CSL Behring Announces First Two Patients Treated with HEMGENIX® (etranacogene dezaparvovec) Gene Therapy for Hemophilia B in Europe

MARBURG, Germany, July 04, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Global biotechnology leader CSL Behring (ASX: CSL) today announced that two hemophilia B patients were treated with the gene therapy HEMGENIX® (etranacogene dezaparvovec) at Hemophilia Treatment Centers in France. This milestone achievement makes HEMGENIX® the first gene therapy administered as a treatment in a real-world setting for hemophilia B in Europe. […]


SWAiTEX offers big platform for engagement: Uirab

About 150 exhibitors including corporates, Small and Medium Enterprises, vendors as well as Offices, Ministries, and Agencies are exhibiting their products and services at this year’s Swakopmund International Trade Exposition (SWAiTEX).

Launched in 2…


Kamati happy with recent developments in Windhoek

WINDHOEK: Windhoek Mayor Queen Kamati on Tuesday acknowledged the significant economic and social contributions of the cultural and creative industries to Windhoek’s economy.

Kamati, while reviewing the current affairs and developments that took plac…


ECB halts electricity tariff increase amid public outcry

WINDHOEK: Following public outcry over the increased electricity tariffs, Electricity Control Board (ECB) Chief Executive Officer Robert Kahimise has announced that consumers will continue paying the approved tariffs for 2023/2024 instead of the new i…


NIDA employees reject 5.4 per cent one-off payment

WINDHOEK: Over 600 employees of the Namibia Industrial Development Agency (NIDA) have rejected a 5.4 per cent once-off payment proposal by their management.

This follows negotiations held on Wednesday between the NIDA management and Namibia Food and …


Cenored reverses electricity tariffs

The newly introduced electricity tariffs by the Central North Regional Electricity Distributor (Cenored) in the areas of its operation will be reversed as of midnight on 04 July 2024.

Cenored’s Communications and Marketing Officer, Chali Matengu, in …


Gobabis awaits Omaheke’s Top 8 tourney

The Epukiro Sports Council (ESC) will host the 10th annual Omaheke regional Top 8 football and netball tournament on Saturday and Sunday at the Legare Stadium in Gobabis.

The tournament, which began over nine years ago, is one of the most celebrated …


Namibia drawn in Group J for 2025 Morocco AFCON qualifiers

WINDHOEK: The national men’s senior football team, the Brave Warriors, were drawn alongside Cameroon, Kenya, and Zimbabwe in Group J of the 2025 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers.

The draw took place in Johannesburg, South Africa on Thursday….


Four athletes to represent Namibia at Olympics

WINDHOEK: With only 22 days left before the opening ceremony of the 2024 Paris Olympic Games, the Namibia National Olympic Committee (NNOC) secretary general says this year Namibia will have one of the smallest delegations at the championships.

The 2…


Grootfotein businessman allegedly commits suicide

A Grootfontein businessman allegedly committed suicide Wednesday evening by shooting himself at his lodge situated outside the town.

According to the Namibian Police Force’s (NamPol) head of community affairs in the Otjozondjupa Region, Senior Inspec…