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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Portable toilets in Windhoek's informal settlements vandalised

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

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× Soccer Football - Champions League Round of 16 First Leg - Bayern Munich vs Besiktas - Allianz Arena, Munich, Germany - February 20, 2018 Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski scores their fifth goal REUTERS/Michaela Rehle

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× People look at the float of the Nice Carnival Queen as it parades in the streets of Nice for the 134rd edition of the Nice Carnival in Nice, southeastern France on February 20, 2018. The 134th carnival runs from February 17 until March 3, 2018, and celebrates this year the "King of Space". / AFP PHOTO / VALERY HACHE

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× Barcelona's Argentinian striker Lionel Messi celebrates with teammates, scoring the team's first goal 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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× 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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× 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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× Barcelona's Sergi Roberto fights for the ball against Chelsea's Eden Hazard 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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× Soccer Football - Champions League Round of 16 First Leg - Bayern Munich vs Besiktas - Allianz Arena, Munich, Germany - February 20, 2018 Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski celebrates with team mates after scoring their fourth goal REUTERS/Michaela Rehle