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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× Neal Katyal, the attorney who argued against the Trump administration in the case Trump v. Hawaii, arrives to speak to members of the media outside 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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× FILE PHOTO: An aerial view of buildings standing on scorched ground that have been destroyed in the conflict with Boko Haram in the Bama region of Borno state, Nigeria November 23, 2017. Picture taken November 23, 2017. REUTERS/Paul Carsten/File Photo

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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 (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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× Chennai Super Kings' Sam Billings falls on the ground after taking the catch to dismiss Royal Challengers Bangalore batsman AB de Villiers during the VIVO IPL Twenty20 cricket match in Bangalore, India, Wednesday, April 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)

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× French President Emmanuel Macron addresses a joint meeting of Congress in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., April 25, 2018. REUTERS/Aaron Bernstein

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× OTJIWARONGO, 23 April 2018 - Acting Otjozondjupa Regional Education Director, Josephine Mutenda speaks at the 2018 education awards on Monday at Otjiwarongo. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA