• January 27th, 2020

POSTS BY Nuusita Ashipala

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Venaani visits Ondonga King Nangolo

ONAMBANGO - Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) leader McHenry Venaani has urged northern subsistence farmers to embrace their vast land and water, following the recent good rains as a way to ensuring food security.


11 000 undergo cervical cancer screening

OSHAKATI - In its quest to fight cervical cancer the ministry of health has in the last nine months, since the introduction of the Visual Inspection of the Cervix with Acetic Acid (VIA) technique, screened 11 000 women of whom 8 000 were HIV positive. 

Suspect arrested with leopard skin in Oshana

ONGWEDIVA - The number of suspects arrested in connection with protected wildlife crimes in Oshana Region has increased to six in less than a week, following yet another arrest of a man caught dealing with a leopard skin.


Ongwediva, Otjinene sign twinning agreement

ONGWEDIVA – The Ongwediva town council and the Otjinene village council yesterday signed a cooperation agreement in order to enhance capacity building, economic development as well as tourism and cultural heritage between the two councils.

Man stabs another over revenge

ONGWEDIVA - The police in Oshana has opened a case of attempted murder against a 19-year-old man for allegedly stabbing another male with an Okapi knife at Evululuko on Monday.


Nghipangelwa to make way for youth at Helao Nafidi

ONGWEDIVA - When he completes a five-year tenure as mayor of Helao Nafidi at the end of 2020 - having been re-elected several times, Eliaser Nghipangelwa - who was re-elected on Tuesday said he will bow out to pave way for an infusion of young blood.


Ohangwena dismisses dirty water video

ONGWEDIVA - Amidst water shortages still being experienced in Ohangwena, the regional council dismissed the video circulating on social media of villagers tapping water from a muddy hole at Ohaimbudu, saying the video does not depict the current situation.


Mother seeks help for daughter with rare condition

OSHIKULUFITU - A 35-year-old mother from Oshikulufitu in the Omusati region has appealed for assistance from Good Samaritans to come to the aid of her ailing daughter who is suffering from a condition called hydrocephalus. 


ECN denies turning away voters

ONGWEDIVA – Electoral Commission of Namibia officials in Ohangwena and Omusati have denied allegations that voters were denied their right to vote for the leader of their choice after officials failed to set up mobile stations at the expected times.