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COVID-19: Namibia records 45 new cases, two deaths

Written by Suzith Tjitaura on 25 September 2021

WINDHOEK, 25 SEP (NAMPA) – Health and Social Services Minister, Dr Kalumbi Shangula has announced that Namibia recorded 45 new COVID-19 cases on Friday.
Giving the COVID-19 update on Saturday, Shangula said Namibia also recorded two new COVID-19 deaths in the Windhoek district.
By Friday, the number of confirmed cases in the country stood at 127 227, while 3 492 people have succumbed to the virus.
The Hardap Region recorded the highest number of new positive cases at 11, followed by Oshikoto with nine case ...


Namibia first SADC country to implement Container Control Programme

Written by Isabel Bento on 25 September 2021

WALVIS BAY, 25 SEP (NAMPA) – Namibia has become the first SADC country to implement the Container Control Programme (CCP), used in the prevention of drug trafficking and other illicit cross-border activities.
The programme which was launched here on Friday is a joint initiative delivered by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the World Customs Organisation (WCO) with a mission to assist countries in enhancing border and trade supply chain security, while facilitating legitimate trade.
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SA resist urge to swing axe for Wallabies rematch

BRISBANE, 16 SEP (AFP/NAMPA)- South Africa coach Jacques Nienaber opted for continuity today rather than wield the axe, as the Springboks look to bounce back in their return Rugby Championship clash against Australia. (Video by Lydia Pitiri)

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× WALVIS BAY, 16 September 2021 - The United States navy vessel which docked at a Namibian port for the first time in Walvis Bay. The USS Hershel 'Woody' Williams is the first US Navy vessel permanently assigned to the US Africa Command area of responsibility. (Photo by: Isabel Bento) NAMPA

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× New World Champion Elisa Balsamo of Italy shows her gold medal on the podium after winning the women's road race ahead of second place Marianne Vos of The Netherlands, right, at the World Road Cycling Championships in Leuven, Belgium, Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)

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× In this photo taken from video, Ralph Gonsalves, Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, remotely addresses the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in a pre-recorded message, Saturday Sept. 25, 2021 at UN headquarters. (UN Web TV via AP)

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× LÜDERITZ - Namibia Wildlife Resorts' Shark Island campsite has been renovated and will reopen on 01 November 2021. (Photo: Contributed)

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× WALVIS BAY, 18 September 2021 - Minister of Defence and Veterans Affairs Frans Kapofi, United States of America Charge d'Affaires Jess Long, Walvis Bay Mayor Trevino Forbes and Namibian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Alweendo Amungulu photographed with Captain Chad Graham of the USS Hershel 'Woody' Williams, among other dignitaries and crew members of the navy vessel, after a familiarisation tour of the vessel at the Walvis Bay Port. (Photo by: Isabel Bento) NAMPA

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× In this photo taken from video, Ariel Henry, Prime Minister of Haiti, remotely addresses the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in a pre-recorded message, Saturday Sept. 25, 2021 at UN headquarters. (UN Web TV via AP)