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333 schools, 16 hostels in Kavango

2 weeks ago - 30 October 2019 | Local News

The two Kavango regions are faced with a lack of hostel accommodation and many learners have to walk long distances to school.This situation leads to many children dropping out of school. Some learners are accommodated...

Oukwanyama certifies headmen

2 weeks ago - 30 October 2019 | Local News

The Oukwanyama Traditional Authority (OTA) has certified 14 village heads who were operating without certificates of appointment.The traditional authority also appointed the former Namibian high commissioner to Botswana, Hadino Hishongwa, as the new senior headman...

Conservancy wants illegal campsite removed

2 weeks ago - 30 October 2019 | Local News

The Epupa Communal Conservancy has approached the High Court to stop the development of a campsite which it claims will prevent tourists from reaching Epupa Falls via an established route. The land reform minister, environment...

Ongwediva Medipark brings services closer

2 weeks ago - 30 October 2019 | Local News

While the government is failing to construct adequate health facilities in the Kavango West Region to respond to the access to health needs of the inhabitants, the Ongwediva Medipark private hospital this month took various...

Farmers schooled on cattle care

2 weeks ago - 30 October 2019 | Local News

The Northwest Division chief veterinarian, Dr Kennedy Shoombe, has urged northern livestock farmers to take good care of their cattle in order to make sure that they are in good health.He urges them to learn...

No retreat, no surrender

2 weeks ago - 30 October 2019 | Local News

The committee established by the Hambukushu tribe, which wants Fumu (Chief) Erwin Munika Mbambo to relinquish power, say they have not given up and want...

Horticulture the way to go

2 weeks ago - 30 October 2019 | Local News

A pensioner from Bagani village in the Kavango East Region has called on people living along the Okavango River to make use of the river...

Pensions spent on paying water boys

1 month - 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...

Ndonga Linena water woes continue

1 month - 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...

Getting rid of filthy streets

1 month - 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...

Hopeless and no one to turn to

2 months ago - 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,...

Shoombe is kapana champ

2 months ago - 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...

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Kavango youth swamped by challenges

2 months ago - 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

3 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

3 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

4 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

4 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

4 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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