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- Dr Abraham Iyambo Primary School in the Havana informal settlement in Windhoek. (Photo by: Michael Namaseb) NAMPA

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× (FILES) This file photo taken on October 16, 2012 shows Georgia's minister for infrastructure and regional development Kakha Kaladze, former AC Milan football star, attending a presentation ceremony of new members of the government in Tbilisi. Georgia announced on October 22, 2017 that Kakha Kaladze had been elected mayor of its capital Tbilisi. The website of the country's election administration said that Kaladze won 51 percent of votes, after all the ballots cast in Saturday polls in the city of 1.2 million had been counted. / AFP PHOTO / VANO SHLAMOV

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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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× (171022) -- SANTIAGO, Oct. 22, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Alicia Barcena, executive secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, receives an exclusive interview with Xinhua at the commission's headquarters in Santiago, capital of Chile, Oct. 18, 2017. Alicia Barcena said she is "greatly impressed" by China's progress over the past five years. (Xinhua/Jorge Villegas) (lx)

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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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× (171022) -- MARKHAM, Oct. 22, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Players of Chinese Shenzhen Kunlun Red Star take the ice during the player introductions before their debut season of the 2017-2018 Canadian Women's Hockey League(CWHL) game agasint Markham Thunder in Markham, Canada, Oct. 21, 2017. Chinese Shenzhen Kunlun Red Star lost 1-2. (Xinhua/Zou Zheng)

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× (From L) Former French Olympic champion, former politician and current International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Guy Drut, Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo, President of the IOC Thomas Bach, President of the Comite National Olympique et Sportif Francais (CNOSF, French National Olympic and Sports Committee, NOSC) Denis Masseglia and Paris 2024 Bid Co-Chair Tony Estanguet pose in front of the Olympics rings on October 22, 2017 outside the Paris city hall in Paris. / AFP PHOTO / STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN

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× (171022) -- MACAO, Oct. 22, 2017 (Xinhua) -- People visit the government headquarters of the Macao Special Administrative Region on the open day in Macao, south China, Oct. 22, 2017. (Xinhua/Cheong Kam Ka) (wsw)