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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× Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (C) attends the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem October 22, 2017. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun

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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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× Tourists pose in front of the Forbidden City during the Communist Party's 19th Congress in Beijing on October 22, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Nicolas ASFOURI

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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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× Borut Pahor, President of Slovenia and presidential candidate casts his ballot for the first round of the presidential election at a polling station in Sempeter pri Gorici, on October 22, 2017. Slovenian citizens started voting on October 22 in a presidential election in which incumbent head of state Borut Pahor was expected to be re-elected. Some 1.7 million citizens were eligible to cast their vote, with partial results expected later in the evening. / AFP PHOTO / Jure Makovec