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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× SIKONDO, 20 October 2017 - Sikondo Green Scheme Project Assistant Farm Manager, Maxwell Nghidinwa holding the 250 gram pallets of cauliflower and broccoli currently being produced at the scheme. (Photo by: Petrus Muronga) NAMPA

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× President of Lombardy Roberto Maroni gestures as he speaks with journalists after casting his vote for Lombardy's autonomy referendum at a polling station in Lozza near Varese, northern Italy, October 22, 2017. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo

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× Damaged buildings and houses are seen after government troops cleared the area from pro-Islamic State militant groups inside the war-torn area in Saduc proper, Marawi city, southern Philippines October 22, 2017. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

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× ROSH PINAH, 20 October 2017 – Roads Authority Chief Executive Officer, Conrad Lutombi speaks at the opening of the Rosh Pinah-Oranjemund road. (Photo by: Patience Smith) NAMPA

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× (171022) -- MARKHAM, Oct. 22, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Kelli Stack (1st R) of Chinese Shenzhen Kunlun Red Star breaks through during the 2017-2018 Canadian Women's Hockey League(CWHL) game agasint Markham Thunder in Markham, Canada, Oct. 21, 2017. Chinese Shenzhen Kunlun Red Star lost 1-2. (Xinhua/Zou Zheng)

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× (FILES) This file photo taken on October 16, 2012 shows Georgia's minister for infrastructure and regional development Kakha Kaladze, former AC Milan football star, attending a presentation ceremony of new members of the government in Tbilisi. Georgia announced on October 22, 2017 that Kakha Kaladze had been elected mayor of its capital Tbilisi. The website of the country's election administration said that Kaladze won 51 percent of votes, after all the ballots cast in Saturday polls in the city of 1.2 million had been counted. / AFP PHOTO / VANO SHLAMOV

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× (171022) -- LUOCHENG, Oct. 22, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Oct. 21, 2017 shows the autumn scenery of karst lanform at Dong'an Village of Huaiqun Town in Luocheng County, southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. (Xinhua/Wei Rudai) (yxb)