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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× SWAKOPMUND, 19 February 2018 - United Nations Children's Fund Regional Director for Eastern and Southern Africa, Leila Pakkala attending the experience sharing forum in Swakopmund. (Photo by: Paulus Kiiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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× RUNDU, 12 February 2018 - The body of a young woman was on Monday dug up by members of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) after the deceased was allegedly strangled to death and buried by her boyfriend. (Photo by: Petrus Muronga) NAMPA

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× ONGWEDIVA, 19 February 2018 - Dr Fysal Brenner (L) of Fysal Fresh Produce pictured with former President Hifikepunye Pohamba and his wife Penehupifo during their tour of the fresh produce hub of the Agro-Marketing Trade Agency at Ongwediva on Monday. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× (180221) -- BERLIN, Feb. 21, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Actor Willem Dafoe, winner of the Honorary Golden Bear prize for lifetime achievement, speaks at the awarding ceremony during the 68th Berlin International Film Festival, in Berlin, capital of Germany, on Feb. 20, 2018. (Xinhua/Shan Yuqi) (whw)

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× OMUNGWELUME, 13 February 2018 - Governor Usko Nghaamwa of the Ohangwena Region. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× Italy's Giada Russo 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 / ARIS MESSINIS

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× (180221) -- PYEONGCHANG, Feb. 21, 2018 (Xinhua) -- China's Ma Jingyi competes during women's round robin event of curling against Sweden at 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games at Gangneung Curling Centre, Gangneung, South Korea, Feb. 21, 2018. China lost 4:8. (Xinhua/Ma Ping)

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× Bobsleigh - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - Men’s 4-man Training - Olympic Sliding Centre - Pyeongchang, South Korea - February 21, 2018 - Christopher Spring, Cameron Stones, Joshua Kirkpatrick and Neville Wright of Canada train. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann