Disasters

Mariental flooded after cloudburst

1 day - 03 April 2020 | 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

1 day - 03 April 2020 | 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

1 day - 03 April 2020 | 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...

Revolutionary stimulus announced

2 days ago - 02 April 2020 | Disasters

JO-MARE DUDDYWINDHOEK· N$250 p/week grant· N$5.9 billion for businesses & households· N$500 million for non-agric SMEs· N$200 million for...

NMH donates gear for roadblocks

2 days ago - 02 April 2020 | Disasters

STAFF REPORTERWINDHOEKNamibia Media Holdings has donated eight digital thermometers to be used at the four checkpoints controlling traffic into the locked-down Khomas Region.The aim of the donation is to improve the critically important flow of...

Water debts put on ice

2 days ago - 02 April 2020 | Disasters

KENYA KAMBOWERUNDUThe urban and rural development ministry says water bills incurred as a result of implementing the state of emergency will be discussed later.Local authorities...

10 quarantined at Daan Viljoen

2 days ago - 02 April 2020 | Disasters

ESTER KAMATIWINDHOEKTen Namibians previously quarantined at Greiters Conference and Rehabilitation Centre at Brakwater are now being hosted at Daan Viljoen Lodge, situated 20 kilometres outside...

49 now quarantined at Zambezi Waterfront

3 days ago - 01 April 2020 | Disasters

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKAbout 49 Namibians, including immigration officials and students, are in quarantine at the state-owned Zambezi Waterfront Tourism Park in Katima Mulilo. Zambezi governor...

Holes emerge in lockdown plan

3 days ago - 01 April 2020 | Disasters

JEMIMA BEUKESWINDHOEKWith law-enforcement agencies having their hands full monitoring entry into the locked-down Erongo and Khomas regions, an oversight has led to the different routes...

‘Govt must feed us’

3 days ago - 01 April 2020 | Disasters

ILENI NANDJATOOSHAKATIInformal traders are appealing to the government to feed them after the coronavirus outbreak necessitated the closure of open markets and the halting of...

Coronavirus: Aochamub could be discharged this week

4 days ago - 31 March 2020 | Disasters

TOIVO NDJEBELAWINDHOEKNamibian ambassador to France Albertus Aochamub says he has made a good recovery from coronavirus and may be discharged from hospital this week, having...

Church bell stolen

4 days ago - 31 March 2020 | Disasters

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKThieves paid little attention to the teachings of the Bible when they stole a church bell valued at N$100 000 this past weekend....

Disasters

Taxi drivers claim ignorance

5 days ago - 30 March 2020 | Disasters

LIMBA MUPETAMIWINDHOEKAlthough taxis are allowed to operate during the lockdown, some drivers in Windhoek claim ignorance of rules governing hygiene, social distancing and how many...

Authorities trace coronavirus contacts

5 days ago - 30 March 2020 | Disasters

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKAuthorities are trying to track down all those who have been in contact with three Namibians who are the latest coronavirus cases in the...

Employers urged to pay salaries

5 days ago - 30 March 2020 | Disasters

OGONE TLHAGEWINDHOEKEmployers across the country have been urged to ensure that their employees will be fully remunerated for the months of March and April. The...

Covid-19 impacts retailers, shopping

1 week ago - 27 March 2020 | Disasters

JEMIMA BEUKESWINDHOEKRetailers have been advised to limit the number of shoppers entering their premises at the same time, depending on the surface area of their...

If we go home, we...

1 week ago - 27 March 2020 | Disasters

KENYA KAMBOWERUNDUStreet vendors at Rundu, who have refused to heed the council's order to stop trading for 30 days, say they have no other income...

Vendors face income lockdown

1 week ago - 27 March 2020 | Disasters

ILENI NANDJATOOSHAKATIToday is the last day to do business at the Omuthiya open market as the town council will close operations for 21 days in...

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