Daily Archives: September 16, 2020

Builder dies after falling from roof

A 49-year-old builder on Monday died after he allegedly fell from the roof of a building he was working on at a farm situated approximately 60 kilometres east of Okahandja. Spokesperson of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in the Otjozondjupa

Hangana employees abandon NAFAU, join NFI

Hangana Seafood employees on Tuesday ended their 20 year-representation with the Namibia Food and Allied Workers’ Union (NAFAU) after signing a new recognition agreement with the Namibia Fishing Industries and Fisherman Workers Union (NFI). NFI is an independent trade union

Geingob extends condolences to family of late Ambassador Smith

President Hage Geingob on Tuesday extended condolences to the family of the late retired Ambassador, Daniel Smith, following his passing aged 65 years in a Windhoek hospital on Sunday. Smith served as Chargé d’affaires at the Namibian Embassy in Austria

Rundu Town Council to enforce regulations to regulate street vending

The Rundu Town Council has taken a stand to implement its Street Trading Regulations and evict street vendors who have been operating without proper documentation. Chief administrator Sebastian Kantema told reporters at a media briefing Monday that the council would

COVID-19: Air Namibia processing client refunds

Air Namibia (AN) has started with processing funds and also offering an extension to its clients that booked flight tickets before the country lockdown, corporate communications officer at AN, Twaku Kayofa said. Kayofa in an interview with Nampa on Monday

Pensioner’s huts damaged in fire caused by grandson

Three huts were damaged in a fire at the homestead of a pensioner Okatope kaMandume village near Ongwediva on Tuesday. The fire was caused by the pensioner’s four-year-old boy grandson, who had been playing with matches. The homestead belongs to

ECN registers over 10 000 voters in ||Kharas

The Electoral Commission of Namibia’s (ECN)’s regional coordinator for ||Kharas, Augustinus Ucham, said the region has registered about 10 350 voters during the just-ended supplementary voter registration process. Of those registered, 3 645 were new applicants, 2 166 have changed

Bank Windhoek contributes to MTC Knockout Project

Bank Windhoek has contributed N.dollars 50 000 towards MTC’s Knockout Project, aimed at addressing homelessness. The bank’s Executive Officer for Marketing and Corporate Communication Services, Jacqueline Pack, in a media statement on Tuesday said housing is one of the key