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Government working hard to contain the African migratory locust in Zambezi

by editor1 / Sep 25, 2020 / 0 comments
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NAMPA

-The Government is working round the clock to contain the outbreak of African migratory locust which has invaded some villages in the Zambezi Region.

Swakopmund Municipality, COSDEC sign cooperation agreement to boost economic opportunities for youth

by editor1 / Sep 25, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Swakopmund Municipality will be offering internships to trainees from the Community Skills Development Centre (COSDEC).

Kavango East HIV patients abandon ART due to hunger

by editor1 / Sep 25, 2020 / 0 comments
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NAMPA

-Kavango East Regional Director in the Ministry of Health and Social Services, Timea Gwira said the region has experienced more than 600 people who abandoned their Anti-Retroviral Treatment (ART) because of hunger and poverty.

Deputy Minister of ICT says lack of trust, negative stereotypes harm women in leadership

by editor1 / Sep 24, 2020 / 0 comments

-Lack of trust and negative stereotypes about the ability of women in leadership positions remains a harmful practice. This is the view of Deputy Minister of Information and Communication Technology Emma Theofelus when she spoke during a virtual discussion on gender equality along Former Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf.

Temporary truck port at Gobabis helps to curb the spread of COVID-19

by editor1 / Sep 24, 2020 / 0 comments

-The establishment of a temporary truck port at Gobabis is helping to curb the spread of COVID-19 at the town.

Finance Minister denies favouring Sam Shivute for NAMRA job

by editor1 / Sep 24, 2020 / 0 comments
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Ministry of Finance

-Finance Minister Ipumbu Shiimi has denied accusations that he influenced the recruitment of the newly appointed commissioner of the Namibian Revenue Agency (NAMRA), Sam Shivute.

NIP reduces COVID-19 testing backlog

by editor1 / Sep 24, 2020 / 0 comments

-There has been a significant reduction in the backlog of COVID-19 testing at NIP laboratories.

Walvis Bay police officer, car salesman denied bail in bribery and corruption case

by editor1 / Sep 24, 2020 / 0 comments

-A police officer in the Crime Investigation Unit and a manager of a used car import dealership at Walvis Bay have been denied bail in a bribery and corruption case.

Namibia records 77 new positive cases, two deaths and 51 recoveries

by editor1 / Sep 24, 2020 / 0 comments

-Minister of Health Dr Kalumbi Shangula announced that Namibia has 77 new positive cases, two deaths and 51 recoveries.

Oshana Police arrest suspect for alleged theft of N$100 000 worth of tinned fish at Oshakati

by editor1 / Sep 24, 2020 / 0 comments

-Police in the Oshana Region have arrested a 25-year-old man for allegedly stealing tinned fish valued at over N$100 000 yesterday at Oshakati.

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