Namibia prepares for AstraZeneca arrival

The Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr. Kalumbi Shangula will be officially receiving the long-awaited Covax Vaccine, Astra Zeneca. In a media statement on Thursday, the ministry said that the vaccines will arrive on Friday (16, April 2021) morning at about 6...

Geingob to attend Nguesso inauguration

After not traveling abroad for roughly 15 months, largely due to Covid-19 travel restrictions, President Hage Geingob is set to jet out to Congo tomorrow for the inauguration of that country’s re-elected President Dennis Sassou Nguesso. 

NHE suspends managers

The National Housing Enterprise has suspended four of its managers who are alleged to have been the ringleaders in the recent attempt to oust CEO Gisbertus Mukulu. The Namibian Sun newspaper reports that the managers are Eric Libonga ni (corporate communications),...

Namibians arrested for 90% of wildlife crimes

Namibians continue to make up over 90% of arrested wildlife crime suspects in the country, according to the Combatting Wildlife Crime in Namibia Annual Report 2020 released last week. According to the report, although wildlife crime is ultimately driven by demand in...

US sanctions Russia over alleged “cyber-attacks”

The Kremlin says a summit between President Vladimir Putin and Joe Biden won't happen in the near future, despite a proposal by the American president. The US has in the meantime, announced sanctions against Russia in response to what it says are cyber-attacks and...

Drug-resistant malaria gaining foothold in Africa

Researchers on Thursday reported the first clinical evidence that drug-resistant mutations of the parasite responsible for malaria are gaining ground in Africa. Experts have long worried about the emergence of drug resistance across the continent, which accounted for...