The Governor of the Otjozondjupa Region has encouraged all residents in the region to take control of their own destiny by re-organizing themselves and becoming united.
Otto Ipinge says the region has abundant natural resources and should not find it difficult to improve people's lives through various sectors, once the focus is on unity of purpose.
He was speaking at a Gala dinner on Friday, organised by his office.
The event raised over 900 000 dollars in pledges which would be used to renovate the Okakarara School hall which burnt down before independence.
The National Assembly will start its debate on the Anti-Corruption Amendment Bill on Tuesday.
The Bill, tabled by Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila last week, is meant to align the act with the 2014 constitutional amendment.
It aims to change the title of the Director and Deputy-Director of the Anti-Corruption Commission, ACC, to Director-General and Deputy-Director General, respectively.
A student at the University of Namibia has died after jumping out of his room through the Window.
UNAM Public Relations Officer John Haufiku told NBC News, that the student jumped from the second floor and was taken to the Katutura State Hospital where he died on Sunday morning.
He was a pharmacist student at the School of Medicine.
It is not yet clear whether the deceased was trying to commit suicide or not.
The police are investing the matter.
Calm has returned to the Beitbridge border post between Zimbabwe and South Africa following violent protests that destroyed properties worth thousands of dollars.
Safety and Security Minister Charles Namoloh has launched a campaign against smuggling of illegal items into correctional facilities.
Major-General Namoloh urged members of the Correctional Service to be exemplary in their service delivery.
He was addressing more than 330 correctional officers at a graduation parade at the Julius Mahoto Correctional College on Friday.
The wardens graduated after a successful six-month Correctional Service Training at the college, situated at Omaruru in Erongo region.
Different religious groups are playing their part in responding to the call to help the needy.
The Christian Welfare Organisation based in Rehoboth and the Namibia Islamic Judicial Council both believe that lifting the poor out of poverty should not be left to government alone.
The Regional Councillor of the Otamanzi Constituency, John Iyambo has appealed to Government to speed up the supply of bulk water to constituencies in the Omusati Region.
Currently, residents are drinking salty water from self-drilled boreholes or have to travel long distance to fetch water.
Construction work on the road behind Dune 7 at the coast is scheduled to begin in August.
It is expected to reduce car accidents on the Swakopmund-Walvis Bay road and also relieve users from frequent traffic congestion.
A number of investors who have shown interest in potential renewable energy will be looked after to make sure they generate returns on their investments.
This was said by the Chief Executive Officer of the Chamber of Mines Veston Malango during a panel discussion on Namibia's energy policy organised by the French Embassy.