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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× 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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× WINDHOEK, 14 February 2018 - German Ambassador to Namibia, Christian Schlaga (third from right) pictured with Association of German School Societies in Namibia (AGDS) representatives and learners who were on a recent trip of Germany. (Photo: Contributed)

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× Soccer Football - Champions League Round of 16 First Leg - Chelsea vs FC Barcelona - Stamford Bridge, London, Britain - February 20, 2018 Barcelona’s Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their first goal with Andres Iniesta Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

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× WALVIS BAY, 16 February 2018 - Chairperson of the Confederation of Namibian Fishing Associations, Matti Amukwa. (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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× KEETMANSHOOP, 17 February 2018 – Chairperson of Swapo's leaders assigned to the //Kharas Region, Emilia Amupewa (L) and councillor of the Rundu Urban Constituency, Victoria Kauma pictured at the Swapo Party Women’s Council regional executive committee meeting. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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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 Willian in action with Barcelona’s Sergio Busquets REUTERS/David Klein

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× A Darth Vader mask is displayed in the Star Wars booth at the Hasbro showroom during the annual New York Toy Fair, on February 20, 2018, in New York. / AFP PHOTO / EDUARDO MUNOZ ALVAREZ