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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× 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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× South African batsman Faf du Plessis plays a shot during the 3rd ODI match at the Buffalo Park, in East London, on October 22, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / MICHAEL SHEEHAN

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× President of Lombardy Roberto Maroni shows the electronic system after casting his 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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× 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)

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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) -- LIEGE, Oct. 22, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Niwa Koki of Japan returns the ball during the singles quarterfinal match against Ma Long of China at the 2017 ITTF men's singles table tennis World Cup in Liege, Belgium, Oct. 21, 2017. Ma Long won 4-1. (Xinhua/Ye Pingfan)

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× (171022) -- YOGYAKARTA, Oct. 22, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Yu Rim Lee (L) and Ha Na Baek of South Korea compete during the women's doubles final match against Jauza Fadhila Sugiarto and Ribka Sugiharto of Indonesia at BWF World Junior Championship in Amongroho stadium, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, Oct. 22, 2017. Ha Na Baek and Yu Rim Lee won 2-1 to claim the title. (Xinhua/Agung Kuncahya B.)

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× (171022) -- MEXICO CITY, Oct. 22, 2017 (Xinhua) -- A costumed person takes part in the Parade and Contest of Monumental Alebrijes organized by the Museum of Popular Art (MPA) in Mexico City, capital of Mexico, on Oct. 21, 2017. According to the organizers, over 180 alebrijes created by Mexican craftsmen paraded on Saturday through the streets of Mexico City. Alebrijes are brightly colored folk art sculptures of fantastical creature. (Xinhua/Francisco Canedo) (da) (fnc)