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The police at Tsumkwe are investigating a murder case after the lifeless body of a 21-year-old woman was discovered in some bushes at the small town, situated about 300km east of Grootfontein in the Otjozondjupa Region. A man accused of raping an 85-year-old woman at Sharukwe village in Ncuncuni constituency, Kavango West, was denied bail when he appeared in the Rundu Magistrate’s Court on Thursday. The Kavango West police on Monday arrested six people who caused chaos at Kasivi village when they attacked victims they accused of being involved in witchcraft. Vaporosi momukunda gwaKavango zoutokero moune kavakwete mugazarerwa ogu vana kugazarerwa asi kakwaterere mukurukadi gononkondo akare nage kumwe panyama momukunda gwaZigizi momandaha, 3 January. The National African Students’ Association demands that the ministry of education pays the universal primary education (UPE) funds early in the year to prevent schools from demanding fees and stationery from parents, who sometimes have nothing to offer. The Namibian Police on Friday arrested several suspects found in possession of drugs in the Hardap and Erongo regions. Mapokola mwasikiliti sa Kavango yaWiko Lamubulo nebatamile batu basilezi bane batisize mifilifili kwamunzi waKasivi, hane bataselize liezwa babakulubelwa kuli nebaitengile mwalitaba zabuloi. A fatal electrocution incident was reported to Kavango West Police on Friday when a cattle herder was electrocuted after climbing a live electric pole at Ou-Cordon village near the Mururani roadblock. Since the Rundu Town Council announced the gift of erven to Namibia’s two trailblazing athletes, Christine Mboma and Beatrice Masilingi last year, the process of registering the plots in their names has seemingly not gotten out of the starting blocks. The All People’s Party is concerned about inadequate budgetary allocations to schools, and calls on government to continue prioritising education. The Road Fund Administration has expressed disappointment in the Rundu Town Council for failing to make use of the N$5.5 million allocated to them to improve the town’s decaying roads. Anna Bianco-Muzinda says producing for television is her cup of tea. As a producer at Namibia’s public broadcaster NBC, Bianco-Muzinda is responsible for overseeing all aspects of advert production – from inception to the end product in the company’s commercial department. The Rundu Town Council has apportioned blame for the town’s disastrous roads on the community of Kaisosi, saying contractors appointed by the local authority have been denied access by locals to a borrow pit where they source gravel. Former Kaisosi suburb committee chairperson Henry Kambonde says the Rundu Town Council should be honest about issues at hand and not blame Kaisosi residents for failing to do their job. Deputy minister of youth Emma Kantema-Gaomas says many learners go through challenges and urged schools to ensure that the Life Skills subject be taken seriously. Kavango East police chief Johanna Ngondo has urged parents to pay close attention to their schoolgoing children’s behaviour as some are using alcohol and drugs on school grounds. She said this was a serious concern, which often leads to learners disrespecting teachers and bullying others. Angola’s Cuando Cubango governor José Martins says the temporary border closure brought hardship for families on both sides of the Namibia-Angola border. A 59-year-old man identified as Musialela Moses Luyanga, became the latest human-wildlife conflict victim when he was attacked by a hippopotamus while paddling a canoe along Kasaya River channel in Kabbe South constituency of the Zambezi region. Popular fashion designer in the river town of Rundu, Flora Naledi Victor used to make clothes for her dolls by hand at the age of six. A 27-year-old taxi driver, who was arrested at Rundu for allegedly raping a female passenger who boarded his vehicle in the wee hours of Saturday, was denied bail on Monday.