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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× Venus Williams of the US serves against Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic during the WTA Finals tennis tournament in Singapore on October 22, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Roslan RAHMAN

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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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× Five former U.S. presidents, Jimmy Carter, George H.W. Bush, Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton, speak during a concert at Texas A&M University benefiting hurricane relief efforts in College Station, Texas, U.S., October 21, 2017. REUTERS/Richard Carson TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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× EENHANA, 19 October 2017 - Agriculture, Water and Forestry Minister John Mutorwa (with hat) and others view the equipment of the Eenhana abattoir in the Ohangwena Region on Thursday. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× South African batsmen Quinton de Kock plays the shot during the 3rd ODI match at the Buffalo Park, in East London, on October 23, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / MICHAEL SHEEAN

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× South African batsman Temba Bavuma (C) takes a single during the 3rd ODI match at the Buffalo Park, in East London, on October 22, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / MICHAEL SHEEHAN

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× Cricket - India v New Zealand - First One Day International Match - Mumbai, India – October 22, 2017 – New Zealand players celebrate the wicket of India's Kedar Jadhav. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui