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Geingob replaces eight governors, retains six

Written by Edward Mumbuu Jnr on 07 April 2020

WINDHOEK, 07 APR (NAMPA) – President Hage Geingob has made drastic changes to the composition of the regional governors by showing eight the door and retaining six from the current crop.
Geingob made the changes on Tuesday, according to a statement issued to the media by presidential spokesperson Alfredo Hengari.
Those whose tenure ended are Otjozondjupa governor Otto Ipinge, Oshikoto’s Henock Kankoshi, Erongo’s Cleophas Mutjavikua, Omaheke’s Festus Ueitele, Ohangwena’s Usko Nghaamwa, Hardap’s Esme Isaack ...


Man arrested for vehicle theft at Mariental

Written by Rhonie Garoeb on 07 April 2020

MARIENTAL, 07 APR (NAMPA) – A 26-year-old man was arrested on Monday for the alleged theft of a motor vehicle in Mariental; the result of a police chase that saw the vehicle the accused had allegedly stolen overturning after being shot at by Namibian Police Force (NamPol) officials.

NamPol Acting Crime Investigations Coordinator for the Hardap Region, Chief Inspector Simon Mihunda, said the theft incident happened at about 08h30 at Hofmeyer Street in Mariental.

It is alleged that the suspect, who was sta ...

Face-to-face lectures not an option for universities amid COVID-19: Van Kent

WINDHOEK, 07 APR (NAMPA) – Executive Director in the Ministry of Higher Education, Training and Innovation, Alfred van Kent said the usual learning of face-to-face for students at tertiary institutions is not an option under the current circumstances of the COVID-19 outbreak. Van Kent made these remarks here on Tuesday at the COVID-19 Information Centre on the impact and measures universities and colleges around the country have taken in regard to conducting lectures. (Video by George Hendricks) NAMPA TV

N.dollars 36 million donated to government to fight COVID-19

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× MAREINTAL, 18 March 2020 - One of the 1 000 litre water tanks being set up in Eie Risiko informal settlement in Mariental as part of the fight against COVID-19. (Photo by: Rhonie ||Garoeb) NAMPA

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× FILE PHOTO: Bottles of Penfolds Grange wine and other varieties, made by Australian wine maker Penfolds and owned by Australia's Treasury Wine Estates, sit on shelves for sale at a winery located in the Hunter Valley, north of Sydney, Australia, Feb. 14, 2018. REUTERS/David Gray/File Photo

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× MARIENTAL, 06 April 2020 - Hardap Governor Esme Isaack demonstrating how the tippy taps work during a simulation exercise at Mariental Nampost on Monday. (Photo by: Rhonie ||Garoeb) NAMPA

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× A parcel containing medical aid is seen loaded on a plane, as Ukrainian authorities send humanitarian supplies to Italy, amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at an airport in Kiev, Ukraine April 8, 2020. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

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× WINDHOEK, 03 April 2020- The National Housing Enterprise (NHE) logo (Photo Contributed) NAMPA

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× FILE PHOTO: The Federal Reserve Board building on Constitution Avenue is pictured in Washington, U.S., March 27, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo

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× This picture taken early on April 8, 2020 shows the closest supermoon to the Earth, also known as a pink moon, behind the cross on a church in downtown Moscow. (Photo by Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV / AFP)

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× A cat walks across the grounds of the empty Zozoji Buddhist temple near the landmark Tokyo Tower on the first day of a state of emergency due to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak in Tokyo, on April 8, 2020. - Japan on April 7 declared a month-long state of emergency over a spike in coronavirus cases, ramping up efforts to contain infections but stopping short of the strict lockdowns seen in other parts of the world. (Photo by Behrouz MEHRI / AFP)