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New Electoral Commission Officials in Otjozondjupa Region Introduced to Governor

Newly appointed officials of the Electoral Commission of Namibia for the Otjozondjupa Region were introduced to Governor James Uerikua in Otjiwarongo. Led by Victoria Amutenya, the Regional Electoral Officer, the team includes seven constituency supervisors tasked with voter registrations. They aim to issue new voter cards from June 3rd to August 2nd, ensuring eligibility for the Presidential and National Assembly elections on November 27th. Stations for the ECN supervisors include […]

todayApril 23, 2024 8

Interview Transcripts

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Insights from Independent Business And Economics Researcher Josef Sheehama: Impact of Otjikoto B2Gold Mine Retrenchments on the Economy

In a recent discussion, Business And Economics Researcher, Josef Sheehama sheds light on the ramifications of the retrenchments at the Otjikoto B2Gold Mine in Namibia. Sheehama begins by acknowledging the adverse effects of the mine's decision to reduce its workforce, both through voluntary and compulsory measures, particularly concerning the open pit operations. He emphasizes the profound impact this move will have on the local community and the broader socioeconomic landscape. […]

todayApril 22, 2024 7


Consultative meeting on public finance’s draft Bill underway at Otjiwarongo

    A one-day consultative meeting on the Public Finance Management’s Draft Bill, which is aimed at repealing the Finance State Act of 1991, officially commenced Thursday morning at Otjiwarongo. The meeting is being attended by chief executive officers from the local authority councils of Otjozondjupa and Kunene regions, as well as the directors in finance division and departments at the two regional councils. Some traditional authority leaders from the […]

todayApril 18, 2024 16


Otjikoto B2Gold Mine’s Voluntary Retrenchment Process to Extend far into 2024

Namasiku Nalisa, the Public Relations Manager for B2Gold Mine Namibia, revealed that the voluntary retrenchment process at Otjikoto B2Gold Mine near Otjiwarongo, initiated in March last year, is anticipated to continue throughout 2024. Nalisa explained that the current phase remains voluntary, with compulsory retrenchments slated for 2025. Approximately 300 employees, primarily from the open pit mining department, are impacted by the retrenchments, stemming from the decline in gold deposits.

todayApril 18, 2024 10


Omukainhu atwa nombele fiyo omefyo omukainhu mukwao koTjiwarongo.

Omukainhu womido dili 50 okwa xulifila ponele yomanwino mo mudingonoko wa Otjiwarongo onghela,  konima eshi taku tiwa okwa tuwa nombele lwoikando ihapu komukainhu mukwao. Olopota yapitifwa kopolifi moshitopolwa mwaningilwa oshiningwanima oyati,  na kufya okwa tongololwa nedina kutya oye Teresia Ames. Oo eli omukomesho wopolifi elilepo oshikondo sho ipambele yoshiwana moshitopolwa sha Otjozondjupa  Inspector Maureen Mbeha,  mee nghundafana odo aninga no Nampa nena okwati,  omukainhu eli omufeekelwa womido dili 41 okwa […]

todayApril 16, 2024 12 5


Regional Council Chair Urges Action on Pothole Issue in Otjiwarongo

Marlayn Mbakera, Chairperson of the Otjozondjupa Regional Council, criticized Otjiwarongo municipality councillors for neglecting the pervasive potholes plaguing the town's streets. During a recent meeting, Mbakera emphasized the detrimental impact on residents and called for urgent repairs to prevent hindrance to economic development. This follows a peaceful demonstration by over 300 taxi operators on March 19, highlighting dissatisfaction with the municipality's service, particularly in road maintenance and the absence of […]

todayApril 5, 2024 3


Kadiva Hamutumwa elected President of NEKA

The Namibian Exile Kids Association's Annual General Meeting has elected Kadiva Hamutumwa as its new president, with Sackey Nendongo as deputy and Elisabeth Nghitende as Secretary-General, assisted by Simubali Simubali. The elections, held in Otjiwarongo over the weekend, saw Hamutumwa receiving 125 votes, while her opponent and former President Rauna Amutati received only four votes. Here is Kadiva Hamutumwa.

todayApril 2, 2024 21


Woman Arrested for Allegedly Stabbing Boyfriend in Otjiwarongo After Argument

In Otjiwarongo, a 40-year-old woman was arrested yesterday for allegedly stabbing her 38-year-old boyfriend in the Ombili informal settlement following an argument. According to Namibian Police Force Otjozondjupa Regional Crime Investigations Coordinator Deputy Commissioner Edna Nawa, the victim survived the stabbing and was admitted to Otjiwarongo State Hospital in critical condition. Nawa mentioned that the victim was transported to the hospital with the knife still lodged in his right shoulder, […]

todayMarch 12, 2024