Daily Archives: October 11, 2020

Funeral services vehicle runs over mentally-ill pedestrian

A 43-year-old mentally-ill man was ran over and killed by a vehicle of Namibia Funeral Services at Onanime village along the Oshakati-Omungwelume road at around 18h00 on Friday. Confirming the accident on Saturday, Inspector Thomas Aiyambo of the Namibian Police

Health ministry celebrates older persons’ day at old age home

About 30 elderly people at the Daan Viljoen Old Age Home at Keetmanshoop on Saturday gathered to commemorate the International Day for Older Persons organised by the Ministry of Health and Social Services. The International Day of Older Persons was

Uukwaluudhi leader applies ash in ritual against COVID-19

The leader of the Uukwaluudhi Traditional Authority (UTA) in the Omusati Region, Shikongo Taapopi, at a gathering on Saturday performed a traditional ritual and prayer against the coronavirus pandemic. Taapopi, dressed in traditional attire (ehahi), performed a ritual adopted by

Geingob commends WFP for receiving Nobel Peace Prize

President Hage Geingob has applauded the World Food Programme (WFP) for being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 2020 for its stellar efforts in fighting hunger poverty. In a statement on Saturday, Geingob noted that out of 318 candidates, the Norwegian

Man loses N.dollars 100 000 in fake car deal

The Namibian Police Force (NamPol) at Ongwediva in the Oshana Region are investigating a case of theft under false pretence, allegedly after a fake car dealer conned a man of N.dollars 100 000 at the town on Friday. Inspector Thomas

Dausab encourages Namibians to speak out about cancer

Minister of Justice, Yvonne Dausab at the Breast and Cervical Cancer Awareness Campaign on Saturday urged Namibians to speak out about cancer and what cancer patients are going through. Speaking at the event in the capital, Dausab said hope is

Government to provide formal feedback on GBV petition

The Prime Minister, Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila, said Government intends to provide formal feedback on Tuesday on the public petition that was handed over regarding gender-based violence (GBV) against women. Kuugongelwa-Amadhila in a media statement on Saturday said feedback will be provided

Man commits suicide at Ndiyona

A 44-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself with a wire on a tree on Friday, a Namibian Police Force report issued on Sunday said. The incident happened at Farm Shamambome in the Ndiyona Constituency of the Kavango East