NKURENKURU – After months of delay, the Covid-19 isolation facility in Nkurenkuru is expected to be fully operational in the coming weeks.
NKURENKURU - Kavango West regional governor Sirkka Ausiku says the health ministry must not delay the construction of an isolation facility in the region to help fight Covid-19.
RUNDU – Fraudsters have been using cellphone texts purported to be that of the Kavango West regional governor Sirkka Ausiku to defraud several elites across the country who got tricked into sending money thinking they are assisting the governor supposedly in distress.
NKURENKURU – Kavango West regional governor Sirkka Ausiku during her state of the region address last Wednesday noted more still needs to be done in Kavango West with regard to the provision of water to all inhabitants in the region, where many are without flushing toilets.
NKURENKURU - A total of 14 420 children are currently receiving government social grants, while a total of 7 294 are getting a monthly old-age pension grant in Kavango West.
“The region is appealing to our traditional authorities to consult the affected communities before allocating land,” Ausiku urged during her state of the region address yesterday.
Local players in the tourism industry fear for the worst, saying the sector could be lost after a targeted international tourism revival initiative, which was due to start this week until 15 August, seemingly fell through.
NKURENKURU – The Nkurenkuru Town Council wants government to step up with a plan to rescue local authorities with some form of subsidy on operational costs, as councils face a drastic reduction in revenue collection due to the Covid-19 outbreak.
NKURENKURU – The town of Nkurenkuru was overwhelmed last week Friday as hundreds of people flocked to automatic-teller machines (ATMs) to withdraw the once-off emergency income grant of N$750
Due to the global coronavirus pandemic that has brought the world to a standstill, regional leaders from all 14 regions are proactively engaging stakeholders on possible strategies to halt and contain the further spread of the virus across the country.
With the global coronavirus pandemic that has brought the world to a standstill, regional leaders from all 14 regions are proactively engaging stakeholders on possible strategies to halt and contain the further spread of the virus across the country.
NKURENKURU – People who visit Kavango West region may think there is total adherence to the state of emergency laws arising from the global coronavirus pandemic, as many alcohol outlets are closed and there is limited movement of people.
NKURENKURU – Teachers in Kavango West who excelled in their work and produced a higher pass rate in the 2019 National Senior Secondary Certificate (NSSC) exams were rewarded at an annual award ceremony held last week on Friday.
Transport minister John Mutorwa officially opened the new NaTIS office on Thursday in Divundu. The inauguration of this office came at a time when residents of Divundu used to travel about 200km to Rundu to access vehicle registration and learner’s licensing services.
MILE 10 – The Elizabeth Nepemba Correctional Facility at Mile 10 village in Kavango West region is grappling with a serious shortage of staff.
MILE 10 - A fourth-year student at the University of Namibia this week donated 173 textbooks to be used in different grades at Gcagcu Combined School at Mile 10 village along the Rundu-Grootfontein road in Kavango West. The school has a severe shortage of textbooks.
RUNDU - The Roads Authority (RA) has started with services at Divundu, which has brought relief to inhabitants of the village council and surrounding areas, who, over the years, travelled more than 200km to Rundu for vehicle registration, and learner and driver’s licence testing.
RUNDU - Deputy education minister Anna Nghipondoka says teachers should not come up with excuses for poor performance because of the revised curriculum, as they are professionals who are qualified to teach their respective subjects.
Rundu - Vaporosi moKavango zoutekero moutatu una puko kavagwanekerere nombudi zondona omu kavagwene simpu somugara ana dogoroka ntani sina zonauka unene, simpu esi kavasigwene vantu ava kavazire vakapapare nongombe dawo kadizumbanene mevango lya Mbeyo eli lyakara asi lyompongasano omu ava zangura yikaramo. Egwano lyosimpu esi kwahorkere mouvali koyiha yono vili 07h0. “
RUNDU - The All People’s Party (APP) say although they have retained their two seats in the National Assembly following the 28 November general election last year, the party’s poor performance was largely attributed to lack of funds.
NKURENKURU - Two Namibian male suspects were on Friday apprehended by the police in Kavango West for being in possession of controlled wildlife products.
NKURENKURU - An amount of N$24,6 million is budgeted for the construction of a multi-purpose youth resource centre in Nkurenkuru in Kavango West region, spread over the next two financial years.
Our Star of the Week goes to Leevi Hakusembe Secondary School in the Kavango West Region for donating 68 beds to the Satotwa Primary School hostel in the same region.
NKURENKURU – Kanuni Haruwodi Combined School last week Friday emerged victorious during a regional quiz competition.
NKURENKURU – Kavango West regional governor Sirkka Ausiku says preparations are in full swing for the
SHADIKONGORO - The X-ray department at Andara District Hospital in Mukwe Constituency has been dysfunctional since 2011, to the chagrin of the locals.
NKURENKURU - There was a huge sigh of relief among schoolgirls from poor families attending Kaakuwa Combined School in Kavango West on Tuesday when they received donations of sanitary pads and hygiene products from a youth-run organisation.
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.
RUNDU - ECN regional coordinator for Kavango West Romanus Haironga says despite transport challenges,
NKURENKURU – Achieving the right to an inclusive and quality education for learners with disabilities
NKURENKURU – During her visit to Kavango West region, Dr Itah Kandjii-Murangi the Minister of Higher Education, Training and Innovation has encouraged teachers to play a bigger role in learners’ lives and
NKURENKURU – The lack of proper sports facilities in Kavango West adversely impacts on the region’s sports performance particularly when it wants to compete at different levels and it undermines the region’s capabilities of developing sports.
NKURENKURU - Kavango West Regional Governor Sirkka Ausiku last week said the region wants to establish a database of the youth involved in businesses which she believes will assist with finding interventions.
NKURENKURU - Whilst some residents of Kavango West Region have endured sleepless nights by the elephant raids, for 64-year-old resident of Marema village in Tondoro Constituency, nocturnal crop invasion on his field by hippos has become a handsome.
RUNDU - A 73-year-old man from Karangana village in Kavango West committed suicide after he was allegedly accused of witchcraft by his nephews and nieces. He killed himself on Thursday last week, police said. It is alleged that the deceased
ONGWEDIVA - Police in Kavango West have put up strict control measures to prevent livestock theft, under the guise of seeking greener pastures, in the two Kavango and other neighbouring regions through a public awareness program of anti-stock theft program.
NKURENKURU - Kavango West Regional governor Sirkka Ausiku says her region will continue to invite investors to region in a bid to uplift the livelihoods of residents and for businesses to thrive.
MAVANDJE - Kavango West Governor Sirkka Ausiku says youths in Kavango West should not despair because of high level of unemployment in the region – encouraging those in school to focus on achieving their education goals.
WINDHOEK- The Southern African Development Community (Sadc) budgetary allocation to peace and security increased from 14 percent to 17 percent, slightly higher than the resources allocation framework by two percent, while the allocation for programmes of regional dimension decreased from 48 percent to 35 percent the same period.
RUNDU - Ministera gokugusapo ruhepo netekuro, Zephania Kameeta, kakatulire mbanga ezi zoyimaliva mosirugana morukanda rwaSauyemwa. Sauyemwa kuna kara rukanda vatura sinkwa ntani paveta omu ruhepo naro runa kara morukanda oro, ngwendi morukanda makwawo gaNdama nagamwe ngoso.
NKURENKURU - Police in Kavango West are awaiting post-mortem results to ascertain the cause of death of a two-year-old girl who was found dead on Wednesday afternoon at the neighbour’s homestead where she was left by her mother to play with other young children.
SIKONDO - Sikondo green scheme project assistant manager Maxwell Nghidinwa says in order for the fresh produce market to be sustainable there is a need to have a supply chain where there are producers, wholesalers, retailers and for that supply chain to be respected for everyone to benefit.
RUNDU - The second edition of the three day annual Kavango West Governor’s Cup is slated for the weekend of 14th of next month to be hosted in the Kapako Constituency, with eight constituencies from Kavango West Region in action. The competition is the brainchild of the Kavango West Regional Governor, Honourable Sirkka Ausiku in collaboration with the Regional Football Committee.
RUNDU - A decomposed body of a 59-year-old woman was discovered on Saturday at around 10h00 in Mpaga forest at Rupara village in Kavango West Region.
RUNDU - The Kavango West Regional director of education, Teopolina Hamutumua has commended Leevi Hakusembe Secondary School for a job well done after their pre-vocational learners who are doing woodwork repaired over a thousand broken chairs and desks for various schools recently.
Nkurenkuru - Sure zelipakerero zaKanuni Haruwodi zakara moNkurenkuru sinkwa ntani kazigwene uhwi kautundire keligwanekero lyomosirongo saTurkey, vana kutumbura asi TIKA, muna hamene yitji yenyango 30 ntani evango lyokudanena ndi yokudanesa vanona. Vatumwa kavatundire kosirongo sina kavayadingwire sure sivike sina pukomegendeso lyomukurona pamberewa zoTIKA Abdulkadir Abukhan. Sigendo esi saTIKA kasikere novantu wokusika ko 17 kavatundire koTurkey
RUNDU - A man is recovering in the Rundu Intermediate Hospital from several stab wounds after surviving a knife attack which inflicted deep wounds on the right side of his chest, below the left armpit and on both hands. He was stabbed while he fought off a gang of knife-wielding thugs.
President Hage Geingob says we should not lose sight of the reasons for which so many Namibians sacrificed their lives
President Hage Geingob believes that we should have serious conversations, as Namibians, with the aim of finding peaceful and sustainable solutions to the challenges of inequality,
RUNDU - Professor Gilbert Likando, the Assistant Pro - Vice Chancellor at Rundu Campus says as individuals the level of our education should not be an excuse for us to abandon our cultures but suggests education should be harnessed a tool to strengthen our cultural identities.
RUNDU - Sikondo green scheme project assistant manager Maxwell Nghidinwa has revealed the fire that engulfed the green scheme project last week caused damage amounting to N$350,000 at the medium scale section (MSF) of the government farm.
SIKONDO - On Saturday, workers at the Sikondo green scheme project 10 km west of Rundu in Kavango West worked feverishly, sweating it out in panic, as they struggled to extinguish the fire that almost caused major damage to the project’s facilities and crop fields.
KAYIRA-YIRA - The police in Kavango West have requested the assistance from members of the public, who may perhaps have some information that could help to apprehend the culprit suspected to have aborted and abandoned her infant in the bushes of Kayira-yira village in Kavango West.
KAHENGE – Police in Kavango West have cautioned motorists travelling at night to be careful when driving along the Rundu-Nkurenkuru road where some vehicles have recently crashed into livestock and also elephants as could be attested by an incident on Wednesday night.
Nkurenkuru – Vahameni wombunga zovanafarama vatunga momukunda gwaKavango zoutokero kuna hara asi nofarama dawo edi vakara nado momukunda dahepa kudizerura dikare nado dimwe dongesefa nampili ngomu asi ado kwakara mevhu lyompongasano. Nye evhu eli kwakara asi lyepangero nye kwaliheheda kovanafarama ure wonomvhura 99 nye simpe kapi vatupulisira asi tuliruganese pangesefa.
RUNDU - About 216 logs of Kiaat timber, scientifically known as Pterocarpus Angolensis, confiscated by authorities several years back, has been left to rot at the cordon fence of Mururani in Kavango West. A senior official attributed the delays to the Ministry of Works.