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

Ngatjizeko denies writing widely circulated 'resignation letter'

Written by Anna Salkeus on 23 February 2018

WINDHOEK, 23 FEB (NAMPA) - Former Presidential Affairs Minister, Immanuel Ngatjizeko has distanced himself from a resignation letter that circulated on social media this week.
The letter, alleged to have been authored by Ngatjizeko, started circulating on several social media platforms after an announcement by State House Press Secretary Alfredo Hengari that Ngatjizeko was relieved of his duties due to ill health on Wednesday.
He was the Minister of Industrialisation, Trade and SME Development before his ap ...


More than 100 athletes selected during karate national trials

Written by Rhonie Garoeb on 23 February 2018

REHOBOTH, 23 FEB (NAMPA) – A national squad of 112 athletes was selected during the Namibia Karate Union’s national trials held in Windhoek earlier this month.
A media statement issued by the union on Friday said the trials were limited to athletes who placed either first or second in the 2017 National Championships. One wildcard entry per style division was also allowed.
The primary objective was to select athletes to represent Namibia at numerous international events throughout 2018.
“The trials not only ...

Government officials benefit from training in Japan

WINDHOEK, 22 FEB (NAMPA) - More than 20 government officials have completed various training courses in Japan since last year. The training took place from April 2017, with the duration of courses varying from 10 days to 10 weeks in various fields such as strengthening business development, market-oriented export promotion, renewable energy and agricultural promotion, amongst others. (NAMPA) LP/AS (Video by Lydia Pitiri)

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× RUNDU, 13 February 2018 - Governor of the Kavango East Region, Dr Samuel Mbambo, talking to Nampa about the future programs of Operation Werengendje. (Photo by: Peter Muronga) NAMPA

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× (180223) -- PYEONGCHANG, Feb. 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Peppe Femling, Jesper Nelin, Sebastian Samuelsson and Fredrik Lindstroem (L to R) of Sweden pose for photos during venue ceremony of men's 4x7.5km relay of biathlon at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games at Alpensia Biathlon Centre, PyeongChang, South Korea, Feb. 23, 2018. Team Sweden claimed champion in a time of 1:15:16.5. (Xinhua/Li Gang)

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× Germany's Moritz Muller (L) reaches for the puck against Canada's Chris Lee in the men's semi-final ice hockey match between Canada and Germany during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at the Gangneung Hockey Centre in Gangneung on February 23, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski

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× The German share price index, DAX board, is seen at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, February 23, 2018. REUTERS/Staff/Remote

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× WINDHOEK, 23 February 2018 - The Director of Education in the Khomas Region, Gerard Vries (top middle) pictured with participants at the fourth Khoekhoegowab Workshop which kicked off here on Friday. (Photo by: Esme Konstantinus) NAMPA

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× (180223) -- XINING, Feb. 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Folk artists perform Qinqiang Opera for villagers in Xintianpu Village of Danma Township in Huzhu Tu Autonomous County, northwest China's Qinghai Province, Feb. 23, 2018. (Xinhua/Zhang Hongxiang) (dhf)

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× (180223) -- BEIJING, Feb. 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang (3rd rear), also a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and head of the State Council Leading Group of Poverty Alleviation and Development, presides over a plenary meeting of the leading group in Beijing, capital of China, Feb. 23, 2018. (Xinhua/Wang Ye) (zkr)

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× The Dome Swakopmund continues to set new benchmarks in Namibia as the country’s premier sporting and lifestyle facility has recently commissioned a solar photovoltaic installation of 100 kW on its roof. (Photo: Contributed)