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Grieving Families Scramble for Graves

[New Era] Due to the escalating Covid-19-related deaths, some families have complained that the City of Windhoek is unable to keep up with the high demand for graves for (AllAfrica)

Governor Launches Vaccine Awareness Campaign

[New Era] Keetmanshoop -- To sensitise residents about the importance of vaccinating against Covid-19, the //Kharas governor, young people, health workers and members of law-enforcement agencies started door-to-door visits this week in Keetmanshoop. (AllAfrica)

2021 Mining Expo Cancelled Amid 3rd Covid-19 Wave

[Namibia Economist] The 2021 Mining Expo will no longer be taking place from 1 to 2 September 2021, in a physical or virtual format, The Chamber of Mines CEO, Veston Malango said this week in a statement. (AllAfrica)

Omaheke Mortuaries Overwhelmed

[Namibian] Funeral undertakers at Gobabis are overwhelmed - so much so that they are fully booked for the next four days. (AllAfrica)

Disabled Children Abused, Abandoned

[Namibian] Deputy minister of disability affairs, Alexia Manombe-Ncube, on Wednesday during a visit to the Dr Frans Aupa Indongo Special Care Centre at Oshakati's Okandjengedi informal settlement said her office has received a number of reports of parents and guardians sexually abusing children living with disabilities. (AllAfrica)

Oshana Clears Covid-19 Testing Backlog

[New Era] A testing backlog has affected the reporting of Covid-19 results in the Oshana region, health director Johanna Haimene said yesterday. (AllAfrica)

State Wants Briton to Cough Up N$1m Bail

[New Era] A murder accused British multi-millionaire, who claimed to have invested in excess of N$150 million in Namibia in the last 10 years, said he was willing to pay bail of N$200 000. Harvey Boulter (51) is accused of murdering one of his employees in the Kamanjab area during March this year. (AllAfrica)

Germany Delivers N$180m Medical Aid

[New Era] Namibia received a consignment worth N$180 million from Germany to aid in the combating of the Covid-19 pandemic. (AllAfrica)

China a Model of Poverty Alleviation

[New Era] President Hage Geingob believes Namibia can emulate China's approach in its fight against poverty by deploying targeted measures that address local conditions. (AllAfrica)

Noa Pays N$10 000 Bail

[New Era] Medical intern Dennis Noa, accused of sexually violating an incapacitated patient at the Katutura Intermediate Hospital in April, was granted bail yesterday in the local court. (AllAfrica)

Resettlement - Disabled Want to Be Prioritised

[New Era] Despite being a designated group for land allocations, Namibians living with disabilities feel excluded as beneficiaries of the country's resettlement programme. (AllAfrica)

Clergy On the Frontline... Spreading Hope Amidst Pandemic Anguish

[New Era] A lot has been said about the struggle of healthcare workers during the pandemic, but little attention has been given to the role of faith leaders who minister to the sick and console the grieving. (AllAfrica)

Namibia Remain in the Hunt

[Namibian] NAMIBIA remain in contention for a place at the 2023 Rugby World Cup after an emphatic 52-10 victory against Madagascar in Abidjan on Wednesday. (AllAfrica)

Former Star Player Poised to Be Top Hockey Coach

[Namibian] SIYABONGA Martins was part of the golden generation of young black players who took the Namibian hockey scene by storm during the early 1990s and the 2000s. (AllAfrica)

Calls to Halt Construction of Massive Oilfield in One of Africa's Last Wildernesses

[IPS] Bratislava -- Wildlife and environmental campaigners have called for international action as concerns grow over a project to create a massive oilfield in one of Africa's last wildernesses. (AllAfrica)

Cricket Namibia Wins Two ICC Africa Awards

[Namibian] CRICKET Namibia recently achieved another milestone when it won two more awards at the ICC Development Awards. (AllAfrica)

Namibia's Olympics Team Announced

[Namibian] NAMIBIA's athletes and supporting staff for the Tokyo Olympic Games were announced at the National Olympic Committee's headquarters yesterday. (AllAfrica)

Junior Africa Hockey Cup Cancelled

[Namibian] COVID-19 has put paid to Namibia's hopes of hosting the Junior Africa Cup hockey tournament, with the Africa Hockey Federation announcing that the tournament had been cancelled. (AllAfrica)

Fishrot-Linked Firm Slapped With N$1,8m Fine

[Namibian] THE Office of the Labour Commissioner at Walvis Bay has slapped ArcticNam Fishing, which was managed by Fishrot-linked Iceland company Samherji, with a N$1,8 million fine to compensate 23 Namibian fishermen who were retrenched in 2018. (AllAfrica)

Namibia Beat Senegal, Zimbabwe and Mozambique Play to Draw

[Cosafa] The 2015 champions Namibia defeated west African guest nation Senegal 2-1 to get their 2021 COSAFA Cup Group B campaign off to a positive start in Nelson Mandela Bay on Wednesday. (AllAfrica)

Luxembourg Tax Loophole Laid Bare

[Namibian] MULTINATIONAL corporations registered in Luxembourg are believed to be using a loophole in the country's tax system to circumvent European Union (EU) transparency regulations and underpay tax. (AllAfrica)

Women's Centre Challenges World Athletics

[Namibian] THE Women's Leadership Centre has thrown its weight behind Namibian athletes Christine Mboma and Beatrice Masilingi, saying their exclusion from the Tokyo Olympic Games amounted to sexism and racism. (AllAfrica)

Generating Generation Equality and the Africa We Want for Namibia

[UNFPA] Windhoek -- "Gender equity has to be promoted beyond the public sector to cover all segments of society, beyond representation in leadership positions, to permeate all aspects of human endeavour, if we are to realize its benefits," said Namibia's Prime Minister, Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila. (AllAfrica)

Namibia Calls Out World Athletics

[Namibian] WORLD Athletics acted with negligence and insensitivity after inexplicably breaking a confidentiality agreement with the Namibia National Olympic Committee (NNOC) and Athletics Namibia over the handling of the Beatrice Masilingi and Christine Mboma case. (AllAfrica)

Colonel Kolokwe Laid to Rest

[New Era] Marythar Kambinda (AllAfrica)

Pandemic Worsens Challenges of Visually Impaired

[New Era] The challenges wrought by the Covid-19 pandemic has not spared people living with visual disabilities. (AllAfrica)

'Germany Could Easily Pay for Vaccines'

[Namibian] News - National | 2021-07-07 (AllAfrica)

We're Not Vaccinated - Hardap Inmates

[Namibian] INMATES at the Hardap Correctional Facility claim they have not been vaccinated against Covid-19 due to "maladministration, injustice and general negligence". (AllAfrica)

Walvis Bay Hospital Gets Mobile Mortuary

[Namibian] MEMBERS of the private sector, led by Namdock at Walvis Bay, on Monday donated the Walvis Bay State Hospital a cooling container to be used as a temporary mortuary. (AllAfrica)

No Evidence of Hospital Rape, Lawyer Says

[Namibian] THE medical evidence in a case about the alleged rape of a patient at a Windhoek hospital three months ago does not incriminate the intern doctor accused of having sexually assaulted the patient, a defence lawyer argued at the close of the doctor's bail hearing yesterday. (AllAfrica)

Namibia Out of CHAN but Zambia Keep Hopes Alive

[Cosafa] Namibia became the second COSAFA member to be eliminated from the African Nations Championship after being beaten 1-0 by Tanzania on Saturday but Zambia moved closer to advancing to the knockout stage. (AllAfrica)