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

Shoprite workers to vote on strike

Written by Selma Ikela on 19 February 2017

WINDHOEK, 19 FEB (NAMPA)- Employees under Shoprite Holdings in Namibia are this week expected to begin voting on whether they are to embark on a national strike or not.
The Labour Commissioner on 10 February issued the 3 900 employees a Certificate of Unresolved Dispute.
The ballot process is expected to start on 22 February and run until 07th March.
Labour Consultant, Petrus Hange Zondjembo and the workers’ representative Josef Nambinga met with some of them on Saturday at UN Plaza in Soweto, Katutura to e ...


Water disruption averted at Erongo desalination

Written by Paulus Shiku on 19 February 2017

WLOTZKASBAKEN, 19 FEB (NAMPA) – Timely detection and response to the blocked water filtering membranes at Erongo desalination plant avoided a potential disaster at uranium mines.
Nampa learnt Thursday that water supply from the Areva Desalination Plant at Wlotzkasbaken was disconnected on 31 January due to a bacteria blockage in the reverse osmosis membranes.
All six processing units were removed in order to clean the membranes and restore water supply.
Plant Manager, Anthony Kostopoulus from AVENG Water Tr ...

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× ONGWEDIVA, 16 February 2017 – Oshana governor Clemens Kashuupulwa (L) pictured with leprosy survivor Meekulu Hilde Nakwafila from Ongwediva during the belated commemoration of World Leprosy Day at Ongwediva on Thursday. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× A float depicting French presidential election candidate for the right-wing Les Republicains (LR) party Francois Fillon and French presidential election candidate for the left-wing French Socialist (PS) party Benoit Hamon parade in the streets of Nice for the 133rd edition of the Nice Carnival on February 19, 2017 in Nice, southeastern France. The Nice carnival runs until February 25, 2017 under the theme "The King of Energies". / AFP PHOTO / VALERY HACHE

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× (170219) -- ANNING, Feb. 19, 2017 (Xinhua) -- A child plays in blooming rape flowers in Qinglong Town of Anning, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Feb. 19, 2017. (Xinhua/Pu Chao) (zkr)

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× KARIBIB, 12 February 2017 - The carcass of an oryx found by anti-poaching unit members in the Karibib district. (Photo: Contributed)

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× BERSEBA, 15 February 2017 – Minister of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare Zephania Kameeta (R) hands over a food parcel to ||Kharas Governor Lucia Basson during the donation of food items to Berseba residents affected by a recent rainstorm. (Photo by: Patience Smith) NAMPA

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× Napoli's Slovakian midfielder Marek Hamsik acknowledges the public at the end of the Italian Serie A football match Chievo vs Napoli at the Bentegodi stadium in Verona on February 19, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / GIUSEPPE CACACE

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× (170219) -- SAPPORO, Feb. 19, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Artists perform during the opening ceremony of the Asian Winter Games in Sapporo, northern Japan, Feb. 19, 2017. (Xinhua/Ma Ping)

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× Cynthia Viteri (C), candidate of the Social Christian Party, waves before casting her vote during the presidential election at a school-turned-polling station in Guayaquil, Ecuador February 19, 2017. REUTERS/Guillermo Granja