nujoma urged Swapo members to re-dedicate themselves to the ideals of national unity and patriotism, so that they can defend the country’s hard-won freedom.
Addressing hundreds of Swapo-party members, supporters and sympathisers at Okahao in the Omusati Region on Saturday, Nujoma also encouraged the Namibian youth to always pay tribute and respect gallant People’s Liberation Army of Namibia (PLAN) commanders, political commissars and combatants who fought for ...


High youth unemployment, a wake up call: Venaani

Written by Petrus Muronga on 28 May 2017

WINDHOEK, 28 MAY (NAMPA) – The rate at which the youth unemployment increased in 2016 to 43.3 per cent should serve as a wake-up call that policies are not working or are misdirected.
The President of the DTA of Namibia, McHenry Venaani said this in response to the recent announcement of preliminary results of the national Labour Force Survey (LFS) by the Namibia Statistics Agency (NSA).
The leader of the official opposition stressed in a media statement issued Sunday that addressing unemployment should ser ...

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× WINDHOEK, 26 May 2017- NamWater and the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry on Wednesday received eight water tanker trucks and water purification tablets from the United States Government. (Photo by: Lydia Pitiri) NAMPA

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× France's forward Kylian Mbappe arrives in Clairefontaine-en-Yvelines on May 29, 2017 as part of the team's preparation for the upcoming WC 2018 qualifiers match against Sweeden on June 9, and friendly football match against Paraguay and England on June 2 and 13. / AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFE

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× France's defender Benjamin Mendy arrives in Clairefontaine en Yvelines on May 29, 2017 as part of the team's preparation for the upcoming WC 2018 qualifiers match against Sweeden on June 9, and friendly football match against Paraguay and England on June 2 and 13. / AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFE

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× (170529) -- AMBOSELI (KENYA), May 29, 2017 (Xinhua) -- A Thomson's gazelle runs past a tourists' vehicle in Amboseli National Park, Kenya, May 27, 2017. Amboseli National Park, which is located in southern Kenya, is a unique ecosystem that is home to various kinds of wild animals. (Xinhua/Chen Cheng) (hy)

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× TSES, 25 May 2017 – Traditional dancers from all ages and various places join forces on the dance floor at the Africa Day celebrations in Tses on Thursday. (Photo by: Patience Smith) NAMPA

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× (170529) -- VANCOUVER, May 29, 2017 (Xinhua) -- A woman looks at a vintage postcard at the 30th Vancouver postcard show and sale event in Vancouver, Canada, May 28, 2017. The Vancouver postcard show and sale is an annual event offering the public a chance to see local collectors' postcard collections and also offering a platform for the collectors to trade their collections. (Xinhua/Liang Sen) (zcc)

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× Spain's Garbine Muguruza celebrates after winning her tennis match against Italy's Francesca Schiavone at the Roland Garros 2017 French Open on May 29, 2017 in Paris. / AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS

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× (170529) -- TAIPEI, May 29, 2017 (Xinhua) -- People buy "zongzi", a pyramid-shaped dumpling made of glutinous rice wrapped in bamboo or reed leaves, at a market in Taipei, southeast China's Taiwan, May 29, 2017. (Xinhua/Liu Junxi)(mcg)