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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× 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 weapons 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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× Neal Katyal, center, the attorney who argued against the Trump administration in the case Trump v. Hawaii, walks out of the Supreme Court, Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Washington. President Donald Trump appears likely to win his travel ban case at the Supreme Court. Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Anthony Kennedy both signaled support for the travel policy in arguments at the high court. The ban's challengers almost certainly need one of those two justices if the court is to strike down the ban on travelers from several mostly Muslim countries.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

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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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× This image released by Bravo shows Inbar Lavi in a scene from "Imposters," where she plays a con artist who tricks men and women into marrying her and then steals all their money. (Ken Woroner/Bravo via AP)

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× (180425) -- BEIJING, April 25, 2018 (Xinhua) -- The military band of Belarus 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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× (180425) -- BEIJING, April 25, 2018 (Xinhua) -- The military band of Tajikistan 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)