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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× (171022) -- ZHENGZHOU, Oct. 22, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Oct. 21, 2017 shows red leaves neary Qinglong Mountain in Gongyi City, central China's Henan Province. (Xinhua/Feng Dapeng) (yxb)

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

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× OTJIWARONGO, 19 October 2017 - The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) Director General Paulus Noa talks about the National Anti-Corruption Strategy and Action Plan for 2016-2019 at Otjiwarongo on Thursday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 13 October 2017 - Dr. Alfredo Tjiurimo Hengari, a visiting fellow at CERI Sciences Po Paris was a guest speaker at a graduation ceremony of the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST). (Photo by: Esme Konstantinus) NAMPA

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× (171022) -- BEIJING, Oct. 22, 2017 (Xinhua) -- The press center of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) holds a press conference on securing and improving people's livelihood, in Beijing, capital of China, Oct. 22, 2017. China's Minister of Education Chen Baosheng, Minister of Civil Affairs Huang Shuxian, Minister of Human Resources and Social Security Yin Weimin, Minister of Housing and Urban-Rural Development Wang Menghui, and Minister of National Health and Family Planning Commission Li Bin attended the press conference. (Xinhua/Li Xin) (wyo)

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× (From L) Former French Olympic champion, former politician and current International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Guy Drut, Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo, President of the IOC Thomas Bach, President of the Comite National Olympique et Sportif Francais (CNOSF, French National Olympic and Sports Committee, NOSC) Denis Masseglia and Paris 2024 Bid Co-Chair Tony Estanguet pose in front of the Olympics rings on October 22, 2017 outside the Paris city hall in Paris. / AFP PHOTO / STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN

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