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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× 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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× Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin, right, shoots over Phoenix Suns' Tyson Chandler during the second half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, in Los Angeles. The Clippers won 130-88. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

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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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× 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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× ONGWEDIVA, 19 October 2017 - Businessman Frans Aupa Indongo (L), Oshana governor Clemens Kashuupulwa and others pictured during the official opening of the Indongo Toyota dealership at Ongwediva on Thursday. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× (FILES) This file photo taken on December 21, 1995 shows then French Prime Minister Alain Juppe (R) greeting Communist-led CGT union leader Louis Viannet (L) as Budget minister and government spokesman Alain Lamassoure (C) looks on at the Hotel Matignon in Paris, before meeting for a social summit following a crippling three-week public sector strike. Louis Viannet, who acted as CGT secretary general through 1992 - 1999, died overnight on October 22, 2017 at the age of 84, the CGT union said. / AFP PHOTO / JOEL ROBINE

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× (171022) -- SYDNEY, Oct. 22, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Visitors view sculptures at the Bondi beach in Sydney, Australia, on Oct. 22, 2017. Sculpture by the Sea, Australia's famous annual outdoor art exhibition, celebrated its 21st anniversary this year. (Xinhua/Bai Xuefei) (swt)

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