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, 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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× (FILES) This file photo taken on October 8, 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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× ROSH PINAH, 20 October 2017 – Minister of Works and Transport, Alpheus !Naruseb speaks at the opening of the Rosh Pinah-Oranjemund road. (Photo by: Patience Smith) NAMPA

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× Presidential candidate Marjan Sarec casts his ballot at a polling station during the presidential election in Kamnik, Slovenia October 22, 2017. REUTERS/Borut Zivulovic

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× EENHANA, 19 October 2017 - Agriculture, Water and Forestry Minister John Mutorwa (with hat) and others view the equipment of the Eenhana abattoir in the Ohangwena Region on Thursday. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× FILE PHOTO: Rohingya refugees who fled from Myanmar wait to be let through by Bangladeshi border guards after crossing the border in Palang Khali, Bangladesh October 16, 2017. REUTERS/ Zohra Bensemra/File Photo

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× A man arrives at a polling station to vote for a Referendum, in Milan, Italy, Sunday, Oct.22, 2017. Voters in the wealthy northern Italian regions of Lombardy and Veneto are heading to the polls to decide if they want to seek greater autonomy from Rome, riding a tide of self-determination that is sweeping global politics. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

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× FILE PHOTO: Rohingya refugees, who crossed the border from Myanmar two days before, walk after they received permission from the Bangladeshi army to continue on to the refugee camps, in Palang Khali, near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh October 19, 2017. REUTERS/Jorge Silva/File Photo