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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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× WINDHOEK, 10 December 2018 - The Old Location Cultural group performing at the commemoration of the International Human Rights Day and Day of the Namibian Women. (Photo by: Esme Konstantinus) NAMPA

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× (181210) -- BAALBEK (LEBANON), Dec. 10, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Syrian children play at a refugee camp near the Baalbek City in Lebanon's eastern Bekaa valley, Dec. 10, 2018. The Syrian refugees in the camp will endure another winter here. (Xinhua/Bilal Jawich)

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× A snowplough clears the street in Gomaringen in the Schwaebische Alb region, southern Germany, on December 11, 2018. (Photo by Thomas Warnack / dpa / AFP) / Germany OUT

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× OTJIWARONGO, 05 December 2018 - Residents of the Otjozondjupa Region gather to pray for the B1 free road accidents during the festive season on Wednesday at the Otjiwarongo-Otavi police road block. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 10 December 2018 - Governor of the Khomas Region, Laura McLeod-Katjirua laying a wreath on the heroes and heroines memorial grave at the old location cemetery, during the commemoration of the International Human Rights Day and Day of the Namibian Women. (Photo by: Esme Konstantinus) NAMPA

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× Real Madrid's Gareth Bale heads the ball during a training session in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday Dec. 11, 2018. Real Madrid will play CSKA Moscow Wednesday in a Group G Champions League soccer match. (AP Photo/Paul White)

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× (181211) -- ANKARA, Dec. 11, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Dec. 8, 2018 shows fragments of the "Gypsy Girl" mosaic painting in Gaziantep, southeastern Turkey. Looted and missing pieces of the famous "Gypsy Girl" mosaic, found in the ancient Roman city of Zeugma which became the symbol of southeastern Turkey's Gaziantep, returned to Turkey recently from the United States after years of diplomatic efforts. (Xinhua) (yxb)

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× Bangladesh cricketer Shakib Al Hasan plays a shot 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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