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Entertainment events in Jeopardy as Govt. cancels public events over COVID19

Namibia on Saturday cancelled independence celebrations slated for March 21 following confirmation of a COVID19 in the country on Saturday.

The cancellation has thrown into jeopardy the planned gigs to take place on 21 March as well.
Namibian President Hage Geingob announced that the country has suspended in and outbound travel from Ethiopia, German and Qatar with immediate effect.

“The safety of Namibian c comes first and today the minister of health announced the confirmation of COVID19 on Namibian soil so with immediate effects we will take drastic measures. The resources that were meant for the independence celebration will be diverted to fighting COVID19,” he said.

Geingob said the inauguration of his second term will now be done at the statehouse on the same day. He also the inbound suspension of travel by government officials.

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