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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× 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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× Klaus Gross, 67, a former army officer of the Soviet-allied regime who became a sales representative after Germany's 1990 reunification poses on October 10, 2017 in Cottbus in eastern Germany. Chancellor Angela Merkel hails from Germany's ex-communist East, yet it is here where the anger against her runs deepest and the far-right protest party AfD has celebrated its strongest gains. / AFP PHOTO / Tobias SCHWARZ / TO GO WITH AFP STORY by Isabelle LE PAGE

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× (171022) -- MARKHAM, Oct. 22, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Players of Markham Thunder celebrate victory after the 2017-2018 Canadian Women's Hockey League(CWHL) game agasint Chinese Shenzhen Kunlun Red Star in Markham, Canada, Oct. 21, 2017. Chinese Shenzhen Kunlun Red Star lost 1-2. (Xinhua/Zou Zheng)

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× U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson poses for photographs with Boy Scouts at the U.S. embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, October 22, 2017. REUTERS/Alex Brandon/Pool

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× WINDHOEK, 19 October - Chairperson of the Namibia Manufacturers Association (NMA), Brian Black addressing guests at the Manufacturer of the Year Awards 2017. (Photo by: Esme Konstantinus) NAMPA

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× (171022) -- ZHENGZHOU, Oct. 22, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Oct. 21, 2017 shows red leaves neary Qinglong Mountain in Gongyi City, central China's Henan Province. (Xinhua/Feng Dapeng) (yxb)

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× Tibetan monks pose with a friend in Tiananmen square during the Communist Party's 19th Congress in Beijing on October 22, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Nicolas ASFOURI

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