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Meatco restarts operations with screening of 700 staff members

by editor1 / Apr 06, 2020 / 0 comments

-As the Meat Corporation (Meatco) prepare to officially commence with its operations after a short suspension due to COVID-19, the company has started screening all of its more than 700 employees for the virus.

Schools to restart on 20 April but learners will not return physically to schools - Steenkamp

by editor1 / Apr 06, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Executive Director (ED) of the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture, Sanet Steenkamp said the schools will officially reopen on 20 April.

Two latest COVID-19 cases stable and in isolation

by editor1 / Apr 06, 2020 / 0 comments

-Deputy Health Minister Dr Esther Muinjangue said Namibia's two latest positive COVID-19 cases, a teacher and a medical doctor, are both stable and in isolation.

INTERVIEW | Ngamane Karuaihe-Upi on GBV during the state of emergency

by editor1 / Apr 05, 2020 / 0 comments
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NAMPA

-Concerns are raised from all sectors of society that the lockdown can have a huge impact on domestic relations and that the quarantine measures affected family ties and intimate relationships.

Men in uniform urged to respect human rights and refrain from assaulting civilians

by editor1 / Apr 05, 2020 / 0 comments
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NAMPA

-Police Chief Inspector Lieutenant-General Sebastian Ndeitunga has urged members of the police force to respect human rights and refrain from unnecessarily assaulting and manhandling of suspects unless in self-defence.

Homeless in the Khomas accommodated

by editor1 / Apr 05, 2020 / 0 comments
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NAMPA

-The Homeless in the Khomas Region are accommodated at the Khomasdal Stadium and Teachers Resource Centre in Katutura.

131 Arrested for violating state of emergency regulations

by editor1 / Apr 05, 2020 / 0 comments

-A total of 131 Namibians were issued with fines for failure to comply with the COVID-19 state of emergency regulations.

Small business owners in the north heavily affected by the state of emergency

by editor1 / Apr 05, 2020 / 0 comments

-Small business owners in the north are heavily affected since the state of emergency came into effect.

Private and public sectors urged to assist in alleviating hunger during the state of emergency

by editor1 / Apr 05, 2020 / 0 comments

-The councillor of the John Pandeni Constituency in the Khomas Region, Rachel Jacob has called on the private and public sectors to assist in alleviating hunger during the state of emergency period.

Public entities instructed to stop all procurement processes unless COVID-19-related

by editor1 / Apr 05, 2020 / 0 comments
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Namibian Presidency

-The Minister of Finance has instructed all public entities to stop all procurement processes unless the purchases are COVID-19-related.

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