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Free water reconnection to cost City of Windhoek nearly N$9 million

by editor1 / Mar 31, 2020 / 0 comments

-The free reconnection of unpaid water for Windhoek residents will cost the city N$8,9 million, City of Windhoek Chief Executive Officer Robert Kahimise announced on Monday.

Skorpion Zinc to retrench 1 500 workers

by editor1 / Mar 31, 2020 / 0 comments
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Vedanta

-Vedanta Zinc International (VZI) has announced that it will close the Skorpion Zinc mine at Rosh Pinah by 1 May retrenching all its workers.

Grootfontein municipality educates truck drivers on COVID-19

by editor1 / Mar 31, 2020 / 0 comments

-As of last Saturday a COVID-19 committee, led by Grootfontein Municipality chief executive officer (CEO) Kisco Sinvula, Namibian Police, Namibia Defence Force (NDF), Prison Services, Ministry of Health and Social Services (MoHSS), Grootfontein district and community health workers set-up a roadblock to educate and share information about the Coronavirus with truck drivers and visitors using the Gobabis-Grootfontein route.

Erongo field hospital facility to be split into two

by editor1 / Mar 31, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Walvis Bay COVID-19 field hospital, which was initially planned to have 150 beds, has been amended to host 75 beds.

INTERVIEW | Department of Gender Equality's Esther Lusepani on social grants

by editor1 / Mar 30, 2020 / 0 comments

-Since the declaration of the state of emergency and the 21-day lockdown, many Namibians seem to be worried about their livelihoods particularly those dependent on social grants.

INTERVIEW | SSC's CEO, Milka Mungunda on COVID-19 donation

by editor1 / Mar 30, 2020 / 0 comments

-More and more companies continue to make financial contributions to help curb the spread of COVID-19.

58 Quarantined at Zambezi Waterfront and Tourism Park

by editor1 / Mar 30, 2020 / 0 comments

-Fifty-eight people are being quarantined at the Zambezi Waterfront and Tourism Park in Katima Mulilo.

Public urged to cooperate with law enforcement agencies during lockdown

by editor1 / Mar 30, 2020 / 0 comments

-Law enforcement agencies did not encounter major challenges or non-adherence of the preventative measures to curb COVID-19 since the lockdown started.

33 Arrested and fined for contravening Regulation 11 of the State of Emergency

by editor1 / Mar 30, 2020 / 0 comments

-Thirty-three people were arrested and fined over the weekend, for contravening Regulation 11 of the State of Emergency.

National budget delayed due to COVID-19

by editor1 / Mar 30, 2020 / 0 comments
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-The Ministry of Finance has announced the delay of the 2020/2021 Appropriation Bill (National budget).

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