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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× Minister of Education, Arts and Culture, Katrina Hanse-Himarwa. (Photo: Contributed)

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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

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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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× Spain's MotoGP rider Marc Marquez, left, celebrates on the podium as second placed Italy's Valentino Rossi watches after winning the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix at Phillip Island near Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

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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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× President of Lombardy Roberto Maroni shows the electronic system after casting his vote for Lombardy's autonomy referendum at a polling station in Lozza near Varese, northern Italy, October 22, 2017. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo

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× (171022) -- SYDNEY, Oct. 22, 2017 (Xinhua) -- A visitor takes photos 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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× A woman walks by magazines featuring Chinese President Xi Jinping placed next the one featuring teen idol Lu Han, right, also known as China's Justin Bieber, at a news stand in Beijing, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. China is working to stifle celebrities as it seeks to dictate the values the nation's youth should embrace. It's part of the most ambitious effort in years to shape the country's booming entertainment industry. Instead of selfish, rich stars, the state is promoting performers who are all about patriotism, purity and other values that support the party's legitimacy, whether in movies about revolutionary heroes or through rap music. The results have at best been mixed and at worst out of touch. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)