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Geingob extends birthday message to Nujoma

Written by Uakutura Kambaekua on 12 May 2021

WINDHOEK, 12 MAY (NAMPA) – President Hage Geingob has extended a congratulatory message to former President and Father of the Namibian Nation Sam Nujoma who turned 92 years on Wednesday.
In his message which was shared with the media by the presidency, Geingob described Nujoma as a true hero and the epitome of the ideals of 'our struggle and sacrifice'.
Geingob said the country's independence would not have been possible without Nujoma spearheading and mobilizing Namibians from all walks of life in a unifie ...


COVID-19: Namibia records 92 new cases, five deaths

Written by Elvi Haihambo on 12 May 2021

WINDHOEK, 12 MAY (NAMPA) – Health and Social Services Minister, Dr. Kalumbi Shangula said Namibia on Tuesday recorded 92 new COVID-19 positive cases and five COVID-19 deaths.
Shangula while giving the daily COVID-19 update said the cases have a gender distribution of 49 male and 43 female patients, with the youngest being six months old and the oldest 77 years.
He said the deaths were recorded in the Outjo, Gobabis, Oshakati, Otjiwarongo and Windhoek districts, bringing the total deaths to 696.
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NBC employees refuse to hand over petition to Mushelenge

WINDHOEK, 12 MAY (NAMPA)- Employees of the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) on Tuesday morning refused to hand over their petition to the Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Dr. Peya Mushelenga, calling him a sellout and accusing him of allegedly breaking striking rules. The workers are demanding better working conditions, salaries and benefits, and permanent employment for at least 150 employees, who have been on month-to-month contracts for over five years. (Video by: Josephina Simeon) NAMPA TV

Kawana undertakes familiarisation visit to police headquarters

Namibia’s AGOA strategy launched

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× OTJIWARONGO, 10 May 2021 - Members of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Economics and Public Administration attend a workshop at Otjiwarongo on Monday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× (210512) -- ADDIS ABABA, May 12, 2021 (Xinhua) -- Invited guests attend the launching ceremony of the Ethio-Telecom's mobile money service solution called "Tele-Birr" in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on May 11, 2021. Ethiopia's state-owned Ethio-Telecom on Tuesday evening launched a Chinese-developed mobile money service solution. The launch of the Ethio-Telecom's mobile money service solution, called "Tele-Birr", was attended by high level Ethiopian government officials including Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed as well as various foreign dignitaries. (Photo by Michael Tewelde/Xinhua)

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× Pro-Palestinian demonstrators attend a protest, following a flare-up of Israeli-Palestinian violence, in Paris, France, May 12, 2021. REUTERS/Sarah Meyssonnier

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× TSUMKWE, 30 April 2021 - A section of the Tsumkwe solar plant. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× OTJIWARONGO, 12 May 2021 - Striking workers of the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) march over streets of Otjiwarongo before handing over a petition to the Otjozondjupa Governor, James Uerikua at the Otjozondjupa Regional Council on Wednesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× French member of parliament of the leftist La France Insoumise (LFI) party Adrien Quatennens, wearing a protective face mask, attends a protest, following a flare-up of Israeli-Palestinian violence, in Paris, France, May 12, 2021. REUTERS/Sarah Meyssonnier

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× A geese flies over the river where people punt as coronavirus disease (COVID-19) restrictions are eased in Cambridge, Britain May 12, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Couldridge

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× (FILES) In this file photo taken on February 16, 2021 medical worker Robert Gilbertson loads a syringe with the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine to be administered by nurses at a vaccination site at Kedren Community Health Center, in South Central Los Angeles, California. - US pharmaceutical company Moderna on March 12, 2021 agreed to deliver 25 million Covid-19 vaccine shots to Australia by the end of next year as the country deals with a lagging immunization campaign. Moderna will deliver 10 million doses this year and by 2022 deliver 15 million booster shots that are still being tested but meant to neutralize variants of Covid-19, the company and the Australian government said in a statement. (Photo by Apu GOMES / AFP)