RA update for Omaheke

18 June 2020 | Society

Roads Authority (RA) chief executive Conrad Lutombi paid Omaheke governor Pijoo Nganate a courtesy visit earlier this week to brief him on road projects the RA is currently working on in the region, as well as other projects the company intends to undertake in Omaheke.
“We also announced that we are done with the details for the road from Du Plessis to Epukiro. Now we are just busy sourcing funds to proceed with construction,” he said.
Lutombi said the RA intends to establish an office at Leonardville, which will enable them to provide NaTIS services for the Leonardville community and surrounding farmers. He added that as part of the Onderombapa-Aminuis road, the RA intends to establish a low volume seal road to Corridor 17.

Community support
The RA also handed over 20 food parcels valued at N$10 000 to the governor which will be distributed to 20 families at Omipanda in Eiseb in the Epukiro constituency.
“We approached the governor’s office and they identified this community which will be able to feed about 20 households,” Lutombi said.
24-year-old beneficiary Martha Hambyuka said she is grateful and happy that someone remembered them, adding that most days they have nothing to eat. A 28-year-old mother of three, Anna Hendrik, shared similar sentiments, saying the last time they received food from the drought relief programme was in October. – Nampa

Similar News

 

Walking the talk

1 day - 28 October 2020 | Society

It began as an invitation for a group of friends to take a casual walk in support of breast cancer awareness last week. But it...

Micro grant for Gobabis foundation

3 days ago - 27 October 2020 | Society

The Light for the Children Foundation in Gobabis received N$180 000 from the German embassy's micro project fund to implement safety measures at its school...

Support for frontline staff

1 week ago - 20 October 2020 | Society

Old Mutual Namibia donated N$1.3 million to government to be used in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic in the country. The amount donated is...

Donating blood in a new world

2 weeks ago - 14 October 2020 | Society

Facebook in partnership with the Namibian Blood Transfusion Service (NamBTS) and Ministry of Health and Social Services, launched a new feature to encourage people to...

Gobabis – NAMBTS needs your blood!

2 weeks ago - 12 October 2020 | Society

The Blood Transfusion Service (NAMBTS) is in Gobabis on Tuesday and Wednesday, hosting blood donation drives in a bid to save lives.Unfortunately, blood collections have...

Calls for review on church gatherings

4 weeks ago - 01 October 2020 | Society

The Alliance of Christian Churches of Namibia (ACCN) has called on the health ministry to review guidelines to allow churches to gather in proportion to...

Hansen reappointed as CAN CEO

4 weeks ago - 01 October 2020 | Society

The Cancer Association of Namibia’s board of directors announced the reappointment of current chief executive, Rolf Hansen (pictured), for a further five-year term. Hansen has...

Improved primary healthcare thanks to million dollar donation

4 weeks ago - 30 September 2020 | Society

The OmniCare Trust Mobile Clinic recently received a sponsorship of more than N$1.2 million from FirstRand Namibia’s Health Optimisation Pandemic Emergency (HOPE) fund that will...

Food parcels for Omaheke, Kavango West

1 month - 14 September 2020 | Society

Old Mutual delivered food parcels to the Omaheke and Kavango West regions, benefitting 380 households, valued N$68 948 and N$59 770 respectively.These donations marked Old...

Virtual relay funds head to Otweya

1 month - 03 September 2020 | Society

Bank Windhoek recently handed over the N$30 000 proceeds of its virtual relay to Walvis Bay’s Otweya residents, who experienced a devastating fire in July,...

Latest News

Grieving parents sue health ministry...

1 day - 29 October 2020 | Health

Windhoek • [email protected] pair of grieving parents is suing the health ministry for between N$2 million and N$3 million for breach of duties and gross...

NBL celebrates a centenary

1 day - 29 October 2020 | Business

“We are officially 100 years old today and what an adventurous journey it has been for our business!” says an excited Marco Wenk, managing director...

Breast cancer: Early detection saves...

1 day - 29 October 2020 | Opinion

Windhoek • Marjolize ScholtzOctober is breast cancer awareness month and this year it is celebrated under the theme ‘Give Hope. Save Lives.”So far, 2020 has...

Walking the talk

1 day - 28 October 2020 | Society

It began as an invitation for a group of friends to take a casual walk in support of breast cancer awareness last week. But it...

Namibia ready for Eilat!

3 days ago - 27 October 2020 | Sports

The world watched on Sunday and Monday, as the Namibian Esports team took on the team from South Africa online in the Southern Africa Region...

Hot hockey on the cards

3 days ago - 27 October 2020 | Sports

The Namibia National Inline Hockey (NIIHA) team trials where held last weekend and while the temperature outside was hot, the action inside was on fire!This...

Micro grant for Gobabis foundation

3 days ago - 27 October 2020 | Society

The Light for the Children Foundation in Gobabis received N$180 000 from the German embassy's micro project fund to implement safety measures at its school...

Aiming for top cycling honours

3 days ago - 27 October 2020 | Sports

The Nedbank Desert Dash is the principle for every cyclist, and this year, the Namibia Cleaning Chemical Solutions (NCCS) Cymot Pro Cycling team says the...

Purchasing property for the parents

3 days ago - 27 October 2020 | Life Style

It is not uncommon for those who find themselves in a better financial position than that of their parents, to purchase a property on their...

Load More