Africa Public Service Day celebrated at Otjiwarongo

More than 300 civil servants from various Offices/Ministries and Agencies (O/M/As) on Thursday gathered at Otjiwarongo in the Otjozondjupa Region to celebrate the 2022 Africa Public Service Day. The day was organised by the Office of the Prime Minister in collaboration with the United Nations (UN) and attended by government employees from across the country,…

PowerCom commits to building ICT infrastructure

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) company PowerCom has committed to building telecommunications infrastructure to the tune of N.dollars 21.5 million over the next few years. PowerCom Board Chairperson, Eldorette Harmse, revealed this in Okahandja on Wednesday during the launch of a newly built tower in the Veddersdal residential area, where she added that the current…

Namibia, SA to host third BNC session next week

Namibia and South Africa will next week host the third session of the Bi-National Commission (BNC) to review cooperation in a wide range of areas. These will include diplomatic, legal, economic, social, and defence and security issues, Executive Director in the Ministry of International Relations and Cooperation, Ambassador Penda Naanda, said in a media statement…

Ohangwena community aquaculture project praised

A fishpond community aquaculture project established at Enghandja village in the Ohangwena Constituency, was a point of discussion at the annual State of the Region Address (SORA) on Wednesday at Eenhana. Ohangwena Governor, Walde Ndevashiya, in his 2022 SORA heaped praise on the artificially constructed aquaculture project at the Enghandja village, saying many residents there…

EIF makes a difference in Ohangwena

Governor of the Ohangwena Region, Walde Ndevashiya on Wednesday expressed excitement with the five newly drilled boreholes at different villages in the Okongo Constituency. Ndevashiya was speaking on Wednesday at his annual State of the Region Address (SORA) which took place at Eenhana. The governor in his SORA further stated that the new boreholes have…

Bio-economy draft document workshop underway at Otjiwarongo

More than 50 farmers and officials from the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO), and National Commission on Research, Science and Technology (NCRST) are attending a workshop at Otjiwarongo to finalise a national draft document that will guide local bio-economy production activities. Bio-economy production refers to all business activities centred around and derives livelihoods…