Erongo region

NamibRe Commemorates 20 years of Being the Preferred reinsurer

NamibRe Commemorates 20 years of Being the Preferred reinsurer

Namibia National Reinsurance Corporation Limited “NamibRe” celebrated its 20th Anniversary earlier this November 2021 with its local and international partners and stakeholder in the beautiful town of the Erongo Region, Swakopmund, Namibia. As part of 20th Anniversary celebration, NamibRe hosted delegates from across the African continent and beyond, to launch the Inaugural NamibRe CEO Roundtable. The event was attended by more than (100) hundred delegates, most of whom attended in person while the others attended the event virtually. In total, the event was attanded by delegates from more than eight (8) African countries and the middle east. The countries include:…
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Police delay DNA testing for Shannon case…as victim’s father complains about police

Police delay DNA testing for Shannon case…as victim’s father complains about police

Helena Johannes and Andrew Kathindi The confirmation of the identity of human remains discovered in Walvis Bay on Tuesday could be delayed amid revelations that the police forensics laboratory needed to undertake the tests are currently not functional. The remains are believed to belong to Shannon Wasserfall who has been missing since April, 2020. Tests done in police laboratories are crucial in providing a positive identity through DNA testing. “The DNA test is not done yet as the equipment is being moved from the old laboratory to the new laboratory. Due to this, the remains are still in the police…
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Erongo schools reopening in the balance

Erongo schools reopening in the balance

Andrew Kathindi The return to face-to-face teaching scheduled for tomorrow (Wednesday) in the Erongo region for grade 11 and 12 students hangs in the balance as Namibia National Teachers Union (NANTU) has stated it has reached an impasse in its consultations with the education ministry. This comes after the education ministry Executive Director Sanet Steenkamp was forced to postpone the resumption of classes for grade 11 and 12 in the Erongo region to 22 July after they were initially scheduled to resume on Monday 20 July due to none consultations with sector stakeholders. However, it has emerged that the likelihood…
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Geingob rules out Erongo trip

Geingob rules out Erongo trip

….as deaths toll rises Staff Writer President Hage Geingob has ruled out any planned trip for himself and members of his executive, including Health minister, Kalumbi Shangula to the Erongo region, but will instead dispatch four deputy ministers to access the impact of COVID-19 on the community. The four, Deputy minister of Health, Esther Muinjangue, Deputy minister of Labour, Hafeni Ndemula, Deputy minister of Urban and Rural Development, Derek Klazen and Deputy minister of Safety and Security, Daniel Kashikola, will be the first high level government delegation to visit the region which has become the epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak…
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