OSHANA regional governor Elia Irimari, yesterday encouraged the Task Force on Covid-19 in his region to continue educating members of the public why they should remain in their houses and refrain from moving around.
He was speaking at the handing over of 2 000 litres of hand sanitiser by the Rani Group to the Oshana regional task force at Ongwediva. Irimari stressed that incidents of overcrowding observed at certain places in the region cannot be tolerated.
Nudo dishes out food parcels
THE National Unity Democratic Organisation (Nudo) handed over N$10 000 worth of food parcels to homeless Namibians temporarily sheltered at the Khomasdal Stadium and the Katutura Youth Complex. The donation was made to the ministry of health to be distributed to the beneficiaries. Deputy health minister Esther Muinjangue, who is Nudo president, urged Namibians with extra income to help others during this difficult time. Muinjangue also said Nudo will continue to collect resources to help more vulnerable Namibians.
Oruuano Church comes to aid of homeless
THE Oruuano Church has donated food parcels to a group of homeless people accommodated at the Katutura Youth Complex in Windhoek for the duration of the Covid-19 state of emergency. The donated food parcels include sugar, maize meal, soap, cooking oil, meat and sanitisers. Gerhards Novengi, the church treasurer, said this was part of the congregation’s effort to reduce the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on marginalised communities. He said the church also donated food parcels to elderly people in Katutura.
– Compiled by Roxane Bayer/Nampa/Walter Kariko