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Malawi latest country on Malaysia travel ban list over Omicron

Malawi becomes the eighth country from the African continent where travellers will barred from entering Malaysia over Omicron fears. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, December 1, 2021. MALAWI is the latest addition to the list of countries where travellers are barred from entering Malaysia due to the emergence of…
bubmag
January 18, 2022
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Namibia: Dunn Appointed As Second Deputy Central Bank Governor

History is being made. The Bank of Namibia will now have two deputy governors, and president Hage Geingob has appointed the Financial Intelligence Centre head, Leonie Dunn, as the second deputy governor of the Bank of Namibia. He also reappointed the current governor Johannes !Gawaxab (65) for a period of…
bubmag
January 14, 2022
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Namibia: Central Bank Launches Three-Year Strategic Plan

The Bank of Namibia this week launched a three-year strategic plan which provides a solid platform for the bank to conduct monetary policy, approach financial stability, and help drive sustainable economic development. Following a six-month exercise led by the Bank's Management Committee and the Board, the strategic plan was launched…
bubmag
January 14, 2022
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Namibia: Over 150,000 Vaccines to Be Destroyed

The minister of health and social services, Kalumbi Shangula, said 154 595 doses of Sinopharm, AstraZeneca and Sputnik component 1 will be destroyed because they are unfit for use. Shangula made the announcement yesterday, as the Khomas region recorded a spike in cases, with 66 new infections recorded out of…
bubmag
January 12, 2022
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Namibia: Pohamba Eviction, Greed and Indifference

Former President Hifikepunye Pohamba seemingly did everything by the book to evict, and dump in the middle of nowhere, 78-year-old Amanda Keirises, her frail 88-year-old husband, Alfred, and their family members. But the elderly statesman failed abysmally on the level of humanity and leadership, showing just how unmoved members of…
bubmag
January 12, 2022
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Namibia: Shifeta Accuses Topnaar Leaders of ‘Eating’ Community Money

Minister of environment, forestry and tourism Pohamba Shifeta on Saturday accused Topnaar Traditional Authority leaders of mismanaging community funds. Shifeta was speaking at the inauguration of the Community Association for Topnaars in the namib Naukluft and Dorob National parks at the Utuseb settlement near Walvis Bay. The minister said the…
bubmag
January 7, 2022
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Namibia: Geingob Sounds Lockdown Warning

President Hage Geingob cautioned government would impose stricter measures to combat a surge of new Covid-19 cases if the public continues to disregard public health measures, especially now that 18 cases of the Omicron strain have been detected in Namibia. In the last week, Namibia has recorded nearly 700 new…
bubmag
January 7, 2022