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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× (180220) -- SHANGHAI, Feb. 20, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Wu Lei of China's Shanghai SIPG celebrates scoring during the Group F second round match against Australia's Melbourne Victory at the 2018 AFC Champions League in Shanghai, east China, Feb. 20, 2018. Shanghai SIPG won 4-1. (Xinhua/Fan Jun)

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× (180220) -- PYEONGCHANG, Feb. 20, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Qu Chunyu (R) China competes during ladies' 1000m heat event of short track speed skating at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games at Gangneung Ice Arena, Gangneung, South Korea, Feb. 20, 2018. (Xinhua/Ju Huanzong)

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× (180220) -- SHIJIAZHUANG, Feb. 20, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Tourists view ice cascade at a scenic spot in Pingshan County, north China's Hebei Province, Feb. 19, 2018. (Xinhua/Zhan Xincheng) (yxb)

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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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× Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates with Andres Iniesta scoring his side's first goal during a Champions League round of sixteen first leg soccer match between FC Barcelona and Chelsea at Stamford Bridge stadium in London, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

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× Alex van der Zwaan leaves Federal District Court in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. Alex van der Zwaan, who worked at the law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom until he was fired last year formally pleaded guilty to a single charge of making false statements. He admitted Tuesday he lied to federal investigators working for special counsel Robert Mueller. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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× (180220) -- MERANTI ISLAND, Feb. 20, 2018 (Xinhua) -- People splash water as they celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year on a street at Selatpanjang in Meranti Island, Riau, Indonesia, Feb 20, 2018. (Xinhua/Afrianto Silalahi) (rh)