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- Dr Abraham Iyambo Primary School in the Havana informal settlement in Windhoek. (Photo by: Michael Namaseb) NAMPA

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× Australia's MotoGP rider Jake Miller steers his Honda during the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix at Phillip Island near Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

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× Leader of the Northern League party Matteo Salvini leaves the polling booth after casting his ballot in Milan, Italy, Sunday, Oct.22, 2017. Voters in the wealthy northern Italian regions of Lombardy and Veneto are heading to the polls to decide if they want to seek greater autonomy from Rome, riding a tide of self-determination that is sweeping global politics. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

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× (FILES) This file photo taken on October 25, 2006 shows former secretary general of the French CGT workers' union , Louis Viannet attending a meeting marking the centenary of the Labour Ministry, at the Carrousel du Louvre in Paris. 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 / FRANCOIS GUILLOT

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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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× WINDHOEK, 19 October - Minister of Finance, Calle Schlettwein addressing guests at the Namibia Manufacturers Association (NMA) Manufacturer of the Year Awards 2017. (Photo by: Esme Konstantinus) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 19 October - Former Public Protector of South Africa and the Chief Patron of the Thuli Madonsela Foundation, Thuli Madonsela addressing guests at the Namibia Manufacturers Association (NMA) Manufacturer of the Year Awards 2017. (Photo by: Esme Konstantinus) NAMPA

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× A man stands on Tiananmen Square as the capital hosts the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, in Beijing, China October 22, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas Peter