front Health  24 juneMinistry of Health in partnership with the US embassy launched Namibia’s first National Public Health Laboratory Policy and its accompanying strategic plan in Windhoek on Monday. The policy was approved by the Cabinet in December 2012.

front Mandela 24 juneCape Town — Former President, Nelson Mandela’s condition has become “critical”, the office of South African President Jacob Zuma has announced.

front Swapo 23 juneThe Swapo Party Youth League (SPYL) has issued a detailed public apology to the Swapo leadership on Sunday, following a tense and heated Central Committee meeting in Swakopmund.

front Sand Sea 23 juneNamibia had one of its natural wonders put on the Unesco World Heritage List at the 37th session of the World Heritage Committee underway in Phnom Pehn, Cambodia.

front TransNamib 21 juneTransNamib has acquired a fleet of four fully automated Scania R500 trucks and eight road fuel tankers at a cost of N$13 million.

front ngurare 21 juneTHE Swapo Party Youth League has issued what some consider an empty apology to the main body of the party at a packed press conference that took place at the Swapo Headquarters on Thursday this week.

front oloff 21 juneCOMMUNAL farmers say that the Government’s N$50 million drought marketing scheme for their animals is skewed in favour of commercial farmers.

front Ndishishi 14 juneTHE Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health, Andrew Ndishishi said it was the responsibility of tenderers for supply of medicines to his ministry to ensure that they had registered the products in line with Namibian laws.

front pohamba 14 juneSWAPO Party President Hifikepunye Pohamba has finally decided to act against the Swapo Party Youth League (SPYL) leadership after a lengthy Politburo meeting in the capital on Monday.

front Ndishishi 14 juneTHE controversial withdrawal of a tender award for the supply of medicine to the Ministry of Health will possibly head to the courts, like many others before it, if the parties cannot find an amicable solution.


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