Daily Archives: October 1, 2020

Government plans to auction off quotas for next fishing season

Finance Minister, Ipumbu Shiimi on Wednesday announced that Government has received over N.dollars 8.4 million from its fishing quota auction that took place between 17 and 21 August this year. In a media statement, the minister said out of the

Domestic economy exceptionally weak during second quarter: BoN

The domestic economy remained exceptionally weak during the second quarter of 2020, the Bank of Namibia quarterly bulletin for September indicates. The bulletin, availed to Nampa on Thursday, shows that the slower activities were particularly reflected in the tourism, transport,

Gawaseb to compete in virtual London Marathon

Namibian male wheelchair racer, Roodley Gowaseb, will on Sunday compete in the virtual London Marathon. The racer, who competes in the F53-54 and T54 categories, will compete in a 42.2 kilometre race on the B1 road in Windhoek against a

COVID-19: ACCN calls for review on church gatherings

The Alliance of Christian Churches of Namibia (ACCN) has called on the Ministry of Health and Social Services to review the guidelines to allow churches to gather in proportion to the size of the building while maintaining social distancing and

NAMDIA records profit of N.dollars 150 million

Namib Desert Diamonds (NAMDIA) made a profit of N.dollars 150 million before tax and declared a dividend of N.dollars 80 million to Government, the company’s 2019/20 annual report indicates. According to the report, NAMDIA performed relatively well during the 2019/20

Valombola VTC uses scrap to improve livelihoods

The office of Oshana governor Elia Irimari has engaged the Valombola Vocational Training Centre (VVTC) at Ongwediva in efforts to uplift the livelihoods of young people in the region. The governor requested the centre to create innovative commercial products, which

Diesel pump prices to decrease next week

The Ministry of Mines and Energy has announced the decrease of diesel pump prices by 40 cent effective countrywide from 07 October 2020, while petrol pump prices will remain unchanged. In a media statement availed to Nampa on Thursday, the

Chinese government donates medical supplies worth N.dollars 5 million

The People’s Republic of China donated medical supplies worth around N.dollars 5 million on Thursday in order to assist Namibia in boosting its anti-pandemic capacity during these challenging times of the novel coronavirus. Speaking at the handing over ceremony in