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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× Minister of Education, Arts and Culture, Katrina Hanse-Himarwa. (Photo: Contributed)

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× WINDHOEK, 18 October 2017 - Students from the Namibia University of Science and Technology, University of Namibia and the International University of Management march to the head office of the Namibia Students Financial Assistant Fund to demand payment of their non-tuition fees. (Photo by: Esme Konstantinus) NAMPA

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× A scrutineer shows the electronic voting operation system used during Lombardy's autonomy referendum at a polling station in Lozza near Varese, northern Italy, October 22, 2017. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo

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× RUNDU, 18 October 2017 - Some security guards working under Kanuni Security who are disappointed about the late payment of their salaries for the last two months. (Photo by: Peter Muronga) NAMPA

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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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× OTJIWARONGO, 19 October 2017 - The founder of the Frans Indongo Group, Frans Indongo (L) and Otjozondjupa Governor, Otto Ipinge shortly before the official inauguration of Indongo Toyota Otjiwarongo on Wednesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× (171022) -- MACAO, Oct. 22, 2017 (Xinhua) -- People visit the government headquarters of the Macao Special Administrative Region on the open day in Macao, south China, Oct. 22, 2017. (Xinhua/Cheong Kam Ka) (wsw)

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× Spain's MotoGP rider Marc Marquez, left, celebrates on the podium as second placed Italy's Valentino Rossi watches after winning the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix at Phillip Island near Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)