• October 24th, 2020

Ohangwena

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Disability not an obstacle for David

EENHANA - Certainly when they say disability is not inability, 29-year-old Tuyimo David whose legs were amputated many years ago, is a perfect example as she strives to change her life for the better through upholstery.

A shot in the arm for Ohangwena SMEs

The Ministry of Gender Equality, Poverty Eradication and Social Services recently handed over Income Generating Activities (IGAs) materials and equipment to six more beneficiaries in Ohangwena region, translating to a total of 23 direct beneficiaries in the region alone to a value of over N$180 000.  

Nghaamwa bows out with head held high

Outgoing Ohangwena governor Usko Nghaamwa said he is bowing out with his head held high, saying he hopes the new broom will sweep clean. The 76-year-old Nghaamwa last week ended a 15-year reign as governor of the Ohangwena region and was replaced by Eenhana Town Council CEO Walde Ndevashiya. 

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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.

Lightning strikes girl at Eenhana

WINDHOEK - An eight-year-old girl died instantly after she was struck by lightning at Omulondo village in Eenhana on Sunday afternoon. In the weekend crime report issued by the police, the girl is identified as Ndamononghenda Sambezu. 

Ohangwena probes human trafficking of Angolan child

ONGWEDIVA - Police investigators in Ohangwena region have swung into action, investigating a case of suspected human trafficking involving a minor child who was allegedly smuggled into Namibia from Angola to engage in “slave like” child labour, which is a commonplace in northern Namibia.

GIPF opens Eenhana office 

WINDHOEK - The Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) yesterday officially opened its branch in Eenhana, situated in Onawa complex, Tobias Harelbeke Street. The opening of the branch was necessitated by the outcry for more accessible services in the Ohangwena Region and it is aligned to the Fund’s overall corporate strategy.  

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Empowered war vet gives back

ONGWEDIVA - A war veteran who benefited from the Ministry of Veteran Affairs project grant of N$200 000 on Monday donated about 200 loaves of bread benefiting more than 152 learners camping in the Ohangwena Region.

Ohangwena prioritises water provision

ONGWEDIVA - While several constituencies in Ohangwena Region are without water pipelines, the region has prioritised the provision of water to ensure all residents have access to potable water. The region is thus looking into means to accelerate implementation of the much anticipated aquifer water in Ohangwena.