ǀAeǁGAMS – Air Namibias ge ǁnāti ī ǀhaeǂhôana ge !haraxū mî rana ǁîs !aruǀî hoarahus ra !oaba !auga!hūsi ǁkhanadi Franfurts ǁga hâde nî ǀûsa, nausan ǁnāti ī ǂhôana ǂhôamāǂuidi !nâ ge hâ i xawes ge noxopa
ǀAeǁGAMS – Air Namibias ge ǁnāti ī ǀhaeǂhôana ge !haraxū mî rana ǁîs !aruǀî hoarahus ra !oaba !auga!hūsi ǁkhanadi Franfurts ǁga hâde nî ǀûsa, nausan ǁnāti ī ǂhôana ǂhôamāǂuidi !nâ ge hâ i xawes ge noxopa
ǀAEǁGAMS – Sîsenǂui ra direkteri ǂGuro Ministers Beros !nâb I-Ben Natangwe Nashandib ge ra mî, ǂhanub ǀkhamasa tsî ǁawosa sîsenǀgauga ǂgaekhâi hâsa, îb ǁawoǁawo nē proxrammi hîa ǀkhurub huib !aroma hâb
WINDHOEK – Khomas regional police chief, Commissioner Joseph Shikongo, has called on civil society organisations – and particularly the People’s Litigation Centre (PLC) – to be objective in their demands and reporting.
WINDHOEK – Scores of people, who included former Namibian President Hifikepunye Pohamba, converged in prayer and thanksgiving at St George’s Diocesan School in Windhoek recently as the school
Residents of Omaheke Region last week Thursday flocked to the Ben Van Der Walt Primary School hall in Gobabis to engage with President Hage Geingob on issues affecting them and their communities. The President is on a series of such meetings, with each region to interact with him. Journalist Kuzeeko Tjitemisa captured some of the interactions as follows:
RUNDU - Two men were arrested on Thursday last week at Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) voters supplementary registration point at Sikanduko informal settlement on the south outskirts of Rundu. It is
KEETMANSHOOP – Statistics from the supplementary voters registration process in the //Kharas Region thus far suggest that persons turning 18 years old make up the biggest portion of eligible voters.
KEETMANSHOOP – Inspector General Sebastian Ndeitunga has told police officers that if they fail to prevent and detect crime timeously, they would lose the trust and confidence of the public.
WINDHOEK - The Namibia National Student’s Organisation (Nanso) has been approved as an official member of the World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY).
RUNDU - Northern Regional Electricity Distributor (Nored) yesteday donated equipments to use for the training of artisans at Rundu Vocational Training Centre (RVTC).
RUNDU - Northern Regional Electricity Distributor (Nored) has commissioned Rundu’s Ndama Extensions 2 and 3 electrification project.
MARIENTAL - Newly appointed regional resettlement committee members for Khomas, Hardap, //Kharas and Omaheke regions were advised this week not to disclose any of the information they discussed during their committee meetings as it is confidential.
OSHAKATI – The water crisis in the Uuvudhiya grazing areas will soon be an issue of the past after the Oshana Regional Council, in collaboration with the Rural Water Supply Department, secured 10 water tanks from the Office of the Prime Minister.
Omuthiya - Mukadona gonomvhura 21 munasure gomarutu gavali momandaha ganapuko kavamukwaterere kononkondo mukamukundagona gaOnethindi gwakara momukundahorowero gwaOshikoto. Age kuna
Divundu - Ndango zegendeso zodoropa zaDivundu mokupitira momukurona gomberewa Athanasius Maghumbo katente asi ava vadiva kukulika mavango nomatungo ngesi kuna kuvandindira vawize modoropa
WINDHOEK – Draft regulations to the Access to Biological and Genetic Resources and Associated Traditional Knowledge Act of 2017 have been referred to the legal drafters for final input.
WINDHOEK - Ovaherero Paramount Chief, Advocate Vekuii Rukoro has described the Presidential Commission of Inquiry on Ancestral Land Claims as an election gimmick.
OMUTHIYA - Just in time when community members of Nehale Lya Mpingana Constituency - worst hit in terms of availability of basic services - were wondering about the slow paced development in the
KEETMANSHOOP - The Constitution of Namibia, Article 95, requires the state to actively promote as well as maintain the welfare of people and create equal opportunities.
RUNDU – Ndonga Linena Constituency Councillor Petrus Kavhura, who is also a member of parliament in the National Council, says the Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) did not consult the Kavango East
RUNDU - ECN regional coordinator for Kavango West Romanus Haironga says despite transport challenges,
ǀAEǁGAMS – ǁNāpa ge !oega hâ i gǂans in tā ǂhanuba ra sîsenba khoena 2019ǁî kurib di hāǀaro ra xoamâisendi garu a ǁaeb !nâ nî dīhe ǁhûidi !aroma xoamâisens !aroma ǁaerob ǀguib di sîsen!harodi !nâ
ǀAEǁGAMS – Namibiab Pos tsî !Gaeǁaredi ǂNûiǂgās (NPTH) ge ǂoago wekheb Donertaxtsēs ai N$60 miljunsa ǂhanuba ge ǀkhae ǁîb di ǀKhurub huib Proxrammi !nâ nî sîsenūhese. Nē marisa marisihuib dimāǁnâs
ǂNŪǂGOAES – Ministeris ǂUrusib tsî ǀHûhâsib !Oabadi dis !naka ra ǁnā !âb hîa ǀHubuǀhubusenxūn Hîǀhurus, ǁKhaubas, ǀHubuǀhubusenxūna ǁKhaes !nâ ūhâs tsî Khoen nē mâsib !nâ hâna ǁKhawa ǂŪruǂūrus dib ge ai!â
GIBEON - “As a Chief, recognised under the Traditional Authorities Act, 25 of 2000, you will be required to be the custodian of the Customary Law of the Witbooi traditional community,” said Peya Mushelenga, the
DIVUNDU - Divundu Village Council CEO Athanasius Maghumbo said property developers are welcome to approach his office for virgin land, as the village battles housing and accommodation challenges.
KATIMA MULILO – Lipatisiso hala lifu la Lemmy Mutonga yana kunupilwe kwamunzi wahae kwa Naziabo, mwasilalanda sa Nankuntwe mwasikiliti sa Zambezi lizamaya hande. Muongaongi walitaba zabubangoki
WINDHOEK – The Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) says that since the N$220 million allocated to it for the 2019/20 financial year is not sufficient to successfully cover its programmes and activities, it will be
WALVIS BAY – Minister of Economic Planning and Director General of the National Planning Commission (NPC) Obed Kandjoze has called upon regional councils to assign officials to conduct regular monitoring of
Otjomuise- O ku risa o vi namwinyo oo tji¿a otji zeu nu tji tji nana otji mariva mo ndjaÞu yo mu Þuta mo vi¿a vyarwe ovingi vyo ku tumba o vi na mwinyo.
Otjomuise-Ma pe munika ayo na ngwari ongendo mo kati ko vakwatera va Namibia kahi ro tjizeero porwe nu ngwari mo kati kaimba mba pandjara ehi rao ro tji zeero mu na va rwe mba pa ndjara ehi mo ru veze ro
LILONGWE, MALAWI - The United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (Unodc) has held a series of training
WINDHOEK – Following calls to bar civil servants from taking up temporary jobs during the 2019 supplementary registration of voters, the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) says no single
Mukwe - Presidentegona Nangolo Mbumba katente asi eyi kuna kuretesapo matjiliso omu tuna kukulika
WINDHOEK – The Deputy Minister of Disability Affairs Alexia Manombe-Ncube has said if Namibia is serious about addressing issues of equality, the country should drastically boost the number of women with
WINDHOEK – With the provision of menstrual hygiene being an issue in the country, Kapana in Town (local kapana business) decided to help less privileged girls by offering kapana to people in exchange for sanitary
OMUTHIYA – Swapo Party regional leadership for Oshikoto will on Saturday convene a regional executive committee meeting to discuss corruption allegations levelled against its local authority councillors serving on the Omuthiya Town Council.
KATIMA MULILO – Police investigations in the death of Lemmy Mutonga shot dead at his village at Naziabo in Nankutwe area in the Zambezi Region.
WINDHOEK - Stereotypes, bias, stigma and misunderstanding continue to isolate career options in the technical and vocational education and training (TVET) domain.
RUNDUS – !Nakaǂnôa Presidenti Nangolo Mbumbab, ge ra ǂhâba ǂurusib ministeris, Rundus ǂhanusi ǀaeǁgâub ǂgaeǂguis tsî omaob tsîn nî sîsenǁaresa in ǀasase ge omhetsoatsoa ǁora!khaiba omtoa. Nē ommi
ǀAEǁGAMS – Hoa !Hūbaisise ūsa !gôakhâigu ge ra ǁgau, khoen hîa !âtsūǀkhāb !nâ hân di !gôab ob ra ǂharo o ra ǂharosa tsî nēsi 821 miljun khoena !khōǂgā hâsa. 113 Miljun khoen ge ǁkhōǁkhōsa !âs mâsib !nâ ûihâ tsî
WINDHOEK - The Minister of Labour, Industrial Relations and Employment Creation, Errki Nghimtina, has expressed concern that employers and employees are not in full compliance with labour legislation, although
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
Ombwenge na Tjomuise- Orutu rwehi rOvandoitji ro ma ungurure kumwe, o u supi ndu tjiukwa otjo GIZ, ma rut ja otutu tu tuzikamena ko u tuta matuso oku pewa omasa. O mu yandja ndunge ko GIZ, Oliver Manungo,
OTJOMUISE- O mu kuramenepo wehi rOvandoitji mo Namibia, Christian Mathias Schlaga, nai ngwamana o u yenda we mo Namibia, ma rakiza kutja ozo horomende azeembari inda, ya Namibia no yehi re, aze
WINDHOEK – In response to Miss Namibia 2018 Selma Kamanya’s public statement on the woes of the Miss Namibia pageant, the venture running Miss Namibia has indicated it will seek legal action against the
KEETMANSHOOP – Swapo Party national secretary of information and mobilisation Hilma Nicanor said the path trotted to independence by party cadres was not an easy one and did not come on a silver platter,
Rundu– Elikwamo eli vaturapo lyokutara asi ngano ngapi vanandima navalituramo mokuzangura nombuto
WINDHOEK – The Abidjan Convention to which Namibia is a party will hold its second conference of its
RUNDU - The Minister of Works and Transport John Mutorwa recently approved five new local authorities as motor vehicle registering authorities and he has thus directed Roads Authority (RA) to act swiftly on his ministerial directive.
IMPALILA – The Minister of Defence Penda Ya Ndakolo last Friday officially opened the Impalila Naval Base which he believes will play a pivotal role in providing security and to bolster the fight against crime in the far-eastern island bordering Zambia and Botswana.
OKALONGO – Well-known resident of Okalongo and Oshakati Natanael Ndikwetepo will be coronated this Saturday – June 29 – as traditional head of Ondudu district in Okalongo.
BUKALO – The high-profile reunion planned at Sanjo Secondary School in Katima Rural Constituency in July intends to generate N$850 000 through a gala event to be graced by alumni of the school and possibly some invited diplomats.
Otjomuise- O tja tja rira o mbazu o tjikando no tjikando o vatuta mberi mo tjomuise o kuya pamwe o ku hungira o wanyoro o hunga no vi nenge vyo u tuta, Oritjatu indi va tjitire nao metuwo ro me ri naneno ro Komando ye rapi ro Tjiserandu, o komando oi tjavari muno.
WINDHOEK - City of Windhoek spokesperson Lydia Amutenya said the current indications are that the available water in the dams can only sustain Windhoek for the next two years.
ONKUMBULA – The assistant pro-vice chancellor of the University of Namibia’s Oshakati campus, Dr Paulina Uugwanga, has expressed concern over the suffering of the African child in an independent
WINDHOEK - The Namibian University of Science and Technology (Nust) chancellor Professor Peter Katjavivi yesterday said he is disappointed by the recent turn of events at the country’s largest university. K
WINDHOEK – Government yesterday launched the National Action Plan (NAP) on Women, Peace and Security that aims at strengthening the integration of a gender perspective in peace and security
RUNDU - The Director of Education in Kavango East Region Fanuel Kapapero feels it is not enough to just teach, but there must be quality teaching taking place in schools especially in rural areas.
ONGWEDIVA – The head of rural and water supply in the northern region in the Ministry of Agriculture, Water
KATIMA MULILO – Babane ili limembala zalubasi luliluñwi babanyazwa mwapulao ya Lemmy Mutonga,
Prior to the colonisation of Namibia, the territory that lies between the Ugab River in the south, including the Etotha lyaNuumbwambwa, currently known as Etosha National Park, up to the Kunene River in the
With the United Nations General Assembly scheduled to take place in September, Namibia is ready to bring to the fore her humble role in the international arena, including on the plight of the people of
WINDHOEK- Cabinet last week gave its blessings to renaming Wenela and Kamenga border posts, Minister of Information and Communication Technology (Mict) Stanley Simataa said.
OKANGOROROSA - Okangororosa Combined School on Friday received a cash donation of N$200 000 from Hondago Fishing to construct a block of classrooms.
Otjomuise- Otjomundu ngwari o mbombota nu ngwa seko ovi hando no zo ndambo ozongote, eye ka the zemburukwa ndino.
Omauezonjanda- Ko uruvi we nambano mbwa kurupa oma hongero wo uÞuta atja ye vatera no ku rira ohepero ndoovazu maye karako otjikando no tjikando no ku hina oku porera, umwe wo va Þuta mbari po ma hongero otji veke tji tja zuko muno mazeri nao.
ACCRA, GHANA - Namibian parliamentarians in Ghana attending the Commonwealth expert regional workshop on the role of parliamentary committees in combating human trafficking and forced labour say
WINDHOEK – Namibia has decided to start issuing visas on arrival to a good number of African, Asian, European, North American and South American countries, Minister of Information and Communication Technology (MICT) Stanley Simataa announced yesterday.
ONGWEDIVA - The Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) will today commence with the registration of voters for the Oshakati East Constituency by-election.
Video: Geingob commends climate fund for N$85 million financing
WINDHOEK – The Minister of Agriculture, Water and Forestry Alpheus !Naruseb has called on Southern African Development Community (Sadc) member states to make the effort to avail resources for the
WINDHOEK – Members of parliament (MPs) and staff from relevant ministries engaged in the governance of land tenure yesterday commenced with a three-day workshop aimed at promoting responsible governance of tenure of land, fisheries and forests.
ONGWEDIVA – The majority of the 300 learners who were left without school following the temporal closure of the Bin Six Vocational Training School outside Ongwediva have been placed in schools within and beyond Oshana Region.
WALVIS BAY – The Erongo Region will embark on an infrastructural and housing project that will see at least 61 000 houses constructed in the region over the next five years.
OTJIWARONGOS – Ministeris Suri ǀGuitikōsib tsî ǀGôaǁgaros !Oabadi dis Doreen Siokas ge ǀgūae huisen tsî sîsenūxūn hîan khoena ǁîna xu hōǂgāde a hōbasenū ǁkhāna Otjozondjupa ǀKharib !nâ ge mā. Nē ge
WINDHOEK - The two lawyers involved in the trial of a woman accused of luring two under-aged girls from a village in northern Namibia under false promises of employment and then sold them into sexual slavery,
OTJIWARONGO - Drought, crime and safety, and gender based violence were among the concerns highlighted in Otjozondjupa governor Otto Ipinge’s 2019 State of the Region [Sora] address last week.
KARASBURG - “We do not know if it will work,” remarked Benedictus Ortman with uncertainty on whether moving his animals to other areas will be a solution to the devastating effects of the current severe drought.
ONGWEDIVA – Although Namibia is classified as a middle-income country and has made remarkable strides in reducing poverty and income disparity levels, there is still a wide gap in income development levels between urban and rural areas.
WINDHOEK - Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources Bernhard Esau says even though food security is mainly measured from a cereal and other staple foods point of view, total fisheries and aquaculture
WINDOKO – Bakuli bane bazamaya musipili walibima zebato eza likiti zepeli kuya kwa Windoko nikukuta, kuli bayofumana likalo zalipiyo, sebakona kukatuluha kasamulaho wakukwalulwa kwasipatela salipiyo mwa
OTJOMUISE- Ozondekurona peke peke zaimba mbayekwa nokupandjara ehi, tjinene ehi maa mumuturire ovanene novakuru vao.
WINDHOEK - Khomas police regional commander Commissioner Joseph Shikongo has assured the public that the recently launched Operation Kalahari Desert is not there to suppress, brutalise or intimidate
WINDHOEK- The Ministry of Environment and Tourism says it has noted with disappointment the allegations made in a video circulating on social media that government’s interventions on timber harvesting are aimed at jeopardising economic development in the Kavango East and West regions.
NKURENKURU – Achieving the right to an inclusive and quality education for learners with disabilities
WINDHOEK - Omaheke Regional Governor Festus Ueitele has observed that a lack of proper coordination
Windhoek – Presidente Hage Geingob kakere gumwe ana kupitisira kugava mbudi zoruguwo kovakansela ava vavali Lotto Kuushumwa naSamson Nghilumbwa ava kavadogorokere monomfa dokulisiga nkera
RUNDU - A 30-year-old banker at Bank Windhoek Rundu branch reportedly committed suicide by hanging in the early hours of Tuesday at around 06h00 at Sauyemwa location, Rundu District, indicating in a suicide note that his lover should give reasons for his action.
OTJIWARONGO - Almost 4 000 drought-stricken households in the Otjozondjupa Region will receive food drought assistance this month as part of the drought relief initiative managed under the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM).
KATIMA MULILO – Driving around Katima Mulilo in various suburbs like Boma, Soweto, Nambweza and Newlook, one would see several undeveloped plots. The town council said the plots already have owners, yet they have been undeveloped for many years.
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
ǀAEǁGAMS – Direktorats ǁGau!nâs, ǂNuwiǁkhāsib tsî !Hao!nāsi ǂNaetin dis !naka ra ǁnā Kaiǀoahân ǁGau!nâs
There is a saying that change is inevitable, so if you don’t adapt you die. The world is changing at an alarming rate and technology has played a massive role in this. In an ever-changing world, social norms,
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.
OSHAKATI – Baituti mwa mutulo wanaha basabisa kuli bakashomaeta batu babañwi kuli basike babota mwaliketisa zetaha, kasamulaho baituti ba 12 000 nebasikalifelwa kwasikolo kikatengo kakalifela baituti
BUKALO – Sikolo Sesipahami sa Sanjo kwa Bukalo mwasikiliti sa Zambezi siitekezi kueza koleko
RUNDU – Deputy Minister of Environment and Tourism Bernadette Jagger says the northeastern region of Kavango East is one region in which one can easily note the importance of biodiversity and the benefits it gives to its residents.
Oshikoto Chief Regional Officer (CRO) Frans Enkali tells Paulina Moses, of the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology, about how the region is tackling development and the challenges that inevitably accompany it.
RUNDU - Executive Director in the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture Sanet Steenkamp says N$3.6 million will be spent on a dignity project whereby not only girls will benefit from sanitary pads but boys will also get to buy soap and other sanitary products to improve their hygiene.
OSHAKATI – University students in the north have threatened to mobilise other voters not to cast their votes in the upcoming polls after 12 000 students were not given NSFAF funding.
WINDHOEK - Ndonga Linena Constituency Councillor Petrus Kavhura says he is much disturbed and disappointed by the decision of the Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) to close down the Ndiyona satellite offices that serve three constituencies, namely Ndiyona, Ndonga-Linena and Mashare.
WINDHOEK – The Foreign Minister of the People’s Republic of China, Wang Yi has sent his condolence message to his Namibian counterpart, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, on the death of the former vice-president Dr Nickey Iyambo who died on May 19 following an illness.
Recurrent droughts have severely affected both the inhabitants and livestock in Opuwo and the situation is so grim the Opuwo Rural Constituency Councillor, Kazeongere Tjeundo, is appealing for the immediate release of the constituency’s share of drought relief.
Despite being one of the busiest border posts in Namibia with over 20 000 arrivals in a single month and raking in over N$30 million in revenue collection for state coffers last year alone, Wenela in the Zambezi Region remains inadequately resourced.
The community of Neu Sommerau government resettlement farm near Kombat will from now on take less time travelling long distances to fetch water after a Chinese company spent N$3 million to construct a gravel road for this rural community.
The Deputy Minister of Health and Social Services, Juliet Kavetuna, has called on Omauni residents to use health facilities the government has provided to them.
OTJOMUISE- Ombara ya Vitoto mOuhonapare wOmbazu wOvaherero, Vipuira Kapuuo, waweza eraka re kOmutju¿ikwa o Minister Ondenga, Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila, kutja Ovanamibia avehe novazapamwe momekurisiro veyandje ohambwaraka¿a yao otja tjimaveyenene nokutara kondjururiro yourumbu mehi.
OTJOMUISE-Ozonganda azehe kumwe o 600 mOrukondua rwa Maheke mazemu ombwiro motjungura tjorupa rOmuhokomikutasane ndinotji¿a nOvikurya nOtutumbo nOvikunwa, ousupi indwi o FAO (Food and Agricutlral Organisation).
KATIMA MULILO - The Zambezi Regional Council has joined the growing chorus of despondency over the centralised manner in which capital projects are being implemented in the regions.
GOBABIS - Omaheke Governor Festus Ueitele has exhorted residents of Omaheke to formulate innovative ideas to address the current drought crisis facing tens of thousands across the country.
KEETMANSHOOP - The Presidential Commission of Inquiry into Claims of Ancestral Land Rights and Restitution has, as part of its preparations prior to public hearings paid a courtesy call to engage with the //Kharas region’s political and traditional authorities’ leadership in Keetmanshoop.
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. “
Nkurenkuru - Munasipundi gondango zovakansela moKavango zoutokero, Joseph Sivaku Sikongo katente asi mukunda horowero kapi guna hafa morwa noprojeka nadinye dono nene vatumbwidira momukunda kapi daza mouta wakora kapi
WINDHOEK - The country’s largest opposition party, Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) says it will not take lightly the announcement made by Namibia Students Financial Assistance Fund (NSFAF) that is only able to fund study loans of 2 925 new applicants, out of 24 739 applications.
OMUTHIYA - During a recent consultative meeting the Swapo Party leadership in Oshikoto Region added their voice to proponents for the removal of the veterinary cordon fence, also known as the redline, in an effort to unlock business opportunities for beef farmers north of the cordon fence.
KARIBIB – With the large number of school learners growing and the government struggling to build classrooms at marginalised schools, the Namibian Community Trust (NCT) built a classroom at one of the less privileged schools at Karibib in Erongo Region.
OMUTHIYA - A group of about 20 people under Turning Point Namibia, staged a peaceful demonstration yesterday in Omuthiya where they handed over a petition to the Oshikoto governor, objecting to recent campaigns and protests calling for the legalisation of cannabis.
WINDHOEK - Education, Arts and Culture executive director Sanet Steenkamp has urged all regional directorates and schools to study their environment and demographic circumstances in order to make an informed arrangement on the official operational time of their respective schools during the winter season.
KEETMANSHOOP - The //Kharas Regional Council has distributed 10 817 bags of 12.5kg maize meal to four drought-affected areas as part of the national Disaster Risk Management Programme set in motion by the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM).
WINDHOEK – Minister of Urban and Rural Development Peya Mushelenga has hit back at Ondonga chieftainship throne claimant Fillemon Shuumbwa Nangolo, saying he is not above the law and can only act within the parameters of law, as he has taken an oath to uphold, protect and defend the constitution and laws of the country.
WINDHOEK- The water levels of many boreholes in //Kharas Region have dropped below catch point levels, resulting in many communities being placed on the tanker-water-supply services-a situation that has put a tremendous burden on the already under-resourced department of rural water supplies.
ǀAEǁGAMS – Auton ra ǁāhe !khaigu, hoteldi, !gûkhoen hâ!khain tsî nau hâ !âgu ǂgui !gôab ǁgam-e ra sîsenūgu hâna xu i ge ra !âubasenhe, ǁgam-e sâus !aroma a ǀnōsa ǀgaugu ain ǁgam-e nî sîsenūtsoatsoasa, !ā!khōmais ǁgam-i ǀorosiba ǀkhurub
Tsoaxubams – Erongo ǀKharisi ǀAwemā!nans ge 12 936 maiǁhōga ǂoago kurib di ǀHōǂgaeba xu nē kurib ǀKhūǁkhâb ǀams kōse ge ǀgoraǂui, ǂgari-aon tsî omaridi ǂGaribeb tsî Dâures ǁhûi!nâǂharidi !nâ ǁan hân !aroma. Erongob di ǀkharisi
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.
KEETMANSHOOP - The United Reformed Church (Verenigde Gereformeerde Kerk) (VGK) in Krönlein, Keetmanshoop has been running a daily feeding programme for the past four years, caring for some elderly, vulnerable school children and impoverished members of the town’s community.
WINDHOEK - National Council Swapo MP, and Rundu Urban Constituency Councillor Victoria Kauma has called on the Ministry of Health and Social Services to give special attention and speedily complete the Rundu maternity ward to assist pregnant mothers in the vast region.
WINDOKO – Kamulelo wakubata kukutiseza njimo sakata kwasimu aketalizoho, muuso noezize manyamenyame kulifa sikoloti sesibato fita kubolule babalalu (N$3 million), seo masimu nakolota kampani yehasanya mulilo wamagesi yezibahala hahulu ka Nored. Zeo kaufela litaha mazazinyana kasamulaho kampani ya Nored nekauhezi kuisa mulilo wamagesi,
KATIMA MULILO – Sicaba sa Choi mwasikiliti sa Zambezi banyaza Yomuhulu wasikolo sa Mayuni kuli nakutisize banababona kwahae, kasamulaho akupalelwa kulifa mali asikolo. Macaziba babulela kuli Lamubulo viki yefelile yomuhulu
Rundu – Baana bababeli babanyazwa kakufumanwa ni litalo la ñake, Thomas Nduhe Thikoko ni Ben Ndembere ili babana ni lilimo ze 58 bubeli cwalo, nebahanezwi kuzekela taba yabona kwande hane babonahalile mwakhuta kamulatu wakuloba
WINDHOEK – The National Electoral Civil Education Campaign, aimed at this year’s Presidential and National Assembly elections of 27 November, was officially launched on Friday at a ceremony led by Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) chairperson, Notemba Tjipueja.
WINDHOEK - National Council Swapo MP and Rundu Urban Constituency Councillor Victoria Kauma has called on the Ministry of Health and Social Services to give special attention and speedily complete the Rundu maternity ward to assist pregnant mothers in the vast region.
WINDHOEK - The Commissioner-General of the Namibian Correctional Service (NCS) Raphael Tuhafeni Hamunyela, will be among hundreds of delegates from all over the world meeting in Vienna next week to participate in meetings and events related to the 28th session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ).
ONGWEDIVA – The future of about 300 learners at the Bin Six Private School in Ongwediva hangs in the balance as the school is not registered with the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture despite enrolling learners for formal education since last year.
WALVIS BAY - A tanker vessel will have be pay up for last weekend’s oil spill that occurred in the port of Walvis Bay. It will also have to fork out for the clean-up of another oil spill that was detected at Longbeach Extension 1, north of Walvis Bay that was traced back to their vessel.
KEETMANSHOOP- Commercial, communal and resettlement farmers from the //Kharas Region attended a drought-relief information sharing meeting in Keetmanshoop earlier this week where they were implored to register for government drought relief interventions.
KATIMA MULILO – Employees at Hollard Insurance Katima branch which opened its doors in the north-eastern town in March, have accused the insurance company of not paying them their salaries for the past two months in breach of its contractual obligations.
CORRIDOR 17 - Deputy Minister of Marginalised Communities Royal /Ui/o/oo has urged the community of Corridor 17 to stay away from alcohol and drugs, and rather double its effort in ensuring its kids’ future is secured through education
WINDHOEK - Businessman Fulbertus Kwedhi with the help of his wife Lucia Shindume-Kwedhi built a kindergarten and also used his own money to build an office for Swapo Party in Okathitu Konkayi village in Omusati Region. The two projects cost the couple over N$300 000.
OMUTHIYA -The water crisis in Oshikoto Region has reached alarming levels that require urgent interventions and if not timely addressed this will lead to loss of human lives, says the head of Rural Water Supply Stevenson Tuukondjele.
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 - Former Rundu mayor Verna Sinimbo says she has not defied the Swapo Party constitution or the Local Authorities Act by not availing herself to serve on the management committee as she is at liberty to serve the town as an ordinary councillor.
OTJIWARONGO - Otjozondjupa Governor Otto Ipinge during the launch of the annual Tsumkwe Trade Expo 2019 said the event will be a golden opportunity for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the region to expand their horizons to new openings and in the process securing new ventures by tapping into new markets and promoting sustainable development.
ONGWEDIVA – The Ministry of Justice has directed the suspended faction of the Ondonga Traditional Authority councilors gazetted as justices and assessors to resume the community court proceedings which have been on hold following squabbles at the tribal authority.
WINDHOEK - In its efforts to ensure equitable distribution and access to land to previously disadvantaged Namibians, the Ministry of Land Reform this financial year has put aside N$120 million to acquire resettlement farms for resettlement purposes.
OMUTHIYA - Despite a reduction in the 2019/20 financial year budget that was reduced by 13.94 percent from N$59 million to N $50.8 million, Omuthiya Town Council in what it termed as a pro-poor budget has decided to maintain water tariffs at N$15 per cubic metres for low-income earners in Kaniita informal settlement and other low-income areas.
Windhoek- A Namibian company recruiting qualified graduates with excellent command of English to go teach English at Chinese private schools in Asia have refuted claims that this is a human trafficking syndicate.
Katima Mulilo – Mubakweli Kumuetapili wa Liluko la Kutisezo ya Mubu mwasikiliti sa Zambezi, Charles Musiyalike ufumaneha fahala komano yamubu, kwaminganda yalikomu kwa Mumona
WINDOKO – Mueteleli wanaha viki yefelile nazibahalize linanga lacwale lelitaselize babañata mwanaha kaufela kakuba nako yetata yanaha. Kuzwa silimo sa 2013 nekubihilwe pula yelikani mwalibaka zeñata zanaha, kacwalo mafulisezo nasukehile mi nasina hande nako yakushoshomela. Patalazo yeo kiyabulalu mwalilimo zesilezi muuso inge uzibahaza nako yetata.
SWAKOPMUND - Governor of the Erongo Region Cleophas Mutjavikua and several councillors in the region have appealed to government to avail farms belonging to the Namibian Defence Force (NDF) for resettlement purposes.
OKOMUBONDE- KatjiÞu ndino atjiharamenwe, embo rOtjimbanderu poo Otjiherero ritja nao.
WINDHOEK - Government is in the process of considering granting longer employment permits for up to five years for serious investors and professionals with scarce or rare, most-sought after skills, the Executive Director in the Ministry of
SWAKOPMUND - At 57 years old, furniture maker Mary Murembe is inching her way closer to retirement, but before she retires, she still needs to keep the production rolling, even more so after being commissioned by a charity project to assemble dog houses for distribution in the informal settlements in Swakopmund.
KEETMANSHOOP - The Landless Peoples’ Movement (LPM) in a recent press statement compared the government’s decision to give marketing incentives to farmers who intend to destock by selling their livestock due to the prevailing drought “to resuscitating an already dead person”.
WINDHOEK - Namibian Police Force Inspector-General Sebastian Ndeitunga has revealed ‘Operation Hornkranz’ will cease on Friday. However, another police-led law enforcement operation, code-named operation Kalahari Desert, will commence immediately thereafter nationwide.
WINDHOEK –In line with stimulating youth entrepreneurship and addressing the constraint of access to finance, a skills-based lending facility has been introduced at Development Bank of Namibia (DBN). This is according to the Harambee Prosperity Plan progress report dated April 2019.
WALVIS BAY - The #Khaxab Royal house of Chief Samuel #Khaxab says the Topnaar chieftaincy rightfully belongs to the #Khaxab and it should be restored as such by appointing him as the rightful person to take over from the late Chief Seth Kooitjie.
SWAKOPMUND - The new container terminal constructed at a cost of N$4 billion at Walvis Bay will be commissioned within three months. Namport upon inquiry yesterday told New Era the new container terminal is currently 96 percent complete with only the final touches being added to the mega project.
WINDHOEK- The Ministry of Industrialisation, Trade and SME Development has also not been spared in terms of budget cuts for the 2019/20 financial year - a situation described to have adverse implications towards Namibia’s industrialisation drive.
As fate would have it, my friend of close to fifty years, Kavazeua Ngaruka, passed on, on 28th March 2019 (that happens to be my wife’s birthday) and was laid to rest on 06th April 2019 (one day short of my birthday, which falls on 07th April).
KAMANJAB – Babanca babafitelela myanda yemine kuzwelela mwalikiliti zanaha zelishumi kazene, nebaitombozi kulukisa lukwakwa lwa sibaka sasilelezo yalifolofolo sa Etosha, mi neba yahile sinca lukwakwa lwa silelezo ya litou kwamunzi wa
SWAKOPMUND – Mwana naha China yana tamilwe kakukulubelwa kuli nabata kuleka mubeleki wakatengo katolopo kweta, kakumufa N$200 kuli asike amufa mulatu wamafosisa ahae, nalukuluzwi viki yefelile kasamulaho akulifa mali alikana N$10
ONGWEDIVA – The Namibian Training Authority (NTA) last week marked the commencement of the expansion of infrastructural development at both Nakayale and Valombola vocational training centres for a combined amount of N$90.7 million.
WALVIS BAY – Police impounded alcohol worth thousands of dollars, while traffic fines to the tune of N$25 250 were issued during the second phase of Operation Hornkranz carried out on Friday and Saturday in Swakopmund and Walvis Bay.
OTJOMUISE- Epukiro eetenga nambano mourunga wovinamwinyo mozoresevate zOrukondua rOmatoororero rwa Maheke. Orata yOkarukondua kOmatoororero ka Pukiro, Vejamuavi Kanguatjivi matja nao tjaziririre kombongarero yotjiwana okarukondua kukari nayo Oritjavari mOmauezonjanda pomberoo ye okutara mourunga wovinamwinyo mokarukondua.
OTJOMUISE- Okanepo ko Rally for Democracy and Debvelopment (RDP) mombongarero yOtjiwana, Mike Kavekotora, wasewa nomapura we komurungu ohunga nOtjiÞiro Otjindjandja motjinyo tjinga ou¿epo aa umuwire momambo eye tjaakondjisa okukongorera omaziriro ngapewa iyo Ministera yOngaro Pokati Komahi nOmaunguriro Wawo Kumwe, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah nganda ondjuwo aiha¿ika.
OMUTHIYA - There is an African proverb saying, “An environment must be suited to the age and men to their environment”. Putting the proverb into practice, a group of 40 farmers from the Onyaanya Constituency in the Oshikoto Region, gathered to deliberate on new farming methods to survive the current drought.
NKURENKURU – The Namibian Police Force Regional Commander for Kavango West, Commissioner Josephat Abel, has called on residents of Kavango West to report criminal activities and work closely with the police to help combat crime and maintain peace.
OSHAKATI - Cassinga day is a very emotional day for me, it is a difficult time and once I hear about Cassinga commemorations, I always cry because it is not an easy day for me,” 78-year-old Maria Nantanga from Omuthitugwalwani in Omusati Region, a Cassinga survivor said.
KAMANJAB – More than 400 youths from the 14 regions across the country worked on the dilapidated fence of Etosha National Park and rebuilt the damaged elephant protection wall in Makalani village in Kunene Region as part of the commemoration of National Youth Week.
The African National Congress (ANC) is a true liberation party which brought about majority rule, democracy, respect for the rule of law and human rights in South Africa and ended the apartheid regime in that country.
Following the National and Presidential Elections in 2014, the Swapo Party election manifesto was adopted as government policy for the period 2015-2019. Subsequently, Cabinet by its decision No. 44/02.06/003 adopted the said manifesto and directed that all government offices, ministries and agencies, regional and local authority councils as well as State Owned Enterprises (SOEs) should incorporate the manifesto into their strategic and annual plans.
KEETMANSHOOP - Raised in a family where teaching runs in the blood, Shannen da Rocha – who walked away with four prestigious accolades qualifying her as the top performing Unam student for the 2019 academic year – shed more light on her journey leading to such outstanding achievements, in an exclusive interview with New Era.
KEETMANSHOOP – McHenry Venaani the leader of the Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) has avowed to transform the country into a “changed Namibia where all of us can have an equal footing” since they “need a true government of the people for the people”.
WINDHOEK – The distribution of employment in Namibia by economic sector in 2017 was made up of 20.24 percent of the employees active in the agricultural sector, 19.56 percent in industry and 60.2 percent in the service sector.
WINDHOEK – It is imperative that financial resources allocated in the national budget circulate in the domestic economy, as more money spent locally will have a greater impact on economic growth and job creation. This is according to a local
WINDHOEK - Being a farmer, and thus the owner of agricultural land in Namibia, is regarded as a privilege, although not every citizen in the country can own it.
WINDHOEK - Despite the prominent role played by Namibian trade unions in the country’s struggle for independence, and regardless of the fact that the labour movement is still among the strongest of Namibia’s ‘civil society’ organisations, trade
WINDHOEK – The 2018 National Labour Force Survey results point to an increased need to address youth unemployment, which is estimated to have increased from 43 percent in 2016 to 46 percent by 2018, while the net effect on the overall unemployment rate is assessed to be generally neutral.
SWAKOPMUND – The Swakopmund council has availed N$850 000 towards the construction of a shelter to assist displaced fire victims at the town.
SWAKOPMUND - A collaborative mindset is needed to fully maximise the potential of Africa’s oil and gas industry to reinvest its earnings to other sectors such as agriculture and infrastructure.
KAMANJAB – Minister of Environment and Tourism Pohamba Shifeta has called upon young people, in particular those in rural areas, to take up opportunities available under conservation institutions to empower themselves.
KAMANJAB – China firmly supports Namibia in combatting illegal wildlife activities such as illicitly carrying and smuggling wild animal products, a senior official from its local embassy said.
OMUTHIYA -The Minister of Urban and Rural Development Peya Mushelenga has granted an audience with distressed community members of Omuthiya and surrounding villages who claim to have been robbed and unfairly compensated by the town council when they ceded their land to pave way for township development.
ONGWEDIVA – Fillemon Nangolo Shuumbwa – one of the two men claiming to be the king of Ondonga – said there was nothing sinister about his absence from the Omagongo festival held in Ongandjera over the weekend.
RUNDU - Rundu still needs a member of the council to be sworn in to complete its management in order to be fully functional, however the two Swapo councillors, former Rundu mayor Verna Sinimbo and former deputy mayor Ralf Ihemba say they are fine as ordinary members of council for now.
WINDHOEK- The Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) will hire helicopters to be used specifically in Kunene and Zambezi regions during supplementary registration of voters, polling process and voter education due to the geographic nature of these two regions.
Oluno - Karuha kamwe kezimo lyovandonga wouhompa nkera kavatamekere kurugana pamberewa eyi yapumbwapo omu Konisa Kalenga navakamutungika akare Hompa govandonga ndi asi (Omukwaniilwa) meraka lyawo”.
Rundu – Ruha ronombudi nomapukururo Ministeragona Engel Nawatiseb katente asi epangero kuna mosirugana mulyo gomagwanekero nokutara asi yinke nawa nawa yakaramo mokutara asi yikambekeko keekonomi lyosirongo nokovatungimo. Ruha our kuna tara asi dogoro papa yinke eyi vasikisamo ndi yaza mosirugana kutunda mo 1992, yimo ngoso ana kutanta murugani gwanare kosayitunga zaNew Era.
OMUTHIYA – Amid widespread business closures and nationwide job losses as a result of an economic meltdown, the Omuthiya Town Council says it has repositioned itself as an emerging and preferred business destination for informal, small and medium enterprises.
WINDHOEK - Cabinet has approved the modified single buyer market model for the electricity supply industry, with effect from September 1 which will allow electricity consumers and independent power producers (IPPs) to transact with each other directly for the supply of electricity to allow for competition and to allow for private sector investment.
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.
UITKOMS - Adored retired veteran politician Dr Libertina Amathila, who last held the portfolio of Deputy Prime Minister, came under a barrage of misplaced criticism when she vigorously spearheaded a campaign to have the marginalized San community resettled at Farm Uitkoms.
ONGWEDIVAS – Tarekhoedi ge 63.4 persentga ge dīǂui tsî aorega 36.6 persentgu ǀguiga, Universitaits Namibiab dis di ǀawas !âgu di ǁkhāǁkhāǂuisens ǂan!gâs kurikorobe ra dīhe ǁaxasib tawa. Sao ra !âgu Universitaits Namibiab dis !naka ra
WINDHOEK - Last week Stanlib hosted its annual Asset Management Roadshow and presented invited guests and members of the media with various views and insights covering the political, economic and investment landscapes in Namibia and neighbour South Africa.
WINDHOEK – The Namibian High Commission in Nigeria has resolved to open a Namibian Visa Processing desk in Lagos. The initiative is being implemented in partnership with Air Namibia as over 60 percent of travellers to Namibia reside in Lagos and surrounding states.
LÜDERITZ - The Refela chapter recently established in //Kharas Region elected Lüderitz mayor Hilaria Mukapuli as its regional commissioner, while Keetmanshoop councillor Hilia Titus was elected vice-commissioner and Aroab village councillor Annelien Vilander got the nod as its treasurer.
RUNDU - The Chinese ambassador to Namibia Zhang Yiming has called on Andara residents in Mukwe Constituency and the family of the deceased who was shot dead by his Chinese boss to keep calm, and allow the case to be dealt with through legal procedures.
OTJOMUISE - Omurumendu ngwahandurisiwa mofarama me¿e ya Pako matja uri me¿e yokupandjara ehire okuza nokupanda okuyandja ekoti rehi re kOngooneya ya Maheke Festus Ueitele “otjotjisuta”.