New police station boosts security in Okatjali Constituency


Okatjali Constituency in the Oshana Region now boasts a new C-class police station constructed at a cost of close to N$5 million.

Okatjali police have been operating from a private structure donated by the Councillor of Okatjali, Joseph Mupetami.

The station consists of a charge office, two barracks with eight bedrooms, a two-bedroom house, a staff entertainment area, and a carport.

The construction of the station started in February of this year and was completed in May.

MAWLR review first quarter performance


The Agriculture, Water, and Land Reform Ministry brought together management from all 14 regions to review major activities and performance in the first quarter of this financial year.

Ministry officials are gathered at Oshakati for a week-long annual work plan and management workshop, ending on Friday.

The objective is to review what has been done in the first quarter to improve service delivery. Issues to be discussed include performance-related matters, challenges encountered, and how they can be resolved.

Northern regions ready for drought relief food distribution


The disaster risk management warehouse at Uukwangula, Oshana Region, which houses drought relief food for the Omusati, Kunene, Oshikoto, Ohangwena, and Oshana regions, is operational and ready to distribute food to the beneficiaries.

Currently, there are a total of 48,030 bottles of 750-ml cooking oil to be distributed in the Oshana Region over the next three months.

Other food items in the warehouse are 17,395 soya mince soup sachets and 17,894 bags of 20 kg of maize meal.

Deputy ICT Minister urges staff to ensure tangible impact nationwide


The Deputy Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Modestus Amutse, has urged the staff members of the ministry to ensure that their services and work have a tangible impact throughout the country, including at the grassroots level.

 Amutse made these remarks while addressing the staff members of Oshana Region.

Late Colonel Peter Iindongo buried


Scores of mourners converged at Oshihenge cemetery in the Oshakati constituency of the Oshana region to pay their last respects to the late Colonel Peter Iindongo, a veteran of the liberation struggle who died on February 22 at the age of 64.

Iindongo was accorded an official funeral and has been described as an outstanding Swapo Party veteran who was selfless and drawn to the ideals of the liberation movement from an early age during his memorial service held at his homestead.

Promotion Operation kicks off in Oshana


Police in the Oshana Region have kicked off with a promotion operation conducted by officers who were recently promoted and aimed at reducing crime and enhancing public safety.

The operation is carried out by around 500 officers.

Commissioner Naftal Lungameni Sakaria says Oshana recorded a high number of rape incidents, and the majority of suspects are people close to the victims. Hence the need for the police to be more visible in the community.

Oshana Region pays tribute to late President Hage Geingob


The people of the Oshana Region came together to offer fitting tributes to the late President Hage Geingob during the region's memorial service held at Ongwediva.

Those in attendance hailed him as a jack of all trades and a master of all for his unmatched leadership skills that brought immense benefits to the region and the nation.

The memorial service, which was preceded by a church service, was attended by political and traditional leaders, the business community, and the general public.