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


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


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.