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, 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

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× WINDHOEK, 18 October 2017 – Minister of Land Reform, Utoni Nujoma speaks during the memorial service of the late Angelika Muharukua. (Photo by: Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× President of Lombardy Roberto Maroni arrives to cast his electronic vote for Lombardy's autonomy referendum at a polling station in Lozza near Varese, northern Italy, October 22, 2017. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo

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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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× 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

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× High waves caused by Typhoon Lan break on the shores of Senjojiki, Shirahama town, Wakayama prefecture, Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo October 22, 2017. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. JAPAN OUT.

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× New Zealand's Trent Boult, left, celebrates the dismissal of India's Rohit Sharma during their first one-day international cricket match in Mumbai, India, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. On the right is India's captain Virat Kohli. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)

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× A woman watches as children play on the lights circle on display at the capital city's popular shopping mall in Beijing, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)