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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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× In this Oct. 21, 2017 photo, the former Dresden cigarette factory Yenidze, which was built 1909 in the style of a mosque, is illuminated by a firework that brightens the night sky in Dresden, Germany. (Sebastian Kahnert/dpa via AP)

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× Bangeladesh's team players celebrate a wicket during the 3rd ODI match at the Buffalo Park, in East London, on October 22, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / MICHAEL SHEEHAN

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× WINDHOEK, 18 October 2017 – The casket of the late governor of the Kunene Region, Angelika Muharukua at Parliament Gardens, where a State memorial service was held Wednesday. (Photo by: Anna Salkeus) 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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× OTJIWARONGO, 18 October 2017 - A section of people in a queue to check their HIV/Aids status during a campaign organised by the Ministry of Health and Social Services in Otjiwarongo. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× (171022) -- SYDNEY, Oct. 22, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Visitors view sculptures 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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× WINDHOEK, 13 October 2017 - Dr. Alfredo Tjiurimo Hengari, a visiting fellow at CERI Sciences Po Paris was a guest speaker at a graduation ceremony of the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST). (Photo by: Esme Konstantinus) NAMPA