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 – Roads Authority Chief Executive Officer, Conrad Lutombi speaks at the opening of the Rosh Pinah-Oranjemund road. (Photo by: Patience Smith) NAMPA

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× Margrit Koal, a 65-year-old doctor and AfD voter, poses for a picture on October 10, 2017 in Cottbus in eastern Germany. Chancellor Angela Merkel hails from Germany's ex-communist East, yet it is here where the anger against her runs deepest and the far-right protest party AfD has celebrated its strongest gains. / AFP PHOTO / Tobias SCHWARZ / TO GO WITH AFP STORY by Isabelle LE PAGE

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× Windhoek, 07 October 2017 - A damaged section of the tartan track at the Independence Stadium. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA.

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× Cricket - India v New Zealand - First One Day International Match - Mumbai, India – October 22, 2017 – India's captain Virat Kohli falls while running between the wickets. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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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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× (171022) -- SANTIAGO, Oct. 22, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Alicia Barcena, executive secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, receives an exclusive interview with Xinhua at the commission's headquarters in Santiago, capital of Chile, Oct. 18, 2017. Alicia Barcena said she is "greatly impressed" by China's progress over the past five years. (Xinhua/Jorge Villegas) (lx)

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× People cast their votes at a polling station during the presidential election in Vipavski Kriz, Slovenia October 22, 2017. REUTERS/Srdjan Zivulovic

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× OTJIWARONGO, 18 October 2017 - Founder of the Frans Indongo Group, Frans Indongo, at the official inauguration of the Indongo Toyota Otjiwarongo branch on Wednesday evening. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA