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 - UNAM and Chief Santos players compete for the ball during the Debmarine Namibia Cup Round of 16 at the Sam Nujoma Stadium. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA.

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× (180425) -- MOGADISHU, April 25, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Ambassador to Somalia Qin Jian (2nd,R) arrives for 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 Somali National women Organization. (Xinhua/Faisal Isse)

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× Slovenia's Primoz Roglic of Lotto NL-Jumbo Team with the overall leader's yellow jersey is kissed by hostess during the podium ceremony of the first stage Fribourg to Delemont 166,6 km at the Tour de Romandie UCI Pro cycling race on April 25, 2018 in Delemont. / AFP PHOTO / Fabrice COFFRINI

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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, 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) -- Aerial photo shows tourists ride through a tea plantation in Xinxing Town of Songyang County, east China's Zhejiang Province, April 24, 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/Huang Zongzhi) (zyd)

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× A Somali dealer holds a weapon looted from a former United Arab Emirates (UAE) military training camp during a Reuters interview in Mogadishu, Somalia April 25, 2018. REUTERS/Feisal Omar

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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