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, 15 February 2018 – The Keetmanshoop public swimming pool boundary wall boasts a new coat of paint. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× Australia's Kailani Craine 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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× REFILE - CORRECTING IDENTITIES Bobsleigh - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - Men’s 4-man Training - Olympic Sliding Centre - Pyeongchang, South Korea - February 21, 2018 -Dominik Dvorak, Jaroslav Kopriva, Jan Sindelar and Jakub Nosek of the Czech Republic train. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

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× WALVIS BAY, 16 February 2018 - President of the Namibia Seamen and Allied Workers' Union, Paulus Hango. (Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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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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× 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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× Visitors tour 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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× People view 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)