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, 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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× Italy's MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi sprays champagne as he celebrates his second place finish at the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix at Phillip Island near Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

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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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× (171022) -- YOGYAKARTA, Oct. 22, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Yu Rim Lee (L) and Ha Na Baek of South Korea compete during the women's doubles final match against Jauza Fadhila Sugiarto and Ribka Sugiharto of Indonesia at BWF World Junior Championship in Amongroho stadium, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, Oct. 22, 2017. Ha Na Baek and Yu Rim Lee won 2-1 to claim the title. (Xinhua/Agung Kuncahya B.)

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× Windhoek, 20 October 2017- Gobabis resident Erwin Tebele found guilty of killing his girlfriend. (Photo by: Simon Endjala) NAMPA

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× OTJIWARONGO, 19 October 2017 - A section of stakeholders that attended a one-day seminar where the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) National Anti-Corruption Strategy and Action Plan for 2016-2019 was introduced at Otjiwarongo on Thursday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× (171022) -- YOGYAKARTA, Oct. 22, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Yu Rim Lee (L) and Ha Na Baek of South Korea compete during the women's doubles final match against Jauza Fadhila Sugiarto and Ribka Sugiharto of Indonesia at BWF World Junior Championship in Amongroho stadium, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, Oct. 22, 2017. Ha Na Baek and Yu Rim Lee won 2-1 to claim the title. (Xinhua/Agung Kuncahya B.)

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× Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny rests at his office after been released from a jail in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. Navalny was released from jail where he spent 20 days for "organising unsanctioned protests." Since he was sentenced, Ksenia Sobchak has declared her candidacy in upcoming presidential elections, a move that is likely to threaten Navalny's own position. (Evgeny Feldman/Navalny Campaign via AP)