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NamPol records over 110 000 criminal cases

  The Namibian Police Force (NamPol) has recorded 110 551 criminal cases, countrywide during the financial year 2023/24. The criminal cases range from robbery, rape, violence against women and children, and other forms of domestic violence, murder, theft of motor vehicles and livestock, dealing in drugs, housebreaking, and theft. This was revealed by Inspector General of NamPol, Lieutenant General Joseph Shikongo on Monday during the official opening of a five-day […]

todayJuly 22, 2024 13


Oilonga yokutunga ombelewa youminsitry woikwameni ko Nkurenkuru,oyatulwa moilonga.

Ouminsity woikwameni omatembu eameno nepopilo loshiwana owali wa unganeka oshiindingili shehovelo loilonga yokutunga ombelewa yayo yopashitopolwa komudingonoko wa Nkurenkuru, moshitopolwa sha Kavango West. Oilonga yombelewa youminsity woikwameni komudingonoko oko oya fanekwa ika pule elongifo loshimaliwa shee million  N.dollars 70 . Omutivali president woshilongo,  Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah oye ali aka yeulula pambelewa ehovelo loilonga. Olopota oyati oilonga yokutunga okwa fanekwa ika hovele omanga omafiku 13 August 2024 inaafika, nokuniwe omafaneko ombelewa ikale […]

todayJuly 19, 2024 3


Kavango West Governor Urges Mbunza Community to Uphold Peace Amid Chieftainship Dispute

Governor, Sirkka Ausiku of Kavango West called for peace within the Mbunza community during the 23rd anniversary celebration of Hompa Alfons Kaundu's chieftainship at Kapako palace. She emphasized the importance of avoiding disputes among members of the Mbunza Royal family, urging community unity and reconciliation following a recent court judgment regarding the chieftainship. Ausiku commended efforts to preserve Mbunza history and encouraged widespread education to prevent further conflicts.

todayJuly 8, 2024 8


Agriculture Minister launches Rundu water treatment plant extension

The groundbreaking ceremony for the Rundu Water Treatment Plant Extension took place on Monday in Rundu. This project is a key step toward ensuring a sustainable water supply and supporting the socio-economic development of the Kavango East and Kavango West regions. The Minister of Agriculture, Water, and Land Reform, Calle Schlettwein says that access to water is not merely a resource, it is a basic human right to life.

todayJuly 1, 2024 36


Exploring the link between poverty and teenage pregnancies           By Finna Kahili    Is there a link between poverty and teenage pregnancies?    To find out, News on One spoke to Sociologist from the University of Namibia (UNAM) and a local human rights activist, and according to them, there is a close link between poverty and teenage pregnancies in the country.    They noted that young girls from impoverished or low-income households often […]

todayJune 25, 2024 13

Business / Economics

Old Mutual Foundation avails N$800 000 in seed capital funding for grassroots entrepreneurship

      The Old Mutual Foundation, in partnership with Basecamp and the Financial Literacy Initiative (FLI), has announced the 40 shortlisted candidates for the OM SEED Entrepreneurship Programme. This initiative aims to foster entrepreneurship, accelerate economic growth, and address the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Namibia. This year, the program focuses on entrepreneurs in the Ohangwena, Oshikoto, Zambezi, and Kavango West regions. By 2025, OM SEED will have reached […]

todayJune 10, 2024 22


Tragic Drowning of 24-Year-Old Man in Kavango River

Mathias Lisovi, a 24-year-old man, drowned in the Kavango River at Siyena village in the Kavango West Region. The incident occurred around 6am on Wednesday, confirmed by Namibian Police Force Chief Inspector Raimbert Muronga. Lisovi was preparing to cross the river in a canoe with his mother when he slipped and fell into the water. Despite immediate search efforts by police and community members, he has not been located yet. […]

todayMay 10, 2024 7


Tondoro Health Centre in Kavango West Hit by Flooding After Thunderstorm

The Tondoro Health Centre in the Kavango West Region faced flooding in the aftermath of a heavy thunderstorm on Wednesday. The Ministry of Health and Social Services' Executive Director, Ben Nangombe, reassured in a statement on Thursday that there was no significant damage to medical equipment or clinical supplies. Nangombe attributed the flooding to rainwater originating from a water pool formed along a nearby gravel road, emphasizing the need for […]

todayJanuary 19, 2024 4


Boy dies after metal gate falls on him

A nine-year-old boy died after a metal gate fell on him at the Nkurenkuru Health Clinic in the Kavango West Region on Tuesday. According to a crime report isued by the police on Wednesday, the boy tried to find shelter from the rain when he opened the clinic’s gate and it fell on him. He was separated from his father while herding cattle. The deceased, identified as Kalipa Kambinda Joao, […]

todayDecember 21, 2023 21