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Oshiwambo

Ovafeekelwa veli 136 va mangwapo kopolifi, molwo oingangamwifi.

Opolifi ya Namibia oyati oya tula mo ipandeko ova feekelwa veli 136 shinasha no ingangamwifi yo ngushu yo shimaliwa shee million 8 oku dja mu May. Oo eli omupopiliko wo polifi yo shilongo, Deputy Commissioner Kauna Shikwambi mo mushangwa oo apitifila oikundaneki etitano okwati,  ovanhu ve fike pe 127,  ovo va ma ngwa ove li ova kwashiwana va Namibia,  3 ova kwa shiwana va Zimbabwe, 2 ova Zambia, 2 Angola, […]

todayJune 10, 2024 5

Africa

Lagos: drugs, firearms and youth unemployment are creating a lethal cocktail in Nigeria’s commercial capital

    By Adewumi I. Badiora, Olabisi Onabanjo University   Lagos is the most populous city in Africa and a regional economic giant, having west Africa’s busiest seaport. It is the centre of commercial and economic activities in Nigeria. The city’s population is estimated to be 20 million people. The existence of informal settlements makes it difficult to come up with a more precise number. Lagos has grown rapidly since […]

todayFebruary 21, 2024 9

Health / Medical

Our sense of taste helps pace our eating – understanding how may lead to new avenues for weight loss

A team of scientists uncovers a logic the brainstem uses to control how fast and how much we eat. Klaus Vedfelt/Getty Images Zachary Knight, University of California, San Francisco As a scientist who investigates hunger and weight control, I’m interested in the way our brains let us know we’ve had enough. As we begin to feel full, we slow down how quickly we eat. For decades, scientists have thought that […]

todayJanuary 29, 2024 8

Interview Transcripts

Namibian Dr. Annelle Zietsman Provides Insights on Experimental Cancer Drug blinatumomab (blina)

In our interview with Dr. Annelle Zietsman, we gained valuable insights into the experimental cancer drug Blinatumomab. Leonard Witbeen from Future Media News conducted the interview, seeking information on the drug's potential benefits and its status in the Namibian market. The conversation commenced with Wydby informing Dr. Zietsman about the BBC's report on Blinatumomab, touted as an exciting new cancer drug gentler than chemotherapy. Dr. Zietsman, initially unaware of the […]

todayJanuary 22, 2024 18

Namibia

Khorixas Police Commander talks children’s safety

The first day of school is a momentous occasion filled with anticipation, excitement, and a touch of nervousness for students embarking on a new academic year. It marks the beginning of a journey filled with learning, friendships, and growth. The Station Commander for Khorixas town Theofelus Iipunge had this to advise.

todayJanuary 15, 2024 15

Namibia

Congo Nationals Denied Bail in Katutura Court Over Alleged Cannabis Possession

Two male suspects from Congo, allegedly caught in possession of cannabis, were denied bail during their initial court appearance at the Katutura Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday. Bwanga Bonifus and Simba Gabriel faced charges for dealing in and possessing 18,610 grams of cannabis, valued at N$930,500. State Prosecutor Kasale Kasale opposed bail, citing ongoing early-stage investigations, the significant value of the drugs, and the likelihood of the suspects fleeing as reasons.

todayJanuary 10, 2024 13

Namibia

Congolese nationals nabbed for alleged possession of cannabis

  Two Congolese men were arrested in Windhoek on Monday after they were allegedly found in possession of cannabis valued at N.dollars 930 500. According to the Namibian Police Force’s spokesperson for the Khomas Region, Warrant Silas Shipandeni, the two suspects aged 37 and 40 were charged with dealing in, and possessio, of cannabis. “On Monday, at around 01h00 in Winnie Madikizela Mandela Street, Otjomuise, a stop and search on […]

todayJanuary 9, 2024 15

Health / Medical

Pharmaceutical-drugs-enterprises FACTS: The new generation of weight-loss drugs

These new drugs drawing such intense attention have raised the hopes of millions around the world suffering from diabetes or obesity. But what are they, how are they used and who makes them? These drugs imitate a hormone known as GLP-1 (it stands for glugacon-like peptide-1), which is secreted by the intestines. It stimulates insulin production and creates a feeling of fullness, suppressing the appetite. This class of drugs is […]

todayDecember 4, 2023 9

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