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KEETMANSHOOP – South African Corporation Kalahari Kid wants better cooperation with //Kharas Region’s small livestock farmers to improve the trade in goats between the two countries. KEETMANSHOOP - The challenges facing Namibia requires brilliant young minds to solve and it is up to young people to come up with solutions to these problems, said Sea Flower’s General Manager of Operations Inocencio Verde. Verde pointed to the current economic situation, saying as bad as it may be, this is supposed to bring the best crops of individuals to the front, individuals that will come up KEETMANSHOOP – Seaflower general manager of operations Inocencio Verde says the challenges facing Namibia requires brilliant young minds to solve and it is up to young people to come up with pragmatic solutions to these problems. The //Kharas Regional Council has once more rejected Urban Minister Peya Mushelenga’s directive to reverse its decision to appoint a deputy director as acting Chief Regional Officer (CRO) instead of appointing the only director at the institution. Brukkaros Meat Processors (BMP) are set to retrench about 180 workers working at their abattoir, situated about 20 km south of Keetmanshoop. As of next month employees of //Kharas Regional Council would no longer be paid overtime and subsistence and travel allowances, OMUTHIYA - Over 150 exhibitors are expected to showcase their products at this year’s annual Omuthiya Youth Fair slated for later this month, recording a triple increase from the less than 50 who participated last year. KEETMANSHOOP - //Kharas education director /Awebahe //Hoeseb has called on all stakeholders in education to ensure that libraries are equipped with the necessary Information and Communication Technologies. KEETMANSHOOP - The youth of //Kharas Region have been challenged to come up with innovative business ideas and take part in a pitch competition which will see winners win prize monies of up to N$15 000. KEETMANSHOOP - The position for acting Chief Regional Officer at //Kharas has become a poisoned chalice and is again vacant after Benedictus Diergaardt became the latest official to resign, when he threw in the towel last Friday after he was reportedly frustrated by ineffectual councillors. KEETMANSHOOP - Keetmanshoop mayor Gaudentia Krohne wants to see and feel the results of the memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed between the town and the Dawid Kruiper Municipality from the Northern Cape Province, South Africa. KEETMANSHOOP – The Deputy Minister of Gender Equality and Child Welfare, Lucia Witbooi says all stakeholders need to invest more in Early Childhood Development (ECD) centres to improve the quality of education in the early years of Namibian children. KEETMANSHOOP - Stakeholders in //Kharas Region convened at Lüderitz, Rosh Pinah and Keetmanshoop last week to brainstorm on recurrent incidents of gender-based violence (GBV) and what tailor-made solutions could be devised to solve the issue in the region. KEETMANSHOOP - The Mineworkers Union of Namibia (MUN) has registered a labour dispute with the Office of the Labour Commissioner over an unresolved overtime dispute between Skorpion Zinc and its employees. KEETMANSHOOP – Founding President Sam Nujoma says plans should be made to construct a desalination plant that will get water from the sea to fill up the Neckartal Dam near Keetmanshoop. KEETMANSHOOP - The Minister of Higher Education, Training and Innovation Dr Itah Kandjii-Murangi says racism will not be condoned in the education and training sphere in Namibia. KEETMANSHOOP - //Kharas Regional Governor Lucia Basson says Namibians should fully embrace their culture as culture is a way of life and does not stop with traditional attires. KEETMANSHOOP - Swapo //Kharas regional coordinator Matheus Mumbala has warned Swapo members who sympasised with the Landless People’s Movement (LPM) during the formation of the party that started out as a pressure group before its transformation, to show where their true alliance lies. KEETMANSHOOP - Coming from a poor background and with her quest and hunger for financial independence, Auguste Twapandula has become a notable name in the business circles in Keetmanshoop. KEETMANSHOOP - //Kharas Region has set aside an amount of N$64 000 in prize money to encourage youth to innovate and develop business ideas or to upscale their businesses.