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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× WINDHOEK, 21 April 2018 - Once Again Football Club (in green) and Civics players during Round 16 of the Debmarine Namibia Cup at the Sam Nujoma Sstadium. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA.

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× Novak Djokovic returns the ball to Martin Klizan during the Barcelona Open tennis tournament in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, April 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

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× French President Emmanuel Macron addresses a joint meeting of Congress in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., April 25, 2018. REUTERS/Aaron Bernstein

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× Hand written edits can he seen on French President Emmanuel Macron's speech as he addresses a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., April 25, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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× WINDHOEK, 21 April 2018 - Senior national football team players gathered for a team talk during a training session ahead of their friendly match against Swaziland in Manzini. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× (180425) -- NAIROBI, April 25, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Henry Rotich (2nd R), Kenyan Cabinet Secretary for National Treasury and Ministry of Planning presents a certificate to Zachary Mwangi, Kenya National Bureau of Statistics Director General during the launch of the 2018 Kenya Economic Survey Report in Nairobi, capital of Kenya, April 25, 2018. Kenya's economy expanded by 4.9% in 2017 compared to a revised growth of 5.9% in 2016. The slowdown in the performance of the economy was partly attributed to uncertainty associated with a prolonged electioneering period coupled with effects of adverse weather conditions. (Xinhua/Charles Onyango)

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× WINDHOEK, 21 April 2018 - An unidentified long jump athlete in action during the 2018 annual Athletics Namibia (AN) National Track and Field Championships held at the Independence Stadium. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA.

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× (180425) -- MOGADISHU, April 25, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Ambassador to Somalia Qin Jian (1st, L) receives a basket of fruits from Somali State Minister in the Prime minister's office Abdulah Hamuud Mahamud during a handover ceremony at the Somali National Women Organization headquarters in Mogadishu, Somalia, April 25, 2018. The Chinese embassy in Somalia on Wednesday donated office equipment to the Somali National women Organization. (Xinhua/Faisal Isse)