Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Tue, 2011-08-23 09:14
THE Opperman Aids Orphan Foundation Trust had the eyes of 210 children tested from 15 August until today during its fourth Eye Testing Clinic.
The tests were made at the Central Hospital and the project is supported by the Christina Swart-Opperman Aids Orphan Foundation Trust in conjunction with Dr Helena Ndume and Stuart Super. In the picture, is Rechinald Nameb from the Bishop Kameeta Kindergarten with Dr Christina Swart-Opperman and optician Stuart Super Read more about Testing the eyes of children for early diagnosisUsutuaije
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Tue, 2011-08-23 08:37
OPUWO - Kunene Regional Governor Josua // Hoebeb has called on members of those communities who have been labeled as ‘marginalised’, to stand up and advance themselves through developmental activities.
The Governor was speaking at the opening of the Annual General Meeting and Cultural Festival of the Hizetjitwa Indigenous People’s Organization (HIPO) here on Friday. The communities categorised as ‘marginalised’ in the Kunene Region are the Ovahimba, Ovazemba, Ovatjimba, San and Ovatwe people. Read more about GOVERNOR URGES ‘MARGINALISED’ PEOPLE TO DEVELOP THEMSELVES
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Tue, 2011-08-23 08:26
Placido Hilukilwa at RUACANA
RUACANA is a rapidly developing town, said Princilla Beukes, the Deputy Minister of Regional and Local Government, Housing and Rural Development when she officiated at the inauguration of the Ruacana Community Hall on Friday.
She listed some of the projects that impressed her, including the erection of street lights, the installation of a sewerage pumping station, public toilets, the servicing of plots and the tarring of streets.
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Mon, 2011-08-22 09:20
EDUCATION Minister Dr Abraham Iyambo will crack the whip at Erweë today to defuse the simmering tribal dispute at the Grootberg Primary School.
His visit was mandated by Cabinet who refuses to bow to demands by the Damaraspeaking community to remove the Hererospeaking principal of the school and to put an end to purely tribal and political conflict, which, according to Iyambo cannot be tolerated in the process of nation building. Read more about IYAMBO TO CRACK THE WHIP AT GROOTBERG
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Mon, 2011-08-22 09:10
A HIGH-LEVEL investigation is to be launched into the purchase of the Herberpenta Pentavalent Vaccine worth N$18 million from Cuba that cannot be used in Namibia and has now been donated back to the island country.
Health Minister Dr Richard Kamwi confirmed that Cabinet has decided to launch an investigation into the ordering of the wrong consignment of vaccine that is produced by the Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology in Cuba but is not a World Health Organisation prequalified product. Read more about Vaccine debacle - looking for the guilty party
Submitted by Sun Reporter2 on Mon, 2011-08-22 09:08
KEETMANSHOOP - Some of the census enumerators who are currently undergoing training in Keetmanshoop, were found drinking liquor inside the training venue on Friday.
A fellow trainee, who notified Nampa on Saturday, said a group of males were found drinking alcohol inside the toilet at the J.A Nel Secondary School here, where about 434 enumerators are being given classes. “They were hiding the alcohol in a shoe-box so that people could think they were carrying shoes, but it was alcohol,” the source, who for obvious reasons didn’t want to be identified, said. Read more about CENSUS TRAINEES DRINKING LIQUOR IN TRAINING CENTER