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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× KEETMANSHOOP, 15 February 2018 – Members of the Namibian College of Opening Learning roadshow team perform a drama at the JA Nel Secondary School in Keetmanshoop. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× (180221) -- DOHA, Feb. 21, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Qatar's Al-Sadd's Xavier Hernandezd (R) vies with Iran's Persepolis's Bashar Resan during the AFC Asian Champion League group C football match at Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium in Doha, Capital of Qatar, Feb. 20 2018. Qatar's Al Sadd won 3-1.(Xinhua/Nikku)

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× (180221) -- MILAN, Feb. 21, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A creation from the Moncler Autumn/Winter 2018 women collection is seen during Milan Fashion Week in Milan, Italy, Feb. 20, 2018. Milan fashion week kicked off Tuesday, and will last until Feb. 26. (Xinhua/Jin Yu) (whw)

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× Switzerland's Michelle Gisin crashes in the finish area in the women's downhill at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Jeongseon, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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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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× RUNDU, 13 February 2018 - Governor of the Kavango East Region, Dr Samuel Mbambo. (Photo by: Petrus Muronga) NAMPA

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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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× Switzerland's Michelle Gisin crashes in the finish area in the women's downhill at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Jeongseon, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)