The Namibia Press Agency, (NAMPA), was established in 1991 as a national news agency responsible for the distribution of local, regional and international news.

Ministry of Health on its knees financially

Written by Edward Mumbuu Jnr on 25 April 2018

WINDHOEK, 25 APR (NAMPA) – The Ministry of Health and Social Services is on its knees financially and can no longer “do more with less”.
This was revealed by line minister Bernard Haufiku in the National Assembly on Tuesday, when he said the ministry needs at least N.dollars 9 billion to execute its mandate.
The ministry was allocated N.dollars 6 537 1 02 000 for this financial year. Last year (2017/18) it received N.dollars 6 514 579 000 and in the 2016/17 financial year received N.dollars 7 230 983 000.
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Chamber of Mines optimistic about Namibia's mining future

Written by Isabel Bento on 25 April 2018

WINDHOEK, 25 APR (NAMPA) – Last year’s Mining Expo and Conference contributed to improved commodity markets, leading to a renewed interest in Namibia’s exploration sector and an increase in the number of active projects in the country.
This is according to Chamber of Mines of Namibia President Johan Coetzee, who spoke during the chamber’s 39th Annual General Meeting in the capital on Tuesday.
Coetzee said in 2017, Namibia Rare Earths established a strategic partnership with Gecko Namibia, which was finalise ...

NIP workers stage peaceful demonstration

WINDHOEK, 23 APR (NAMPA) - Over 40 workers of the Namibia Institute of Pathology (NIP) staged a peaceful demonstration in the capital on Monday because the NIP management failed to keep its end of an agreement. (Video by: George Hendricks) NAMPA.

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× WALVIS BAY, 24 April 2018 - A man sprays water on a pile of lithium concentrate at the port of Walvis Bay waiting to be shipped to China. The product is exported by Desert Lion Energy. (Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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× Spain's Rafael Nadal returns the ball to Spain's Roberto Carballes Baena during their Barcelona Open ATP tournament tennis match in Barcelona on April 25, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Josep LAGO

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× Supporters of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan stage a rally in Yerevan, Armenia April 25, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

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× WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 25: French President Emmanuel Macron reacts to a standing ovation after addressing a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress at the U.S. Capitol April 25, 2018 in Washington, DC. Macron met yesterday with U.S. President Donald Trump and today turns his attention to the U.S. legislative body. Win McNamee/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× MANZINI, 19 April 2018 - Brave Warriors player Mapenzi Muwanei (in red) in action against Swaziland during an international friendly match in Manzini, Swaziland. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× The aerobatic demonstration team of the Spanish Air Force, Patrulla Aguila seen at the ILA Air Show in Berlin, Germany, April 25, 2018. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

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× Swiss President Alain Berset speaks during a news conference in Bern, Switzerland April 25, 2018. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

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× The submarine UC3 Nautilus is seen covered with green tarpaulin in Nordhavn, in Copenhagen, Denmark, April 25, 2018. Danish inventor Peter Madsen has been sentenced to life in prison for torturing and murdering Swedish journalist Kim Wall on his private submarine, it was also decided by the court that the submarine "UC3 Nautilus" must be confiscated. RITZAU SCANPIX/Mads Claus Rasmussen via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. DENMARK OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN DENMARK