Ignatius Kariseb re-elected as Omaheke Regional Council's Chairperson

Ignatius Kariseb has been re-elected as Omaheke Regional Council's Chairperson, while Piniel Pakarae and Wenzel Kavaka of Epukiro and Otjombinde Constituencies are members of the management committee.

In his acceptance speech, Kariseb promised to foster unity among the council members for the benefit of regional development.

A pressing issue on the table that needs to be addressed is youth unemployment.

Ovambenderu Traditional Authority unhappy with delay of envisaged traditional office

The Ovambenderu Traditional Authority at Omauezonjanda in the Omaheke Region has complained about the delay of the envisaged traditional office that was planned to be built at their headquarters.

The leaders shared this during the visit by Vice President Nangolo Mbumba to Epukiro.

Speaking at Omauezonjanda, Senior Traditional Councillor Gerson Katjirua said the community is still waiting for the completion of the traditional office as promised by the government.

Katjirua added that the area was fenced off in 2021 in preparation for the construction of the office.