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???????Curbing the spread…Namibian entrepreneur Sylvanie Beukes passes through a disinfecting chamber that he constructed together with partners, Abed Nakalenga and water specialist Sidney Beukes. The trio built the locally manufactured hands-free disinfectant chamber, which they hail as first of its kind for Namibia. Chaotic re-emergence…Social distancing was a near impossible task when the Roads Authority (RA) reopened its Namibia Traffic Information System (NaTIS) offices on Monday when hordes of people flocked to the already long queues. Shot in the arm… The Namibia Institute of Pathology (NIP) last week received a much-needed donation of N$4.8 million from the Social Security Commission. The money will be used to procure reagents and other necessities to help scale up the country’s Covid-19 testing capability. A family of 10 from the Oshitenda informal settlement on the outskirts of Windhoek is living in the open after mysterious fires continue to torment their four-bedroom home since 26 August this year. An impoverished family, residing in one of Windhoek’s informal settlement, is barely making ends meet. Ofamili tayi mono iihuna molukanda lumwe lwoombashu moshilandopangelo, otayi hupu nuudhigu. Ofamili ndjika ohayi hupu ashike mekwato lyooN$250 lyepangelo noya ikolelela maashiinda osho wo mAasamalia aanamutimahenda. The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) yesterday endorsed deputy information minister Emma Theofelus, who will be joining other A-list celebrities for the MTC Knockout Project in aid of efforts to address homelessness in the country. B.O.S.S (Boundaries Order Structure and Support) Riders Club recently held a charity drive where they handed out care packages containing educational toys and other goodies to more than 50 children living with disabilities in the Goreangab informal settlement under the theme ‘Ride for Smiles’. “Must I now go to school stinking?” This is a question Eldorado High School grade 8 learner Tangeni Ndondi continuously asks her unemployed mother, who, at the same time, is struggling to support herself and family. Beatrice Brock, a 24-year-old medical student, during the pilot phase on Friday became one of the youngest Namibians to receive the Sinopharm vaccine, donated by the Chinese government. A trainee doctor at the Katutura Intermediate Hospital was arrested Monday for allegedly raping an 18-year-old male patient on Sunday. With frontline workers given a choice between the Sinopharm and Covishield Covid-19 vaccines, the latter seems to be a favourite at the Katutura Intermediate Hospital.