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COVID-19: Namibia records 125 new cases

Written by Elvi Haihambo on 30 September 2020

GOBABIS, 30 SEP (NAMPA) – Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr Kalumbi Shangula on Wednesday announced that Namibia recorded 125 new COVID-19 positive cases.
The minister, during the COVID-19 daily update, said the ministry received 944 results, of which 125 were positive, with 82 being male and 43 female, with the youngest patient being two-years-old and the oldest, 74 years.
Oshikoto recorded the highest number at 58 cases, followed by Windhoek with 17, Rundu with 14 and Eenhana with 11, while Karas ...


Jooste removes NIDA board, appoints temporary one

Written by Suzith Tjitaura on 30 September 2020

KEETMANSHOOP, 30 SEP (NAMPA) – The Minister of Public Enterprises, Leon Jooste on Wednesday announced the removal of the current board of directors at the Namibia Industrial Development Agency (NIDA) and the appointment of a temporary board.
In a media statement, the minister said his office undertook a compliance analysis of NIDA documentation and operations to determine the company’s compliance status in line with both the Public Enterprises Governance Act (PEGA) and NIDA Act.
“Regrettably, the results ...

Namibia looks forward to Cuba and US restored relations

WINDHOEK, 25 SEP (NAMPA) - President Dr. Hage Geingob said Namibia looks forward to a day when the relations between America and Cuba will be restored. He made the remarks during the 75 UNGA Virtual Meeting on Wednesday in the capital. (Video by Lydia Pitiri) NAMPA TV

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× ARIAMSVLEI, 25 September 2020 – The Ariamsvlei settlement clinic. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× A model presents a creation by Acne Studios during the Womenswear Spring Summer 2021 as part of the Fashion Week in Paris on September 30, 2020. (Photo by STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN / AFP)

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× Windhoek, 25 September 2020 - Newly appointed Transportation Commission of Namibia (photo by: Perirwa Koruhama) NAMPA

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× Portland Timbers forward Andy Polo, left, and Vancouver Whitecaps forward Lucas Cavallini go after the ball during the second half of an MLS soccer match in Portland, Ore., Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020. The Timbers won 1-0. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes)

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× WINDHOEK, 09 August 2020 – Action from the MTC HopSol Junior League under-17 teams. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× A model presents a creation by Acne Studios during the Womenswear Spring Summer 2021 as part of the Fashion Week in Paris on September 30, 2020. (Photo by STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN / AFP)

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× Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson attends a remote press conference to update the nation on the covid-19 pandemic, inside 10 Downing Street in central London on September 30, 2020, the 100th coronavirus briefing since the pandemic hit the UK. - New restrictions are being introduced as infection rates rise again, with some 16 million people now subject to some kind of localised rules across the UK, including bans on meeting other families. (Photo by JACK HILL / POOL / AFP)

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× An Honor Roll certificate hangs on the bedroom wall of Bawi UK, 22, at his home in Providence, R.I., Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. UK was a small child when his parents fled Myanmar, leaving him and his siblings to be cared for by their maternal grandmother. UK said the family suffered discrimination as Christians in a predominantly Buddhist nation. The military government was also trying to forcibly conscript his father. "To run for office, you had to be a Buddhist; to rent a house, you had to be Buddhist," said UK, a social work student at Rhode Island College and a youth leader at the Refugee Dream Center, an advocacy organization in Providence. (AP Photo/David Goldman)