Daily Archives: August 3, 2020

TB Alliance Announces European Commission Authorisation of New Treatment for Highly Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

Pretomanid, developed by the non-profit TB Alliance, has received EU marketing authorisation in combination regimen with bedaquiline and linezolid in adults with XDR-TB or treatment-intolerant/non-responsive MDR-TB PRETORIA, South Africa, Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Pretomanid, a novel compound developed by the

Coronavirus Numbers Drop in Egypt and Sudan; Libya, Tunisia and Algeria See Increases

CAIRO, EGYPT – Egypt is reopening churches for the first time in nearly four months, after a major decline in the number of recorded coronavirus cases in recent days. The number of new cases is also down in Sudan, while

COVID-19 Strikes Gambian Government Officials

Three ministers in the Gambian government have tested positive for COVID-19, according to the government. The State House of the Gambia tweeted on Sunday that Finance Minister Mambureh Njie, Petroleum and Energy Minister Fafa Sanyang, and Agriculture Minister Amie Fabureh

Minister of Health and Social Services reported that Namibia has 70 new positive coronavirus cases

Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr Kalumbi Shangula on Sunday night reported that Namibia has 70 new positive coronavirus cases. The minister said out of the 70 cases, 43 are from Walvis Bay, 12 from Swakopmund, 13 from Windhoek,

President of the newly-launched Independent Patriots for Change Dr has said Namibia’s current leadership has betrayed the values of the Namibian Constitution

President of the newly-launched Independent Patriots for Change, Dr Panduleni Itula has said Namibia’s current leadership has betrayed the values of the Namibian Constitution and the people who voted for them. Itula made these remarks yesterday at the party’s three-day

Otjijere win Winter Cup

Otjijere netball team from Otjinene won the eighth edition of the annual Katutura Sports Union (KASU) Winter Cup final in Windhoek on Sunday. In the first semi-finals Otjijere defeated Greenwell 24-15, whereas Okavandje overcame Amakongos 28-18 in the second semi-final.

Case postponed as alleged smuggler hospitalised

The case in which a Congolese national is accused of smuggling immigrants into Namibia has been postponed to December this year, as the woman is reportedly hospitalised in Windhoek. The 49-year-old Abigail Musasa Bashala allegedly smuggled immigrants from the Democratic

A woman her daughter and grandchild lost their lives informal settlement was gutted by fire night

A woman, her daughter and grandchild lost their lives after their shack in Swakopmund’s DRC informal settlement was gutted by fire yesterday night. The Namibian Police Force’s Erongo Region Crime Investigations Coordinator, Deputy Commissioner Erastus Iikuyu in a crime report