Daily Archives: October 4, 2020

COVID-19: Namibia records 92 new cases

Namibia on Saturday recorded 92 new confirmed COVID-19 positive cases from 1 310 samples tested. Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr Kalumbi Shangula said 48 of the new positive cases were male and 44 female, and the youngest was

Mbakera to contest Otjiwarongo regional council elections

The Otjiwarongo Constituency councillor, Marlay Mbakera on Saturday was vetted and cleared by the Swapo Party as its sole candidate in the regional council elections set for 25 November this year. Swapo’s Otjiwarongo district coordinator, Imms Namaseb in an interview

ELCIN’s retired Bishop Dumeni celebrates his 90th birthday

Retired bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Namibia (ELCIN), Kleopas Dumeni with his family members, colleagues and friends on Saturday celebrated his 90th birthday at his residence in Ongwediva. Founding President Sam Nujoma, as a friend, First Lady Monica

Five thousand residents apply for 1 000 erven at Grootfontein

More than 5 000 residents of Grootfontein in need of housing, the majority of whom are from the informal areas, have applied for the 1 120 serviced plots at the town since last week Wednesday. The mass application of plots

Swapo replaces two Aranos local authority councillors

The Swapo Party has replaced two local authority councillors that have resigned at the Aranos Town Council. Chairperson of the leaders assigned to the Hardap Region, Mandela Kapere said the two councillors Elton Kuhanga who served as mayor and Willem

Man assaulted to death near Kombat

A 31-year-old man died instantly on Saturday afternoon at a farm near Kombat after he was allegedly assaulted and attacked with a wine bottle on his head. Spokesperson of the Namibian Police Force in the Otjozondjupa Region, Inspector Maureen Mbeha

Namdeb and Sperrgebiet Diamond Mining conclude purchase of Elizabeth Bay

Namdeb Diamond Corporation on Friday announced that the transaction for the sale of Elizabeth Bay Mine (EBay) to Sperrgebiet Diamond Mining (SDM) has been concluded. In a media statement availed here, the company said that the closing of the transaction

COVID-19: Namibia records 54 new cases

Health and Social Services Minister, Dr Kalumbi Shangula on Sunday announced that Namibia recorded 54 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the cumulative confirmed positive cases to 11 626. Shangula said 34 cases are from Windhoek, five from Okahandja, three