Monthly Archives: December 2020

Heavy rainstorms and floods expected over coming days

The Ministry of Works and Transport’s Meteorological Department has warned that the country is expected to receive heavy rainstorms between Thursday and Saturday. In a media statement availed to Nampa on Wednesday, Chief Meteorological Technician, Odillo Kgobetsi, noted that widespread

Geingob and Masisi call for calm as governments deliberate on BDF shooting report

Namibian President, Hage Geingob, along with Botswana’s President, Mokgweetsi Masisi, has urged citizens and residents of the two countries to remain patient as the two governments deliberate on the outcome of the investigations into the recent shooting and killing of

NamPol officer dies in road accident near Okakarara

A member of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) died instantly on Wednesday afternoon after a private vehicle he was travelling in allegedly crashed into a tower at Ohorongombaranga village in the Okakarara district of the Otjozondjupa Region. NamPol spokesperson in

OKEx announces mainnet launch of OKExChain – and how to earn its native OKT token

VICTORIA, Seychelles, Dec. 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OKEx (, a world-leading cryptocurrency spot and derivatives exchange, is thrilled to announce the launch of OKExChain mainnet. Unlike other exchange chains, OKEx wanted to embody blockchain’s core qualities of openness and decentralization in

Blood stock levels critically low, donors urged to donate

The Blood Transfusion Service of Namibia (NamBTS) is experiencing shortages of blood supply, with only three days of bloodstock available by Tuesday. NamBTS Donor Recruitment and Public Relations Supervisor Titus Shivute told Nampa on Tuesday there is a shortage of

Khorixas residents owe town council over N.dollars 16 million

The Khorixas Town Council was owed over N.dollars 16.2 million in outstanding water bills by the end of November 2020, the council’s chief executive officer, Andreas /Howoseb has said. /Howoseb in an interview with Nampa said this has affected the

Kavango East residents want Wakudumo removed as governor

Rundu residents took to the streets on Tuesday to demonstrate against the actions of regional governor Bonifasius Wakudumo for his appointment of Charlie Min Xie as his exclusive commercial and development advisor. Despite Wakudomo revoking the appointment on Monday, the

Maghambayi distances himself from petition to Geingob

Chairperson of the Kavango East Regional Council and Mukwe constituency councillor, Damian Maghambayi on Tuesday distanced himself from a petition addressed to President Hage Geingob. On Tuesday, a group of residents held a peaceful demonstration in Rundu against the appointment