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)

Most illegal electricity connections linked to shebeens and cuca shops

Portable toilets in Windhoek's informal settlements vandalised

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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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× Yeum Sang Bae, an instructor at the villa known as Hwajinpo Castle, once a holiday home for late North Korea founder Kim Il Sung, stands outside the villa 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)

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× Italy's Giada Russo falls 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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× 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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× SHARUKWE, 08 February 2018 - (From left) Swapo's district mobiliser for the Ncuncuni constituency, Veiko Nekaro; Ncuncuni district coordinator Ritha Sindjanga; Swapo Deputy Secretary-General and chairperson of the leaders assigned to Kavango West, Marco Hausiku and Kavango West Regional Coordinator David Hamutenya pictured at a district executive meeting. (Photo by: Petrus Muronga) NAMPA

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× Germany's Nicole Schott 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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× KEETMANSHOOP, 16 February 2018 – Keetmanshoop companies and the municipality use heavy equipment to clean a large area next to the B1 national road in the southern town. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA