Constituencies Constituencies

John Pandeni

John Alphons Pandeni constituency is located within the City of Windhoek boundaries. It is formed up of the following locations: Grys Block, Soweto, Maroella, Fredomland and a small part of Wanahenda. The Constituency is inhabited by a population size of Fifteen Thousand One Hundred and Twenty One (15 121) people according to the 2011 National Census results.

In 2008, it was renamed after John Pandeni, a member of the South West Africa People's Organization and its militant wing, the People's Liberation Army of Namibia. Pandeni was the first regional councilor for the former Soweto constituency and the first governor of Khomas. This constituency is inside the city of Windhoek in the formerly all-Black suburb of Katutura. The constituency office is located at the corner of Abraham Mashengo street and Independence Avenue.

The councilor is Hon. Rakel Jacob, who is currently the Chairperson of Khomas Regional Council.
 

Katutura Central
Katutura Central is a constituency in the Khomas Region of Namibia, comprising the extensions 2-5 and 7-11 of the suburb Katutura. In 2010 its population was 21,243. Katutura is a township within Windhoek that was founded by the then apartheid government of Namibia for black people in the 1950s, when the previous township, Old Location, was converted into the suburb Hochland Park. The majority of households in this constituency are headed by women. 74% of the employed residents work for other people (as gardeners or house keepers) instead of for companies. 

 

Katutura East
Katutura East is a constituency in the Khomas Region of Namibia. Its population is 17,737. It consists of the extensions 1, 6, and 19 of the suburb Katutura, a township within Windhoek that was founded by the then Apartheid government of Namibia for black people in the 1950s.
The first councillor of Katutura East was Gabriel Ithete who was succeeded by Elina Ndapuka  in 2004. 

 

 

Khomasdal
Khomasdal is a constituency in Windhoek in the Khomas Region of Namibia. Its population is 26,621. The constituency consists of parts of the suburbs Khomasdal, Katutura, and Otjomuise. 

The first councillor of this constituency was Karel Persendt. In 1998, Margaret Mensah-Williams took over from him.

 

 

 

Moses ǁGaroëb
Moses ǁGaroëb Constituency is the name of an electoral constituency in Windhoek, the capital of Namibia. It was created in 2003 at the recommendation of the Third Delimitation Commission which suggested that the constituency of Hakahana be split. Since then, the suburb of Hakahana falls into two different constituencies.
In 2008 the constituency was named after the politician Moses ǁGaroëb. The eastern part of Hakahana is now called Tobias Hainyeko constituency, after politician Tobias Hainyeko. 
As of 2010 Moses ǁGaroëb constituency has 25 642 inhabitants. 

 

Samora Machel
Samora Machel Constituency (formerly known as Wanaheda) is a constituency in the Khomas Region of Namibia. The constituency is located across four northern suburbs of Windhoek: Wanaheda, Greenwell Matongo, Goreangab, and part of Havana. As of 2010 it had 32,000 inhabitants. 
Most of the residents of this constituency are formally unemployed and derive their income from informal employment and small enterprises like shebeens and car washes. The impact of HIV/AIDS is high. 
The area which made up the constituency was named Wanaheda during colonial times and continued to be called it following its independence in 1990. It is an acronym for 'Wambos, Namas, Hereros and Damaras' In 2003, following governmental and public recommendations, it was renamed in honour of Mozambican President Samora Machel.

 

Tobias Hainyeko
Tobias Hainyeko constituency is a constituency in Katutura, Windhoek, Khomas Region, Namibia. The constituency was created from the eastern portion of the Hakahana Constituency as part of splitting measures by the Third Delimitation Commission of Namibia, a body that infrequently decides on the administrative division of the country, in 2003. The western portion was named Moses ǁGaroëb constituency. 

 

 

 

Windhoek West
Windhoek west is the constituency which covers Windhoek North, Windhoek West, Dorado Park, Dorado Valley, Khomasdal Proper, Hochland Park, Pioneers Park, Academia, Cimbabecia and Rocky Crest with over 53,000 inhabitants, the office is situated in Strauss Street, Windhoek west and it was officially inaugurated by the late minister of Regional Local Government and housing, Hon. John Pandeni on the 7th October 2006.
Health centres which can be found in the constituency, Rhino Park Private Hospital, Windhoek Central Hospital, Khomas Medical Centre, Khomas Medical Services (behind park food), Edison Clinic, Cancer Association of Namibia and many private doctors consulting rooms.


Government schools that are found, Van Rhyn Primary School, Khomas High School, School for hearing impaired, Elim Primary School, Rocky Crest Primary School, Tanben College, Pioneer Boys School, Orban Primary School, Jan Mohr Secondary School, Highlands Chris School, Emma Hoogenhout Primary School, Hochland High, Combretan Trust Secondary School, Gandhi Primary School, Concordia College School, Windhoek International School, Pioneers Primary School, Constantia Primary School, Academia Secondary School, Windhoek Technical School, David Bezuidenhoud.
What makes the constituency unique is the that all main tertiary institutions are found in Windhoek West Constituency and they are: UNAM, UNAM Northern Campus (former Windhoek College), Windhoek Vocation Training Centre, UTS and IUM

Windhoek West is a suburb of Windhoek, the capital of Namibia. Its population is 38,969. The Polytechnic of Namibia is located in Windhoek-West.
Electorally, Windhoek West is located in the Windhoek West constituency.

 

Windhoek East
Windhoek East is a constituency in the Khomas Region of Namibia. It consists of the upper-class suburbs of Windhoek: Auasblick, Avis, Klein Windhoek, Ludwigsdorf, Luxury Hill, Olympia, and Suiderhof. As of 2010 its population is 12.674.

Windhoek East is the most affluent constituency of Windhoek, most embassies, private schools, private medical facilities, and shopping malls are located here, and the education rate of the inhabitants is high. All its roads are tarred. There is a concerning crime rate but the offenders come from other constituencies. 

It thus acknowledge the support of the government offices/Ministries, NGOs and other development partner and stakeholders.

The councillor for Windhoek East is Hon. Joyce Nangula Namuhuja who took over from Nic Kruger. 

 

Windhoek Rural
Windhoek Rural is one of the constituencies in Khomas Region. The Windhoek Rural Constituency is the biggest among the ten constituencies of Khomas    Region in terms of land size.  According to 2011 population census, Windhoek Rural Constituency population size was 22 254.

The constituency is largely of a freehold area covered by large scale cattle ranching commercial farms, which leaves government/local authorities having control of only 5.8% of land area. This leaves 94.2% of the land in the hands of private individuals and companies. The animals kept are mainly cattle, goats and sheep.

The constituency experience summer rainfall within the month of December to April, with the remaining seven months of the year having the dry climatic conditions, the average annual rainfall is about 250 – 450mm. Some part of the constituency faces water shortage during dry seasons. Apart from farming, commercial farmers also engage on other agricultural and hunting activities.

This constituency contains all settlements in the Khomas Region that are outside the city of Windhoek, among them are;

Settlements

a) Mix Settlement l) Khanubeb
b) Ongombo West m) Nauaspoort and Arovlei
c) Dordabis n) Bloukrans
d) Garib o) Hamis/Oopdam
e) Audabib p) Hatsamas
f) Stinkwater q) Areb
g) Anias Noord and Corsica r) Kwakwas
h) Sonder Water and Low Water s) Baumgartsbrunn
i) Groot Aub t) Noas
j) Verdruk u) Farm Versailles
k) Kransneu  

The councillor for Windhoek Rural is Hon. Penina Inga Ita (SWAPO) who took over from Hon. Frederick Arie (SWAPO) who in 2005 took over from Albert Tsuoub (DTA).