Monthly Archives: April 2019

South Africa Hospital Delivers HDR Brachytherapy Cancer Treatments with Varian Bravos Afterloader System

PALO ALTO, California and CAPE TOWN, South Africa, April 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Varian (NYSE: VAR) announced Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa is the first hospital in …

SOEs trapped in N$43 billion debt

WINDHOEK � State-owned enterprises collectively owe a massive N$43 billion in debts, which equals 25 percent of GDP.

What worries Public Enterprises Minister Leon Jooste even more is that commercial …

Civil Society Speakers Paint Grim Picture of Deepening Crisis in Occupied Palestinian Territory, as Security Council Takes Up Middle East Situation

Civil society leaders briefing the Security Council today described a deepening crisis in the Occupied Palestinian Territory characterized by political mistrust, economic challenges and environmental degradation while calling upon authorities …

N$86 million needed for disaster risk reduction

WINDHOEK- Government launched the Country Programming Framework aimed to address issues related to disaster risk reduction, which will be crucial in mitigating the risks associated with climate change.

The total …

N$13 billion education budget ‘not enough’

WINDHOEK � The Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture, whose budget allocation is nearly N$14 billion for the 2019/20 fiscal year, has requested that additional funding be availed to it …

Unam subsidy falls short of budgetary needs

WINDHOEK � The N$912 million subsidy allocated to the University of Namibia (Unam) this year falls short of what is required to meet the university's needs, a spokesperson said.

John …