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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 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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× A man displays daffodils on the eve of the opening day of the Harrogate Spring Flower Show at the Great Yorkshire Showground in Harrogate, northern England on April 25, 2018. The flower show, which features over 500 exhibitors, opens on April 26 and runs until April 29, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / OLI SCARFF

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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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× (180425) -- NAIROBI, April 25, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Julius Muia (L), Principal Secretary, State Department for Planning Treasury and Ministry of Planning, Henry Rotich (2nd L), Cabinet Secretary, National Treasury and Ministry of Planning, Nelson Gaichuhie (2nd R), Chief Administrative Secretary, National Treasury and Zachary Mwangi, Kenya National Bureau of Statistics Director General go through a copy 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 - 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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× French President Emmanuel Macron shakes hands with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence as Speaker of the House Paul Ryan applauds after Macron concluded his address to 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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× 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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× WINDHOEK, 21 April 2018 - Sprinter Ernest Narib (132) and other runners during the 400m dash of the 2018 annual Athletics Namibia (AN) National Track and Field Championships held at the Independence Stadium. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA.