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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× WINDHOEK, 19 February 2018 - The founder of the International University of Management (IUM), Dr. David Namwandi addressing students when he officially opened the university's 2018 academic year. (Photo by: Esme Konstantinus) NAMPA

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× (180220) -- SHANGHAI, Feb. 20, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Hulk (back) of China's Shanghai SIPG breaks through during the Group F second round match against Australia's Melbourne Victory at the 2018 AFC Champions League in Shanghai, east China, Feb. 20, 2018. Shanghai SIPG won 4-1. (Xinhua/Fan Jun)

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× (180220) -- PYEONGCHANG, Feb. 20, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Shim Sukhee (C) of team South Korea competes during ladies' 3000m relay final of short track speed skating at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games at Gangneung Ice Arena, Gangneung, South Korea, Feb. 20, 2018. Team South Korea claimed champion in a time of 4:07.361. (Xinhua/Wang Song)

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× A Darth Vader mask is displayed in the Star Wars booth at the Hasbro showroom during the annual New York Toy Fair, on February 20, 2018, in New York. / AFP PHOTO / EDUARDO MUNOZ ALVAREZ

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 17 February 2018 – Members of the Swapo Party pictured at a meeting in Keetmanshoop on Saturday. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× US actor Willem Dafoe and his wife Italian director Giada Colagrande pose on the red carpet upon their arrival for a ceremony to award Dafoe with the Honorary Golden Bear prize on February 20, 2018 during the 68th edition of the Berlinale film festival in Berlin. / AFP PHOTO / Stefanie Loos

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 16 February 2018 – NamWater donated clean water to the community of the Reception area in Keetmanshoop on Friday. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× President Donald Trump speaks at the Public Safety Medal of Valor awards ceremony in the East Room of the White House, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)