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Namibia Launched the National Action Plan for Health Security (NAPHS)

Health emergencies including the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic highlighted weaknesses in countries’ emergency preparedness and response.  COVID-19 adversely affected socio- economic status of countries  and  had disastrous human consequences. It compelled the world to look at population health as a cause and consequence of sustainable…
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February 22, 2021
Namibia

Air Namibia liable for debt despite liquidation – lawyer

By Molaole Montsho Feb 12, 2021 RUSTENBURG - Air Namibia is still obliged to pay its debt despite the airline being liquidated, prominent Namibian lawyer Sisa Namandje said. In a letter to Air Namibia’s interim CEO Theo Mberirua, dated February 11, Namandje said Air Namibia should comply with its obligation…
bubmag
February 14, 2021
Namibia

Namibia: Namibia’s Covid-19 Vaccine Delayed

NAMIBIA missed its Covid-19 vaccine arrival date, and specialty physician Ismael Katjitae yesterday said the expected arrival of the Pfizer-produced vaccine might have been moved from the end of last month to mid March. Health minister Kalumbi Shangula announced in January that Namibia will get its first consignment of Pfizer…
bubmag
February 6, 2021
Namibia

Namibia: Govt Defies Protest to Sell 170 Elephants

United Nations — Over 100,000 concerned petitioners have urged the Namibian government to scrap its plan to auction off 170 wild elephants -- which include rare desert-adapted elephants -- but the country's Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism said this week that today's Jan. 29 sale will go on as…
bubmag
February 6, 2021
Namibia

Namibia: Labour Ministry Diplomatic On Shoprite Workers

THE Ministry of Labour, Industrial Relations and Employment Creation seems to be taking a laid-back stance on the ongoing Shoprite strikes, putting its faith in conciliation. According to a statement released by the ministry's executive director, Bro-Mathew Shinguadja, on Friday, the ministry will intervene only if either Shoprite employees or…
bubmag
January 27, 2021
Namibia

How to Avoid Becoming a Meal for a Cheetah

Cheetah in central Namibia. Credit: Jan Zwilling, Leibniz-IZWResearchers help farmers in Namibia avoid costly cattle losses by tracking big cat hangouts The cheetah is the rarest big cat in Africa. Less than 7,000 adults remain on the planet. Think of it this way: for every cheetah on the planet, there…
bubmag
January 15, 2021
Namibia

Sustainability the key mantra for palm oil industry

KUALA LUMPUR: Amidst the continued allegations premised on the sustainability of the palm oil industry arising mostly from nationalistic sentiment to protect their edible oils industry, palm oil producers acknowledged that the sustainability issue cannot be ignored and they have to level up their game for the longer term. But…
bubmag
January 15, 2021
Namibia

Paleontologists Find Evolutionary Link between Ediacaran and Early Cambrian Multicellular Animals

Paleontologists have described the first three-dimensional preservation of soft tissue in Namacalathus hermanastes, a skeletal metazoan (multicellular animal) that lived some 547 million years ago (Ediacaran period) in what is now Namibia, and established a strong evolutionary link between Ediacaran and early Cambrian metazoans. Namacalathus (individuals numbered). Centimeter scale. Image…
bubmag
January 14, 2021
Namibia

Wow, scientists discovered dwarf giraffes

By Mark Kaufman2021-01-09 19:05:54 UTC The wild teems with the unknown. Researchers have identified two dwarf giraffes, the first such animals known to science. During routine surveys of endangered, troubled giraffe populations by the conservation group Giraffe Conservation Foundation, biologists found the two curious ungulates, one in Namibia and the…
bubmag
January 14, 2021
Namibia

Politician Named Adolf Hitler Wins Election in Namibia

A politician named Adolf Hitler has won a regional election in Namibia.Adolf Hitler Uunona has been elected with 85 percent of the vote for a seat on the regional council in the former German colony, where street names, people and places still have German names. However, Adolf Uunona as he…
bubmag
December 12, 2020