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, 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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× KEETMANSHOOP, 18 October 2017 – //Kharas Governor Lucia Basson is flanked by //Kharas Regional Council Chairman of the Management Committee Jan Scholtz (L) and Acting Chief Regional Officer Augustinus Ucham during the launch of the Strategic Plan 2017 – 2022 for the //Kharas Region. (Photo by: Patience Smith) NAMPA

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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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× (171022) -- BEIJING, Oct. 22, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Croatian farmer Ivica Ribaric sits next to his 660-kilogram pumpkin which won the first place in the 8th International Pumpkin Championship in Tovarnik, Croatia, on Oct. 16, 2017. (Xinhua/Davor Javorovic)

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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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× A staff member of Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan (CDPJ) puts posters of the party's leader Yukio Edano at their election headquarters in Tokyo, Japan October 22, 2017. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

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× (171022) -- YOGYAKARTA, Oct. 22, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Yunosuke Kubota (R) and Mahiro Kaneko of Japan compete during the men's doubles final match against Di Zijian and Wang Chang of China at the BWF World Junior Championship in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, Oct 22, 2017. Yunosuke Kubota and Mahiro Kaneko won 2-1 to claim the title. (Xinhua/Agung Kuncahya B.)

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× St. Louis Blues right wing Scottie Upshall, right, attempts to shoot past Vegas Golden Knights' William Carrier and goalie Malcolm Subban during the third period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, in Las Vegas. Vegas won 3-2 in overtime. (AP Photo/John Locher)