• October 24th, 2020

POSTS BY Emmency Nuukala

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More join homelessness fight

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) yesterday endorsed deputy information minister Emma Theofelus, who will be joining other A-list celebrities for the MTC Knockout Project in aid of efforts to address homelessness in the country.

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NIP gets massive donation

Shot in the arm… The Namibia Institute of Pathology (NIP) last week received a much-needed donation of N$4.8 million from the Social Security Commission. The money will be used to procure reagents and other necessities to help scale up the country’s Covid-19 testing capability.

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Social distancing defied

Chaotic re-emergence…Social distancing was a near impossible task when the Roads Authority (RA) reopened its Namibia Traffic Information System (NaTIS) offices on Monday when hordes of people flocked to the already long queues.

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Entrepreneurs construct decontamination chamber

​​​​​​​Curbing the spread…Namibian entrepreneur Sylvanie Beukes passes through a disinfecting chamber that he constructed together with partners, Abed Nakalenga and water specialist Sidney Beukes. The trio built the locally manufactured hands-free disinfectant chamber, which they hail as first of its kind for Namibia.

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Enforcing the law

No mercy… The Windhoek City Police yesterday set up a number of roadblocks in an effort to dissuade movement as part of measures to stem the spread of Covid-19. Government this week announced the current lockdown would be extended nationwide until 4 May 2020. Traffic officers dished out warnings and requested those who are essential service providers to always have their permits on them. Photo: Emmency Nuukala

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Journalists win media award for exposing Fishrot 

Four Icelandic journalists who uncovered what is now known as the Fishrot scandal and which led to the arrest and detention of former fisheries minister Bernhard Esau, his justice counterpart Sacky Shanghala and five others have been awarded the Union of Icelandic Journalists’ 2019 Bladamannaverðlaun for Best Investigative Reporting for their coverage of the bribery saga. 

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Couture by Kim Safari line

WINDHOEK - Kaino Matheus known as Kim in the fashion industry talked to Entertainment Now! about her upcoming exhibition titled Kim Safari Line.

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PillowChick sets up shop at Nictus

WINDHOEK - Twenty-seven-year-old Julia Ndeilenga is the latest young entrepreneur to join forces with Nictus Giga Store, where she will be selling her brand of pillows at the Windhoek branch. 

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Namibians demonstrate against corruption

WINDHOEK – The air was thick with emotions and weariness as citizens from all walks of life including prominent members from the law fraternity took to the streets of Windhoek on Friday in a peaceful demonstration against corruption. 

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Spirit of Summer Successful

WINDHOEK-Considering the unbearably high temperatures that hit the city last weekend, one would say Hilton’s first Spirit of Summer party happened at the perfect time.

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Cassidy Dabbles in a solo project

WINDHOEK – Twenty-six-year-old Cassidy Karon, better known as the other half of the award-winning music duo Paradox, recently set social media abuzz after he posted a video announcing that he will be releasing a solo album soon.

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Geingob fetes senior citizens on his birthday

WINDHOEK - As part of a tradition of celebrating his birthday with those he doesn’t normally spend time with, President Hage Geingob on Friday hosted an intimate dinner party for senior citizens from all walks of life at

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‘The White Line’ goes international

WINDHOEK - Never have I had a film captivate me as much as ‘The White Line’ did. As I sat in anticipation, I was fearful, I was angry, I was disgusted and I felt sad. The joy and the overwhelming pride I felt, as it fundamentally told our story, our Namibian story, is indescribable.