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      19 who met infected couple test negative

      19 who met infected couple test negative

      2020-03-19  Selma Ikela
      Nineteen out of twenty-five people who came into contact with the Romanian couple who tested positive for coronavirus in Namibia were traced, contacted and tested for Covid-19, and the health and social services minister Dr Kalumbi Shangula said no secondary transmission was observed.  “Appropriate measures were taken which included isolation and monitoring,” Shangula informed a media briefing yes
      Opinion - Thank you UNTAG, happy birthday Namibia

      Opinion - Thank you UNTAG, happy birthday Namibia

      2020-03-18  Staff Reporter
      Firstly, as Namibia commemorates its 30 years of independence, we must pause and salute those whose blood waters our freedom. Equally, we must pay tribute to the former United Nations (UN) Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar, who died on 4 March 2020 in Lima, Peru, at the age of 100. Mr Perez de Cuellar was the face of the UN when the door for Namibia’s independence was being opened. 
      Tombo drinkers at risk of virus

      Tombo drinkers at risk of virus

      2020-03-18  John Muyamba
      Uukwambi Traditional Authority spokesperson Reinhold Iita advised villagers and others to stop practices that could contribute to the spread of coronavirus.
      Geingob: ‘I inherited a broke Govt’

      Geingob: ‘I inherited a broke Govt’

      2020-03-18  Staff Reporter
      President Hage Geingob said he inherited a government that had “zero” in its coffers five years ago. Geingob made these remarks when he responded to a question by Nampa on Monday.
      Build It Omuthiya commits to assisting schools

      Build It Omuthiya commits to assisting schools

      2020-03-18  Obrien Simasiku
      OMUTHIYA – Hardware retailer Build It Omuthiya has signalled its firm commitment in assisting the education sector in Oshikoto region, said business owner Herman Nekomba in remarks delivered on his behalf by store manager Lebeus Petrus during the handover of building material to the Omuthiyagwiipundi Secondary School.
      Pupil drowns in Oshigambo River

      Pupil drowns in Oshigambo River

      2020-03-18  Obrien Simasiku
      OMUTHIYA - Police divers from Oshana region yesterday recovered the body of a grade 11 learner at Uukule Secondary School who drowned in the Oshigambo River.  
      Shock over school principal’s suicide

      Shock over school principal’s suicide

      2020-03-17  Selma Ikela
      A 38-year-old school principal from Onambaladi Primary School committed suicide by hanging himself with a rope in his bedroom on Sunday. The deceased has been identified as Philipus Sheehama. According to this week’s Namibian Police crime report, no suicide note was found. His next of kin were informed.
      Proposed open bidding will destabilise fishing sector

      Proposed open bidding will destabilise fishing sector

      2020-03-17  Eveline de Klerk
      WALVIS BAY  – The fishing sector and its stakeholders say recommendations made by the High-Level Panel on the Namibian Economy (HLPNE) on the fishing sector will kill the industry and enrich the already rich.
      Mushelenga wields axe at Okahandja, Rundu

      Mushelenga wields axe at Okahandja, Rundu

      2020-03-17  John Muyamba
      RUNDU – Urban and rural development minister Peya Mushelenga yesterday suspended the town council of Rundu as well as the municipal council of Okahandja following reports of unending infighting at the two towns.