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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Portable toilets in Windhoek's informal settlements vandalised

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 19 February 2018 – Brigadier General Kashindi Eusebius yaKashindi (L) is taking over from Brigadier General Epimacus Tsipingana Tshavuka (R) at the 12 Motorised Infantry Brigade at Keetmanshoop. (Photo by: Patience Smith) NAMPA

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× (180221) -- XI'AN, Feb. 21, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Drones are about to perform a light show in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Feb. 20, 2018. A total of 300 drones in 2 groups performed a light show in Xi'an on Tuesday night to celebrate the Spring Festival holiday. (Xinhua/Shao Rui) (zhs)

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× WINDHOEK, 15 February 2018 - Tuufilwa Jonas (in black dress) stands accused of human trafficking young girls for sexual exploitation in Okahandja. (Photo by: Simon Endjala) NAMPA

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× Siegmar Klotz, of Italy, runs the course during the men's ski cross qualifying at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

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× WINDHOEK, 16 February 2018 - United Nations Special Advisor on Africa, Bience Gawanas (L) bid President Hage Geingob (R) farewell at State House on Friday. Gawanas will leave Namibia next month to take up her new role at the United Nations. (Photo by: George Hendricks) NAMPA

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× (180221) -- XI'AN, Feb. 21, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Drones form the shape of shoe-shaped gold ingots during a light show in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Feb. 20, 2018. A total of 300 drones in 2 groups performed a light show in Xi'an on Tuesday night to celebrate the Spring Festival holiday. (Xinhua/Shao Rui) (zhs)

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× WINDHOEK, 15 February 2018 - Tuufilwa Jonas (in black dress) stands accused of human trafficking young girls for sexual exploitation in Okahandja. (Photo by: Simon Endjala) NAMPA

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× Belgium's Loena Hendrickx 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