• July 7th, 2020

POSTS BY Obrien Simasiku

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Limembala za Swapo kwa Kongola lisabisa kuipangula

Kongola – Limembala zeñwi za kopano ya Swapo mwa silalanda sa Kongola, kuzwelela kwa mitayi yelishumi kayemine mwasilalanda sa Kongola, mwasikiliti sa Zambezi basabisa kuli bakaipangula hakutaha kwa liketisa za milonga ni likiliti zesataha silimo se, bakeñisa kuli kopano ipalezwi kutatulula misunga yezwelapili mwasilalanda.

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Swapo vetting rejects Itula ally

OMUTHIYA - A former regional councillor in the Oshikoto region, who was nominated to contest for the district coordinator position, has failed the vetting test for supporting Dr Panduleni Itula’s presidential candidacy last year. 

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Dog braai triggers blaze

According to Johannes Hausholo, tasked with roasting the dog, a strong wind blew over the fire as they were busy barbecuing the animal and the next thing they saw was a clump of grass burning and before they could do anything the blaze had spread all over.

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Oshikoto roads to cost RA N$1.4 billion

Roads Authority (RA) intends to spend N$1.4 billion in Oshikoto region as a remedial financial measure to upgrade poor road infrastructure in the region, with a larger chunk of the sum to upgrade the B1 freeway from Omuthiya to Oshakati to a dual carriageway. 

Swapo members in Kongola threaten revolt

Some Swapo members from the party’s 14 branches in Kongola district in the Zambezi region are threatening to revolt against the party come the local and regional elections slated for later this year for its alleged failure to resolve long-standing internal disputes.

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Chinese businesses distribute free food

Chinese business people have committed to remain firm in the multi-sectoral effort to help the Namibian government to fight the Covid-19 pandemic that has disrupted global economic activities, by pledging to help feed those in need in the Oshikoto region.

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Job interviews a waste of time - teachers

OMUTHIYA - A number of unemployed qualified teachers staged a peaceful demonstration at Omuthiya on Friday where they demanded the abolishment of job interviews, claiming the process was a waste of resources as hundreds scramble for few posts. 

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Omuthiya sets aside N$2 million for sport facilities 

OMUTHIYA – Already boasting a state-of-the-art Fifa-sponsored football field, the Omuthiya Town Council has again reaffirmed its commitment towards sports development after it allocated a budget of N$2 million for the construction of a modern netball and volleyball courts.

Omuthiya gravel road to be upgraded

The Omuthiya Town Council yesterday announced its plans to upgrade a stretch of gravel road measuring 700 metres along Extension One to bitumen standards, bringing much relief to residents who, for years, endured dust from the busy route.

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SPYL dismayed by verbal brawling involving MPs

The Swapo Party Youth League (SPYL) in Oshikoto has expressed disappointment in the conduct of some members of parliament, saying the use of insults and vulgar words does not reflect well on a Christianity nation that is also driven by cultural norms.

N$20 000 offered to police brutality victim

An elderly woman claimed she was last month brutally assaulted and offered N$600 for medical expenses by members of the Namibian police at Oneumba village in the Oshikoto region during a routine patrol to enforce Covid-19 lockdown regulations under stage two.

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Nampost denies its courier transports alcohol

Namibia Postal Holdings Ltd has strongly dismissed suggestions its courier service is involved in the transportation of liquor during the lockdown. Nampost spokesperson Wilson Ashikoto made these remarks following an enquiry after this publication learnt through the Oshikoto regional police that courier vehicles were among those transporting illicit alcohol and other counterfeit products.