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, 28 March 2017 - (L-R) Professor Osmund Mwandemele at University of Namibia (UNAM), Japan's Ambassador to Namibia Hideyuki Sakamoto and UNAM Vice-Chancellor Professor Lazarus Hangula seated in front of UNAM Staff Development Fellow Daniel Likius (L) and Lecturer in UNAM Faculty of Science Natangue Shafudah (R). (Photo by: Francois Lottering) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 21 March 2017 - Namibian Police Force (NamPol) Crime Investigations' Coordinator for the Khomas Region, Deputy Commissioner Sylvanus Nghishidimbwa (in cap) instructing the 'children of the liberation struggle' to get off the road where they were demanding money from motorists driving between Windhoek and Okahandja on Tuesday. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) 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 - 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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× KEETMANSHOOP, 27 March 2017 – //Kharas regional chief of the Ministry of Land Reform Albertus Engelbrecht. (Photo by: Patience Smith) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK 22 March 2017- Rubble of the collapsed wall of a building under construction where a man was killed when the wall fell to the ground. (Photo: Linea Dishena) NAMPA

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× (170328) -- SHEIKHUPURA, March 28, 2017 (Xinhua) -- People gather at the collision site of a passenger train and an oil tanker in Sheikhupura district of eastern Pakistan's Punjab province on March 28, 2017. At least two people were killed and 10 others injured in the accident. (Xinhua/Stringer) (yy)

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× Commuters check their phones as they walk over London Bridge in central London on March 29, 2017. British Prime Minister Theresa May will formally launch Brexit today after signing the letter to begin the country's departure from the European Union. / AFP PHOTO / CHRIS J RATCLIFFE