Daily Archives: September 25, 2020

Growth recorded in agriculture, ICT and health sectors: NSA

The Namibian Statistics Agency (NSA) recorded improved performances in the agriculture and forestry; Information and communication technology (ICT ) and health sectors, Producer Precise Index report indicates The report, availed to Nampa on Thursday, indicates that improved growth rates of

Pedestrian dies in Otjiwarongo-Okahandja B1 road accident

An adult male pedestrian died instantly on Wednesday night after allegedly being hit by a vehicle along the Otjiwarongo-Okahandja B1 road. In an interview with Nampa on Thursday, Namibian Police Force (NamPol) spokesperson in the Otjozondjupa Region, Inspector Maureen Mbeha

Housing delivery a prerequisite for economic development: Kuugongelwa-Amadhila

Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila said adequate housing delivery is a prerequisite for sustainable economic development and shared prosperity, that is why Government is seized with ensuring that there is consistent and sufficient delivery of housing. Kuugongelwa-Amadhila made these remarks on

Oshakati man kills girlfriend and himself

An Oshakati man, 48, allegedly committed suicide shorty after murdering his 28-year-old girlfriend by shooting her in the head with a 9mm pistol at the town’s Oneshila informal settlement near Etameko Bar on Thursday. Confirming the incident on Friday, Inspector

Over 500 hectares of grazing land destroyed by locusts in Zambezi

Minister of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, Calle Schlettwein said a total area of 4 002 square kilometres has been invaded and thus far 500 hectares of grazing land destroyed by the African migratory red locust in the Zambezi Region. Schlettwein

COVID-19: Namibia records 95 new cases

Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr Kalumbi Shangula on Friday announced that the country has recorded 95 new positive cases of COVID-19. He said 1 021 samples were tested, and of the 95 positive cases 59 are male and

Navachab mine commissions COVID-19 quarantine facility

QKR Navachab Gold Mine this week inaugurated its recently completed N.dollars 1.5 million quarantine facility for COVID-19 patients. The four-bed facility which is located on a 28-hectare area on the mine’s golf course, was officially inaugurated by Erongo Chief Regional

NRU appoints interim CEO

The Namibia Rugby Union (NRU) on Friday announced the appointment of Theodore Grunewald as its interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the next six months. Grunewald who worked as a member of the Namibian diplomatic corps since independence in countries