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Weekend recap

2 hours ago | Art and Entertainment

MICHAEL KAYUNDE WINDHOEK The entertainment scene has been characterized as being a resilient one, particularly now during the pandemic; so, here is a summary of newsworthy stories in entertainment from over the weekend. 081Every1 Hope...

Vehicles sales unresponsive to low rates

15 hours ago | Economics

PHILLEPUS UUSIKUDespite interest rates being low to make borrowing attractive, new vehicle sales remained weak for the month of May.Last week, the Bank of Namibia (BoN) announced that the repo rate will remain unchanged at...

Nightmare ride with father’s dead body on bakkie

15 hours ago | Health

Henriette Lamprecht WINDHOEKA woman whose father died of Covid-19 at home in Okahandja was forced to transport his body – covered in a sheet...

More succumb to acute oxygen shortage

15 hours ago | Health

JEMIMA BEUKES WINDHOEKNamibia’s Covid-19 battle is now characterised by critically ill patients gasping for air as they line up in desperate need of oxygen, for which there is currently a wild-eyed demand.This...

Only six vaccinated dead from Covid

15 hours ago | Health

Jo-Maré Duddy WINDHOEKOnly six people who were vaccinated against Covid-19 have died since the third wave hit Namibia in May.All of them had comorbitities and their ages varied from 50 to 78.These...

ILO, EU supporting Namibia’s fisheries sector

15 hours ago | Economics

The International Labour Organization (ILO), with support from the European Union (EU), has launched the Sustainable Supply Chains to Build Back Better (SSCBBB) project which...

2.6% wage increase for construction workers

15 hours ago | Labour

Kenya Kambowe RUNDUDespite the Covid-19 pandemic’s negative impact on the economy, construction industry...

EDITORIAL

15 hours ago | Opinion

We are not okay. Most of us are struggling. Uncertainty, fear, anxiety and depression have become deeply interwoven into our collective psyche as Namibians amid...

Namdock and MANWU signed an agreement

15 hours ago | Economics

On 3 June 2021, established ship repair and wholly Namibian-owned company Namdock (Namibia Drydock and Ship Repair), signed a Recognition and Procedural Agreement with trade...

Nigeria urged to make forex system clear

15 hours ago | Economics

CHIJIOKE OHUOCHA AND ESTELLE SHIRBONThe World Bank urged Nigeria to provide a clearer and more predictable foreign exchange management system, suggesting that its response to...

Inequalities widen under Covax

15 hours ago | Health

JEMIMA BEUKES WINDHOEKAs African countries weather renewed Covid-19 waves where cases have increased threefold, the Covax facility touted to provide much-needed...

Kavango East to clamp down on crowded funerals

15 hours ago | Health

Kenya Kambowe RUNDUKavango East governor Bonifatius Wakudumo has sent out a stern warning to families dealing with burials in the region, saying the police and...

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DRC central bank cuts interest...

15 hours ago | Economics

Democratic Republic of Congo's central bank on Thursday cut its main interest rate for the third time since the start of the year, to 8.5%...

IMF forecasts growth for Zimbabwe...

15 hours ago | Economics

The International Monetary Fund forecasts Zimbabwe's economy will grow by six percent this year, nearly double its previous estimate, after weathering effects of the Covid-19...

Agri marked by insecurity to...

15 hours ago | Agriculture

NAMPA RUNDUDeputy minister of higher education, training and innovation, Venomuinjo Kauaria, said the agricultural sector in Namibia is often marked by high...

‘Dubious’ Kunene CRO reappointment questioned...

15 hours ago | Local News

Kenya Kambowe RUNDUThe Kunene regional council’s decision to reinstate its former accounting officer, George...

Rundu council distances itself from...

15 hours ago | Local News

Kenya Kambowe RUNDUThe Rundu town council has distanced itself from a group of locals who are allegedly collecting money from residents...

COMPANY NEWS IN BREIF

15 hours ago | Business

FirstRand taking over SelpalFirstRand has found offering banking to cash-only businesses in South African townships trickier than expected, but the firms involved are also far...

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