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Pijoo Nganate

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Omaheke Region’s Governor Pijoo Nganate responds to Farmland Occupation

In a recent conversation, Governor Pijoo Nganate of the Omaheke region provided insights into the ongoing issue of farmland occupation, shedding light on the complexities and challenges faced by both the government and the landless populace. Governor Nganate began by acknowledging the plight of individuals within the Khabarovsk townlands who have been vocal about their need for land. He highlighted efforts by regional leadership to communicate these concerns to the […]

todayApril 8, 2024 13

Namibia

Landless People’s Movement Activist Leads Occupation of Farm Witsand in Omaheke

Lesley Pienaar, an activist affiliated with the Landless People's Movement in Gobabis, spearheaded a land occupation at farm Witsand in the Omaheke region. This action has drawn attention to the ongoing issue of farmland occupation in the area. Pienaar criticizes the government for its failure to honor promises of resettlement and points out inconsistencies in its handling of land-related matters, including the occupation of land by Namibian expatriates returning from […]

todayApril 8, 2024 9

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Landless People’s Movement Gobabis-based activist Lesley Pienaar talks farmland occupation

In a recent interview, Lesley Pienaar, an activist based in Gobabis and a prominent figure in the Landless People's Movement, shed light on the ongoing issue of farmland occupation in Namibia. Pienaar's words underscore the frustration and desperation felt by many Namibians who find themselves without access to the land necessary for their livelihoods. Pienaar's remarks center around the occupation of  Witsand farm, a symbolic act aimed at drawing attention […]

todayApril 8, 2024 11

Namibia

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 10

Namibia

Omaheke Regional Council chairperson urges learners to be more committed

  Omaheke Regional Council Chairperson Ignatius Kariseb on Friday appealed to learners to take their education seriously, emphasising its role in shaping their futures. Speaking during a stakeholder engagement on education, Kariseb expressed concern that some children think they are doing their parents a favour by attending school. “Our children must understand that they are not doing their parents a favour by going to school. It is instead an opportunity […]

todayJanuary 22, 2024 5

Namibia

Alcohol abuse and unemployment major contributors to malnutrition: Nganate

  Omaheke Governor Pijoo Nganate has cited alcohol abuse and unemployment as some of the major contributors to the spike in malnutrition in the region. Nganate during a press conference here on Wednesday said cases of malnutrition have increased. He said some of the factors contributing to malnutrition amongst children are parents who exchange food provided to them for alcohol, as well as child negligence by younger parents who leave […]

todayJanuary 18, 2024 2

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