Water shortages cripple Rundu

Water shortages cripple Rundu

<!–more–> John Muyamba Rundu-Residents and businesses of Rundu are annoyed by the constant water cuts at the town. The untenable situation compels residents to wake up in the middle of the night to fill up their water containers for use during the day, when taps run dry by morning and sometimes lasts all day, which […]

Ministry of Gender empowers rural women

Ministry of Gender empowers rural women

<!–more–> Nuusita Ashipala Eenhana-In the quest to narrow the gender-gap, the Ministry of Gender Equality and Child Welfare continues to empower and create employment for rural women across the country. This week the Ministry of Gender Equality handed over 80 pieces of equipment, valued at over N$900,000 to benefit women through the income-generating activities programme […]

New management station for Nkasa Rupara

New management station for Nkasa Rupara

Aron Mushaukwa Nkasa-A new management station was inaugurated at Nkasa Rupara National Park in Judea Lyabboloma Constituency of Zambezi Region on Wednesday. The new management station has, among others, staff offices, a wire fence, solar powered electricity, water supply, a football pitch and housing units for staff members. Previously accommodation at the park was a […]

Remembering Cassinga – we shall never forget

Remembering Cassinga –  we shall  never forget

STAFF REPORTER ________________ Namibia commemorated the Cassinga Day this week, with many people including some of the survivors, gathered at the UN plaza in Katutura where survivors collectively gave their own accounts on that fateful day. Some of the survivors who survived 39 years ago when the racist South African troops attacked Cassinga settlement in […]

Cabinet weighing Jooste’s bid to dispose RCC and TransNamib

Cabinet weighing  Jooste’s bid to dispose  RCC and TransNamib

DESIE HEITA _____________ The fight over whether or not to kill the national railway company TransNamib and the Roads Contractor Company (RCC) has reached its crescendo. Politicians continue the conversation on whether or not to first address the ambiguity or impracticality of implementing the private public partnership concept, which would see individuals acquiring stakes into […]

The hidden treasures of Kavango

The hidden treasures of Kavango

JOHN MUYAMBA ________________ The two green regions of Kavango offer more than just fertile land. There are precious minerals beneath the earth. And, by all indications somewhere between the two regions of Kavango West and East there could even be diamond and hydrocarbon deposits. The latest unconfirmed news is that the diamond deposits are either […]

Alcohol was my husband, but no more

Alcohol was my husband,  but no more

ALVINE KAPITAKO __________________ Two weeks ago, on a Sunday afternoon, while in the rehabilitation centre, Sophia * (not her real name) made a bitter-sweet commitment to end her 25-year long relationship with alcohol. “I took my pen and paper and I wrote a letter breaking up with alcohol. I wrote a letter, saying, ‘hello my […]

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