Opuwo (Namibia)

Type: City
Name: Opuwo (Namibia)
Country: Namibia
Latitude: -18.059999
Longitude: 13.82
population: 4,857
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Prime Minister Hage Geingob calls on Namibians to unite against tribalism

[embedded content]Swapo Party Vice-President and Prime Minister Hage Geingob has called on Namibians to unite against tribalism which has the potential to derail the hard won freedom, peace and stability in the country.Dr. Geingob who is the Swapo party ... [Published Namibian Broadcasting Corporation - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Amputee is dying of loneliness

Amputee Sheenda Jonas says he is tired of being alone and desperately wants help to track down his relatives.The 70-year-old Oshana Region resident, who lives in Omaalala village, told Namibian Sun he has never been married and had no kids or known relatives ... [Published Namibian Sun - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

Mysterious Animal Kills Goats At Namibia's Alpha Village

OPUWO, Aug 16 (Bernama) -- Five goats were killed by a mysterious animal before it too was killed at the Alpha village, situated about 14 kilometres south of Opuwo on Thursday, Namibia Press Agency (Nampa) reported.The animal looks like a dog, but officials ... [Published Bernama - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Aochamub satisfied with DTT decoder

The Namibian Broadcasting Cooperation’s Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) tour started in Rundu and is currently in Katima Mulilo. Since the Keetmanshoop and Mariental areas were switched on, the DTT coverage is standing at 61%Mr Albertus Aochamub, ... [Published Namibia Economist - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

DTT Decoders Flying Off the Shelves

By Magreth NunuheWindhoek — The Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) says Namibians are very receptive to the introduction of digital terrestrial television (DTT) and sales of decoders have increased tremendously since the launch.Ockert Jansen, NBC's ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Villagers traverse 40 km to nearest clinic

WINDHOEK - A health centre aimed at providing services to residents of Ombombo village in the Kunene Region is yet to open its doors, which forces over 1 000 villagers to traverse about 40km to the nearest clinic.The Ministry of Health and Social Services ... [Published New Era - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Public should elect executive governors for regions: Venaani

Written by Tjikunda Kulunga on 27 July 2014.OPUWO, 27 JUL (NAMPA) – DTA of Namibia president McHenry Venaani has called on Government to allow communities at regional level to elect an executive governor instead of “imposing” governors on such commun ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jul 27 2014]

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"We heard the goats bleating and running around in the kraal, and the dogs barking outside. When we got to the kraal, we saw that strange animal in one corner of the kraal" said Kaarus
"The only challenge is that in some of the smaller towns, once our road show team leaves, we leave a gap and thus people have to travel to bigger towns to get their DTT decoders" he said

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Prime Minister Hage Geingob calls on Namibians ... [Published Namibian Broadcasting Corporation - Aug 27 2014]
Amputee is dying of loneliness [Published Namibian Sun - Aug 19 2014]
Mysterious Animal Kills Goats At Namibia's Alph... [Published Bernama - Aug 16 2014]
Aochamub satisfied with DTT decoder [Published Namibia Economist - Aug 15 2014]
DTT Decoders Flying Off the Shelves [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 14 2014]
Villagers traverse 40 km to nearest clinic [Published New Era - Aug 14 2014]
Public should elect executive governors for reg... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jul 27 2014]
Namibia: Namibia: Cholera Outbreak Katutura and... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Maps - Feb 18 2014]
Namibia: Opuwo cholera outbreak under control [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 12 2014]
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Namibia: Namibia: Cholera Outbreak Katutura and... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Maps - Feb 18 2014]
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian AffairsCountry: Namibia A cholera outbreak has been reported in Katutura on the edge of Windhoek, including 14 official cholera cases and 1 death reported. Poor WASH conditions and open defecation ...
Namibia: Opuwo cholera outbreak under control [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Feb 12 2014]
Source: New EraCountry: Namibia WINDHOEK – The cholera outbreak in the Kunene Region in north-western Namibia, has been brought under control. However, health officials remain in the field to ensure that all emerging new cases are being attended to and ...
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