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A third case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Namibia, Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr Kalumbi Shangula has announced.
Shangula at a press conference here on Thursday said the confirmed case is of a 61-year-old man, a German citizen, who entered the country on 13 March 2020.
“He had travelled from Germany to Amsterdam on 24 February, then on 04 March he landed in Zimbabwe and then arrived in Namibia on 13 March,” said Shangula.

Zambian man arrested after being found with bags of herbs

The Namibian Police Force (NamPol) on Thursday arrested a Zambian national at the Okapuka roadblock along the B1 national road, for allegedly working and operating a business in Namibia while on a visiting permit.
Addressing the media at the site, NamPol Chief Inspector Christina van Fonsech said suspicion aroused when the man had “too many bags” during the police vehicle search at the roadblock.
The bags were found to contain herbs, animal fat, a machete, a Bible and what he called “anointing water and oil”.

Geingob sticks to his top three ahead of swearing-in ceremony

President Hage Geingob has retained his current top three in the positions of vice president, prime minister and deputy prime minister, saying he did not see any need to effect change.
This means incumbent Vice President Nangolo Mbumba, Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila and Deputy Prime Minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah all retained their current positions as Namibia prepares for Geingob’s second term in office.
The president made the announcement at State House on Wednesday.