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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× MANZINI, 19 April 2018 - Brave Warriors player Mapenzi Muwanei (in red) in action against Swaziland during an international friendly match in Manzini, Swaziland. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× Russian President Vladimir Putin applauds Mark Zakharov, right, the head of Moscow's Lenkon Theater Mark Zakharov during Kremlin awards ceremony in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, April 25, 2018. (Alexei Druzhinin/Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)

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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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× Royal Challengers Bangalore batsman AB de Villiers raises his bat to celebrate scoring fifty runs during the VIVO IPL Twenty20 cricket match against Chennai Super Kings in Bangalore, India, Wednesday, April 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)

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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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× German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Swiss President Alain Berset attend a news conference in Bern, Switzerland April 25, 2018. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth

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× Weapons looted from a former United Arab Emirates (UAE) military training camp are displayed during a Reuters interview in Mogadishu, Somalia April 25, 2018. REUTERS/Feisal Omar

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× A photo taken on April 25, 2018 shows a mountain commando soldier of the 27th Mountain Infantry Brigade training in Valloire, Mount Thabor, during a live firing exercise in the mountainous terrain of Cerces in the French Alps. / AFP PHOTO / JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT