• August 23rd, 2019
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POSTS BY John Muyamba

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Funds allocated for Rundu maternity ward completion

RUNDU - The executive director in the health ministry Ben Nangombe says the Rundu maternity ward that has been under construction since 2014 will soon be completed as the Central Procurement Board recently resolved issues that delayed its completion.


N$30 mil security tender raises eyebrows in Kavango East

RUNDU - Various security companies are frustrated on how the Kavango East Regional Council is about to award a N$30 million tender to a company that reportedly does not meet any pre-tender requirements and gave the highest quote compared to other bidders.

Man hacks his lover to death near Rundu

RUNDU - A 23-year-old woman became the latest reported victim of gender-based violence (GBV) at the hands of her lover after she was hacked to death  in the early hours of Friday at Sikali village some 23 km south of Rundu.


Mushelenga denounces nepotism, corruption

RUNDU - Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Peya Mushelenga, says Namibians must denounce nepotism and corruption such as employing or favouring people because they are from a certain ethnic group or are related to them. Most importantly, they must reject racism.

64 confirmed Hepatitis E cases in Kavango

RUNDU - By Wednesday last week, 64 cases of hepatitis E were confirmed in the two Kavango regions, with recent cases rocking Mpungu village in Kavango West where one death was recorded and eight cases were diagnosed with the lethal virus, health officials say.


Kavango farmers want timber ban lifted

RUNDU - The Kavango East Regional Farmers Union (Kerfu) on Friday during President Hage Geingob’s town hall meeting here asked government to lift the ban it continues to maintain on the marketing and


Lion scare in Kavango East

RUNDU - Officials from the Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) are investigating reports that there are lion tracks traced in the areas of Ncaute and Naingopo where there are communal farms under the


Murder accused denied bail

RUNDU - Two Chinese nationals Xuefeng Chen, 29, and Zhenhai Zhou, 31, who were arrested in April for the alleged murder of their employee Haushiku Andreas Muyevu at Andara village in Mukwe Constituency