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Omaheke Region

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Farmers in Ezorongondo Hold Information Day to Address Livestock Challenges Amid Drought

Farmers in Ezorongondo, located in the Epukiro constituency of the Omaheke region, organized a farmer’s information day on Friday to tackle issues concerning animal fodder, vaccines, and livestock maintenance during drought. This event, held for the second consecutive year, drew farmers from neighboring villages such as Okanguindi and Okajombo, demonstrating a keen interest in learning from experts. Frank Kanguatjivi, the Technical Advisor for communal areas at Feedmaster, emphasized the need […]

todayMarch 25, 2024 4


Omaheke sends last tributes to Geingob

Residents of the Omaheke Region on Thursday gathered at the Legare Stadium in Gobabis to say their last goodbyes to the late president Hage Geingob. Many speakers spoke of Geingob as a leader of note, a president who stood the test of time, and someone who fought for marginalised and underprivileged Namibians. Speakers further spoke of unity of purpose, inclusivity, progress and prosperity while referring to the departed president. Speaking […]

todayFebruary 23, 2024 6


Tsjaka Residents Advocate for Comprehensive Solutions in NDP6 Consultation

Residents of Tsjaka in the Omaheke Region actively engaged in a consultative meeting on the sixth National Development Plan, shedding light on crucial challenges affecting their community. Foremost among these concerns is the acute shortage of water, compounded by the disappointment of finding government-drilled boreholes in the area to be dry. Beyond water issues, residents expressed worries about insufficient land for local farmers, hurdles in rural electrification, and deficiencies in […]

todayFebruary 21, 2024 1


Otjinene Village Council service 17 plots in 2023

Otjinene's Village Council has been able to service only 17 plots amounting to N$1.7 million in the main area of the village due to financial constraints. Sylvester Kavita, the village council chairperson, revealed in an interview with Nampa on Monday that the limited funding has hindered their capacity to develop more plots, as the process of servicing plots requires substantial capital. Kavita further highlighted that Otjinene has managed to attract […]

todayDecember 20, 2023 7 2


Leonardville in land servicing crisis

Allocation of serviced erven is a great challenge in the town of Leonardville in the Omaheke Region, according to that village council's chairperson, Petra Witbooi, in an interview with this agency. Wibooi indicated that the demand for land has increased drastically over the years, with institutions like the Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia, Build Together programme and individuals applying for land in the village council recently. Furthermore, Witbooi said the […]

todayDecember 1, 2023 2


Omaheke farmers oppose bail for ‘notorious’ stock theft accused

Several farmers in the Omaheke Region on Thursday took to the streets of Gobabis, opposing bail to individuals forming part of an alleged stock theft ‘syndicate’. The concerned farmers, along with the Community Against Stock Theft Organisation, delivered a petition to the public prosecutor’s office, objecting the granting of bail to the accused citing the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1978, sections 436 and 437. Accused Silver Samuel Nakanyala, Paulus Gun-Gun […]

todayNovember 27, 2023



Omaheke first region to achieve full HPSI implementation

The Omaheke Region is the only region that has achieved 100 per cent for implementing the Health Promoting Schools Initiative (HPSI) as they covered all 47 schools in the region. For this the schools in the region, which include all public and private schools from primary to secondary, were recognised on Friday for improving health standards through this initiative. During the award ceremony at Gobabis, Omaheke Region Governor Pijoo Nganate […]

todayNovember 27, 2023 4


Divide over uranium mining at Stampriet

Farmers are divided over the exploration of uranium in the Stampriet Aquifer, as some believe the process will contaminate underground water. The exploration, which is supposed to be carried out by Uranium One in the Aminuis and Leonardville area, has sparked mixed feelings among residents in the area. This was revealed during a parliament standing committee on natural resources' visit to deliberate on concerns on Friday in Leonardville, within the […]

todayNovember 20, 2023 7