COVID-19

Ministry of Works approves construction of COVID-19 facility at Walvis Bay

by editor1 / May 30, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Ministry of Works and Transport has finally approved the construction of Phase 1 for a facility for COVID-19 patients at Walvis Bay.

Finance Minister says Namibians will have to brace for tougher economic times due to COVID-19

by editor1 / May 28, 2020 / 0 comments

-Namibians will have to brace themselves for tougher economic times, as the country is far from getting out of the woods due to COVID-19.

Virtual Sport - the sport of the future

by editor / May 28, 2020 / 0 comments
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Namibia Electronic Sports Association

-The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted all areas of life - and, as we know, sports is no exception

President Geingob announces lifting of lockdown restrictions, Walvis Bay returns to Stage 1

by editor1 / May 28, 2020 / 0 comments

-President Hage Geingob today announced, based on key indicators, reduced restrictions for Namibia except for Walvis Bay.

People with disability at higher risk from COVID-19

by editor1 / May 28, 2020 / 0 comments

-People with disability and those with serious underlying medical conditions are at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19.

Chinese Embassy instructs businesses operating in Namibia not to retrench workers

by editor1 / May 27, 2020 / 0 comments
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Chinese Embassy-Namibia

-Chinese businesses operating in Namibia are under instructions not to retrench their local workers due to the impact of COVID-19.

Namibia records 22nd COVID-19 cases

by editor1 / May 27, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Ministry of Health and Social Services has announced another positive Covid-19 case.
This brings the confirmed cases to 22.
The patient is said to be in a critical condition and is breathing through a ventilator tube.

96,5% of Namibian businesses are adversely affected by the COVID-19

by editor1 / May 27, 2020 / 0 comments
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NAMPA

-A recent survey conducted by the Namibia Statistic Agency (NSA) revealed that 96,5% of businesses are adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Rent payers seeking COVID-19 relief at the mercy of landlords

by editor1 / May 26, 2020 / 0 comments
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NAMPA

-Various commercial banks have reduced payment of mortgages for home and property owners with1%. The reduction comes after the central bank reduced the repo rate with 100-basis points.

It will not be business as usual post COVID-19 - Tjongarero

by editor / May 26, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Minister of Sport, Youth and National Service Agnes Tjongarero said her team has discovered many loopholes in the sport act as well as the constitutions of various sport codes, which will have to been changed in line with new realities caused by COVID-19.

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