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Basic education again gets largest portion of budget

Written by Linea Dishena on 28 May 2020

WINDHOEK, 28 MAY (NAMPA) – The Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture received the largest budget allocation in the 2020/21 financial year, of N.dollars 14.2 billion in the National Budget.
The allocation was N.dollars 418 million more than the ministry got in the previous 2019/20 National Budget.
The budget tabled in the National Assembly on Wednesday for the current financial year totals N.dollars 72.8 billion, including N.dollars 8.5 billion which is reserved for Government obligations.
The Ministry of ...


COVID-19: Walvis Bay patient in stable condition

Written by Isabel Bento on 28 May 2020

SWAKOPMUND, 28 MAY (NAMPA) – The patient who has been admitted to a local hospital in Walvis Bay after testing positive for COVID-19, is said to be in a critical but stable condition.
This was announced by Acting Deputy Director in the Ministry of Health and Social Services (MoHSS) Emmy-Else Ndevaetela, during the daily update at the COVID-19 Information Centre on Thursday.
The 63-year-old Namibian national arrived in the country by sea on 05 May 2020 and was later placed on a ventilator in the Intensive Ca ...

Shiimi tables N.dollars 72.8 billion National Budget

WINDHOEK, 27 MAY (NAMPA) – Minister of Finance, Ipumbu Shiimi on Wednesday tabled the N.dollars 72.8 billion National Budget for the 2020/21 financial year in the National Assembly, which includes statutory expenditure and other governmental obligations of about N.dollars 8 billion. Shiimi said the budget is part of the ammunition in Namibia’s arsenal to fight the coronavirus (COVID-19) and is tabled under the theme ‘Together defeating COVID-19, Together thriving again’.(Video by Lydia Pitiri) NAMPA TV

Ipinge acted outside the scope of his powers: Mushelenga

Namibia records 22 COVID-19 cases

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× B1 ROAD, 24 May 2020 - A pick-up vehicle that was involved in a road accident on the B1 road between Otjiwarongo and Okahandja on Sunday morning where a 31-year-old woman died instantly. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× KHORIXAS, 06 May 2020 - The crafts industry in the southern parts of the Kunene Region has been severely affected by the State of Emergency regulations implemented due to the COVID-19 outbreak as tourists are their main customers. (Photo: Contributed)

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× (200528) -- MOUNT QOMOLANGMA BASE CAMP, May 28, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Professional mountain guide Tsering walks past the East Rongbuk glacier on Mount Qomolangma, on May 22, 2020. (Xinhua/Jigme Dorje)

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× (200528) -- MANILA, May 28, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A mechanic carries an assembled bicycle at a bike shop in Manila, the Philippines on May 28, 2020. Local government units in the country are being required to put up bicycle lanes to promote cycling as the primary mode of transportation during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Philippines on Thursday reported 539 new cases of COVID-19, the biggest one day jump in cases since the virus emerged in the Philippines in January, bringing the total number to 15,588. (Xinhua/Rouelle Umali)

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× B1 ROAD, 24 May 2020 - The police mortuary vehicle for the Otjozondjupa Region. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Smoke fills the sky after a night of unrest and protests in the death of George Floyd early Thursday, May 28, 2020 in downtown Minneapolis. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on Memorial Day. A video taken by a bystander shows a Minneapolis police officer with his knee on the neck of a man in custody who later died. The four officers involved have been fired. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP)

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× B1 ROAD, 24 May 2020 - A pick-up vehicle that was involved in a road accident on the B1 road between Otjiwarongo and Okahandja on Sunday morning where a 31-year-old woman died instantly. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× New born raccoons are pictured at the animal park of Sainte-Croix, in Rhodes, eastern France, on May 28, 2020. (Photo by JEAN-CHRISTOPHE VERHAEGEN / AFP)