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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× 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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× (180221) -- DAMASCUS, Feb.21, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A wounded woman is seen in a hospital in Damascus, capital of Syria, on Feb.20, 2018. Tens of people have been taken to the hospitals Tuesday due to the intensified rebels' mortar attack that targeted several parts of Damascus as part of an onging military showdown between the rebels and the government forces. (Xinhua/Ammar Safarjalani) (dhf)

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 17 February 2018 – Swapo Party regional coordinator for //Kharas Matheus Mumbala; chairperson of the standing committee on constitutional and legal affairs and chairperson of Swapo's leaders assigned to the //Kharas Region, Emilia Amupewa and councillor of Rundu Urban, Victoria Kauma at the Swapo Party Women’s Council regional executive committee meeting in Keetmanshoop. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× (180221) -- XI'AN, Feb. 21, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Drones are about to perform a light show in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Feb. 20, 2018. A total of 300 drones in 2 groups performed a light show in Xi'an on Tuesday night to celebrate the Spring Festival holiday. (Xinhua/Shao Rui) (zhs)

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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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× (180221) -- MILAN, Feb. 21, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Models present creations from the Moncler Autumn/Winter 18/19 women collection 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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× (180221) -- PYEONGCHANG, Feb. 21, 2018 (Xinhua) -- China's Wang Bingyu 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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× Belgium's Loena Hendrickx 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