Omaruru resettled farmer becomes a breeder

Omaruru resettled farmer becomes a breeder

By Eveline de Klerk Aspiring Omaruru farmer Michael Gariseb has raised the bar for resettled farmers by turning his communal farm, Tsaobis, into a flourishing self-sustainable enterprise. Tsaobis is situated close to Omaruru in the Erongo Region. The 59-year-old Gariseb, a retired employee of Namibia Air Ports Company, said that despite facing severe challenges such […]

Consume local products to boost manufacturing sector – Ngatjizeko

Minister of Industrialisation, Trade and SME Development, Immanuel Ngatjizeko, has challenged all Namibians to consume locally produced products and services in order to support and grow the manufacturing sector. During the Namibian Manufacturing Association’s annual awards ceremony, held at a local hotel on Thursday night, Ngatjizeko said: “This will translate to industrialisation and value addition […]

Nambahu against bail for suspected poachers

The Deputy Minister of Environment and Tourism Tommy Nambahu is concerned about the rate at which suspected poachers are granted bail, saying it defeats the purpose of anti-poaching efforts. He feels suspected poachers should be refused bail if Namibia is to win the fight against poaching of endangered wildlife such as rhino and elephant. “Criminals […]

U.S. donates eight clinics

by Nuusita Ashipala

U.S. donates eight clinics

Okongo The U.S. embassy in Namibia has donated eight mobile clinics to Okongo District Hospital to support the continued decentralization of HIV care and increased access to anti-retroviral treatment for HIV-positive patients. Okongo, the initiator of community-based anti-retroviral treatment, was extolled for its innovative strategy of providing quality care to its patients for the past […]

Traditional leaders join Neckartal dam lockdown

by Matheus Hamutenya

Traditional leaders join Neckartal dam lockdown

Keetmanshoop Various traditional leaders joined the workers striking at Neckartal dam, showing their dismay and frustration towards Salini Namibia, the main contractor of the N$2.4 billion dollar project. The workers locked the main gate with a padlock, preventing suppliers from delivering goods to the project site for the dam, while none of the buses carrying […]