Category Archives: Health

Over 500 employees retrenched during lockdown

 A total of 543 employees were retrenched at 10 companies during lockdown, from the 27 March to 27 April 2020.

The retrenchments, were reported in the Khomas, Erongo and Hardap …

Motorsport will find the going tough after COVID-19

 Richard Slamet, chairperson of the Windhoek Motor Club (WMC) says even if Covid-19 ended today it will be hard for them to start competitions since most teams have been affected …

Minister of Health and Social Services has clarified that only one Namibian national has tested positive for Coronavirus

 Minister of Health and Social Services, Kalumbi Shangula, has clarified that only one Namibian national has tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19) and not two as reports circulating on social media …

Solitary Namibian truck driver tested positive for COVID-19 in Zambia: Shangula

 Minister of Health and Social Service, Kalumbi Shangula, has clarified that only one Namibian national reported to have tested positive for COVID-19 in Zambia.

Speaking during the daily discussions held …

Meatco probes reports that processed meats cause cancer

Windhoek: Following the publication of a report by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) regarding a reported link between processed meat and colorectal cancer, the World Health Organisation …

HIV/Aids Combination Prevention Strategy launched

KEETMANSHOOP: Health minister Bernhard Haufiku launched the Combination Prevention Strategy to combat HIV and AIDS at the World AIDS Day event in Lüderitz on Tuesday.

The strategy comprises social and …

HIV statistics alarming: Kavetuna

Health and Social Services Deputy Minister Juliet Kavetuna says HIV prevalence rate indicates one in 10 people in Namibia is HIV positive which is a prevalence of 13.4 per cent.…

Voting ‘boring’ at some places in //Karas

By 11h00 Friday morning, a deafening silence could be felt at the Keetmanshoop State Hospital polling station for Keetmanshoop Rural Constituency.

Not a single voter was in sight.

By then, …