Some Keetmanshoop residents demand reinstatement of Dr Refanus Kooper 


Some residents of Keetmanshoop marched to the State Hospital, demanding the reinstatement of well-known medical Doctor, Refanus Kooper. 

Dr. Kooper left public service to go open up a private practice in the Hardap Region.

They also called for the immediate removal of the Director of Health in the ||Kharas Region. 

Residents marched through the streets of Keetmanshoop carrying placards and singing songs, praising Doctor Kooper for his passion for patients.

||Kharas Regional Council allocates N$150 000 to rehabilitate Keetmanshoop State Hospital entrance


The ||Kharas Regional Council has allocated N$ 150 000 to rehabilitate the entrance of Keetmanshoop State Hospital.

This was revealed by the Keetmanshoop Rural Constituency Councillor, Gertjie Witbooi during a demonstration at Keetmanshoop where community members demanded the opening of the southern entrance for vehicles. 

Currently, patients and visitors to the state hospital are making use of the northern entrance to access medical services when transported by private or public transport.