The Namibia Press Agency, (NAMPA), was established in 1991 as a national news agency responsible for the distribution of local, regional and international news.

Arrested Angolan drug mule refused bail

Written by Simon Endjala on 20 February 2018

WINDHOEK, 20 FEB (NAMPA) – An alleged Angolan drug mule arrested by members of the Namibian Police Force’s Drug Law Enforcement Unit over the weekend upon arrival at the Hosea Kutako International Airport in the capital, was on Tuesday refused bail.
Kula Lorenco, 52, was refused bail when he made his first appearance in the Windhoek Magistrate’s Court along Mungunda Street in Katutura following strong objections by the prosecuting authority.
Public Prosecutor Victoria Thompson objected to the granting of ba ...


Fysal Fresh Produce joins AMTA

Written by Mathias Nanghanda on 20 February 2018

ONGWEDIVA, 20 FEB (NAMPA) - Fysal Fresh Produce has joined the Agro-Marketing Trade Agency (AMTA) as a wholesale agency under a public private partnership.
This was revealed by Fysal Fresh Produce chairperson, Tomas Iindji, during former president Hifikepunye Pohamba’s visit to AMTA’s fresh produce business hub at Ongwediva on Monday.
Fysal Fresh Produce, one of the biggest fresh produce retail chains in northern Namibia, has been operating at the hub for a month now. The company trades in fruit and vegetab ...

NAGN launches Come Together Workshop Series

WINDHOEK, 20 FEB (NAMPA) - Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) Namibia through the First National Bank (FNB) Foundation Trust and the National Arts Gallery of Namibia (NAGN) launched the ‘Come Together Workshop Series’ on Monday. The workshops will provide basic skills training in arts to target groups and serve as a platform for sustainable investment in the arts community. A minimum of four workshops will be held annually outside the Windhoek central area, and two in the Windhoek area over three years. (NAMPA) LP/AS/EK (Video by Lydia Pitiri)

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 19 February 2018 – Minister of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare, Zephania Kameeta speaks at the Food Bank street committee training at the Multi-Purpose Youth Resource Centre in Keetmanshoop. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× Lee Dookyun, 75, whose sister lives in North Korea, gets emotional while viewing North Korea from the Goseong Unification Observatory in Goseong, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. Located just south of the DMZ, the observatory is one of northernmost points in South Korea where civilians can travel to have a glimpse into North Korea. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

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× Michael Schaerer, of Switzerland, jumps during the men's Big Air snowboard qualification competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

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× (180221) -- MILAN, Feb. 21, 2018 (Xinhua) -- The combined photo shows creations from the Moncler Autumn/Winter 2018 women collection during Milan Fashion Week in Milan, Italy, Feb. 20, 2018. Milan fashion week kicked off Tuesday, and will last until Feb. 26. (Xinhua/Jin Yu) (whw)

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 15 February 2018 – Members of the Namibian College of Opening Learning roadshow team perform a drama at the JA Nel Secondary School in Keetmanshoop. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× (180221) -- MUNICH, Feb. 21, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Bayern Munich's Thomas Mueller (Front L) vies for a header with Besiktas's Atiba Hutchinson (Front R) during the first round match of eighth-finals of 2017-18 UEFA Champions League between Bayern Munich of Germany and Besiktas Istanbul of Turkey, in Munich, Germany, on Feb. 20, 2018. Bayern Munich won 5-0. (Xinhua/Philippe Ruiz)

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× Germany's Nicole Schott competes in the women's single skating short program of the figure skating event during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at the Gangneung Ice Arena in Gangneung on February 21, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Mladen ANTONOV

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× (180220) -- UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 20, 2018 (Xinhua) -- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres (C, Front) addresses a UN Security Council meeting on the Middle East situation at the UN headquarters in New York, on Feb. 20, 2018. Antonio Guterres reiterated the UN's commitment to supporting the two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on Tuesday. (Xinhua/Li Muzi)