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Tucna calls for urgent establishment of wage commission

Written by Maria Kandjungu on 20 January 2021

WINDHOEK, 20 JAN (NAMPA) - The Trade Union Congress of Namibia (Tucna) has called on Minister of Labour, Industrial Relations and Employment Creation, Utoni Nujoma, to urgently establish a wage commission that would set a standard salary for retail workers.
Tucna president Paulus Hango made the call during a media conference held by the union in Windhoek on Wednesday, where they were addressing issues surrounding the strike by employees of Shoprite Holdings since 23 December 2020.
According to Hango, the ...


COVID-19: Namibia records 258 new cases, five deaths

Written by Selma Shiwaya on 20 January 2021

WINDHOEK, 20 JAN (NAMPA) - Health and Social Services Minister, Dr Kalumbi Shangula, on Wednesday announced that Namibia has recorded 258 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 31 253.
Shangula during the daily COVID-19 update said the cases had a gender distribution of 122 males and 136 females between the ages of four months and 92 years.
Five deaths were also reported of which two are from Windhoek while the rest are from Oshakati, Otjiwarongo and Walvis Bay. F ...

COVID-19: Namibia records three deaths

WINDHOEK, 19 JAN (NAMPA) - Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr Kalumbi Shangula, on Tuesday announced that Namibia has recorded three deaths. Shangula, during the daily COVID-19 update, the three deaths recorded are at Eanhana, Oshakati and Oshikuku. (Video by Lydia Pitiri) NAMPA TV

COVID-19: Shangula announces 242 new cases

COVID-19 death toll in Namibia now at 293

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× TSUMEB, 12 January 2021 - Striking workers of Shoprite's Tsumeb branch in the Oshikoto Region on Tuesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Austria's Hermann Maximilian (L) and Robert Weber celebrate a goal during the 2021 World Men's Handball Championship President's cup match between Austria and Morocco at the New Capital Sports Hall in the Egyptian capital Cairo on January 20, 2021. (Photo by Khaled Elfiqi / POOL / AFP)

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× (210120) -- WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2021 (Xinhua) -- Supporters of U.S. President Joe Biden hold flags during the inauguration ceremony of the 46th President of the United States in Washington, D.C., the United States, on Jan. 20, 2021. At an unusual inauguration closed to public due to the still raging coronavirus pandemic, U.S. President-elect Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States on Wednesday at the West Front of the Capitol, which was breached two weeks ago by violent protesters trying to overturn his election victory. (Photo by Michael Nagle/Xinhua)

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× (210120) -- WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2021 (Xinhua) -- U.S. President Joe Biden (C) attends the inauguration ceremony of the 46th President of the United States in Washington, D.C., the United States, on Jan. 20, 2021. At an unusual inauguration closed to public due to the still raging coronavirus pandemic, U.S. President-elect Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States on Wednesday at the West Front of the Capitol, which was breached two weeks ago by violent protesters trying to overturn his election victory. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

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× NAUTE DAM, 06 January 2021 – Some of the plantations at the Naute irrigation scheme that were are under water after pipes broke. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× Soccer Football - Italian Super Cup - Final - Juventus v Napoli - Mapei Stadium, Reggio Emilia, Italy - January 20, 2021 Juventus' Leonardo Bonucci celebrates with the Italian Super Cup REUTERS/Alberto Lingria

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× (210120) -- BEIJING, Jan. 20, 2021 (Xinhua) -- People wait in line to get their daily supplies in Daxing District of Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 20, 2021. Beijing's Daxing District issued a notification Wednesday banning all people in the district from leaving the capital in the wake of new COVID-19 cases. The district will enforce stringent lockdown management in five residential compounds in the Tiangongyuan subdistrict where the new cases were detected. (Xinhua/Peng Ziyang)

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× (210120) -- WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2021 (Xinhua) -- U.S. National Guard troops stand guard during the inauguration ceremony of the 46th President of the United States in Washington, D.C., the United States, on Jan. 20, 2021. At an unusual inauguration closed to public due to the still raging coronavirus pandemic, U.S. President-elect Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States on Wednesday at the West Front of the Capitol, which was breached two weeks ago by violent protesters trying to overturn his election victory. (Photo by Michael Nagle/Xinhua)