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COVID-19: Namibia records 150 new cases

Written by Uakutura Kambaekua on 08 August 2020

OPUWO, 08 AUG (NAMPA) – Minister of Health and Social Services Dr Kalumbi Shangula on Friday announced that Namibia recorded 150 new positive COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours, bringing the total of confirmed cases to 2 802.
The minister during the national COVID-19 update said 62 cases are from Walvis Bay, 40 from Swakopmund, 42 in Windhoek, two from Gobabis, and one each from Eenhana, Oshakati, Okahandja and Rehoboth.
Shangula said 100 of the cases are males and 50 females, ranging from the ages of s ...


Cenored appoints Kahimise as its new CEO

Written by Mulisa Simiyasa on 08 August 2020

OTJIWARONGO, 08 AUG (NAMPA) – The Central North Regional Electricity Distributor (Cenored) on Friday announced the appointment of its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Robert Kahimise, the current Windhoek City CEO.
Board chairperson of Cenored, Moses Matyayi in an interview with Nampa on Friday said Kahimise has been appointed to the post on a contact of five years.
“We gave him the offer this week and he accepted it. Therefore, we expect him to come resume duty on 01 November 2020,” said Matyayi.
Matyayi ...

Uapingene “Stay out of personal fights between leaders”

WINDHOEK, 08 AUG (NAMPA)- The National Unity Democratic Organisation (NUDO) Deputy Secretary-General, Uaraa Uapingene has cautioned the party’s youth league not to get involved in personal political fights between party leaders. Uapingene was speaking at the NUDO youth league’s national executive committee meeting in the capital on Saturday. (Video by Josephina Simeon) NAMPA TV

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