The town of Oshikuku renewed its Partnership and Cooperation Agreement with the City of Windhoek.

At a ceremony held in Outapi on 13 July, the two local authorities committed to a memorandum of understanding that will be valid for the next five years.

The cooperation agreement was first signed in 2014 between the town of Oshikuku and the City of Windhoek.

Under the previous agreement two Oshikuku Town Council officials had undergone capacity building in Building Control activities in 2018 and 2019, three Oshikuku Town Council officials had undergone capacity building as Peace Officers in 2018 and 2019, and the City of Windhoek donated a JCB backhoe loader and a Refuse Removal truck to Oshikuku Town Council 2019.

“The cooperation agreement recently signed, the two local authority councils intend to cooperate in various sectors such as: Urban Planning and Infrastructure Development, Environmental Health, Solid Waste and Storm Water Management, Local Economic Development, Credit and Debt Collection Management, and Emergency Management,” said Mr John Siloiso, the local development and public relations officer for Oshikuku.

The agreement was signed by the Mayor of Oshikuku Ms Julia Endjambi and the Deputy Mayor of Windhoek, Mr Joseph Uapingene in the presence of the Regional Governor of Omusati, Mr Erginus Endjala.

In the photo: Windhoek deputy mayor Mr Joseph Uapingene and Oshikuku mayor Ms Julia Endjambi signing the agreement. Standing is Mr Lucas Amushembe, CEO of Oshikuku.