Germany is widely spoken in Namibia and both family and tourism between Germany and Namibia are an important currency earner for the African country.
Namibia had its first 2 cases of Coronavirus yesterday and the government acted immediately stopping Qatar Airways, Ethiopian Airlines and Lufthansa from flying to Namibia. This will effectively cut off Namibia from all its global tourism source markets.
The Namibian Government is suspending inbound and outbound travel to and from Qatar, Ethiopia, and Germany on their from Doha, Addis Ababa, Frankfurt, effectively disrupting tourism from their main source markets.
At the same time, the Independence Celebrations that were scheduled for Independence Stadium are called off. However, the swearing-in ceremony will take place at the State House.
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