coronavirus

Minister Sioka announces closure of all ECDs from 16 March to 14 April

by editor1 / Mar 15, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare has also announced the closure of all early childhood development centers (ECDs), crèches and kindergartens or pre-schools, from tomorrow to 14 April.

NABTA calls for donations of sanitary equipment to be used by taxi drivers

by editor1 / Mar 15, 2020 / 0 comments
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-Namibia Bus and Taxi Association (NABTA), has called on Government, business people and the public to donate masks and other sanitary equipment for the use of taxi drivers in Namibia.

INTERVIEW | Health Minister Kalumbi Shangula on COVID - 19 cases

by editor1 / Mar 14, 2020 / 0 comments

-Health Minister Dr Kalumbi Shangula on COVID-19 positive cases announcement

Namibian institutions cancel international trips due to Coronavirus threat

by editor1 / Mar 13, 2020 / 0 comments

-Some institutions in Namibia have cancelled all official trips outside of the country for their employees, due to the global threat of Coronavirus.

Aidamira passengers tested at Lüderitz

by editor1 / Mar 13, 2020 / 0 comments
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-The Ministry of Health and Social Services today issued a statement after a video of passengers from a cruise ship docking at Walvis Bay went viral.

Governments called to intensify efforts to prevent Coronavirus outbreak

by editor1 / Mar 12, 2020 / 0 comments

-The World Health Organisation (WHO) country representative Dr Charles Sagoe-Moses has called on the governments to intensify efforts to trace, detect, test and treat as well as prevent the outbreak of Coronavirus.

GIPF has stock market crash protective measures in place

by editor1 / Mar 12, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF), has put protective measures in place before the Coronavirus has shattered stock market prices.

No reason to put Independence celebrations on hold - Shangula

by editor1 / Mar 12, 2020 / 0 comments
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-Government says there are no reasons to put this year's Independence celebrations on hold as suggested by some members of the public who fear that the gathering puts Namibians at the risk of being infected with the Coronavirus.

High-Level Panel warns Coronavirus could severely affect the economy

by editor1 / Mar 12, 2020 / 0 comments

-Economist Johaness !Gawaxab warns that an outbreak of coronavirus in Namibia could affect the economy severely and possibly result in a shortage of food and medical supplies.

WHO declares COVID-19 outbreak as a pandemic

by editor1 / Mar 11, 2020 / 0 comments

-The World Health Organisation (WHO) today announced it has declared the COVID-19 outbreak as a pandemic.

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