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COVID-19: Namibia records 333 new cases and one death

Written by Elvi Haihambo on 22 January 2021

WINDHOEK, 22 JAN (NAMPA) – Namibia on Friday reported 333 new COVID-19 cases and one death, bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths in the country to 311.
The Executive Director in the Ministry of Health and Social Services, Ben Nangombe, during the daily update, said the new cases represent a 12 per cent positive ratio and have a gender distribution of 179 females and 154 males. The youngest case is eight months old and the oldest, 89 years.
The new death involves a 53-year-old woman from the Engela d ...


Swakopmund Municipality launches housing development project

Written by Isabel Bento on 22 January 2021

SWAKOPMUND, 22 JAN (NAMPA) – The Swakopmund Municipality on Friday launched an eight block housing development project geared towards expediting the delivery of serviced land and housing at affordable prices to the community.
The project will be developed by 11 private developers, through a joint venture with the council, who will finance and install services to the eight townships including the construction of houses on the land provided by the council.
In his speech during the ground-breaking ceremony, Er ...

MTC records 2.66 per cent increase in revenue

WINDHOEK: Khomas - Mobile Telecommunications Company (MTC) on Thursday announced a 2.66 per cent increase in revenue from N.dollars 2.613 billion recorded in 2019 to N.dollars 2.683 billion in 2020. (Video by Perirwa Koruhama) NAMPA TV

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× ONAMBANGO, 06 January 2021 - The leader of the Ondonga Traditional Authority, Fillemon Shuumbwa Nangolo (standing) addresses political office bearers at his Onambango royal homestead on Wednesday. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× Jordanian teenager, Omar, 14, fixes a kerosene heater in a workshop where he works in Amman on January 10, 2021. - Many minors have been forced prematurely into the labour market in Jordan due to the Covid-19 pandemic, experts say. Schools in Amman and throughout the country have been closed for nearly a year now, while economic fallout from the pandemic has eaten into breadwinners' ability to feed their families. (Photo by Khalil MAZRAAWI / AFP)

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× A Jordanian youth arranges strawberry boxes in one of Amman's popular vegetables and fruits market on January 10, 2021. - Many minors have been forced prematurely into the labour market in Jordan due to the Covid-19 pandemic, experts say. Schools in Amman and throughout the country have been closed for nearly a year now, while economic fallout from the pandemic has eaten into breadwinners' ability to feed their families. (Photo by Khalil MAZRAAWI / AFP)

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