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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× U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson holds a child as he greets embassy staff and families at the U.S. embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, October 22, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Landay

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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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× (171022) -- SURREY, Oct. 22, 2017 (Xinhua) -- A girl views a llama during the Pacific Pet Expo in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada, Oct. 21, 2017. The Pacific Pet Expo was a two-day event providing opportunities for pet owners and animal enthusiasts to meet with different kinds of animals and share their experiences in caring pets. (Xinhua/Liang Sen) (lx)

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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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× Justin Thomas of the US lines up a putt on the 18th green during the final round of the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges in Jeju Island on October 22, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / JUNG Yeon-Je

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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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× (171022) -- BEIJING, Oct. 22, 2017 (Xinhua) -- The guard of honor attend the third rehearsal for the funeral of late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej near the Grand Palace in Bangkok Oct. 21, 2017. (Xinhua/Rachen Sageamsak)