Daily Archives: September 13, 2020

Japanese Ship Operator to Put $9.4M Toward Mauritius Oil Spill Recovery

The operator of a Japanese-owned bulk carrier that crashed into a reef in late July, causing a widespread oil spill in Mauritius, will pay at least $9.4 million over several years to fund environmental projects and support local fishing communities.

Malawi President Calls for United Front Against COVID-19

BLANTYRE – Malawi president Lazarus Chakwera is calling for collaborative efforts in the fight against coronavirus, which has so far infected nearly 6,000 Malawians and killed over 170 others. But commentators say the government should also tackle other diseases rather

Supplementary registration of voters slow at Rundu’s Kehemu

The supplementary registration of voters process at Kehemu location in Rundu has been at a slow pace as potential voters are not coming in numbers, Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) team leader Nelson Kasanga here said. The supplementary registration of

Man commits suicide at Swakopmund

A 34-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by hanging on Friday at the DRC informal settlement in Swakopmund. A weekend crime report availed Sunday by Namibian Police Force spokesperson, Deputy Commissioner Kauna Shikwambi, said the deceased was identified as Josua Haikela.

ECN registers approximately 96 000 voters in first week

The Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) has registered approximately 96 247 eligible voters countrywide during the first week of the voters’ supplementary registration process. The registration for the upcoming Regional Council and Local Authority elections slated for 25 November 2020

Man stabbed to death in Havana

A 30-year-old man was allegedly stabbed to death by a 36-year-old man Friday night at Havana informal settlement in Windhoek. A weekend crime report availed by Namibian Police Force spokesperson, Deputy Commissioner Kauna Shikwambi here Sunday, said the incident happened

Man commits suicide at Epukiro

A 22-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a tree with a belt on Wednesday at Omauozonjanda in the Epukiro Constituency of the Omaheke Region. An incident report issued Sunday by the Namibian Police Force indicated that the