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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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× 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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× 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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× WALVIS BAY, 24 April 2018 - A man sprays water on a pile of lithium concentrate at the port of Walvis Bay waiting to be shipped to China. The product is exported by Desert Lion Energy. (Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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× (180425) -- KRATIE, April 25, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen (R Front) attends the inauguration ceremony of China-funded University of Kracheh in Kratie, Cambodia on April 25, 2018. China-funded University of Kracheh was inaugurated here on Wednesday. (Xinhua/Mao Pengfei) (wtc)

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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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× OTJIWARONGO, 20 April 2018 - Public relations officers in government ministries and agencies who attended a one-day consultative meeting with the Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Stanley Simataa (seated front right) at Otjiwarongo on Friday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) 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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× 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