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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× KALKFELD, 26 May 2017 - Johannes Makata (R), 77, gives President Hage Geingob a live chicken (L) as a gift shortly after a prayer session where a group of pensioners gathered to call on strength and wisdom for the leading figures. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× This undated frame grab from video posted online Monday, May 29, 2017, by the Aamaq News Agency, a media arm of the Islamic State group, shows people inspecting damage from airstrikes and artillery shelling in the northern Syrian city of Raqqa, the de facto capital of the IS. Airstrikes have intensified over the past days as U.S.-backed fighters have marched toward the city, getting closer to besieging it from all sides. (Aamaq News Agency via AP)

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× (170529) -- QINGDAO, May 29, 2017 (Xinhua) -- A contestant presents a fashion creation during a children's model contest in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, May 29, 2017. Hundreds of children from 16 competition zones across the country participated in the contest. (Xinhua/Chen Jianli)(mcg)

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× (170529) -- SEOUL, May 29, 2017 (Xinhua) -- South Korea's former Culture Minister Cho Yoon-sun (L) arrives for a trial at the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul, South Korea, on May 29, 2017. (Xinhua/Lee Sang-ho)(zcc)

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× KALKFELD, 26 May 2017 - President Hage Geingob at a prayer session organised by a group of pensioners for him and First Lady Monica Geingos. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× South Africa's bowler Kagiso Rabada, third left, celebrates taking the wicket of England's Jason Roy during the third One Day International cricket match between England and South Africa at Lord's cricket ground in London, Monday, May 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

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× A worker inspects solar panels on the roof of a building in Santiago, Chile May 4, 2017. Picture taken May 4, 2017. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

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× China's Zhang Shuai reacts during her tennis match against Croatia's Donna Vekic at the Roland Garros 2017 French Open on May 29, 2017 in Paris. / AFP PHOTO / Thomas SAMSON