ONGWEDIVA - The Director of Health in Kunene Region Thomas Shapumba said malnutrition in Kunene is expected, given the prolonged years of drought stretching over five years.
OPUWO – Kunene governor Marius Sheya and various other government departments recently held a consultative outreach programme with the community of Otjinungua.
ONDIJE – Ondije Mobile School in Epupa Constituency of Kunene Region, situated 180km west of Opuwo, became the beneficiary of two new hostel blocks for boys and girls and accommodation for teachers with
WINDHOEK – The Kunene Region in the far northwest corner of the country has been allocated just over N$400 million in terms of the Development Budget for the 2019/20 financial year. The total budget for the
KAMANJAB - The country’s rhino and elephant populations have more than doubled and it’s all thanks to a well-managed natural resource management programme, the Ministry of Environment and Tourism has revealed. Sikopo said, “Our elephant population has more than doubled from 7500 in 1995 to about 24000 today.”
OPUWO – Governor of Kunene Region Marius Sheya together with Constituency Councillor Johannes Atsino and their team visited the Neumbo family on their government resettlement farm to assess the progress of the lucerne project, the only and first of its kind in Kunene.
OPUWO – The Pan African Women Organisation (Pawo), in conjunction with the Swapo Party Women’s Council (SPWC), last week assisted the girl child in the rural areas of Kunene Region by providing sanitary pads and other items to mostly disadvantaged learners at Otjiu Primary School and Musaso Combined School.
WINDHOEK – In a first for Opuwo, Mobile Telecommunications Limited (MTC) opened a brand-new shop to serve the town’s clientele, making it the 36th MTC store in the country.
KHORIXAS - Communities in Khorixas continue to suffer the brunt of human-wildlife conflict in former Damaraland known as Kunene Region. During 2017 alone farmers lost 270 cattle, 350 donkeys, 247 goats and 46 sheep, according to the latest statistics from the far north-western region.
OPUWO - It was a joyful event when the Namibian College of Open Learning (Namcol) handed over 29 confirmation letters for the award of its scholarships to seven constituencies in Kunene where 29 learners from poor households got scholarships.
KHORIXAS - Juliane /Uxams, the regional facilitator in Kunene for the Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia (SDFN), has entered into agreements with several municipalities, village councils and town councils for SDFN to build over one hundred low-cost houses in Kunene Region.
KUNENE - In light of an increase in incidents of gender-based violence (GBV) at the workplace the Minister of Gender Equality and Child Welfare yesterday launched the 16 days of activism against the anti-social vice at the north-western town of Opuwo in the Kunene Region.
KHORIXAS - The Kunene school counselor Aini Hoaebs has made a bombshell revelation that 47 schoolgirls are pregnant in the Kunene region and the majority of pregnancies are attributed to learners engaged in unprotected skin-to-skin sex after they were under the influence of alcohol or drugs.