Daily Archives: May 22, 2020

2020 Ongwediva Annual Trade Fair called off

The popular Ongwediva Annual Trade Fair (OATF) will not be hosted this year due to the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, announced the town’s corporate communications officer, Jackson Muma, in a press release on Friday. Muma said the cancellation of

COVID-19: Trade Ministry donates 2 000 masks at Ongwediva

Minister of Industrialisation and Trade, Lucia Iipumpu lauded people of Namibia for their contribution towards the implementation of Coronavirus (COVID-19) regulation by acquiring own face masks to combat the spread of the pandemic. Handing over locally-manufactured face masks at Ongwediva

Byanyima calls for Africa’s inclusion in COVID-19 global response

The fight against Coronavirus (COVID-19) will never be defeated without including Africa in the global response, executive director of UNAIDS, Winnie Byanyima said in a media statement availed to Nampa on Thursday. In much of the global COVID-19 conversation, Africa

A 29 year old Namibian man who recently returned from South Africa, tested positive for COVID-19 just two days when he was due to be discharged from quarantine.

Health and Social Services minister Dr Kalumbi Shangula announced on Friday, at COVID-19 Communication Center in Windhoek. He said the man will now be transferred from quarantine facility to the isolation unit where he will be receiving treatment, he is

Dempers appointed as FirstRand Namibia CEO

FirstRand Namibia appointed Conrad Dempsey as its new chief executive officer (CEO) effective from 1 July 2020, as the current CEO’ Sarel van Zyl will retire on 30 September 2020, the Group said in a media statement to Nampa on

Noted faces difficulties with sourcing electrical inputs

Northern Regional Electricity Distributor (Nored) is currently experiencing difficulties with acquiring key electrical apparatus, equipment and materials used for consumer electricity connections, said the company’s head of corporate communications and marketing, Simon Lukas. Lukas said as his response to the