Elections

 

ECN trains potential registration officials at Otjozondjupa

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The Otjozondjupa Regional Electoral Officer, Victoria Amutenya, says only 148 out of the 204 trainees will be appointed as registration officials in the Otjozondjupa Region. 

General voter registration is scheduled to start on June 3 and last until August 1.

The registration officers are expected to be in the field from Monday to Saturday, starting from eight o'clock to seven o'clock in the evening.

Participation and conduct during the training are key, says Amutenya.

ECN officials urged to uphold institution's values

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Otjozondjupa Governor James Uerikua urged the voter registration officials of the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) to uphold the values of the institution. 

Uerikua made the remarks when the ECN officials visited his office, pledging support to the officials to ensure a smooth and successful registration process.

The general registration of voters is scheduled to start from the 3rd of June until the 1st of August.

Challenges hamper lessons at Dobe Primary School

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The Dobe Primary School in Tsumkwe is faced with a high incidence of teacher and learner absenteeism, as well as a lack of good infrastructure and furniture.

The School Board Chairperson, |Ui Jolo, told nbc News that such challenges are hampering lessons.

The one-block village school, which was built six years ago, accommodates 37 San-speaking learners between grades one and three.

The school has no proper kitchen or dining area, ablution facilities, fence around the school, or teacher's house.

Tsumkwe youth urged engage NSA

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The Statistician-General of the Namibia Statistics Agency (NSA), Alex Shimuafeni, has urged a group of disgruntled youth at Tsumkwe to engage them instead of picketing.

The group of youth vowed to disrupt tomorrow's enumerator training and boycott the National Housing and Population Census once it starts, citing discrimination.