Despite diminishing support in other parts of the country, the ruling Swapo party has maintained a stranglehold in the Omusati, Oshana, Ohangwena, Oshikoto and the two Kavango regions.
ONGWEDIVA – A pupil who allegedly went on a spitting spree after being in close contact with a confirmed Covid-19 case was issued with a written warning last week.
Omusati regional police commander Commissioner Titus Shikongo is concerned some residents of the region are not adhering to state of emergency measures and regulations, specifically regarding the mass gathering and social distancing that help to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
The majority of OvaHimba and San communities are saying they did not receive the N$750 emergency income grant (EIG) that government paid to people on the basis they lost income and the unemployed since the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic.
The CEO of Outapi Town Council, Nashilongo Ananias has expressed gratitude to residents and businesses that responded positively to settle debts as this saved council from having its water suspended by NamWater.
Opuwo – Mbunga politika zaSWAPO kazihorowere Estein Katupa asi akazikarerepo moOpuwo zoponze zodoropa momahoroworo gokukwateramo aga vanakundindira gakakareko mokwedi kwaNsinano mvhura zeezi.
WINDHOEK - The Omusati education directorate has thrown more than 900 learners a lifeline after it revoked a directive recalling transferred Grade 9 learners from Grade 10. The directorate made a dramatic U-turn yesterday following public outrage.
WINDHOEK – The Namibian police in Omusati Region are investigating a case of reckless and or negligent driving against an ambulance driver and a nurse after a patient, who is believed to be mentally unstable, jumped from the moving vehicle while being transported to the Oshakati state hospital from Outapi.
OSHIKULUFITU - A 35-year-old mother from Oshikulufitu in the Omusati region has appealed for assistance from Good Samaritans to come to the aid of her ailing daughter who is suffering from a condition called hydrocephalus.
ETUNDA - Although voting started on time in Omusati region, the electoral process was decelerated by elderly voters who were not familiar with the electronic voting machines.
OSHIKUKU - Founding President Sam Nujoma on Saturday urged Namibians to campaign peacefully ahead of the general election this month.
ONESI – A starving family of 27 people in Osheedhiya village of Onesi Constituency was discovered last week by constituency councillor Titus Kanyele. As drought wreaks havoc across the country, Kanyele says Onesi is the hardest hit in Omusati Region.
OUTAPI – Omusati governor Erginus Endjala yesterday revealed startling statistics that show that out of 33 930 households identified as needing drought relief assistance in the region, only 2 898 have benefited from the scheme during the months of June and July.
ONGWEDIVA - In its quest to bring development to its people, the Outapi Town Council has during the 2018/2019 financial year put up development infrastructure particularly for low-income earners despite the prevailing economic hardships.
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
OPUWO - The Deputy Minister of Finance Natangue Ithete on Tuesday conducted a one-day information sharing session with members of different procurement committees and regional councillors, to clarify issues pertaining to the Procurement Act of 2015, in Opuwo in Kunene Region.
OUTAPI - While measures are in place to control the spread of hepatitis E, research done by the University of Namibia (Unam) in collaboration with UK-based Cardiff University in Omusati Region have proven preventative information has not reached everyone in the community.
WINDHOEK - Out of eight children registered at boarding schools in Otamanzi Constituency in Omusati Region five have dropped out of school – leaving only three at school.
OUTAPI – Minister of Justice, Sacky Shanghala, has heeded the call of the youth for ageing politicians and individuals in key leadership positions to pave the way for young Namibians to take over.
WINDHOEK – The Omusati regional Police are urging parents who give their vehicle to unlicensed children to refrain from doing so because it is unlawful – otherwise, they can face the law.
WINDHOEK - The councillor of Ruacana Constituency in the Omusati Region, Andreas Shintama says although the initiative of collecting mahangu from community members to help the constituency’s most hungry residents has helped, the reserves have already dried up.
OPUWO - The Minister of the National Planning Commission (NPC), Obeth Kandjoze has made an impassioned appeal to government officials to optimally utilise the developmental budgets allocated to their ministries as this will enhance service delivery to the inhabitants of the regions.
WINDHOEK - The Omusati regional police has expressed concern about the incident in which an eight-year-old girl was allegedly brutally raped by a 29-year-domestic man of Angolan origin at Oshimanangombe village in Omusati Region.
OSHIHOLE- Late retired major general Petrus Kagadhinwa Nambundunga was a man whose reputation preceded him. President Hage Geingob said at Nambundunga’s memorial service held at his residence at Oshihole village in Onesi Constituency of Omusati Region.
ONESI - The mood at the residence of the late retired major-general Peter Nambundunga in Onesi village of Omusati Region is somber.
WINDHOEK - A man who allegedly drove someone’s vehicle without consent was involved in an accident that claimed a passenger’s life and left him seriously injured in Omusati Region.
WINDHOEK - Police in Omusati Region are investigating the death of a child who allegedly fell into a pot of boiling cooking oil at Olefa open market in Outapi last week.
ONGWEDIVA – The suspect arraigned for the murder of his girlfriend over the weekend at Onandjaba settlement in Okalongo Constituency has two pending cases of assault against two other victims, police confirmed.