Zebra Holdings launches housing project at Osona Village

Stakeholders in the provision of Land and Housing need to join hands and ensure that the right to decent housing is fulfilled and not compromised by greed and selfishness, maximizing profits over the dignity of the Namibian people.

These were the sentiments of the Swapo Party Secretary General Sophia Shaningwa at the official launch of the Zebra Holdings PTY Limited housing project at Osona Village.

Foetus found in sewage drain at Osona Village

A four-month-old foetus was found on Thursday morning dumped in a sewage drain at Osona Village outside Okahandja in the Otjozondupa Region.

The Namibian Police Force Unit Commander for Community Affairs in the region, Inspector Maureen Mbeha, said on Friday that the foetus was discovered on Thursday at 09h30 by workers dealing with the water recycling and sewage systems of the village.

"The lifeless foetus, weighing 450 grammes, was found wrapped in a plastic bag and dumped in the sewage drain of the Osona Village," Mbeha said.

Osona village upgrades its electric power grid

The Osona village in the Otjozondjupa Region has upgraded its electric power grid to cater for its growing demand.

The power infrastructure was upgraded at a cost of N$11 million.

The population of Osona Village, ten kilometers before Okahandja, has grown since 2016 when the first units were occupied. 

There are now more than six thousand residential units, with another 500 under construction and over eight thousand residents residing at Osona Village.