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The Walvis Bay Stage 1 lockdown effective from 19h00 today

by editor1 / May 28, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Erongo Regional Police Commander, Andreas Nelumbu says his forces are geared to enforce Stage 1 regulations in the Walvis Bay local authority area.

High Court to hear arguments in a state of emergency regulations challenge tomorrow

by editor1 / May 28, 2020 / 0 comments

-The High Court will tomorrow hear arguments in an application by two organisations representing Namibian employers, launched against the President, the Government and trade unions for suspending parts of the Labour Act during Namibia's COVID-19 state of emergency.

Katima Mulilo Police recover fuel at a house in New Cowboy area

by editor1 / May 28, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Namibian Police (NAMPOL) at Katima Mulilo in the Zambezi Region found multiple containers of fuel at a house in New Cowboy location this afternoon.

President Geingob announces lifting of lockdown restrictions, Walvis Bay returns to Stage 1

by editor1 / May 28, 2020 / 0 comments

-President Hage Geingob today announced, based on key indicators, reduced restrictions for Namibia except for Walvis Bay.

Namibian innovator manufactures COVID-19 touchless kiosk

by editor1 / May 28, 2020 / 0 comments

-The COVID-19 outbreak has awakened a sense of innovation among Namibians to find ways of stopping the further spread of the virus.

People with disability at higher risk from COVID-19

by editor1 / May 28, 2020 / 0 comments

-People with disability and those with serious underlying medical conditions are at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19.

Tax increase on alcohol effective from 27 February

by editor1 / May 28, 2020 / 0 comments
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-Finance Minister Iipumbu Shiimi has announced tax increases on alcohol and tobacco during the tabling of the N$72,8 billion national budget, effective from 27 February this year.

City, NamPower sign MoU to electrify informal settlements

by editor1 / May 28, 2020 / 0 comments

-NamPower and City of Windhoek have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) and transfer agreement on the electrification of the city's peri-urban areas.

Crown Security company accused of reducing salaries with 20%

by editor1 / May 27, 2020 / 0 comments

-Crown Security company in Windhoek is accused of reducing the salary of their security guards by 20%.

Minister Shiimi announces increases to tax on alcohol, tobacco

by editor1 / May 27, 2020 / 0 comments

-In line with the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) agreement, the Finance Minister also announced increases to tax on alcohol and tobacco, effective from 27 February 2020.

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