• August 5th, 2020

POSTS BY Matheus Hamutenya

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Namibia lost a great strategist - Mumbala

KEETMANSHOOP - Swapo //Kharas Regional Coordinator Matheus Mumbala says Namibia has lost a man whose mobilisation skills and tactics is second to none, in reference to the late pioneer trade unionist, freedom fighter, political detainee and deputy defence minister Petrus Ilonga.


American, Chinese trade war hits Namibia

KEETMANSHOOP - There is a saying when two elephants fight, it is the grass that suffers and this is what has happened to Namibian grapes as bigger American grape producers have grabbed Namibia’s European market share because the Americans cannot sell their grapes to China.

Scholtz foresees a positive 2019 

KEETMANSHOOP - //Kharas Regional Council Chairperson Jan Scholtz says 2018 has been a tough year for the region and he is therefore pleased that it is finally coming to an end and he is positive the year 2019 will be better in terms of service provision.


Leaders implored to come up with solutions

KEETMANSHOOP - //Kharas Regional Governor Lucia Basson, has urged those in leadership positions to come up with solutions to problems affecting residents in their areas so that they could improve the lives of ordinary citizens.


Unregistered Keetmans residents flock to food bank 

KEETMANSHOOP - Despite not having been registered to benefit from the government’s food bank programme, many Keetmanshoop residents yesterday flocked to the bank with the hope of getting their hands on some of the food items.


PM responds to anti-struggle kids demos

KEETMANSHOOP – Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila has explained the difficulties endured historically by ‘struggle kids’ for whom government has designed targeted programmes to help them integrate into the Namibian society.


Nanso donate books to Keetmans library

KEETMANSHOOP - Namibia National Students Organisation (Nanso)’s //Kharas leadership donated various books to the town’s library and schools to encourage a culture of reading amongst learners.


‘Struggle kids’ fight back on job accusations

KEETMANSHOOP - The Namibia Exile Kids Association (NEKA) has come out guns blazing in defence of government’s deliberate decision to appoint several ‘struggle kids’ to various positions across the country, amidst demonstrations by some communities against the practice.


Swartbooi blames government for Tses standoff

TSES - Landless People’s Movement (KPL) leader Bernardus Swartbooi says government is to blame for the confrontation that erupted at Tses village last week, where the community opposed the recruitment of a ‘struggle kid’ as a cleaner at a local school.

Cleaner’s job sparks protest at Tses

KEETMANSHOOP - Residents of Tses village locked the gates to Nowak Primary School out of frustration after a ‘struggle kid’ was apparently hired as a cleaner by the school while the vacancy was allegedly not advertised to also give locals a chance to apply.