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Oshana Health Directorate take steps to prevent overcrowded hospitals

by editor1 / May 27, 2020 / 0 comments

The Oshana Health Directorate has opted for multi-dispensing medication to avoid overcrowding at the hospital.

Nkurenkuru Primary Healthcare contractor refuses to hand over the site to new contractors

by editor1 / May 27, 2020 / 0 comments
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NAMPA

-A contractor appointed to construct the Nkurenkuru Primary Healthcare facility in 2014, which is still not completed, is refusing to hand over the site to new contractors for the completion of the project.

Namibia records 22nd COVID-19 cases

by editor1 / May 27, 2020 / 0 comments

-The Ministry of Health and Social Services has announced another positive Covid-19 case.
This brings the confirmed cases to 22.
The patient is said to be in a critical condition and is breathing through a ventilator tube.

Social distancing still a challenge in informal settlements

by editor1 / May 27, 2020 / 0 comments

-Social distancing is still a challenge in informal settlements as some residents argue it is impossible to adhere to the regulation, due to overcrowding in the areas they live.

96,5% of Namibian businesses are adversely affected by the COVID-19

by editor1 / May 27, 2020 / 0 comments
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NAMPA

-A recent survey conducted by the Namibia Statistic Agency (NSA) revealed that 96,5% of businesses are adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Finance Minister to table national budget tomorrow

by editor1 / May 26, 2020 / 0 comments
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-The first session of the Seventh Parliament resumed today, with the Finance Minister Iipumbu Shiimi giving notice that he would table the national budget tomorrow.

Minister Mushelenga seeks appointment of Information Commissioners

by editor1 / May 26, 2020 / 0 comments
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-The first sitting of the Seventh Parliament saw the tabling of some important motions. Among others is the motion seeking for the appointment of an independent and impartial Information Commissioner and Deputy Information Commissioner to ensure access to information in Namibia.

Windhoek's homeless fear the coming cold nights

by editor1 / May 26, 2020 / 0 comments

-Winter has started and homeless people who are accommodated at the Khomasdal Stadium fear the cold nights they will be facing.

Truck drivers allegedly break out of quarantine facility

by editor1 / May 26, 2020 / 0 comments
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NAMPA

-The Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in Khomas Region on Tuesday announced that two truck drivers snuck out of quarantine facilities over the weekend between Brakwater and Mix informal settlement.

Fishrot accused describes himself as a man of integrity

by editor1 / May 26, 2020 / 0 comments

-One of the accused in the Fishrot corruption scandal described himself as a man of integrity and maintained he is innocent of all charges against him.

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