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THIS week the Windhoek Observer met Mocks Shivute, the Executive Director of the National Council for Higher Education.

Prior to taking up this post, Shivute served at the National Planning Commission and was also the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology.

PEOPLE cite hunger for top positions in the Omaheke region as one of the major reasons why Swapo members have delayed district conferences in some constituencies.
Sources within the Swapo party in Omaheke say so far, out of the five constituencies that are in the region, only two have had conferences.

Katutura State HospitalDESPITE recent media reports in which the Minister of Health Richard Kamwi urged the public to remain calm and have faith in the health care system, problems at state hospitals continue to emerge.

A doctor working at Katutura State Hospital told the Windhoek Observer this week that a water supply pipe, which burst almost one week ago, has not yet been fixed, leaving the institution without water.
This meant that not only doctors, nurses and other hospital staff, but most of all patients had to make do with an already challenging environment at the state hospital.


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