Daily Archives: May 8, 2020

More than 500 employees were retrenched from 10 companies between 27 March and 27 April 2020

 More than 500 employees were retrenched from 10 companies between 27 March and 27 April 2020 during the COVID-19 lockdown. The 543 retrenchments were reported in the Khomas, Erongo and Hardap regions. The executive director in the Ministry of Labour,

Namibia Breweries Limited today said if the ban on alcohol sales is not lifted soon

 Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL) today said if the ban on alcohol sales is not lifted soon, it will be forced to take some tough decisions in the interest of sustaining the business. In a media statement, NBL Managing Director Marco

Wakudumo corncerned about smuggling of alcohol from Angola

  The Governor of the Kavango East Region, Bonifasius Wakudumo has raised corncerns about the smuggling of alcohol from neighbouring Calai in Angola to Namibia using illegal border crossing. Wakudumo said this at the handing over of food parcels by

Nanso launches food aid programme

 Namibia National Students Organisation (NANSO) on Friday launched a food aid program to help students, learners and children who are affected by the state of emergency regulations due to COVID-19 outbreak. The launch took place at National Youth Council in

NBL worried about prolonged prohibition of alcohol sales

 Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL) said, if the ban of alcohol sale is not lifted any time soon, it will be forced to take some tough decisions in the interest of sustaining the business. A media statement issued on Friday by

Two people who died in separate accidents in the Otjiwarongo district identified by their relatives

 The two people who died in separate accidents in the Otjiwarongo district on Wednesday, have been identified by their relatives. The deceased have been identified as Ferdinand Hanyanya, 48, who was a sergeant attached to the Very Important Person’s Protection

Arrested City Police officer granted bail

 Windhoek City Police spokesperson Fabian Amukwelele who was arrested last month (April 2020) on a charge of rape, was on Friday granted bail of N.dollars 7000. The 37-year-old Amukwelele was granted the aforesaid bail at the ending of his formal

Founding President’s birthday celebration cancelled

 Founding president Sam Nujoma’s birthday celebration that have always been celebrated on 14 April every year, have been cancelled in order to avoid public gatherings due to COVID-19 outbreak. A press statement availed to Nampa on Friday, issued by Senior