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Northern regions face water supply rationing

The Namibian Water Corporation (NamWater) has announced that there will be water supply rationing in northern Namibia due to a technical and mechanical breakdown at its Oshakati water treatment plant.
This will also affect the main northern towns of Ongwediva, Oshakati and Ondangwa.
Chief of the Business Unit North Water Supply, Dr Kaliki Kambanda said in a media statement on Saturday that the water supply rationing is scheduled to happen from Saturday to Friday.
According to Kambanda, the rationing times are 08h00-10h00, 14h00-16h00 and 22h00-04h00.

Okuryangava women make a living from discarded bones

A group of about eight women make a living by collecting bones, packing and supplying them to a local businessman in Ongulumbashe informal settlement in Okuryangava, Windhoek.
White bags filled with bones are seen stacked alongside Ongava Street in Okuryangava waiting to be weighed.
Nampa caught up with some of the women of the group on Saturday who collect the discarded bones.

Otjinoko won the netball category of the Otjinene Sport and Culture Association’s annual President Tournament at the Khomasdal Stadium in the capital on Sunday.

Otjinoko won the netball category of the Otjinene Sport and Culture Association’s annual President Tournament at the Khomasdal Stadium in the capital on Sunday.
The fifth edition of the competition started on Friday and saw 10 netball teams and 19 football teams competing for top honours.
Amongst others, Otjiuana defeated Ozombovire 27-18 in the first netball semi-final, while Otjinoko beat Fine Young Stars 26-17 in the second semi-final.
Otjinoko then went on to win the final, defeating Otjiuana 22-14 to scoop the N.dollars 2 500 prize money to be crowned champions.


WINDHOEK, 23 SEP (NAMPA) – Gustav Kandjii Senior Secondary School (SSS) and Epukiro Pos 3 SSS won the football and netball categories of the second edition of the Epukiro Pos 3 SSS Sports Tournament on Sunday in the Omaheke Region.
The knock-out competition saw combined, junior secondary and high schools Mokganedi Tlhabanello, Rietquelle, Epako, Johannes Dohren, Nossob, Coblenz, Gustav Kandjii and two teams from the host Epukiro SSS as well as Youngsters (an invitational youth team from Windhoek) competing in netball and football at the Epukiro School sports field.


Samaria reacts to 1-0 defeat at Madagascar:

"With the game destined for a draw we conceded a lousy goal with 10 seconds left on the clock and that is however part of the game and we now need to regroup and prepare well for the return leg in Windhoek.”

Samaria calls for bravery from his team in the second leg on 19 October in Windhoek.

“We need to show character and come back stronger at home because we still have everything to play for. With our leaugue inactive , we now need to devise a plan to ensure the team remain active and prepare for the 2nd leg.

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Omuthiya to host National Fish Consumption Day

Omuthiya Town in the Oshikoto Region is the host of the 2019 National Fish Consumption Day (NFCD) under the theme ‘Towards a Fish-Eating Nation’ from 27-28 September.
NFC spokesperson, De Wet Siluka said in a media statement on Tuesday that a soccer and netball competition titled ‘Hon Bernhard Esau’ 7-aside Soccer Tournament as part of the NFCD, has already started in the region on Tuesday to run until 28 September.