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Medicine regulatory council wants autonomy to generate revenue

Written by Edward Mumbuu Jnr on 11 December 2018

WINDHOEK, 11 DEC (NAMPA) – The Namibian Medicines Regulatory Council (NMRC) wants autonomy from the Ministry of Health and Social Services, which will see it transform into a financially self-sustained service, an audit report shows.
This call comes at the back of a precarious 2016/17 financial year, which saw the council receive N.dollars 10.7 million from the health ministry.
The allocation, coupled with several budget cuts in all quarters of the financial year, made it difficult for the council to main ...


Three people die in Erongo Region over long weekend

Written by Isabel Bento on 11 December 2018

SWAKOPMUND, 11 DEC (NAMPA) – Two car accidents and a shack fire led to the deaths of three people in the Erongo Region over the long weekend, the Namibian Police have reported.
According to a crime report issued by Erongo Regional Crime Investigations Coordinator, Deputy Commissioner Erastus Iikuyu on Monday, an 18-year-old girl succumbed to injuries she sustained in a shack fire at Otjimbingwe Friday.
Memory Garises was rescued from the burning shack with about 80 per cent burns all over her body, he said. ...

Namibians must redouble efforts to promote human rights: Sioka

WINDHOEK, 10 DEC (NAMPA) – As Namibia marks 70 years since the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the nation should redouble its efforts towards promoting awareness about human rights, the Minister of Gender Equality and Child Welfare, Doreen Sioka has said. (Video by: Antonio Barera) NAMPA.

Kavihuha dismisses PM's statement on civil servants' salaries

Namibian contingent returns from Lesotho

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× RUNDU, 08 December 2018 - University of Namibia (UNAM) Football Club goal keeper, Charles Uirab jumping for the ball to stop a corner kick from a Julinho Sporting Football Club player from reaching his team mates in the box. The teams played to a one-all draw at the Rundu Sports Stadium on Saturday. (Photo by: Petrus Muronga) NAMPA

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× Russian President Vladimir Putin pays respect to founder of Russia’s oldest human rights group and Sakharov Prize winner Lyudmila Alexeyeva in Moscow, Russia December 11, 2018. Sputnik/Alexei Druzhinin/Kremlin via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY.

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× WINDHOEK, 10 December 2018 - Governor of the Khomas Region, Laura McLeod-Katjirua speaking at the commemoration of the Human Rights Day and Day of the Namibian Women. (Photo by: Esme Konstantinus) NAMPA

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× RUNDU, 08 December 2018 - University of Namibia (UNAM) Football Club goal keeper, Charles Uirab jumping for the ball to stop a corner kick from a Julinho Sporting Football Club player from reaching his team mates in the box. The teams played to a one-all draw at the Rundu Sports Stadium on Saturday. (Photo by: Petrus Muronga) NAMPA

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× West Indies cricketer Oshane Thomas (R) celebrates with his teammates after the dismissal of the Bangladesh cricketer Mushfiqur Rahim (2R) during the second One Day International (ODI) between Bangladesh and West Indies at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka on December 11, 2018. (Photo by MUNIR UZ ZAMAN / AFP)


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