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.

NTTU threatens Government with legal action

MET signs N.dollars 4 million agreement for climate change report

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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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× (180425) -- ENSHI, April 25, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on April 24, 2018 shows the scenery of the paddy field and villages in Changping Village in Lichuan City, central China's Hubei Province. (Xinhua/Yang Shunpi) (zyd)

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× WINDHOEK, 21 April 2018 - Namibia's 'Welwitschias' and South Africa's Hino Valke (in red) during the Supersport Rugby Challenge at the Hage Geingob Stadium in Olympia. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA.

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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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× 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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× Supporters of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan stage a rally in Yerevan, Armenia April 25, 2018. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

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× WINDHOEK, 21 April 2018 - Once Again Football Club (in green) and Civics players during Round 16 of the Debmarine Namibia Cup at the Sam Nujoma Sstadium. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA.

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× WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 25: French President Emmanuel Macron reacts to a standing ovation after addressing a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress at the U.S. Capitol April 25, 2018 in Washington, DC. Macron met yesterday with U.S. President Donald Trump and today turns his attention to the U.S. legislative body. Win McNamee/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==