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Butuku bwataku ni mulomo bone bufumanehile mwalibaka zeñwi mwasikiliti saZambezi, bunze buyandulukela kwalibaka zeñwi kakuankufa. In an effort to fulfil the President’s commitment towards greenhouse gas emissions reduction, the Kunene region needs funding from both local and foreign investors to promote green economy initiatives in local authorities and infiltrate the blue economy. ǂOa ge wekheb Donertaxs aib ge !Hūb di ǁÛb, Hage Geingoba !huri!hurisa !gôagu ra Cocid-19 xa ra !aromahegu ǂnamipe burugâ tsî gere mî, ǂhanub, ǁîb !ereamsa ra tani-ai ǁkhōdi !aroma ǂnûiǂui hâ maris tsîn go toasa. The Kalimbeza rice project, envisaged to become the major rice producer in the Zambezi region, contributing towards food security in Namibia, has yielded little to poor results. A Kunene farmer, who was left to count the cost after a pride of lions killed 76 of his small stock, comprising 66 goats and 10 sheep, will be compensated N$40 000 as per government policy. The killing of Namibian nationals by the Botswana Defence Force remains a thorn in the flesh of local residents, despite the relatively calm security situation, governor Lawrence Sampofu has said. Although overall crime in the Zambezi region has been described as “controllable”, smuggling of illicit goods through ungazetted entry points remains a thorn in the flesh for law enforcement. The University of Namibia has set up a drive- through PCR test facility for Covid-19 at the Hage Geingob Campus in Windhoek. A leading political commentator has urged government to consider placing a moratorium on state and official funerals, as rising deaths, mostly attributed to Covid-19, have seen the authorities overspending the allocated budget by N$5 million. Water minister Calle Schlettwein says although Namibia’s water policy and legislations have been ranked among the best in the world, implementation has been a serious challenge. A great number of Namibian people remain with limited access to water and other basic necessities. The Office of the Speaker has vehemently denied that it had anything to do with a pistol that was allegedly found in the bag of lawyers representing two LPM National Assembly members. Namibia has lost nine rhinos to poaching in various national parks this year, according to the environment ministry. The statistics show three black, and six white rhinos were poached this year alone.