Daily Archives: January 1, 2021

COVID-19: Namibia records 608 new cases and nine deaths

Health and Social Services Minister, Dr Kalumbi Shangula on Thursday announced that Namibia recorded 608 new coronavirus cases and nine deaths. The minister in the daily COVID-19 update said the new deaths include one each in the Windhoek, Swakopmund, Lüderitz,

Dordabis horticulture youth project thrives

The youth self-employment horticulture project at Dordabis situated some 93km east of Windhoek has grown just months after it was officially launched by Minister of Sport, Youth and National Service, Agnes Tjongarero. It took off in September and is aimed

Psychiatric patient suspected of murder at Rundu

An investigation has been opened to determine whether a female psychiatric patient has killed a fellow psychiatric patient at the Rundu Intermediate Hospital on Wednesday night. The patient, age not yet determined, confessed to the killing, Namibian Police Force Head

Young man dies in car accident on New Year’s Day

A 22-year-old man lost his life in the early hours of Friday when he allegedly lost control of the car he was driving and crashed into a wall in Rundu. Namibian Police Force Kavango East Head of Operations, Deputy Commissioner

Government to redouble its focus in ‘year of resilience’: Geingob

President Hage Geingob said Government will redouble its focus on areas that matter most to Namibians, such as job creation, economic opportunity, service delivery, housing provision, youth unemployment, gender-based violence and crime. Delivering his New Year’s message Thursday night, Geingob

Mariental stabbing victim identified

A 28-year-old man who died on Tuesday after allegedly being stabbed at Mariental during an argument over cannabis, has been identified as Johannes Stewe. Namibian Police Force crime investigations coordinator for Hardap, Deputy Commissioner Eric Clay earlier said the incident