Day: October 29, 2022

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Russia Halts Participation in UN Deal Allowing Ukraine Grain Exports

Moscow has suspended its implementation of a U.N.-brokered grain export deal that has allowed more than 9 million tons of grain to be exported from Ukraine, helping to ease the global food crisis and lower prices. The Russian Ministry of Defense said it would no longer guarantee the safety of cargo ships participating in the U.N.-led initiative, citing as the

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Horn of Africa hit by drought, cholera: UN

Amid the worst drought in 40 years, Horn of Africa countries have been hit by outbreaks of cholera and acute watery diarrhea, while fighting in northern Ethiopia continues, a UN spokesman said. The start of the October-December rains has been poor, and rainfall will likely continue to be below average. It would make this the fifth consecutive year of a

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WHO calls to participate in 4th Health for All Film Festival

The World Health Organization (WHO) called on health workers and students, patients, public institutions, filmmakers and other interested parties to participate in the fourth edition of the Health for All Film Festival. In the opinion of Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director General, this festival has become an extraordinary sounding board for all kinds of health problems faced by people

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Otjiwarongo police officer in rhino horn theft resigns

A member of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol)’s Protected Resources Unit (PRU) in the Otjozondjupa Region who is accused of the alleged theft of a rhino horn while under his care, has resigned. This was revealed by the Head of the PRU, Deputy Commissioner Barry De Klerk during the accused, Salatiel Simon’s bail application hearing on Friday. De Klerk who

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NFCPT holds National Fish Consumption Market Day

The Namibia Fish Consumption Promotion Trust (NFCPT) on Saturday held the National Fish Consumption Market Day under the theme ‘We bring fish to the Nation.’ Officiating at the event, Derek Klazen, Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources said fisheries are an excellent investment opportunity that can significantly contribute to income generation, job creation, food security, and poverty alleviation. The market

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Over 190 houses at Otjiwarongo’s Ombili informal settlement electrified

The Central North Regional Electricity Distributor (Cenored) on Friday officially switched on the electricity to 192 houses in the Ombili informal settlement at Otjiwarongo. Cenored board chairperson Moses Matyayi switched on the electricity and also launched the company’s customer service charter document which pledges to deliver quality services to its customers. Matyayi said the newly completed electrification project for the

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