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, 19 October - Chairperson of the Namibia Manufacturers Association (NMA), Brian Black addressing guests at the Manufacturer of the Year Awards 2017. (Photo by: Esme Konstantinus) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 19 October - Chairperson of the Namibia Manufacturers Association (NMA), Brian Black addressing guests at the Manufacturer of the Year Awards 2017. (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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× A Media centre staff member holds a microphone that is handed to reporters to ask questions during a news conference at the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China in Beijing, China October 22, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

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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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× Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic reacts on a point against Venus Williams of the US during the WTA Finals tennis tournament in Singapore on October 22, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Roslan RAHMAN

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× In this Oct. 21, 2017 photo Italy's Filippo Ganz celebrates his victory with the Italian flag after the Men's Individual Pursuit event at the European Track Championships in Berlin, Germany. (Jens Buettner/dpa via AP)

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× A woman walks by magazines featuring Chinese President Xi Jinping placed next the one featuring teen idol Lu Han, right, also known as China's Justin Bieber, at a news stand in Beijing, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. China is working to stifle celebrities as it seeks to dictate the values the nation's youth should embrace. It's part of the most ambitious effort in years to shape the country's booming entertainment industry. Instead of selfish, rich stars, the state is promoting performers who are all about patriotism, purity and other values that support the party's legitimacy, whether in movies about revolutionary heroes or through rap music. The results have at best been mixed and at worst out of touch. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)