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

COVID-19: Namibia records 1 206 new cases, 32 deaths

Written by Elvi Haihambo on 16 June 2021

WINDHOEK, 16 JUN (NAMPA) - Minister of Health and Social Services Dr Kalumbi Shangula on Tuesday announced that Namibia recorded 1 206 new COVID-19 cases and 32 deaths, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 1 040.
The deaths involved 19 females and 13 males aged between 31 and 81 years. Nineteen of these deaths were recorded in the Windhoek district, seven in Keetmanshoop, two in Engela and one each in the Outapi, Otjiwarongo, Okakarara and Grootfontein districts respectively.
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Windhoek, Okahandja and Rehoboth under lockdown

Written by Elvi Haihambo on 15 June 2021

WINDHOEK, 15 JUN (NAMPA) – In response to the escalating COVID-19 positive cases recorded in the country over the past weeks, President Hage Geingob on Tuesday announced stringent measures including locking down Windhoek, Okahandja and Rehoboth for a period of 14 days.
Entry into these local authority areas are restricted with the exception of returning residents, essential service providers in possession of the relevant permit, emergency medical cases and the transportation of human remains to other region ...

Nkurenkuru Town Council servicing 300 erven at Extension Six

RUNDU, 08 JUN (NAMPA) - The Nkurenkuru Town Council has commenced with phase one of the servicing of over 300 erven through a partnership with the Development Bank of Namibia (DBN), the town council’s Chief Executive Officer Petrus Sindimba said on Tuesday. The erven are situated in Extension Six, Sindimba told Nampa in an interview. (Video by: Josephina Simeon) NAMPA TV

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× WINDHOEK, 07 June 2021 - Participants in the horticulture farming training offered by the Turkish International Cooperation Agency and the National Youth Council (Photo by Elvi Haihambo) NAMPA

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× (210616) -- DOHA, June 16, 2021 (Xinhua) -- Sunil Chhetri (L) of India vies with Noor Husin of Afghanistan during the Group E football match between India and Afghanistan at FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023 Preliminary Joint Qualification in Doha, Qatar, June 15, 2021. (Photo by Nikku/Xinhua)

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× A man charges his electric car at an electrical charging point in Rivas Vaciamadrid, Spain, Tuesday, June 15, 2021. Spain is Europe's second-leading car maker but it is lagging behind when it comes to electric cars, a situation that the government aims to change by using around five billion euros of the EU pandemic recovery funds to kickstart the electric car industry. The government plans to spend big, to install a network of public recharging stations and to convince customers about the benefits of buying electric or hybrid vehicles. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

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× Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Blake Treinen celebrates as the Dodgers defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 5-3 in a baseball game Tuesday, June 15, 2021, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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× OTAVI, 11 June 2021 - The 26-year-old car theft suspect, Uatjiri Mootu (second from left) taken to appear in the Otavi Magistrate's Court on Friday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Windhoek, 01 JUN 2021 - Head of Stakehollder Management in MVA- Fund Vaino Kameya during the unveiling of Roodly Gowaseb repaired wheelchair in Windhoek (Photo by Matheus .O. Hamunyela) NAMPA

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× (210616) -- MUNICH, June 16, 2021 (Xinhua) -- Toni Kroos (front) of Germany vies for a header with Paul Pogba of France during the UEFA Euro 2020 Championship Group F match between France and Germany in Munich, Germany, June 15, 2021. (Xinhua/Shan Yuqi)

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