OMUTHIYA - Some parts of the northern regions have for the past few months been battling with water scarcity due to a slow water downstream flow.
OMUTHIYA - Due to changing lifestyles, whereby nowadays the world revolves around technology with the internet taking its toll especially among the younger generation, cultural values and norms have been diminishing. It is, therefore, the duty of parents and educators to instil the love of cultural heritage in their children and learners, the Governor of Oshikoto Henock Kankoshi said on Friday.
TSUMEB -Tsumeb Municipality is slowly starting to reap the benefits from its newly commissioned multi-million-dollar solar power plant project, that was set up to reduce the escalating electricity bill, which emanates from its 24-hour water pump station.
OMUTHIYA - The governor of Oshikoto Region, Henock Kankoshi, has called upon community members with knowledge to come forth and report unmarked and unidentified graves of fallen heroes and heroines of the liberation struggle, for recognition.
OMUTHIYA - The dust refuses to settle between the Omuthiya Town Council and its residents over land compensation, with the community lamenting the fact they have not yet been fully compensated for the land they ceded to council to make way for development.
OMBOTO - As a result of poor infrastructures, learners and teachers at Omboto Combined School who are conducting lessons under filthy old makeshifts are from time to time being terrorised by snakes slithering into their classrooms causing chaos and disrupting classes.
OMUTHIYA - Plans by the Tsumeb municipality to relocate scores of vendors who have flooded the streets and house them in a more conducive business environment, will come to fruition as the mooted SME market is to be constructed at the copper-mining town.
OMUTHIYA - The dignity of many residents of Kuvukiland – one of the overpopulated informal settlements at Tsumeb - will be restored as there are plans to install more prepaid water points for residents of the settlement numbering about 10 000.
OMUTHIYA - A conducive learning environment is one of the factors that contribute to a good education system, however this is the opposite with the under-resourced Limbandungila kindergarten and pre-school, where pupils are taught in a matchbox ramshackle building.
ONIIPA - Since Oniipa was proclaimed a town in 2015 it has yet to build modern brick houses for its residents though the local authority has made great strides to service some parts of the new town. One such servicing development was witnessed on Tuesday when the town council serviced an area estimated to have 56 erven at Onethindi Proper that was provided with electricity.
OMUTHIYA - The Ministry of Home Affairs and Immigration in Oshikoto last week issued approximately 350 national documents to various communities in the region through its outreach programme in government’s ongoing efforts to take services to those in need.
OMUTHIYA -Two suspected poachers were wounded last Friday following a shootout with police at Onguma Game Reserve near Etosha National Park where they were tracking a rhino.
ONAYENA - Poor management and poor service delivery is cited as some of the root causes of corruption in various government offices, including those of regional and local authorities, as there is lack of controls and maladministration among accounting officers.
ONAYENA – Society must look at the media not as public enemy number one, but as an important partner in the fight against corruption.
OMUTHIYA - Three separate cases of rape involving minors were reported to the Oshikoto police in one week, and only one of the suspects has so far been arrested while the other two are still at large, although their identities are known to the police.
OMUTHIYA - Oshikoto Region will host this year’s Africa Day of Decentralisation (ADD) at Onayena settlement tomorrow. The event will address and raise awareness on corruption and conflict of interest among national, regional and local leaders.