Daily Archives: October 10, 2020

City extends markets’ trading hours

The City of Windhoek has with immediate effect extended the trading hours for traders at the respective markets from 06h00 until 20h00, as the operations of the trading were affected by the outbreak of COVID-19. In a media statement Friday,

Kilimanjaro to host senior amateurs boxing competition

Kilimanjaro Boxing Club will host its first-ever Senior Amateur Boxing Championships at the Oshakati Independence Stadium for the northern regions of Oshana, Ohangwena, Oshikoto and Omusati on 31 October. Chairperson and promoter of the club, Joseph Bernard said during the

Four people die in collision on Otavi-Otjiwarongo B1 road

Four people died on Friday night after the two vehicles they were travelling in collided with each other on the Otavi-Otjiwarongo B1 road. Spokesperson of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in the Otjozondjupa Region, Inspector Maureen Mbeha on Saturday told

Hundreds show up for anti-GBV march in Swakopmund

Hundreds of youth joined the gender-based violence protest in Swakopmund on Friday. The demonstration was triggered by the discovery of human remains suspected to be that of Shannon Wasserfall, in a shallow grave at Walvis Bay on Tuesday. The 22-year-old

Shiimi appoints new board of directors for RFA

Finance Minister, Ipumbu Shiimi has appointed a new board of directors for the Road Fund Administration (RFA), with effect from 01 October 2020 to 30 September 2023. A media statement issued by the Chief Public Relations Officer in the Ministry

ECN, political parties discuss identified polling stations for Otjiwarongo

The Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) on the Friday held a meeting with the different political parties where they discussed a number of polling stations that were identified in the Otjiwarongo Constituency for the November elections. The ECN coordinator for

Grootfontein constituency and local authority councillors voted out

Grootfontein Constituency Councillor, Nelao Amagulu and her five other Swapo Party local authority councillors at the town were on Friday night voted out at an extra-ordinary party district conference. The regional and local authority councillors were voted out at a

COVID-19: Namibia records 62 new cases

Executive Director of the Ministry of Health and Social Services, Ben Nangombe announced on Saturday that out of 898 samples tested, 62 positive cases were recorded bringing the country’s total to 11 891 confirmed cases. Active cases stand at 1