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Cenored concern over electical copper cables theft at Otjiwarongo

Written by Mulisa Simiyasa on 10 April 2020

OTJIWARONGO, 10 APR (NAMPA) - The Central North Regional Electricity Distributor, (Cenored) has expressed serious concerns over the theft and vandalism of its electricity copper cables at Otjiwarongo.
Its Executive Manager for Corporate Services, Ekonia Mundjanima in a media statement issued to Nampa on Thursday said the electricity distributor has, as a result, suffered a loss of more than N.dollars 500 000 in the theft, excluding costs involved to replace the stolen cables.
Mundjanima said the theft inclu ...


COVID-19: Emergency income grant effective Friday

Written by Linea Dishena on 09 April 2020

WINDHOEK, 09 APR (NAMPA) A total of 749 000 Namibians will benefit from the Emergency Income Grant once-off payment of N.dollars 750, effective Friday, Finance Minister Iipumbu Shiimi has announced.
Speaking at the COVID-19 Information Centre here on Thursday, Shiimi said the grant is eligible to Namibians between the ages of 18 to 59 who have lost jobs or income in part or full-time in the informal sector as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Further, it includes people who are unemployed, he said, not ...

COVID-19: Emergency income grant effective Friday

WINDHOEK, 09 APR (NAMPA) A total of 749 000 Namibians will benefit from the Emergency Income Grant once-off payment of N.dollars 750, effective Friday, Finance Minister Iipumbu Shiimi has announced. Speaking at the COVID-19 Information Centre here on Thursday, Shiimi said the grant is eligible to Namibians between the ages of 18 to 59 who have lost jobs or income in part or full-time in the informal sector as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. (Video by George Hendricks) NAMPA TV

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× WINDHOEK, 02 April 2020 - Minister of Finance Iipumbu Shiimi. (Photo: Contributed)

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× FILE PHOTO: General view of a statue in Dublin as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, Dublin, Ireland, March 31, 2020. REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff/File Photo

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× WALVIS BAY, 31 March 2020 - Namibian Defence Force Navy Commander Rear-Admiral Sinsy Ndeshi Nghipandua. (Photo by: Isabel Bento) NAMPA

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× Christian leaders walk the Via Dolorosa on Good Friday amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Jerusalem's Old City April 10, 2020. REUTERS/Ammar Awad

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× SWAKOPMUND, 05 April 2020 - Residents of the Twaloloka informal settlement in Walvis Bay pictured at the handing over of 20 portable toilets by Namport. (Photo by: Isabel Bento) NAMPA

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× FILE- in this Wednesday, March 25, 2020, photo, a Sikh woman wounded in a gunman attack is brought to a hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan. Pakistan asked neighbor Afghanistan to extradite Aslam Farooqi, a leader of the local Islamic State affiliate, who was arrested in an Afghan intelligence operation in southern Afghanistan earlier this month. (AP Photo/Tamana Sarwary, file)

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× Technicians spray disinfectant along the streets of the French Riviera city of Cannes, southern France, on April 10, 2020, on day twenty-five of a strict lockdown in France aimed at curbing the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, caused by the novel coronavirus. (Photo by VALERY HACHE / AFP)

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× A general view of the empty parking zone at the Domestic Terminal of Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi on April 10, 2020 amid Vietnam's nationwide social isolation effort as part of measures to contain the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. (Photo by Nhac NGUYEN / AFP)