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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× WINDHOEK, 21 April 2018 - UNAM and Chief Santos players compete for the ball during the Debmarine Namibia Cup Round of 16 at the Sam Nujoma Stadium. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA.

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× (180425) -- BEIJING, April 25, 2018 (Xinhua) -- The military band of Russia takes part in a military band parade held at the Beijing Olympic Park during a military band festival of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), in Beijing, capital of China, April 25, 2018. Military bands from eight countries, namely China, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, India and Belarus, took part in the fifth SCO military band festival. (Xinhua/Ju Zhenhua) (sxk)

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× (180425) -- BEIJING, April 25, 2018 (Xinhua) -- The military band of Tajikistan takes part in a military band parade held at the Beijing Olympic Park during a military band festival of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), in Beijing, capital of China, April 25, 2018. Military bands from eight countries, namely China, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, India and Belarus, took part in the fifth SCO military band festival. (Xinhua/Ju Zhenhua) (sxk)

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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, 25 April 2018 - Some Southern African Development Community (SADC) Heads of State at the Double Troika Summit held in Luanda, Angola on Tuesday. (Photo: Contributed) NAMPA

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× Serbia's Novak Djokovic returns the ball to Slovakia's Martin Klizan during their Barcelona Open ATP tournament tennis match in Barcelona on April 25, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Josep LAGO

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× Romanian Prime Minister Viorica Dancila visits Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem, Wednesday, April 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)

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× Foreign tourists sit at a beachfront bar a day before the government implements the temporary closure of the country's most famous beach resort island of Boracay, in central Aklan province, Philippines, on Wednesday, April 25, 2018. Tourists are spending their final hours on Boracay, enjoying the Philippine island's famed white-sand beaches before it closes for up to six months to recover from overcrowding and development. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)