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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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× OTJIWARONGO, 24 April 2018 - The Otjozondjupa Regional Governor, Otto Ipinge speaks at the official opening of the education stakeholders' meeting at Otjiwarongo on Tuesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× A model wears a creation from the A. Niemeyer collection, during Fashion Week in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Wednesday, April 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

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× WINDHOEK, 21 April 2018 - Namibia's 'Welwitschias' and South Africa's Hino Valke (in red) during the Supersport Rugby Challenge at the Hage Geingob Stadium in Olympia. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA.

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× (180425) -- HANGZHOU, April 25, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Tourists take photos with the blooming azalea flowers in Erjieling Village of Changxing County in Huzhou City, east China's Zhejiang Province, April 22, 2018. The local tourism had benefited from a project Zhejiang Province launched in 2003 to overhaul the living environment of villages. The province has made constant efforts in the past 15 years to improve the rural living environment, creating "tens of thousands of beautiful villages." (Xinhua/Xu Yu) (zyd)

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× WINDHOEK, 21 April 2018 - Under-20 football player Enzo Mungendje (in red) in action against Boikhutso Nhliziyo of Botswana during the 2019 CAF U-20 African Nations Cup preliminary qualifiers at the Sam Nujoma Stadium in Katutura. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× REHOBOTH, 23 April 2018 - Shebeen owners in Rehoboth demonstrating against the moratorium on issuing of liquor licenses in the Hardap Region on Monday. The demonstrators marched from Okashndje Bar to the Rehoboth Urban East Constituency Office and handed over the petition to constituency Councillor Edward Wambo. (Photo: Rhonie ||Garoeb) NAMPA

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× A picture taken on April 25, 2018 shows a detail of the homemade submarine UC3 Nautilus as it is covered with green tarpaulin in Nordhavn, a harbour area in Copenhagen, Denmark. The submarine was made by Danish inventor Peter Madsen, who was found guilty of the premeditated murder and sexual assault of Swedish journalist Kim Wall. Madsen, 47, had admitted chopping up the 30-year-old's body and throwing her remains overboard in waters off Copenhagen on the night of August 10, 2017, but claimed her death was accidental. / AFP PHOTO / Ritzau Scanpix / Mads Claus Rasmussen / Denmark OUT

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× OTJIWARONGO, 24 April 2018 - Acting Otjozondjupa Regional Education Director, Josephine Mutenda speaks at the official opening of the education stakeholders’ meeting at Otjiwarongo on Tuesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA