Agriculture Ministry to resolve water crisis in north-central regions


The Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Water, and Land Reform, Anna Shiweda, stated that the water crisis being experienced in the northern-central regions has been partially resolved.

Shiweda was responding to concerns raised by Rally for Democratic Party (RDP) MP Kennedy Shekupakela regarding the severity of the water situation in the Oshikoto Region.

NHE constructing houses in five towns


The National Housing Enterprise (NHE) is currently constructing 65 houses at Gobabis, 50 at Omuthiya, 70 at Okahao, 33 at Tsandi, and 24 at Ondangwa.

The houses will be constructed predominantly through phase 2 of the NHE’s turnkey construction model (RFP) and are expected to cost N$75 million.

Through this model, NHE contracts with private developers on a turnkey basis. This model requires NHE to partner with private financiers who construct houses using their own capital and are only paid after the sale of the constructed houses.

Oshikoto Regional Commander's Parade held at Omuthiya


The Oshikoto Regional Commander's Parade was held today at the Police Headquarters in Omuthiya.
The event consisted of various activities, such as medal awarding to the members of the police force, promotions, and preparations for the upcoming Tsumeb Copper Festival 2022 and the approaching festive season.

Fourteen medals were awarded, among them the Decoration for Outstanding Meritorious Service of the Highest Order (OMS), which was awarded to Warrant Officer Kephas Kamati of the Special Reserve Force.

Swapo candidates vying for three top positions take internal campaigns to Omuthiya


Swapo Party candidates vying for the three top positions took their internal campaigns to Omuthiya in the Oshikoto Region to engage delegates to the upcoming congress next month.

The candidates are canvassing for support, explaining to the delegates why they should be voted for.

In his welcoming remarks, Oshikoto Regional Swapo Coordinator, who is also contesting for the Secretary-General position, Armas Amukwiyu, called on the candidates competing for the top positions, as well as for the Central Committee, to strictly adhere to the rules of engagement.

Teachers from Oshana, Oshikoto gather at Omuthiya to celebrate their Day


Teachers from the Oshana and Oshikoto regions were commended for their efforts in educating the young members of society and the global village.

Without teachers, there would be no formal education and citizens would not acquire the advanced knowledge needed for technological advancement and the ability of the nation to be part of the fourth industrial revolution.