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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× OMUNGWELUME, 13 February 2018 - Governor Usko Nghaamwa of the Ohangwena Region. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× Barcelona's Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez falls to the ground after a challenge from Chelsea's German defender Antonio Rudiger 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 / Glyn KIRK

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× Soccer Football - Champions League Round of 16 First Leg - Chelsea vs FC Barcelona - Stamford Bridge, London, Britain - February 20, 2018 Chelsea's Marcos Alonso, Alvaro Morata and Willian react after the match REUTERS/David Klein

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× (180220) -- HONG KONG, Feb. 20, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Jeonbuk Motors' Adriano (L) celebrates scoring with his teammate Tiago Alves during the AFC Champions League Group E match between Jeonbuk Motors of South Korea and Kitchee of Hong Kong of China in Hong Kong, south China, Feb. 20, 2018. Jeonbuk Motors won 6-0. (Xinhua/Lo Ping Fai)(wll)

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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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× OSHAKATI, 15 February 2018 - The commander of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in the Oshana Region, Commissioner Rauha Amwele (L) and Inspector Geogrette Mieze (pilot) pictured in front of the helicopter NamPol deployed to the Oshana Region. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× Actor Willem Dafoe accepts an Honorary Golden Bear award from Berlinale festival director Dieter Kosslick at the 68th Berlinale International Film Festival in Berlin,Germany, February 20, 2018 REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch