Daily Archives: January 10, 2021

Farmers warned of possible crop pests and disease due to rains

The Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Land Reform has warned farmers to be on the lookout for possible crop pest and disease outbreaks in crop-growing regions as a result of good rainfall and increasing temperature. The ministry’s Executive Director, Percy

Windhoek mayor visits flood-prone areas in informal settlements

Windhoek Mayor Job Amupanda and members of the City of Windhoek’s disaster risk management division on Saturday assessed flood-prone areas in informal settlements in the capital and Groot Aub. Amupanda, whose delegation also included municipal councillors, visited the Onyeka informal

COVID-19: Namibia records 536 new cases, three deaths

Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr Kalumbi Shangula, on Sunday announced that Namibia has recorded 536 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 28 259. The confirmed cases had a gender distribution of 240 males

Zimbabwean nationals arrested for allegedly supplying fake COVID-19 test results

Two Zimbabwean nationals were on Saturday arrested at Katima Mulilo for allegedly producing fake COVID-19 test results. A crime report issued by the Namibian Police Force said the two men were arrested by NamPol and immigration officials for allegedly contravening

Man allegedly commits suicide at Okahandja

A 22-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself at Okahandja in the Otjozondjupa Region on Sunday. The spokesperson of the Namibian Police Force in the region, Inspector Maureen Mbeha told Nampa the deceased was identified as Zidane Koopman. “Koopman’s

Two men to appear in Keetmanshoop court for allegedly raping a minor

Two men aged 27 and 21 are expected to appear in the Keetmanshoop Magistrate’s Court on Monday for allegedly raping a 15-year-old girl at Gainachas in the ||Kharas Region. A crime report issued by the Namibian Police Force said the

Okahandja man arrested for allegedly raping seven-year-old girl

A 56-year-old man is expected to appear in the Okahandja Magistrate’s Court on Monday for allegedly raping a seven-year-old girl. The Namibian Police Force’s spokesperson for the Otjozondjupa Region, Inspector Maureen Mbeha, on Sunday said the man was arrested around

Zimbabwean nationals arrested for allegedly supplying fake COVID-19 test results

Two Zimbabwean nationals were on Saturday arrested at Katima Mulilo for allegedly producing fake COVID-19 test results. A crime report issued by the Namibian Police Force said the two men were arrested by NamPol and immigration officials for allegedly contravening