The Namibia Press Agency, (NAMPA), was established in 1991 as a national news agency responsible for the distribution of local, regional and international news.

Elections re-run kicks off on high note at Kos

Written by Suzith Tjitaura on 26 February 2021

AROAB, 26 FEB (NAMPA) The Electoral Commission of Namibia returning officer of Kos Local Authority, Dawid Boois said voter turnout for the re-run election process for the Kos elections on Friday was satisfactory.
Kos has two fixed polling stations.
We experience no challenges thus far, the turn-up of voters is satisfactory at both polling stations, we opened on time - my call is to the eligible voters to come in numbers and cast their votes, said Boois Friday morning.
The parties contesting in the ...


COVID -19: Namibia records 230 new cases, three deaths

Written by Maria Kandjungu on 25 February 2021

WINDHOEK, 25 FEB (NAMPA) Executive Director in the Ministry of Health and Social Services, Ben Nangombe, on Thursday announced that Namibia had recorded 230 new positive Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases and three deaths.
Nangombe, during the daily COVID-19 update, noted that the three deaths were recorded from Gobabis, Rundu and Otjiwarongo districts, bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths toll to 416.
Nangombe further noted that the new cases were identified from 2 226 results received from the labora ...

We are not a rich nation: Geingob

WINDHOEK, 25 FEB (NAMPA) President Hage Geingob has said Namibia is still a poor country and it ought to be recognised as such. Namibia was classified as an upper-middle income State from its status of a middle-income country by the World Bank and the classification, according to Geingob, will affect the support the country will receive especially during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. (Video by: Josephina Simeon) NAMPA TV

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