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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× 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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× Tennis - WTA Tour Finals - Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore - October 22, 2017 USA's Venus Williams in action during her group stage match with Czech Republic's Karolina Pliskova REUTERS/Edgar Su

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× (FILES) This file photo taken on October 18, 2017 shows a person walking past uncollected trash during a strike by refuse collectors, in Marseille, southern France. Waste collect in Marseille is "regularly disrupted by the intervention of strikers and individuals outside the company" accuses Derichebourg on October 22, 2017. 200 employees of the company have been on strike for 12 days. / AFP PHOTO / BERTRAND LANGLOIS

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× Minister of Education, Arts and Culture, Katrina Hanse-Himarwa. (Photo: Contributed)

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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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× Cricket - India v New Zealand - First One Day International Match - Mumbai, India – October 22, 2017 – India's captain Virat Kohli falls while running between the wickets. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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× Spain's MotoGP rider Marc Marquez celebrates on the podium after winning the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix at Phillip Island near Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)