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Pensions spent on paying water boys

3 weeks ago - 25 September 2019 | Local News

Ewi lyaNooli has learnt that pensioners living on their own at Ncamagoro village in the Kavango West Region use part of their monthly pensions to pay young men in the community to fetch water for...

Ndonga Linena water woes continue

3 weeks ago - 25 September 2019 | Local News

Ndonga Linena constituency councillor Petrus Kavhura says villagers are still drinking contaminated water despite numerous attempts by his office to solve the problem.Earlier this year Namibian Sun reported that the community of Nyondo in Ndonga...

Getting rid of filthy streets

3 weeks ago - 25 September 2019 | Local News

KENYA KAMBOWEHundreds of Rundu residents took part in this year’s national clean-up campaign and made a significant difference to the many litter dumping spots around town.The northeastern town is infamous for its filthy streets and...

Hopeless and no one to turn to

1 month - 28 August 2019 | Local News

A struggling family of 11 at Ncamagoro village in Kavango West are finding it hard to make ends meet.They go days without a proper meal, which is part and parcel of their daily life struggles....

Shoombe is kapana champ

1 month - 28 August 2019 | Local News

Emiliana Shoombe, 38, a vessel steward from Onepungu village, was named the winner of the fifth Nedbank Kapana Cook-Off, after the final was held on Saturday at the Game Shopping Centre in Oshakati.She was announced...

Tailored for success

1 month - 28 August 2019 | Local News

Annachletha Kudumo (32) is a tailor who operates from the Rundu open market.She is determined to own her own workshop where she would like to...

Kavango youth swamped by challenges

1 month - 28 August 2019 | Local News

During this month's Kavango East presidential town hall meeting, youth did not shy away from laying bare their challenges, while saying they want the 62.5%...

A daily battle for survival

2 months ago - 31 July 2019 | Local News

A struggling family of 13 in Kavango West, who survive solely on the pension grant of the head of the house, is pleading for support.Ewi...

Consultation is key, says Mbambo

2 months ago - 31 July 2019 | Local News

Kavango East regional governor Samuel Mbambo says consultation among stakeholders should be made a priority when planning and implementing community projects.Mbambo made the remark during...

Face-to-face with poverty

3 months ago - 26 June 2019 | Local News

A family of four from Shiwandamo village in the Rundu Rural constituency is living in abject poverty, a situation that has been exacerbated by the...

Unhappiness over beneficiary registrations

3 months ago - 26 June 2019 | Local News

A decision by government to exclude households with a combined income of more than N$2 600 from getting drought assistance has been heavily criticised.It is...

Ex-Cuba students plan social gathering

3 months ago - 26 June 2019 | Local News

Namibians who studied in Cuba during the liberation struggle will hold a social gathering at Grootfontein on 13 July.The gathering is aimed at generating funds...

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Carving a living

3 months ago - 26 June 2019 | Local News

A 44-year-old man, who has been a wood-carver for most of his life, says this is the only way he can take care of his...

Taya lumbu moluhepo olunene

3 months ago - 26 June 2019 | Local News

Ewi lyaNooli olya tsakanene naThadeus Sinonge (48) opamwe nomukulukadhi gwe Lucia Kampanza mboka yahokolola nkene taya mono iihuna kehe esiku omolwa oluhepo ndoka taya lumbu...

Shaping the future

3 months ago - 26 June 2019 | Local News

A kindergarten has finally been established in the Omundaungilo San community, which offers pre-primary education.According to kindergarten teacher Ester Nghitotelwa, the school started last year...

Library Day celebrated

3 months ago - 26 June 2019 | Local News

The Oshana regional library celebrated Library Day 2019 recently at Eluwa Special School in Ongwediva, with the aim of also celebrating the Day of the...

Community demands services

4 months ago - 29 May 2019 | Local News

Some disgruntled villagers in Mashare constituency demand access to basic services such clean drinking water and electricity, saying they have been patient for too long.The...

Catholic Church establishes Oshakati Diocese

4 months ago - 29 May 2019 | Local News

The Roman Catholic Church (RCC) in Namibia is dividing its Windhoek Diocese into two dioceses by establishing the Oshakati Diocese, based at Ongwediva.Construction of the...

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