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- Gobabis resident Erwin Tebele has been found guilty of killing his girlfriend. (Photo by: Simon Endjala) NAMPA

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× (171022) -- BEIJING, Oct. 22, 2017 (Xinhua) -- The guard of honor attend the third rehearsal for the funeral of late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej near the Grand Palace in Bangkok Oct. 21, 2017. (Xinhua/Rachen Sageamsak)

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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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× Cricket - India v New Zealand - First One Day International Match - Mumbai, India – October 22, 2017 – India's captain Virat Kohli plays a shot. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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× SIKONDO, 20 October 2017 - Sikondo Green Scheme Project Assistant Farm Manager, Maxwell Nghidinwa holding the 250 gram pallets of cauliflower and broccoli currently being produced at the scheme. (Photo by: Petrus Muronga) NAMPA

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× Soldiers stand on guard and look at damaged buildings and houses after government troops cleared the area from pro-Islamic State militant groups inside the war-torn area in Saduc proper, Marawi city, southern Philippines October 22, 2017. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco

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× WINDHOEK, 19 October - Former Public Protector of South Africa and the Chief Patron of the Thuli Madonsela Foundation, Thuli Madonsela addressing guests at the Namibia Manufacturers Association (NMA) Manufacturer of the Year Awards 2017. (Photo by: Esme Konstantinus) NAMPA

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× (171022) -- BEIJING, Oct. 22, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Students perform at the opening ceremony of the World Theater Education Alliance 2017 International Theater Festival at the Central Academy of Drama in Beijing, capital of China, Oct. 20, 2017. (Xinhua/Cai Yang)