Daily Archives: May 12, 2020

Cuban Embassy congratulates Nujoma on 91st birthday

 The Embassy of the Republic of Cuba in Namibia congratulated the Founding President and Father of the Namibian nation, Dr Sam Nujoma on the occasion of his 91th birthday on behalf of the Communist Party of Cuba and the Cuban

Nama Cultural Festival cancelled due to COVID-19

 The 3rd edition of the annual Nama Cultural Festival scheduled to take place towards the end of May, was on Tuesday called-off due to measures put in place to curb the further spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). This year’s festival

Former NA Sergeant-at-Arms allegedly commits suicide

 The Namibian Police Force (NamPol) at Tsandi in the Omusati Region on Monday arrested a 48-year-old man from Onalushwa village for allegedly shooting and seriously injured his girlfriend with a bow and arrow. Confirming the incident to Nampa on Tuesday,

Media must professionally report on COVID-19 related hate speech: UN

 United Nations (UNs) urged the media to proactively and professionally report on COVID-19, a UN Guidance Note on Addressing and Countering Coronavirus (COVID-19) related hate speeches availed to Nampa on Tuesday. The media should at all times proactively and professionally

COVID-19: Waterberg plateau resort turned into quarantine facility

 Waterberg Plateau Resort in the Otjozondjupa Region has been turned into a quarantine centre for the COVID-19 to accommodate a group of Namibians that returned from South Africa on Monday. The Otjozondjupa Regional Health Director, Gerbhardo Timotheus in an interview

COVID-19: MoU exists between Namibia and Angola for healthcare provision: Masabane

 Namibian and Angolan Governments have a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to provide health care to inhabitants along the two borders, Deputy Executive Director in the Ministry of Health and Social Services Petronella Masabane has said. Speaking at the COVID-19 communication

Founding President Sam Nujoma turns 91

 Founding president Sam Shafiishuna Nujoma is celebrating his 91 birth today, and because of COVID-19 outbreak he is celebrating it only with few relatives and close friends to avoid mass gatherings. Nujoma who is also known as father of the

Transport Ministry approves bus and taxi fare increment

 The ministry of Works and Transport together with Road Transportation Board of Namibia (RTBN) on Monday approved the increment of long distance buses and taxis by 15 per cent on temporary basis. A joint media statement issued on Monday by