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COVID-19: Namibia records 130 new cases, five deaths

Written by Maria Kandjungu on 10 April 2021

WINDHOEK, 10 APR (NAMPA) – Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr Kalumbi Shangula on Saturday announced that the country recorded 130 new COVID-19 positive cases and five deaths.
The deaths were reported from the Oshakati, Windhoek, Omaruru and Outapi districts.
Shangula noted that the new positive cases were identified from 1 593 results received from labs in the last 24 hours, representing an 8 per cent positivity ratio.
The gender distribution of the cases is 71 female and 59 male ranging from a t ...


Geingob breaks ground for Chief Kutako’s homestead shrine and museum

Written by Elvi Haihambo on 10 April 2021

AMINIUS, 10 APR (NAMPA) – President Hage Geingob on Friday presided over the groundbreaking ceremony marking the official kick-off for the construction of a homestead shrine and memorial museum for the late Chief Hosea Kutako in Toasis village in the Aminius Constituency.
The shrine and memorial museum will be constructed at the historic chief’s homestead in remembrance of his heroic role towards Namibia’s struggle for independence.
The decision to construct a national monument for Kutako was taken during t ...

Geingob inaugurates NamRa

WINDHOEK, 07 APR (NAMPA) – President Hage Geingob on Wednesday inaugurated the Namibia Revenue Agency (NamRa) aimed to transform revenue administration in an effective and efficient manner. (Video by: Josephina Simeon) NAMPA TV

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× Barcelona's German goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen walks on the pitch under a heavy rain during the "El Clasico" Spanish League football match between Real Madrid CF and FC Barcelona at the Alfredo di Stefano stadium in Valdebebas, on the outskirts of Madrid on April 10, 2021. (Photo by JAVIER SORIANO / AFP)

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× Spanish referee Jesus Gil Manzano shows a red card to Real Madrid's Brazilian midfielder Casemiro (2L) during the "El Clasico" Spanish League football match between Real Madrid CF and FC Barcelona at the Alfredo di Stefano stadium in Valdebebas, on the outskirts of Madrid on April 10, 2021. (Photo by JAVIER SORIANO / AFP)

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× Dave Durden, men's swimming coach at the University of California at Berkley and head coach of the 2020 U.S. Olympic men's swimming team, poses for a photo at the TYR Pro Swim Series swim meet Saturday, April 10, 2021, in Mission Viejo, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 21 February 2021 - ||Kharas Elite Football Academy were on Sunday crowned winners of the Women’s Bounce Back tournament that took place in Keetmanshoop over the weekend. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× OSHIKANGO, 05 March 2021 - Some of the young men from Angola camping under a tree at Oshikango in the Ohangwena Region seeking for possible domestic and farm employment opportunities in Namibia. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× (210410) -- ZHUJI, April 10, 2021 (Xinhua) -- Dezmine Wells (C) of Jiangsu Dragons shoots during the 55th round match between Jiangsu Dragons and Tianjin Pioneers at the 2020-2021 season of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) league in Zhuji, east China's Zhejiang Province, April 10, 2021. (Xinhua/Li Ziheng)

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× Tampa Bay Rays second baseman Brandon Lowe forces New York Yankees' DJ LeMahieu (26) at second base and relays the throw to first in time to turna double play on Aaron Hicks during the eight inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 10, 2021, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Backing up the play is shortstop Willy Adames. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)