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Restaurant owners welcome Stage 3 of state of emergency

by editor1 / Jun 02, 2020 / 0 comments

-Restaurant owners in Windhoek, while welcoming Stage 3 of the state of emergency, that saw the lifting of certain restrictions, say it will take time for people to adjust to the new measures, as business is still slow.

Some Khomasdal residents up in arms over proximity of COVID-19 isolation facility

by editor1 / Jun 02, 2020 / 0 comments

-Some residents of Windhoek's Khomasdal suburb are up in arms over the COVID-19 isolation facility in their residential area.

Canadian Prime Minister commends Government for COVID-19 swift response

by editor1 / Jun 02, 2020 / 0 comments

-Canada has commended the Government for a swift response to COVID-19.

Crime rates decrease significantly during state of emergency

by editor1 / Jun 02, 2020 / 0 comments

-There has been a significant reduction in crime during the state of emergency period compared to more than two months ago.

Opposition parties in the National Assembly criticise 2020-2021 budget

by editor1 / Jun 02, 2020 / 0 comments

-Members of the opposition parties in the National Assembly have criticised the 2020-2021 budget.

Cannabis advocate urges Government to allow cultivation of hemp

by editor1 / Jun 02, 2020 / 0 comments

-A cannabis advocate at Swakopmund has urged Government to allow the cultivation of hemp to create jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Shebeen owners in Windhoek want trading hours extended

by editor1 / Jun 02, 2020 / 0 comments

-Shebeens in Windhoek's Katutura's area remained closed until today as owners flocked to their local liquor outlets to stock up on alcohol.

Namibian newspaper to retrench employees

by editor1 / Jun 02, 2020 / 0 comments
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-The Namibian newspaper is due to retrench some employees due to a loss in profits caused by the economic downturn over the past four years.

Oshana Region, Ministry of Environment move to prevent veld fires

by editor1 / Jun 02, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Oshana Regional Council and the Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism have started clearing cross-cutting lines in the Uuvudhiya constituency in the Oshana Region, to prevent the destruction of thousands of hectors of grazing by veld fire.

AGRIBUSDEV suspends managing director Petrus Uugwanga

by editor1 / Jun 02, 2020 / 0 comments

-Agricultural Business Development Agency (AGRIBUSDEV) has, with immediate effect, suspend its managing director Petrus Uugwanga.

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