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MVA Fund concerned about collisions and pedestrian-related accidents

The Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) Fund has expressed concern over recent collisions, pedestrian-related and roll-over accidents accounting for 50 per cent of pedestrian deaths on Namibian roads. Most of these accidents were recorded between 19 and 26 July 2020, with

COVID-19: Air Namibia temporarily suspends domestic flights

Air Namibia has announced the temporary suspension of all domestic flights for a period of 18 days from midnight on 12 August until 29 August 2020. This follows President Hage Geingob’s announcement on Wednesday that the entire country will revert

Governor of the Erongo Region

High levels of unemployment in the Erongo region remains an issue, exacerbate by the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, with over 1000 job losses between April and July this year, adding to the region’s pre-existing 30 per cent unemployment rate. Governor

Namibia has announced the temporary

Air Namibia has announced the temporary suspension of all domestic flights for a period of 18 days from midnight on 12 August until 29 August 2020. This follows President Hage Geingob’s announcement yesterday that the entire country will revert to

Man accused of producing counterfeit banknotes denied bail

A 23-year-old man linked to the production of counterfeit banknotes at Otjiwarongo was on Wednesday denied bail when he appeared in the magistrate’s court. Knowledge Kasiringua was arrested at Otjiwarongo on Monday and appeared before Otjiwarongo Magistrate Yvette Fredericks. Kasiringua

Despite several measures introduced

Despite several measures introduced by the Government, food security in the Erongo Region, where many inhabitants are dependent on farming, is still severely impacted by the prevailing drought. In his maiden State of the Region Address here yesterday, Erongo Governor

60 per cent fish quotas to be auctioned

Cabinet, following consultations with the fishing industry, has resolved to auction 60 per cent of the country’s fish quotas to the highest bidder, whether local or international. This according to Fisheries and Marine Resources Minister Albert Kawana at a media

COVID-19: Agribank suspends roadshow due to changes in regulations

Agribank has with immediate effect suspended its ‘Let’s Talk’ stakeholder engagement roadshow, following changes in the COVID-19 regulations on Wednesday which limits gatherings to a maximum of 10 people per event. Agribank’s marketing and communications manager Rino Muranda in a