High influx of people at coastal towns puts pressure on schools


The high influx of people in the coastal towns of Swakopmund and Walvis Bay has put pressure on schools there despite the construction of additional classrooms and projects.

In his State of the Region Address, the Governor of the Erongo Region, Neville Andre, said during the period under review, the Directorate of Education, Art, and Culture has recorded an increase in learner enrollments from 51,942 last year to 53,538 this year.

This represents an increase of 1,596 learners.

Safety of residents should take center stage during upcoming festive season - Irimari


Oshana Governor Elia Irimari says the safety of people should take center stage during the upcoming festive season as the influx of visitors has started.

Irimari made these remarks in a speech read on his behalf during the launch of the festive season road safety campaign at Oshiko Road Block in Ongwediva.

The governor says residents and visitors should enjoy the festive season as police will be visible on major roads to reduce road accidents.