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Preparations for ninth Ondangwa Trade and Industrial Exhibition underway

Written by Mathias Nanghanda on 18 February 2019

ONDANGWA, 18 FEB (NAMPA) – The ninth edition of the Ondangwa Trade and Industrial Exhibition (OTIE) will take place from 29 April until 04 May 2019.
The town’s spokesperson, Petrina Shitalangaho told Nampa on Sunday they are shortening the event from nine to six days after stakeholders made the request citing the current unfavourable economic situation in the country.
A gala dinner where funds will be raised for the hosting of the show will take place on 02 March at the Ondangwa Trade Fair Hall.
“Last year’ ...


Ondangwa creates township for illegal settlers

Written by Mathias Nanghanda on 18 February 2019

ONDANGWA, 18 FEB (NAMPA) – The Ondangwa Town Council plans to relocate over 100 illegal settlers from Uutala to the Onantsi area, where it recently serviced 120 plots.
Uutala is situated next to the head office of the Northern Regional Electricity Distributor and the council’s spokesperson, Petrina Shitalangaho, told Nampa over the weekend the area is zoned for business.
“It only has community water points and is without electricity supply at the moment,” she said.
Shitalangaho said the council realised the ...

President calls for stiffer laws against 'social ills'

WINDHOEK, 13 FEB (NAMPA) – President Hage Geingob has urged Parliament to introduce laws that will help combat social ills that hamper socio-economic progress in Namibia. Speaking during the opening of the Ninth Session of the Sixth Parliament on Wednesday, Geingob tasked lawmakers with ensuring that all unjust laws of past regimes are replaced with just laws. (Video by: George Hendricks) NAMPATV.

Geingob not happy with lack of quorum in Parliament

Cotton production factory planned for Ohangwena

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