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Kavango West's 46.8% youth unemployment 'worrisome'

1 week ago - 29 July 2020 | Local News

The unemployment rate amongst youth in the Kavango West Region stands at a whopping 46.8%, the region's governor, Sirkka Ausiku, revealed. During the Kavango West state of the region address (Sora) this month, Ausiku...

55 Oshikoto schools without power

1 week ago - 29 July 2020 | Local News

Oshikoto regional governor Penda Ya Ndakolo has revealed that of the 221 schools in the region, 55 are without electricity. Ya Ndakolo also said 52 schools in the region do not have ablution facilities,...

Rundu families still waiting for Promised Land

1 week ago - 29 July 2020 | Local News

About 23 families who were relocated from Rundu's Sauyemwa Extension 1 in 2018 to an area they now call 'Promised Land' are demanding that the council fulfil its promises.The families claim that after agreeing to...

Progress made on delayed Nkurenkuru clinic

1 week ago - 29 July 2020 | Local News

New contractors have been appointed to complete the outstanding work on the delayed Nkurenkuru Primary Healthcare Clinic, which was supposed to be completed five years ago.Kavango chief medical officer Dr Abiola Adesina says the contract...

Families in Ohangwena empowered with goats

4 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

4 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...

Coronavirus: Nkurenkuru tells residents to keep safe

4 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...

Klein Piet desperate for a job

4 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...

Stingy businesses, parents scolded

5 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...

NCT opens purse to education

5 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!

5 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

5 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...

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'You reap what you sow'

5 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...

5 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

5 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...

From China with love

8 months ago - 27 November 2019 | Local News

A group of 13 Chinese-owned businesses and six individuals, operating under the banner of the Putian Love Team, recently handed donations worth N$180 000 to...

Constituency offices need more autonomy

8 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...

9 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...

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