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

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× Leader of the Northern League party Matteo Salvini thumbs up after casting his ballot 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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× Minister of Education, Arts and Culture, Katrina Hanse-Himarwa. (Photo: Contributed)

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× Justin Thomas of the United States waves on the 18th hole in a playoff to win the CJ Cup golf tournament at Nine Bridges on Jeju Island, South Korea, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. (Park Ji-ho/Yonhap via AP)

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× ROSH PINAH, 20 October 2017 – Minister of Works and Transport, Alpheus !Naruseb speaks at the opening of the Rosh Pinah-Oranjemund road. (Photo by: Patience Smith) NAMPA

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× EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / (FILES) This file photo taken on October 15, 2017 shows Somali soldiers patroling on the scene of the explosion of a truck bomb in the centre of Mogadishu. Somalia's deadliest ever attack, a truck bomb in the capital Mogadishu, that killed at least 358 dead, highlights the fragility of the Somali federal government, analysts said. This attack shows the capacity of the Islamist insurgent group Al-Shabaab, a militant group aligned with Al-Qaeda, to take advantage of the flaws of the government of Mogadishu in the asymmetrical war that leads them. / AFP PHOTO / Mohamed ABDIWAHAB

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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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× Presidential candidate Borut Pahor and his mother Ivica Martelanc cast their votes at a polling station during the presidential election in Sempeter pri Novi Gorici, Slovenia October 22, 2017. REUTERS/Srdjan Zivulovic