Daily Archives: July 8, 2020

COVID-19: Namibian truck driver tests positive for coronavirus in Botswana

Another Namibian truck driver has been admitted to the isolation unit at Gobabis after he tested positive for COVID-19 in Botswana. This was announced on Wednesday by Health and Social Services Minister Dr Kalumbi Shangula while giving an update at

COVID-19: Namibia records 55 new cases

Namibia has recorded 55 new COVID-19 cases, among them two non-Namibians who are on a vessel at Walvis Bay where 43 Namibian nationals also tested positive. Health and Social Services Minister Dr Kalumbi Shangula on Wednesday announced that 53 of

Strong gets 25 years over death of girlfriend

Windhoek resident Benjamin Hermanus Strong, who was found guilty by the High Court of stabbing his girlfriend to death in the Otjomuise residential area in 2017, was on Wednesday sent to jail for an effective 25 years. On 04 June

Opposition political parties meet Otjozondjupa governor

The governor of the Otjozondjupa Region on Wednesday held discussions with local opposition political party leaders on topics of health, communal charcoal production and road and railway line development. James Uerikua convened a meeting at his office in Otjiwarongo with

Kandjeke questions NamPol’s crime prevention efforts

– Auditor General (AG) Junias Kandjeke has poked holes in the Namibian Police Force (NamPol)’s crime prevention initiatives, citing inconsistent record-keeping and public awareness and ineffective crime tips suggestion boxes. Kandjeke revealed these findings in NamPol’s audit report on crime

Opposition political parties meet Otjozondjupa governor

The governor of the Otjozondjupa Region on Wednesday held discussions with local opposition political party leaders on topics of health, communal charcoal production and road and railway line development. James Uerikua convened a meeting at his office in Otjiwarongo with

Primary schools in ||Kharas record above 70 per cent learner turnout on first day

||Kharas Director of Education, Arts and Culture, |Awebahe ||Hoeseb said the region recorded a turnout of between 70 and 90 per cent of pre-primary to Grade 3 learners on the first day of school. All schools have been closed since

Two Epukiro primary schools halt resumption of face-to-face classes

Morukutu Primary School and Good Hope Primary School in the Epukiro Constituency did not resume face-to-face classes for learners in Grades 0 to 3 on Tuesday because of a lack of proper sanitation and incomplete infrastructure. Government and private schools