Guests at accommodation establishments can now buy alcohol on Sundays and public holidays

by editor1 / Feb 24, 2021 / 0 comments
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Namibian Presidency

-One of the regulations that were amended is on the sale of alcohol. President Hage Geingob today announced that COVID-19 response measures will be extended for another 36 days starting 25 February until 31 March 2021.

Mental health professionals observe increase in substance abuse

by editor1 / Jul 18, 2020 / 0 comments

-Mental health professionals have observed an increase in substance abuse since the start of the state of emergency period.

Crimes related to misuse of alcohol concerns Zambezi

by editor1 / Jun 16, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Namibian Police in the Zambezi Region are concerned about an increase in crimes related to the misuse of alcohol after the country entered Stage 3 of the state of emergency regulations.

Kunene traders and consumers of alcohol warned to adhere to regulations

by editor1 / Jun 12, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Regional Commander in Kunene, Commissioner James Nderura has issued a stern warning to traders and consumers of alcohol to adhere to all stage three regulations or face the wrath of the law.

Minister Yvonne Dausab dismisses reports that Government will prohibit the sale of alcohol

by editor1 / Jun 09, 2020 / 0 comments

-Justice Minister, Yvonne Dausab has dismissed reports that the Government made a U-turn on its decision to allow the sale of alcohol.

Eleven people arrested for attempting to smuggle alcohol at Walvis Bay over the weekend

by editor1 / Jun 07, 2020 / 0 comments

-Eleven people were arrested for attempting to smuggle alcohol at Walvis Bay in the Erongo Region over the weekend.

Katutura East residents say they lived in peace when alcohol was banned

by editor1 / Jun 06, 2020 / 0 comments

-Residents of Katutura East Constituency say they have been living in a peaceful environment during stage one and two of the state of emergency when the sale of alcohol was banned.

Government loses more than N$400 million in revenue due to alcohol ban

by editor1 / Jun 01, 2020 / 0 comments

-The manufacturing and distribution sector of alcoholic beverages in Namibia has lost close to N$1 billion since the implementation of the state of emergency regulations.

Tax increase on alcohol effective from 27 February

by editor1 / May 28, 2020 / 0 comments
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-Finance Minister Iipumbu Shiimi has announced tax increases on alcohol and tobacco during the tabling of the N$72,8 billion national budget, effective from 27 February this year.

Alcohol restriction has brought about many positive changes

by editor1 / May 22, 2020 / 0 comments

-Alcohol restriction during the state of emergency has brought about many positive changes in communities.