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Contraceptive shortage: 27 900 unintended pregnancies feared

11 hours ago | Health

JEMIMA BEUKESWINDHOEKA study predicts that up to 27 900 unintended pregnancies may occur in Namibia because of a shortage of contraceptives brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic.The document, titled 'Maintaining access to contraceptives during Covid-19...

Harambee goal down the toilet

11 hours ago | Government

Jo-Maré Duddy WINDHOEK Of the 50 000 toilets in informal settlements in rural areas President Hage Geingob promised in his Harambee Prosperity Plan (HPP) in 2016, only 3 546 have been built.Eliminating the bucket...

River-crossing fugitive in custody

11 hours ago | Crime

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKImmanuel David, a Namibian-born South African passport holder who entered the country illegally by crossing the Orange River in a canoe in June, has been formally charged following his recovery from Covid-19.The charges were...

We will get corona under control - Mwinga

11 hours ago | Tourism

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEK First Capital CEO Martin Mwinga is hopeful that the world will return to normality by the end of the year or within the first quarter of 2021.“My assumption is that by the...

N$5.5m for wildlife protection

11 hours ago | Environment

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK The Game Product Trust Fund (GPTF) has become increasingly important in protecting wildlife due to a lack of funding from government. The GPTF has committed funding of more than N$5.58 million to...