MGEPESW revives regional Gender Permanent Task Force committee at Gobabis

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The Ministry of Gender Equality, Poverty Eradication, and Social Welfare (MGEPESW) is reviving the regional Gender Permanent Task Force committee at Gobabis. 

The committee, which comprises heads of various ministries and traditional leaders, deals with gender-based violence-related issues at the regional level, and the review aims to acquaint themselves with what is expected of them.

Omaheke Region reflects on Late President Geingob's legacy

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In the Omaheke Region, leaders and citizens alike are reflecting on the monumental legacy of the late Dr. Hage Geingob, a figure celebrated not only for his pioneering spirit but also for his deep-seated respect for fellow leaders. 

Known for his significant contributions to the nation, one of Dr. Geingob's notable achievements was spearheading the development of modern infrastructure at Toasis in the Aminuis Constituency.

Housebreaking cases increase in Omaheke Region

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Police in the Omaheke Region have recorded more cases of housebreaking during the festive season, with zero fatalities reported on public roads due to accidents.

This was shared by the Police Regional Unit Commander for Community Affairs, Inspector Fina Sakayengenga, who said that the police have registered more cases of housebreaking during the festive period in town localities compared to other neighbourhoods in Gobabis.

Swapo members urged to remain united

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The Swapo Party Vice President has reminded party members and supporters to remain united and disciplined on all fronts, also calling on members to focus on strategic economic opportunities for national development.

Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah remarked this during a Swapo Party Rally at Gobabis.

Nandi-Ndaitwah emphasised unity of purpose as a cornerstone of progress and nation-building, saying it should be embraced with discipline.

Stakeholders and SMEs discuss importance of value addition 

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Experts in various professions engaged with small and medium-sized (SME) business owners at Gobabis to discuss matters of financial assistance, access to markets, and the importance of value addition.

The two-day seminar titled 'Be-a-Business Hub' was spearheaded by the Namibia Investment Promotion and Development Board (NIPDB).

The Development Bank of Namibia's (DBN) Manager for SMEs, Heinrich Tsauseb, emphasised that collaboration among business communities is key if the target is success.

Omaheke Region's poor examination results concerning 

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The Education Inspector in the Omaheke Region, Eliakim Kavari, says the region's poor examination results and poor performance in national rankings are serious concerns.

The new curriculum also came with its own challenges, particularly in terms of the amount of work given to learners versus the time frame and career guidance, among others.

Kavari shared this during a stakeholder engagement with the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Education, Science, Information Communication Technology, and Youth Development at Gobabis.

MIT engages on consumer protection in Gobabis

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The Ministry of Industrialization and Trade has concluded its regional stakeholders' engagement on consumer protection, the liquor licencing process, investment promotion, and related matters in Gobabis, Omaheke Region.

The engagement focused on the operation of the country's economy, aiming to provide more frequent platforms to aid in the quest for transformation and to bring information to the community to ensure that laws align with the needs of the citizens.