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|Khowese Clan members host annual Gaob Festival in honour of fallen heroes

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Members of the |Khowese Clan, under the leadership of Gaob Hendrik Ismael Witbooi, gathered at Gibeon for the annual Gaob Festival in remembrance of their fallen heroes.

At the festival, Gaob Witbooi led a parade of tribesmen on horseback to a fountain to pay their respects to the late Gaob Cupido Witbooi, who founded it in 1861.

The tribesmen simulated the war fought by the |Khowese Clan under the leadership of the late Gaob Hendrik 'Outa !Nanseb' Witbooi against the German occupation. 

Opuwo annual Trade Fair kicks off

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The 10th annual Opuwo Trade Fair has kicked off but at a slow pace.

So far the trade fair only attracted about a hundred visitors since the gates opened on Monday.

There are 123 exhibitors participating at the trade fair, showcasing unique products made in Opuwo.

The Council also incorporated a career fair, boxing bonanza, cultural and tourism expo and the Miss Opuwo Beauty pageant.