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, 20 October 2017 - The Head of the Namibian Police Force's High Profile Crime Division, Deputy Commissioner Sydney Phillander. (Photo by: Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× A woman stands in front of the Great Hall of the People as the capital hosts 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 – A section of the newly-built Rosh Pinah-Oranjemund tar road nestles between the Orange River and rocky hills. (Photo by: Patience Smith) NAMPA

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× (171022) -- MARKHAM, Oct. 22, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Kristen Richards (R) of Markham Thunder controls the puck during the 2017-2018 Canadian Women's Hockey League(CWHL) game agasint Chinese Shenzhen Kunlun Red Star in Markham, Canada, Oct. 21, 2017. Chinese Shenzhen Kunlun Red Star lost 1-2. (Xinhua/Zou Zheng)

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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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× Damaged houses and buildings are seen after government troops cleared the area from pro-Islamic State militant groups inside the war-torn area at Raya Madaya bridge in Saduc proper, Marawi city, southern Philippines October 22, 2017. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

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× President of Slovenia and presidential candidate, Borut Pahor, smiles as he speaks to journalists after casting 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

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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)