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, 19 February 2018 – Minister of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare, Zephania Kameeta speaks at the Food Bank street committee training at the Multi-Purpose Youth Resource Centre in Keetmanshoop. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 15 February 2018 - The Centre Manager of the Windhoek Vocational Training Centre (WVTC), Paulus Haukongo. (Photo by: Esme Konstantinus) 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)

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× Chelsea's Belgian midfielder Eden Hazard (L) runs with the ball 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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× ONGWEDIVA, 19 February 2018 - Dr Fysal Brenner (L) of Fysal Fresh Produce pictured with former President Hifikepunye Pohamba and his wife Penehupifo during their tour of the fresh produce hub of the Agro-Marketing Trade Agency at Ongwediva on Monday. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× (180220) -- PYEONGCHANG, Feb. 20, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Champion Johannes Rydzek (C), second-placed Fabian Riessle (L) and third-placed Eric Frenzel, all from Germany, celebrate during venue ceremony of individual gundersen LH/10KM event of nordic combined at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games at Alpensia Cross-Country centre, PyeongChang, South Korea, Feb. 20, 2018. (Xinhua/Bai Xuefei)

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× Barcelona's Lionel Messi, left, controls the ball as Chelsea's Danny Drinkwater tries to stop him during the Champions League, round of 16, first-leg soccer match between Chelsea and Barcelona at Stamford Bridge stadium, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

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× Model Lottie Moss poses for photographers upon arrival at the Fabulous Fund Fair in London, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)