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

Ongwediva Town Lodge burns down

Written by Mathias Nanghanda on 22 October 2017

ONGWEDIVA, 22 OCT (NAMPA) – A fire broke out at the Ongwediva Town Lodge at around 16h00 on Saturday, destroying the lodge and damaging the neighbouring Hotel Destiny.
The owner of the lodge, Hafeni Shiponeni in a telephone interview with Nampa on Saturday said the cause of the fire had not yet been determined.
“Certain people were reportedly having a braai near the swimming pool, but that is yet to be confirmed,” Shiponeni said.
Spokesperson of the Namibian Police Force in the Oshana Region, Warrant Office ...


Namibia, Algeria to sign cooperation agreements

Written by Anna Salkeus on 22 October 2017

WINDHOEK, 22 OCT (NAMPA) – Namibia and Algeria will sign various cooperation agreements during a Joint Commission of Cooperation (JCC) session on Monday and Tuesday.
The two countries have maintained bilateral relations and cooperation in various sectors such as education, sports and youth development.
Currently, there are 15 Namibian students studying in Algeria, whilst the country’s diplomatic mission was opened in the host country in July 2016.
Algeria has also assisted Namibia with emergency humanitaria ...

Muharukua laid to rest next to her Father

OPUWO 21 OCT (NAMPA) – Governor of Kunene Region, Angelika Muharukua has been laid to rest at the Okozongondjoza next to her father. Okozongondjoza is situated almost 23 kilometres north of Opuwo in the Epupa Constituency of Kunene Region. (Video by George Hendricks) NAMPA

Kunene Region remembers the late Muharukua

White Cane Day commemorated in Swakopmund

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× WINDHOEK, 20 October 2017 - The Head of the Namibian Police Force's High Profile Crime Division, Deputy Commissioner Sydney Phillander. (Photo by: Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× (171022) -- BEIJING, Oct. 22, 2017 (Xinhua) -- China's "Father of Hybrid Rice" Yuan Longping receives an interview at an experimental field of "giant" rice in Jinjing Township of Changsha County, central China's Hunan Province, Oct. 16, 2017. (Xinhua/Li Ga)

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× Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. (Ronen Zvulun/Pool Photo via AP)

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× Italy's MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi celebrates his second place finish at the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix at Phillip Island near Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

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× WINDHOEK, 19 October - Minister of Finance, Calle Schlettwein addressing guests at the Namibia Manufacturers Association (NMA) Manufacturer of the Year Awards 2017. (Photo by: Esme Konstantinus) NAMPA

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× (171022) -- BEIJING, Oct. 22, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Members of the Vertical Dance Company BANDALOOP from the United States perform on the glass wall of an office building during the CAFe Budapest Contemporary Arts Festival in Budapest, Hungary, on Oct. 20, 2017. (Xinhua/Attila Volgyi)

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× Tennis - WTA Tour Finals - Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore - October 22, 2017 USA's Venus Williams during her group stage match with Czech Republic's Karolina Pliskova REUTERS/Edgar Su

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× (171022) -- YOGYAKARTA, Oct. 22, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Yunosuke Kubota (L) and Mahiro Kaneko of Japan embrace each other after the men's doubles final match against Di Zijian and Wang Chang of China at the BWF World Junior Championship in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, Oct 22, 2017. Yunosuke Kubota and Mahiro Kaneko won 2-1 to claim the title. (Xinhua/Agung Kuncahya B.)