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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× 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 fire dancer performs in a near empty beach bar, hours before the shutdown of the holiday island Boracay, in the Philippines April 25, 2018. REUTERS/Erik De Castro

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× France's President Emmanuel Macron receives applause after addressing a joint meeting of Congress inside the House chamber on April 25, 2018 at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski

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× Supporters of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan protest against the ruling elite during a rally in Yerevan, Armenia April 25, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

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

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× OMARURU, 21 APRIL 2018 - Action from the 2018 Spar Omaruru Cycling event. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× (180425) -- BEIJING, April 25, 2018 (Xinhua) -- The military band of Uzbekistan takes part in a military band parade held at the Beijing Olympic Park during a military band festival of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), in Beijing, capital of China, April 25, 2018. Military bands from eight countries, namely China, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, India and Belarus, took part in the fifth SCO military band festival. (Xinhua/Ju Zhenhua) (sxk)

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× WINDHOEK, 24 April 2018 - Cyclist Drikus Coetzee in action during stage two of the Tour de Limpopo, in South Africa. (Photo: contributed) NAMPA.