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The Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN) has warned citizens to register their SIM cards in the coming 12 months or face service provider termination.

The Ministry of Health has announced that Namibia has entered a 5th wave of COVID-19 infections, amid rising infections and hospitalizations.

Namibia has failed to meet the World Health Organisation (WHO) target of vaccinating at least 40% of its eligible population by the end of 2021, Health minister Kalumbu Shangula has said. 

The City of Windhoek has extended Jennifer Comalie’s tenure as Acting Chief Executive Officer by three more months.

As the clock struck 12 midnight, glasses were raised and well wishes and new resolutions rang out signaling the start of 2022. We’ve been down this road before many a time, but the last few years have not been kind and whatever we have wished for has been hard to achieve.

The City of Windhoek has announced that its Management Committee has accepted the withdrawal of the resignation of O’Brien Hekandjo, the Strategic Executive: Electricity.

The Ministry of Health has issued new vaccination guidelines which will allow booster shots for those vaccinated with AstraZeneca and Pfizer, and also the mixing of vaccines in warranted circumstances.

Health minister, Kalumbi Shangula on Tuesday announced amendments to the public health measures that will come into effect as from midnight 16 December 2021 to 15 January 2022.

The UK has removed Namibia and 10 other countries from its "red list" of travel restrictions.

Namibia has officially confirmed the presence of the Omicron coronavirus variant after 18 cases were detected in the country. 

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