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 - An unidentified long jump athlete in action during the 2018 annual Athletics Namibia (AN) National Track and Field Championships held at the Independence Stadium. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA.

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× Rafael Nadal, of Spain, serves to Roberto Carballes during the Barcelona Open tennis tournament in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, April 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

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× France's President Emmanuel Macron addresses a joint meeting of Congress inside the House chamber on April 25, 2018 at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. / AFP PHOTO

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× French President Emmanuel Macron reacts to the cheers of attendee as he concludes 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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× Visitors stand in front of an Heron TP drone at the ILA Air Show in Berlin, Germany, April 25, 2018. REUTERS/Axel Schmidt

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× (180425) -- BEIJING, April 25, 2018 (Xinhua) -- The military band of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force 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) -- HANGZHOU, April 25, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Tourists take photos with the blooming azalea flowers in Erjieling Village of Changxing County in Huzhou City, east China's Zhejiang Province, April 22, 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/Xu Yu) (zyd)