Category Archives: Health

Namibia has recorded cases of COVID-19

Namibia has recorded 138 new cases of COVID-19, out of 1 054 results received from the Namibia Institute of Pathology (NIP) and Pathcare over the previous 24 hours. This was announced by Health and Social Services Minister, Dr Kalumbi Shangula

France Investigates Killings of French, Nigerien Workers in Niger

French and Nigerien soldiers searched through a giraffe reserve and its surrounding area in Niger’s Koure region on Monday for the killers of six French aid workers. The gunmen, who arrived on motorcycles, also killed the workers’ guide and driver,

Minister of Health and Social Services

Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr Kalumbi Shangula yesterday announced that Namibia has recorded 152 new COVID-19 positive cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 3 101. The minister during the COVID-19 update said 73 of the

COVID-19: Namibia records 150 new cases

Minister of Health and Social Services Dr Kalumbi Shangula on Friday announced that Namibia recorded 150 new positive COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, bringing the total of confirmed cases to 2 802. The minister during the national COVID-19

Somali Floods Displace Hundreds of Thousands, Raise Fears of Coronavirus Spread

GENEVA – Surging floodwaters in the southern regions of Somalia have driven more than 650,000 people to flee their homes this year. The U.N. refugee agency reports the flooding has caused food shortages, led to the outbreak of killer diseases

BoN records second positive COVID-19 case

The Bank of Namibia on Thursday announced that it recorded a second positive COVID-19 case at its head office and the building will be disinfected on Friday, 07 August 2020. The case involves a staff member who was last at

ECN launches voter and civic education Campaign for November elections

The Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN), on Friday launched the voter and civic education campaign for the 2020 Regional Council and Local Authority Elections at its head office in Windhoek. ECN chairperson, Notemba Tjipueja, who launched the campaign, said the

WHO Deploys Dozens of Experts to South Africa to Help Slow Coronavirus Spread

A team of experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) is in South Africa to help the country get control of its rapid rise in coronavirus cases. The WHO said in a statement that 43 experts in specialties including, epidemiology,