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 - 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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× (180425) -- NAIROBI, April 25, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Motorists wade through a flooded road in Nairobi, capital of Kenya, April 24, 2018. Kenya's capacity to respond to negative impacts of climate change has suffered a severe blow as floods continue to wreak havoc in many parts of the country this long rain season. (Xinhua/Fred Mutune)

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× A picture taken on April 25, 2018 shows a detail of the homemade submarine UC3 Nautilus as it is covered with green tarpaulin in Nordhavn, a harbour area in Copenhagen, Denmark. The submarine was made by Danish inventor Peter Madsen, who was found guilty of the premeditated murder and sexual assault of Swedish journalist Kim Wall. Madsen, 47, had admitted chopping up the 30-year-old's body and throwing her remains overboard in waters off Copenhagen on the night of August 10, 2017, but claimed her death was accidental. / AFP PHOTO / Ritzau Scanpix / Mads Claus Rasmussen / Denmark OUT

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× (180425) -- HANGZHOU, April 25, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Combo photo shows tourists walk into a cafe, reconstructed from a cowshed (up), and a waiter serves coffe in the cafe (down) in Dipu Village of Tonglu County, east China's Zhejiang Province, April 23, 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/Weng Xinyang) (zyd)

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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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× France's President Emmanuel Macron shakes hands with House Speaker Paul Ryan 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

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× French President Emmanuel Macron speaks to a joint meeting of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 25, 2018. Standing behind him are Vice President Mike Pence and House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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× WINDHOEK - Namibia's NCCS Pro Cycling team pictured while training for the 2018 Tour de Limpopo in South Africa. (Photo: Contributed)