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- Gobabis resident Erwin Tebele has been found guilty of killing his girlfriend. (Photo by: Simon Endjala) NAMPA

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× (171022) -- BEIJING, Oct. 22, 2017 (Xinhua) -- China's Minister of Education Chen Baosheng receives interview after a press conference held by the press center of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in Beijing, capital of China, Oct. 22, 2017. The press conference was themed on securing and improving people's livelihood. (Xinhua/Li Xin) (wyo)

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× Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, center, attends the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. (Ronen Zvulun/Pool Photo via AP)

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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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× 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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× U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Saudi King Salman smile before their meeting in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, October 22, 2017. REUTERS/Alex Brandon/Pool

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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) -- BEIJING, Oct. 22, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Members of the Vertical Dance Company BANDALOOP from the United States perform on the glass wall of an office building during the CAFe Budapest Contemporary Arts Festival in Budapest, Hungary, on Oct. 20, 2017. (Xinhua/Attila Volgyi)