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 – A section of the newly-built Rosh Pinah-Oranjemund tar road nestles between the Orange River and rocky hills. (Photo by: Patience Smith) NAMPA

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× (171022) -- BEIJING, Oct. 22, 2017 (Xinhua) -- The press center of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) holds a press conference on securing and improving people's livelihood, in Beijing, capital of China, Oct. 22, 2017. China's Minister of Education Chen Baosheng, Minister of Civil Affairs Huang Shuxian, Minister of Human Resources and Social Security Yin Weimin, Minister of Housing and Urban-Rural Development Wang Menghui, and Minister of National Health and Family Planning Commission Li Bin attended the press conference. (Xinhua/Li Xin) (wyo)

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× A man arrives at a polling station to vote for a Referendum, 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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× U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks at the U.S. embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, Pool)

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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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× REHOBOTH, 18 October 2017 - Aris Grundschulle Primary School boys pictured with volunteers before a training session. Current and former learners will bid farewell to long-time Principal Salomon Skrywer during a tournament hosted later this month in Aris. (Photo: Contributed) NAMPA

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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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× Justin Thomas of the United States watches his shot on the 12th hole during the final round of the CJ Cup golf tournament at Nine Bridges on Jeju Island, South Korea, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. (Park Ji-ho/Yonhap via AP)