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Erongo COVID-19 emergency facility to be split amongst two towns

Written by Isabel Bento on 02 April 2020

WALVIS BAY, 02 APR (NAMPA) The plan to construct a 150-bed containerised COVID-19 hospital facility at Walvis Bay has been amended to host 75 beds in Walvis Bay and 75 in Swakopmund.
The project which is being coordinated by the Walvis Bay Urban Constituency Disaster Risk Management Committee, chaired by councillor Knowledge Ipinge, is a partnership between the State and the private sector.
It is being funded by different members of the private sector.
Ipinge, who confirmed the decision to split the faci ...


Government launches COVID-19 Economic Stimulus and Relief Package

Written by Maqonda Ndlovu on 01 April 2020

WINDHOEK, 01 APR (NAMPA) Minister of Finance, Iipumbu Shiimi, on Wednesday revealed an Economic Stimulus and Relief Package totaling N.dolars 8.1 billion in response to the Corona Virus (COVID-19) containment measures currently in place.

According to a statement from the Ministry of Finance, the package will comprise N.dollars 5.9 billion as direct support to businesses, households and cash flow acceleration payments for services rendered to Government.

The additional N.dollars 2.3 billion will be addit ...

Namibia's confirmed COVID-19 cases increases to 13

WINDHOEK, 01 APR (NAMPA) - The number of confirmed Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases has moved to 13, with two new cases disclosed on Wednesday by the Minister of Health and Social Services (MoHSS), Kalumbi Shangula. Shangula announced the new cases during a press briefing on COVID-19 developments held at the State House, noting that case number 12 and 13 are the husband and child of case number 9. (Video by: George Hendricks) NAMPA TV

Pinehas appointed as defence chief

NamForce donates protective gear to soldiers

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× Windhoek, 20 March 2020 - Minister of Agriculture, Water and Land Reform, Calle Schlettwein pictured in the National Assembly recently. (Photo by: Edward Mumbuu Jnr) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 18 March 2020 - MTC's Chief Commercial Officer Melvin Angula (L) and Chief Human Capital and Corporate Affairs Officer, Tim Ekandjo. (Photo: Contributed)

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× A man wearing a protective face mask, following the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), walks next to closed shops in Qom, Iran March 24, 2020. Picture taken March 24, 2020. WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY

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× OPUWO, 31 March 2020 - Edwin Tjiramba. Photo Contributed) NAMPA

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× OKATOPE, 18 October 2018 - Director of Health and Social Services in the Ohangwena Region, John Hango. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× (200402) -- GUYUAN, April 2, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on April 1, 2020 shows snow scenery at the Jinjiping terraced field park in Pengyang County, Guyuan City of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. (Xinhua/Yang Zhisen)

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× In this Wednesday, April 1, 2020 photo, Scott Dunn gauges the grade of maple syrup produced at the Dunn Family Maple sugar house in Buxton, Maine. Maple syrup producers are dealing with several setbacks after the coronavirus outbreak including the recent cancelation of Maple Syrup Sunday. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

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× WINDHOEK, 20 March 2020 - Popular Democratic Movement MP and former Opuwo Rural Constituency councillor Kazeongere Tjeundo pictured in the National Assembly, shortly before he was sworn in as member of the National Assembly. (Photo by: Edward Mumbuu Jnr) NAMPA