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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× OMUNGWELUME, 13 February 2018 - Ohangwena regional councillor Sakaria Haimudi for the Ongenga Constituency. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× Alpine Skiing - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - Women's Downhill - Jeongseon Alpine Centre - Pyeongchang, South Korea - February 21, 2018 - Candace Crawford of Canada competes. REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler

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× Visitors stand outside the villa known as Hwajinpo Castle, once a holiday home for late North Korea founder Kim Il Sung, at Hwajinpo Beach, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. The villa belonged to a North Korean territory before the 1950-53 War, but it wound up in South Korea after a borderline was slightly redrawn after the war's end. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

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× WINDHOEK, 15 February 2018 - Godwin Tena (in red, no 20) of African Stars takes on Stanley Kamasepo (no 17) of Orlando Pirates during the opening game of the second round of the 2017/18 NPL at the Sam Nujoma Stadium. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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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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× Figure Skating - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - Ladies Single Skating Short Program - Gangneung, South Korea - February 21, 2018 - Kailani Craine of Australia performs. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

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× Belgium's Loena Hendrickx reacts after her performance 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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× Ice Hockey - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - Men's Quarterfinal Match - Czech Republic v U.S. - Gangneung Hockey Centre, Gangneung, South Korea - February 21, 2018 - Goalie Pavel Francouz of the Czech Republic in action. REUTERS/Brian Snyder