COVID19

42 Namibians in South Africa cleared to come home

by editor1 / Apr 15, 2020 / 0 comments
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-The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah says 42 Namibians currently in South Africa have been cleared to come back by road.

IPPR says lockdown decision is justified despite negative economic impact

by editor1 / Apr 15, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Institute for Public Policy Research's (IPPR) Executive Director Graham Hopwood says the extension of the lockdown will negatively impact the economy and the private sector, but also pointed out that the decision by the Minister of Health and Social Services was justified.

E-learning may not be possible for many students

by editor1 / Apr 11, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Student Union of Namibia (SUN) is happy with the proposed E-learning platforms at different universities to ensure continued learning under the COVID-19 state of emergency.

NTA puts measures in place for VTCs to run effectively after state of emergency

by editor1 / Apr 07, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Namibia Training Authority (NTA) has put in place measures to ensure that vocational training centres will effectively run after the state of emergency.

Economic and Social Justice Trust says delay to implement BIG has come to haunt Namibia

by editor1 / Apr 07, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Economic and Social Justice Trust (ESJT) says Namibia's delay to implement the Basic Income Grant (BIG) has finally come to haunt the country as the COVID-19 threatens the livelihoods of the poor.

Roadblock officers bemoan absence of protective gear

by editor1 / Apr 07, 2020 / 0 comments

-Members of the joint emergency operation have raised concerns about the shortage of basic protective gear such as gloves, masks and sanitizers at roadblocks.

Health Minister says all returning Namibians will be quarantined

by editor1 / Mar 25, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr Kalumbi Shangula says, all Namibians and permanent residents returning from COVID-19-affected countries will be quarantined.

Environmental Investment Fund suspends working hours

by editor1 / Mar 25, 2020 / 0 comments
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-The Environmental Investment Fund of Namibia (EIF) has suspended its office working hours effective from Wednesday until 14 April, as part of the national response to curb the further spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

South Africa announces lockdown for 21 days

by editor1 / Mar 24, 2020 / 0 comments

-President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a countrywide lockdown effective from Thursday, as cases of COVID-19 passed the 400 mark.

City of Windhoek will reconnect water supply to households for 30 days

by editor1 / Mar 24, 2020 / 0 comments

-The City of Windhoek will reconnect water supply to all households for a period of 30 days in line with Government directives.

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