Ondangwa discovers go-karting fun

28 August 2019 | Sports

The Ondangwa town council is finalising an agreement that will see the council leasing part of the town's showgrounds to Windhoek Go-Karting.

Go-karting proved to be a popular attraction at this year's Ondangwa Trade and Industrial Exhibition (OTIE).

The Ondangwa town councillor responsible for sport, Johannes Martin, says the activity added a lot of fun to the expo.

“We would like to continue this fun as part of leisure and entertainment in the town. Currently there is no other place in the north where people can go-kart. We therefore would like to be the first town in the north to offer this family fun entertainment,” Martin says.

“The go-karting was enjoyed by children and elders alike. If this agreement is finalised, it will expose the people of Ondangwa to car racing and we will not be far away from producing Formula One champions.”

“The company will be using our trade fair entertainment area to provide entertainment to residents, as was done during the trade fair. Windhoek Go-Karting will lease the premises for such events not only during trade fairs. This agreement will be subjected to terms and conditions to be established,” Martin said.

Windhoek Go-Karting could not be reached for comment.

ILENI NANDJATO

Similar News

 

Rundu social league aims to revive quality football

3 weeks ago - 31 March 2021 | Sports

KENYA KAMBOWEThe Rundu Social League (RSL) told Ewi lyaNooli say the league emanated from Sunday football matches at various football fields where players and teams...

NSSU worried about 2019 sport calendar

1 year - 25 March 2020 | Sports

The Namibia School Sport Union is hoping that the Covid-19 pandemic will not affect the entire year's sport development programme. NSSU vice-president Remigius Iyambo said...

Rundu sports tourney postponed

1 year - 25 March 2020 | Sports

The long-anticipated annual Florinu Guesthouse sports tournament at Rundu, which had been scheduled for the Independence Day weekend, was postponed to the end of May...

N$29 million sporting boost

1 year - 27 November 2019 | Sports

The sports ministry this month officially received the site for the envisaged Kavango West multipurpose youth centre, which will be constructed to the tune of...

Ondangwa falls in love with karting

1 year - 30 October 2019 | Sports

A 37-year-old Ondangwa taxi driver, Johannes Kweyo, says there is nothing more fun and relaxing than the go-kart racing he has been enjoying for the...

Saving troubled youngsters through football

1 year - 25 September 2019 | Sports

Rundu football team Tura Star United aims to transform the lives of unemployed youngsters by keeping them on the pitch instead of on the streets.In...

Mbappé has big dreams

1 year - 28 August 2019 | Sports

A 13-year-old boy from Mpora village in Kavango West dreams of playing for the Namibian national football team.Haushona Thomas, who is a grade 7 learner...

North to host sports awards

1 year - 31 July 2019 | Sports

The north is geared up to host the 2019 Namibia Annual Sports Awards (NASA), scheduled for 25 and 26 October.Namibia Sports Commission (NSC) officials, accompanied...

Rural sports neglected

1 year - 31 July 2019 | Sports

The chairperson of the JS Kahonzo third-tier league, Lyvere Voito, has accused government leaders of neglecting sport development in rural areas.Voito made the remark in...

Dire need for facilities

1 year - 26 June 2019 | Sports

There is a lack of proper sporting facilities in Kavango West, a situation which negatively affects thousands of young people who have an interest in...

Latest News

US officials visit Oshikango border...

3 weeks ago - 31 March 2021 | Health

STAFF REPORTER US officials undertook a familiarising visit to the Walvis Bay Corridor Group's (WBCG) Key Population (KP) Friendly Wellness Container Clinic in Oshikango in...

Medipark marks 5-years since first...

3 weeks ago - 31 March 2021 | Health

TUYEIMO HAIDULA at OSHAKATI Ongwediva Medipark has performed ten kidney transplants since their first transplant five years ago.On Monday 29 March, the first kidney recipient...

Eembe on Spar shelves

3 weeks ago - 31 March 2021 | Business

TUYEIMO HAIDULA at OSHAKATI The local berries (eembe) can now be found on the shelves of select Spar stores supported by Spar Namibia Group's initiative...

Aspiring chicken farmer shares her...

3 weeks ago - 31 March 2021 | Agriculture

Tunohole Mungoba - Oshakati Raised in Ongongo, Onaanda, 36-year-old Foibe Angombe from Oshakati grew up watching her late grandmother, Emilia Mpingana Amunyela, build a successful...

Rundu social league aims to...

3 weeks ago - 31 March 2021 | Sports

KENYA KAMBOWEThe Rundu Social League (RSL) told Ewi lyaNooli say the league emanated from Sunday football matches at various football fields where players and teams...

Kavango West gets isolation facility

5 months ago - 28 October 2020 | Health

Government has constructed a 12-bed prefabricated structure at Nkurenkuru in the Kavango West Region, which will be used as an isolation facility for Covid-19 patients.The...

Dumeni to turn 90

6 months ago - 30 September 2020 | Local News

TUYEIMO HAIDULA OSHAKATI Retired Evangelical Lutheran Church Bishop Kleopas Dumeni will be turning...

PDM condemns construction of shacks

6 months ago - 30 September 2020 | Infrastructure

KENYA KAMBOWERUNDUThe Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) has condemned the government’s move to construct 33 shacks for marginalised communities in the Kavango West Region.The corrugated-iron structures,...

Uuvudhiya devastated by nine veld...

6 months ago - 30 September 2020 | Local News

NAMPAENGOMBEThe Uuvudhiya Constituency in the Oshana Region, famous for its vast tracts of grassland, has experienced nine devastating veld fires in the past few months,...

Load More