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Families in Ohangwena empowered with goats

2 months ago - 25 March 2020 | Local News

In its quest to improve the livelihoods of rural communities, the Ohangwena Regional Council, through its rural services division, has handed over 180 goats worth N$500 000 to 36 families. According to council spokesperson...

Don't eat marula worms

2 months ago - 25 March 2020 | Local News

The ministry of agriculture has urged people in northern Namibia not to eat the caterpillars that feed on marula tree leaves because they do not fall under the group of edible worms. The ministry...

Coronavirus: Nkurenkuru tells residents to keep safe

2 months ago - 25 March 2020 | Local News

To curb the spread of the coronavirus, the Nkurenkuru town council said it has informed all its residents to take precautionary measures to keep themselves safe. CEO Petrus Sindimba told Nampa on Monday the council...

Klein Piet desperate for a job

2 months ago - 25 March 2020 | Local News

A 37-year-old man from Grootfontein in the Otjozondjupa Region desperately wants a job to improve his life as he is tired of living at the mercy of his in-laws.Klein Piet Petrus from Grootfontein's Blikkiesdorp informal...

Stingy businesses, parents scolded

2 months ago - 26 February 2020 | Local News

Kavango East education director Fanuel Kapapero says it is a shame for learners to endure harsh conditions at schools and hostels while businesses and well-off parents who have the means to assist turn a blind...

NCT opens purse to education

2 months ago - 26 February 2020 | Local News

The Namibian Community Trust (NCT) this month officially handed over a fully furnished four-classroom block and erected a fence at Pandureni Combined School in Kavango...

Omagongo time in the north!

2 months ago - 26 February 2020 | Local News

Traditional authorities in the north are gearing up for the annual Omagongo Festival, where copious amounts of fermented marula juice is consumed. All eight...

Rising from the ashes

2 months ago - 26 February 2020 | Local News

A welder from Ndiyona village in Kavango East, who previously spent nine years at home doing nothing after failing matric, has called on unemployed youth...

Desperate for a job

2 months ago - 26 February 2020 | Local News

Three men from Divundu in the Kavango East Region who are desperate to secure employment say they are willing to accept any job to put...

'You reap what you sow'

2 months ago - 26 February 2020 | Local News

Two siblings from Utokota village in the Kavango East Region have called on fellow subsistence farmers to work hard in their mahangu fields following good...

Livestock auctions the best option – Angula

2 months ago - 26 February 2020 | Local News

Former cabinet minister Helmut Angula has advised those in the Northern Communal Areas (NCA) who would like to earn an income from livestock farming to...

Heavy rains halt soccer training

2 months ago - 26 February 2020 | Local News

Soccer training has grounded to a halt in the Kavango regions after heavy rains consistently soaked sports fields, affecting both amateur and semi-professional teams.Ewi lyaNooli...

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Constituency offices need more autonomy

5 months ago - 27 November 2019 | Local News

Nkurenkuru constituency councillor Damian Nakambare is calling for the proposed Constituency Development Fund (CDF) Bill to be passed so that constituency offices can be in...

333 schools, 16 hostels in...

6 months 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...

Oukwanyama certifies headmen

6 months 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...

Conservancy wants illegal campsite removed

6 months 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...

Ongwediva Medipark brings services closer

6 months 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...

Farmers schooled on cattle care

6 months 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...

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