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 - 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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× (180425) -- BEIJING, April 25, 2018 (Xinhua) -- An executive of Ford is interviewed by a journalist at the 2018 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition (Auto China 2018)in Beijing, capital of China, April 25, 2018. The Auto China 2018 will last from April 25 to May 4 in Beijing. (Xinhua/Chen Jianli) (yxb)

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× U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) talk after a joint meeting of Congress in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., April 25, 2018. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

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× (180425) -- HANGZHOU, April 25, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Folk artists perform folk dance presented with phoenix-figured lanterns at Taiyang Village, Hangzhou, east China's Zhejiang Province, April 25, 2018. (Xinhua/Xu Yu) (wyo)

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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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× Traders Justin Flynn, left, and Gregory Rowe work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, April 25, 2018. Major U.S. stock indexes are lower in midday trading as investors worry that growing costs for critical materials along with rising interest rates will slow down the economy. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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× WINDHOEK, 25 April 2018 - Some Southern African Development Community (SADC) Heads of State at the Double Troika Summit held in Luanda, Angola on Tuesday. (Photo: Contributed) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 21 April 2018 - The Welwitschias (players in white and blue) and Hino Valke in action during the Supersport Rugby Challenge at the Hage Geingob Stadium in Olympia. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA