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MVA spent over N.dollars 5 million on road safety campaigns in 2018/19

The Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) Fund has spent N.dollars 5.5 million on road safety campaigns, its chief of corporate affairs Surihe Gaomas-Guchu has said.
Gaomas-Guchu in a recent interview with Nampa said the fund expended N.dollars 2.7 million in 2018 and N.dollars 2.8 million during 2019 for campaigns under the umbrella of its #DoTheRightThingAndSaveLives aimed to reduce the number of crashes, injuries and fatalities.

Namibia to move to stage three of State of Emergency

All 14 regions, with the exception of the Walvis Bay Local Authority area, will transition to stage three of the State of Emergency instituted to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on Monday for a period 28 days, President Hage Geingob has announced.
Updating the public here on Thursday, Geingob said the Walvis Bay Local Authority area will revert to stage one of the lockdown with immediate effect for a period of seven days, which will lapse at midnight 08 June 2020.

Namibia tests 2 434 samples out of 100 000 targeted

The Ministry of Health and Social Services has so far tested 2 434 samples for COVID-19 out of 100 000 targeted for the duration of the state of emergency.
This was said by Deputy Minister of Health and Social Services Esther Muinjangue on Tuesday, after she announced at the COVID-19 Information Centre in Windhoek that there are no changes in the Coronavirus situation in the country.
The testing was done by the Namibia Institute of Pathology (NIP) and Pathcare.

Salary cuts loom at NMH amid COVID-19

Employees of Namibia Media Holdings (NMH) might soon feel the COVID-19 pinch as the company reportedly plans to slash their salaries by 20 per cent in efforts to align its business.
Nampa has been reliably informed that the decision is yet to be implemented, but an internal communique has been sent out to the affected employees.
Approached for comment, NMH Chief Executive Officer Albe Botha disputed the 20 per cent proposed salary cut but presented no alternative figure.