COVID-19

President Geingob says Namibia's classification as upper-middle-income country is unfair

by editor1 / Jun 03, 2020 / 0 comments

-Namibia's classification as an upper-middle-income country has made it difficult for the country to access loans at favourable rates and has hampered development efforts.

Restaurant owners welcome Stage 3 of state of emergency

by editor1 / Jun 02, 2020 / 0 comments

-Restaurant owners in Windhoek, while welcoming Stage 3 of the state of emergency, that saw the lifting of certain restrictions, say it will take time for people to adjust to the new measures, as business is still slow.

Some Khomasdal residents up in arms over proximity of COVID-19 isolation facility

by editor1 / Jun 02, 2020 / 0 comments

-Some residents of Windhoek's Khomasdal suburb are up in arms over the COVID-19 isolation facility in their residential area.

Canadian Prime Minister commends Government for COVID-19 swift response

by editor1 / Jun 02, 2020 / 0 comments

-Canada has commended the Government for a swift response to COVID-19.

Shebeen owners in Windhoek want trading hours extended

by editor1 / Jun 02, 2020 / 0 comments

-Shebeens in Windhoek's Katutura's area remained closed until today as owners flocked to their local liquor outlets to stock up on alcohol.

Government loses more than N$400 million in revenue due to alcohol ban

by editor1 / Jun 01, 2020 / 0 comments

-The manufacturing and distribution sector of alcoholic beverages in Namibia has lost close to N$1 billion since the implementation of the state of emergency regulations.

UNAM postpones partial return of students to campus

by editor1 / Jun 01, 2020 / 0 comments

-The University of Namibia (UNAM) has postponed the partial return of students to campus for additional teaching and practical sessions, until further notice.

Namibia's beef exports to the international markets not affected by COVID-19

by editor1 / Jun 01, 2020 / 0 comments

-Namibia's beef export to the international markets has not been affected by the global COVID-19 pandemic.

NANTU, NANSO vow not to allow their members to be exposed to COVID-19 as schools reopen

by editor1 / May 31, 2020 / 0 comments

-Namibia National Teachers Union (NANTU) and Namibia National Students Organisation (NANSO) have vowed not to allow teachers and learners to expose themselves to COVID 19, as schools re-open next week.

Namibia records 24th COVID-19 case

by editor1 / May 31, 2020 / 0 comments

-Namibia recorded another positive case of COVID-19, bringing the number of confirmed cases to 24.

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