The Uukwaluudhi Traditional Authority (UTA) issued fines of nine donkeys – alternatively N$14 000 – each to two young men it found guilty of having stolen six donkeys from different communal farmers.
Some educationalists in Okahao circuit in Omusati region are concerned that the conflict between 20 principals and the education inspector could have adverse effects on the academic environment, including affecting the morale of educators, the pace at which they work and teacher absenteeism.
The formal bail application of South African national Kenneth Karner (66), who was nabbed for alleged human trafficking involving two minor girls, has been postponed for the continuation of his application to be released on bail on the charges levelled against him.
Omusati regional police commander Commissioner Titus Shikongo is concerned some residents of the region are not adhering to state of emergency measures and regulations, specifically regarding the mass gathering and social distancing that help to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
The gender ministry has found safe shelter for a victim of gender-based violence following a New Era report yesterday. Gender minister Doreen Sioka yesterday said the 19-year-old victim from Ohangwena region, who has claimed sexual exploitation and abuse by her close relatives and neighbour, will be placed in a place of safety.
A 19-year-old woman from Ohepa village in the Omulonga constituency of Ohangwena says she continues to endure sexual, mental and physical abuse allegedly perpetrated by relatives and a neighbour.