Sunday, February 25
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Author: Paulus Amukuaya

Mistreatment, corruption and lack of job provision frustrates Havana residents

Mistreatment, corruption and lack of job provision frustrates Havana residents

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Residents of Havana settlement have been left frustrated, disappointed and angry at Kunene River construction Company for failing to give them jobs.Kunene River construction company earlier this year won over a tender to build the road that connects Hakahana and Havana. The road construction is set to begin in August and the company is currently recruiting people.Many residents feel that they are being overlooked, especially those that stay close to the road and in the area. They feel that they should have been the ones to be looked at first. These residents claim that the few individuals that have been given jobs from the area were given according to tribal preferences. “From our area, only the Damara people have been given jobs yet and not other tribes and they are also not even more th...