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A third child dies in Ndiyona food poisoning incident

Written by Sheila Perestrelo on 01 March 2024

RUNDU, 01 MAR (NAMPA) – The suspected food poisoning incident at Rundu that claimed the lives of two children and left five hospitalised has claimed another life as a 12-year-old boy died at the Rundu State Hospital on Thursday.
This was confirmed in an update by Namibian Police Force (NamPol) acting commander for the Kavango East Region, Deputy Commissioner Eino Nambahu, on Friday.
“One of the children from the suspected food poisoning passed on last night as his two siblings remain in critical condition, ...


World Wildlife Day celebrated at Otjiwarongo

Written by Mulisa Simiyasa on 01 March 2024

OTJIWARONGO, 01 MAR (NAMPA) – Learners of the Orwetoveni Primary School, Karundu Junior Secondary School and Monica Geingos Junior Secondary School on Friday afternoon gathered at Otjiwarongo’s central businesses district to celebrate World Wildlife Day.
The 2024 World Wildlife Day at Otjiwarongo was jointly organised by the Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF), the Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism and Otjikoto B2Gold Mine’s environmental department.
The three institutions each asked learners quest ...

11-year-old schoolgirl fatally struck by vehicle in Windhoek

WINDHOEK 01 MAR (NAMPA TV) - Tragedy struck on Thursday afternoon in Windhoek as an 11-year-old learner from Van Rhyn Primary School lost her life in a case of culpable homicide. The young girl was struck by a VW Golf, resulting in instant death at the scene around 13:30. (Video: Kondjeni Ambinga)

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× RUNDU, 11 February 2024 - KK United Football Club player (in white) chases the ball during one of their league games in the North East First Division football league at the Rundu Sports Stadium versus United Stars FC, which ended in a one-all draw. (Photo: Contributed)

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× KORHOGO, 16 January 2024 – Brave Warriors players Petrus Shitembi and Aprocius Petrus (right) in action against South Africa during the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations at the Amadou Gon Coulibaly Stadium in Korhogo. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× (ACCRA, 15 FEB, GNA) - Former President John Dramani Mahama has commiserated with the people of the Republic of Namibia on the passing of President Hage G. Geingob, describing him as “a patriot and a freedom fighter.” (Photo by: James Amoh Junior) GNA