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Uis needs N$1.5 million to address water problem

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Uis in the Daures constituency of Erongo Region needs about N$1.5 million to overcome the water problem at the settlement.

Erongo Chief Regional Officer Mupenzeni Ntelamo says the old asbestos pipe that takes water from the Namwater reservoir to Uis is clogged with limescale.

The asbestos pipe that takes water to the Uis community was constructed in the late 1950s, but limescale has built up over time.

The Chief Regional Officer and his team assessed the water problem at Uis.

DRC residents warned against mob justice

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Chief Inspector Ileni Shapumba, the Commander of Community Policing in the Erongo Region, has issued a stern warning to the public against engaging in mob justice and taking the law into their own hands. 

This warning was prompted by an incident in the DRC Informal Settlement of Swakopmund, where residents barricaded a road in response to the death of a woman who was reportedly struck and killed by a taxi driver a week ago.

Kunene Governor advocates for inclusion of school dropouts in green hydrogen projects

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Kunene Governor Marius Sheya says green hydrogen opportunities offered to young people in the region have not been responsive to the needs of school drop-outs.

Sheya is advocating for their inclusion in future projects.

Sheya is leading a delegation, which includes members of the Kunene Regional Council and local authorities.

The group is on a benchmarking visit to green hydrogen projects in the Erongo Region.

Residents of Uis face severe water shortage amidst Namibia's drought challenges

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As Namibia continues to mitigate the effects of drought and climate change over the past decades, the residents of Uis in Erongo Region are grappling with a dire water shortage crisis.

Erongo Governor Neville Andre noted that the water crisis goes beyond Uis, saying it is affecting the whole of the Daures Constituency, and the government is working on transporting water from other areas.

Poor academic results in Erongo should motivate educators, learners for better

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The poor academic results achieved last year in the Erongo Region should motivate educators and learners to strive for better results this year.

This is according to education stakeholders who took part in the annual consultative meeting at Swakopmund.

The class of 2023, Grade 11, and Advanced Subsidiary Level in Erongo performed poorly.

The region dropped from the 6th to the 11th position for AS level and from the 4th to the 6th position for grade 11.

Swapo in Erongo remembers late Geingob

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In the Erongo Region, Swapo Party's Regional Coordinator, Daniel Muhuura, led a candlelight ceremony at Swakopmund.

Muhuura lauded the late President Geingob as a visionary leader who dedicated his life to the service of his country and its people.

At this difficult time, he said the party's thoughts and prayers are with the family and loved ones of President Geingob, as well as the entire nation of Namibia.

Erongo governor urges learners to set ambitious goals 

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Erongo Governor Neville Andre is urging high school learners in the region to set their ambitions high for success through hard work to obtain better results.

Andre was speaking at Duinesig High School, which performed well in the 2023 Namibia Senior Secondary Advanced Subsidiary and Ordinary Level examinations.

Lack of focus, parental support, and indiscipline were cited as the primary reasons for failure in examinations.

Andre said schools from the region have shown consistent deterioration in their results over the years.

Erongo Police on high alert to ensure tourists' safety

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Tourist safety takes center stage as preparations for the festive season are underway.

The Erongo police, in collaboration with key stakeholders, are diligently working around the clock to guarantee the protection of individuals from criminal activities during the holiday season.

nbc's coastal reporter, Stefan |Uirab, engaged Inspector Ileni Shapumba, the Police Unit Commander for Community Affairs in the Erongo Region.