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, 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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× (180221) -- DOHA, Feb. 21, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Iran's Persepolis players pose for a team photo prior to the AFC Champion League group C football match against Qatar's Al Sadd 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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× Park Range, 45, leans on a rail while viewing 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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× (180221) -- SHIJIAZHUANG, Feb. 21, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A light show with the theme "Silk Road" is held in Hanshan district of Handan City in north China's Hebei Province, Feb. 20, 2018. (Xinhua/Wang Xiao) (zhs)

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× RUNDU, 19 February 2018 - Regional Commander of the Namibian Police in the Kavango East Region Johanna Ngondo speaking during the Annual General Meeting of the force at Rundu on Monday. (Photo by: Sawi Hausiku) NAMPA

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× (180221) -- BERLIN, Feb. 21, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Actor Willem Dafoe (L), winner of the Honorary Golden Bear prize for lifetime achievement, poses for photos with his wife Giada Colagrande on the red carpet prior to 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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× Artist Doyu, 48, performs at the Goseong Unification Observatory as part of an art festival in Goseong, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. "I'd like to express a bird who wants to fly wherever it wants without having any boundary," said the performer. 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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× (180221) -- XI'AN, Feb. 21, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Drones form the shape of the God of Wealth during 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)