We Are Kalahari

Welcome to the Kalahari Constituency

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Who we are

Kalahari Constituency is an electoral constituency in Omaheke Region, Namibia.

It has 7,611 inhabitants of which 3,717 are female and 3,893 are male (As per Omaheke 2011 Census Regional Profile). Kalahari Constituency is 5781 sq km with 1,722 households.

The constituency office has been inaugurated in 2009 and is located at Tsjaka/ Ben Hur Settlement. The constituency has one proclaimed settlement which is Buitepos and two growth points; Tsjaka Ben Hur and Drimiopsis. The constituency forms part of the border between Namibia and Botswana.

Omaheke Regional Council

Mandate

The manadate of Omaheke Regional Council is derived from the Namibian Constitution and the Regional Councils Act 1992, (Act 22 of 1992) as amended. The manadate is therefore:

"To govern and manage the region through planning in all matters pertaining to social, economic and physical development for the inhabitants".

Vision

"To be a United, Wealthy and Sustainable Region".

Mission

"To deliver quality, affordable and accessible services to the inhabitants of the region that guarantee sustainable regional development through innovative planning and implementation".

Core Values

  • Tolerance
  • Accountability
  • Equity
  • Transparency
  • Innovation

 

Where We Are

News and Events

  • Namibia’s First Constituency Website Launched

    The Kalahari Constituency of the Omaheke region on 20 August 2015 launched the first-ever constituency website in Namibia.

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  • Revision of the National Policy and Strategies

    Revision of the National Policy and Strategies on the development and Promotion of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in Namibia, on 04th September 2015 at Nossobville Community Hall, Gobabis.

  • Data Collection

    The University of Namibia (UNAM), Multidisciplinary Research Centre (MRC), in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry (MAWF), Directorate Rural Water Supply plan to collect data in Kalahari Constituency (Tsjaka – Ben Hur Farms).

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  • 770 School Girls in Omaheke Receive Sanitary Pads

    Hygiene among school girls is one of the “small things” that, if unheeded, leads to inhibited academic performance. It is for this reason the Kalahari Constituency of the Omaheke region embarked on an exercise to provide sanitary pads to vulnerable school girls in that constituency.

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  • Payment Program

    The new payment program schedule for the Omaheke Region in August 2015, has been released.

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