COVID-19

GIPF suspends biometric verification due to COVID-19

by editor1 / Feb 02, 2021 / 0 comments

The Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) has temporarily suspended the Biometric Verification process in observation of COVID-19 regulations.

Namibians urged to get tested for COVID-19

by editor1 / Feb 01, 2021 / 0 comments

The Minister of Health and Social Services is urging people experiencing any symptoms that are consistent with COVID-19 to go for a test to prevent spreading the virus to contacts.

Union accuses Health Ministry of not recognising workers' sacrifices during COVID-19

by editor1 / Feb 01, 2021 / 0 comments

The Public Service Union of Namibia (PSUN) has accused the Ministry of Health and Social Services of allegedly failing to recognise sacrifices of health workers since the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak.

Bidvest Namibia Car Rental closes down due to COVID-19 impact

by editor1 / Feb 01, 2021 / 0 comments
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Bidvest

The effects of travel restrictions imposed during the outbreak of COVID-19 in early 2020 continues to have devastating effects on the travel and tourism industry.

One per cent of Namibia’s population infected with COVID-19 - WHO

by editor1 / Feb 01, 2021 / 0 comments

Namibia recorded a total of 33 696 COVID-19 cases by 28 January 2021 representing one per cent of the population, the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Namibia has indicated.

Five Otjozondjupa schools not ready for face-to-face learning

by editor1 / Jan 29, 2021 / 0 comments

Only five schools in the Otjozondjupa Region are not ready to start with face-to-face learning because of ablution facilities that have not been completed.

Kunene School reduces number of pupils due to COVID-19

by editor1 / Jan 28, 2021 / 0 comments

The St Michael's Primary School, about 60 km west of Outjo in the Kunene Region, has reduced the number of learners from 330 to 252 this year in compliance with COVID-19 protocols.

Namibia records 308 new COVID-19 cases and four deaths

by editor1 / Jan 27, 2021 / 0 comments

-Kavango East records the highest number of COVID-19 positive cases, out of the 308 announced in the last 24 hours.

COVID-19 forcing countries to look at self-sustainability - Shinguadja

by editor1 / Jan 27, 2021 / 0 comments
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NAMPA

-The Executive Director in the Ministry of Labour, Industrial Relations and Employment Creation, Bro-Mathew Shinguadja believes that despite COVID-19's negative impact on just about every sector and field, the pandemic has prompted countries to look innovatively at the idea of self-sustainability.

St Michael's Primary School reduces number of learners due to COVID-19 protocols

by editor1 / Jan 27, 2021 / 0 comments
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NBC

-The St Michael's Primary School, about 60 km west of Outjo in the Kunene Region, has reduced the number of learners from 330 to 252 this year in compliance with COVID-19 protocols.

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