COVID-19 deaths on the rise

by editor1 / Sep 19, 2020 / 0 comments

-The COVID-19 death toll continues on an upward curve, with three more deaths reported today.

Namibia passes 100 COVID-19 deaths

by editor1 / Sep 13, 2020 / 0 comments

-Namibia has recorded 101 COVID-19 related deaths to date. The Health Ministry said the latest three deaths were reported from Windhoek, Otjiwarongo and Rundu.

Dr Muinjangue concerned over spike in COVID-19-related deaths

by editor1 / Aug 24, 2020 / 0 comments

-Deputy-Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr Utjiua Muinjangue says, the spike in the number of COVID-19-related deaths is a cause for concern.

Gynaecologist says nearly one in six deaths cancer-related

by editor1 / Oct 29, 2018 / 0 comments
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-In Namibia cancer case have increased from 1 625 in 2006 to 3 092 in 2012 and the leading cases were for breast cancer.

Listeriosis outbreak causes 176 deaths in South Africa

by editor1 / Mar 05, 2018 / 0 comments

-There have been about 1 000 patients and at least 176 deaths in South Africa since January 2017, from the bacteria transmitted through food.

Six-year-old girl dies after being hit by a sliding gate

by editor1 / Mar 30, 2017 / 0 comments

A six-year-old girl has died, after being hit by a sliding gate, at the Sam Nujoma Combined School in the Zambezi Region. NamPol Head of Public Relations, Deputy Commissioner Edwin Kanguatjivi, says Maliwa Lumba was playing with other children at the school, when the sliding gate fell on her, causing her death.

Hurricane Matthew claims 300 lives in Haiti

by editor / Oct 07, 2016 / 0 comments

The death toll in Haiti as a result of Hurricane Matthew - the most powerful Caribbean storm in a decade - has soared to more than 300.

The Qalueque-Oshakati Water Canal claiming lives.

by editor / Jul 11, 2016 / 0 comments

Ten people, have drowned in the Qalueque-Oshakati Water Canal since the beginning of this year.