Daily Archives: September 15, 2020

Fishrot case where former fisheries minister and former justice minister stand accused of corruption and receiving bribes has been postponed

The Fishrot case where former fisheries minister Bernard Esau and former justice minister Sacky Shanghala stand accused of corruption and receiving bribes, was yesterday postponed to 14 December 2020. The two former ministers are accused in the matter alongside five

Swapo is not Fishrot: Mupya

The Fishrot corruption scandal which led to the arrest of senior Swapo figures should not be used as a gauge to sway votes away from the ruling party. This is because implicated party members should be treated as individuals, Opuwo

Onandova man commits suicide after allegedly attacking girlfriend

A 39-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at Onandova village in the Ohangwena Region on Monday. Confirming the incident to Nampa on Tuesday, the Namibian Police Force’s coordinator of crime investigations in the region, Deputy Commissioner Zacharias Amakali

COVID-19: Third funeral takes place at Otjiwarongo

A third COVID-19 State funeral took place on Tuesday at Otjiwarongo’s Orwetoveni cemetery after an 83-year-old man succumbed to the disease Saturday. Otjozondjupa Regional Heath Director, Gerbhardo Timotheus informed Nampa on Tuesday that the deceased who was admitted to a

Gaming industry revenue’s decreased by 92 per cent due to the Coronavirus pandemic

The gaming industry revenue’s decreased by 92 per cent, due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, chief public relations officer at the Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism, Romeo Muyunda said. In an interview with Nampa yesterday, Muyunda said the lockdown

Old Mutual concludes regional food outreach

Old Mutual Namibia last Friday concluded its regional food outreach in the Omaheke and Kavango West regions as part of its commitment of N.dollars five million towards COVID-19 prevention efforts. The food outreach initiative benefited a total of 380 households,

Twenty-two rhinos and two elephants poached so far this year: MEFT

Twenty-two rhinos and two elephants have been killed by poachers thus far in 2020, the Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Environment has said. A report issued on Monday by the ministry’s spokesperson, Romeo Muyunda, said 46 rhinos and 13 elephants

Three men attacked by leopard on farm near Usakos

Three men sustained minor to serious injuries after they were allegedly attacked by a leopard on Monday at Farm Goabeb near Usakos in the Erongo Region. A statement issued on Tuesday by the Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism’s Chief