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30 000 tourism jobs in jeopardy

23 hours ago | Tourism

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe tourism industry is already feeling the brunt of the coronavirus pandemic, and predictions indicate it will only get worse. About 30 000 job losses are expected in the next two to three months.The...

Mariental flooded after cloudburst

23 hours ago | Disasters

ELLANIE SMITMARIENTALMajor flooding was experienced at Mariental yesterday morning after 120 mm of rain fell within a two-hour period.The rain started at about 08:00 and lasted until 10:00. By early yesterday afternoon the sun was...

Hefty lockdown violation fines revealed

23 hours ago | Disasters

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKPeople who flout the lockdown rules during the coronavirus state of emergency could be fined up to N$2 000. This is in accordance with new criminal charges announced by the office of the...

20 000 Jack Ma corona testing kits on ice

23 hours ago | Disasters

JEMIMA BEUKESWINDHOEKNamibia may only start using the 20 000 coronavirus testing kits donated by Chinese billionaire Jack Ma by the end of April.The government is also still waiting for validation information for the additional 1...

Dams more than 50% full

23 hours ago | Weather

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEK The average dam level has risen to 56.9%, nearly twice as high as last season when the dams were only 31.1% full. CentralThe average dam level in central Namibia has increased...