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 officially opened the university's 2018 academic year. (Photo by: Esme Konstantinus) NAMPA

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× (180220) -- QINGDAO, Feb. 20, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Tourists visit a temple at Jimo City in Qingdao, east China's Shandong Province, Feb. 20, 2018. (Xinhua/Ning Youpeng) (yxb)

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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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× WALVIS BAY, 16 February 2018 - Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Bernhard Esau delivering the annual state of fisheries address in Walvis Bay. (Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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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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× Chelsea's Spanish midfielder Pedro (C) and teammates react during the first leg of the UEFA Champions League round of 16 football match between Chelsea and Barcelona at Stamford Bridge stadium in London on February 20, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / IKIMAGES / Ian KINGTON

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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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× This image released by Paramount Pictures shows Natalie Portman in a scene from "Annihilation." (Peter Mountain/Paramount Pictures/Skydance via AP)