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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× 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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× Participants of the "Berlin wears kippa" rally wear kippas on April 25, 2018 in Berlin. Germans stage shows of solidarity with Jews after a spate of shocking anti-Semitic assaults, raising pointed questions about Berlin's ability to protect its burgeoning Jewish community seven decades after the Holocaust. The text reads "One roof, one family" / AFP PHOTO / Tobias SCHWARZ

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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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× 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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× 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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× TSCHUDI, 18 April 2018 - Workers of Basil Read at the Tschudi Mine near Tsumeb held a peaceful demonstration on Wednesday demanding improved employment conditions and better wages. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× Novak Djokovic returns the ball to Martin Klizan 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 receives applause after addressing a joint meeting of Congress inside the House chamber on April 25, 2018 at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski