Smooth sailing in electrification of 100 houses in Kalkfeld Settlement


Progress to electrify about 100 low-income houses built at Kalkfeld Settlement in Otjozondjupa Region is said to be going smoothly.

The Peri-Urban Electrification Project is valued at N$2 million and is being spearheaded by CENORED.

Speaking on the project's progress, Otjiwarongo Constituency Councillor Marlayn Mbakera said infrastructure has been put in houses and streets, indicating the wait is finally over.

The houses to be electrified were built between 2015 and 2018.

Fessor Mbango new CENORED CEO


Former Chief Executive Officer of Erongo Red, Fessor Mbango is the new head of CENORED in the Otjozondjupa Region.

Mbango replaces Robert Kahimise, who was appointed CEO of the Electricity Control Board.

Mbango was introduced as the new CEO for a five-year tenure by the company's Chairperson, Moses Matjayi.

"We definitely have confidence that we have made the right appointment, and we are happy to present to you Mr. Fessor Mbango as the Chief Executive Officer of CENORED, effective today, for the next five years".

Lack of career guidance in many secondary schools in Namibia a concern


The Ministry of Basic Education, Arts, and Culture has expressed concern over the lack of career guidance in many secondary schools throughout the country.

This concern was brought to light by Education Minister Anna Nghipondoka during a regional consultation meeting held in Otjiwarongo with school principals from the Otjozondjupa Region.

The meeting was attended by nearly 50 school principals and heads of departments.