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RUNDU - Henrique Valentino, 38, an Angolan who was arrested on October 4, was on Tuesday found guilty of the illegal possession of controlled wildlife products RUNDU - Elizabeth Mate Linyando, 38, was granted bail of N$3000 when she made her routine first court appearance in the Rundu magistrate court for possession of 58 uncut diamonds and two elephant tusks. NKURENKURU - Erastus Sitentu Kandjimi was last Friday re-elected as mayor of Nkurenkuru in Kavango West. He has served as mayor of Nkurenkuru since taking over the office from the founding mayor of the town, Heikki Ausiku in 2010. RUNDU - A motivational day is planned for this weekend to tackle social ills and motivate youths on how to tackle this ills and also how to develop themselves. RUNDU - In an isolated unpleasant incident, a total of 32 buffalo carcasses were picked between September and November in Bwabwata National Park, Kavango East Region. A subsequent investigation ascertained the beasts were killed by the highly contagious anthrax disease. RUNDU - Antonio Nelson, 44, was denied bail when he made his routine first court appearance in the Rundu magistrate court on charges of attempted murder after he shot at two people. RUNDU – The harvesting, marketing, transporting and exporting of timber will only resume once farmers have have been issued with the environmental clearance certificates. RUNDU - In May 2014, construction of the new maternity ward at the Rundu Intermediate Hospital was started with the aim of improving maternity services in the Kavango East Region. But, four years later, the construction is yet to be finalised and this is due to delays resulting from a dispute between the Ministry of Health and Social Services and the contractor, according to the Permanent Secretar RUNDU – The Gcwatjinga Primary Healthcare (PHC) Clinic at Gcwatjinga village some 90 km south of Rundu in Ncuncuni Constituency is closed most of the time as the registered nurse who runs and delivers healthcare services alone is often not around. RUNDU - A school principal at Satotwa Junior Primary School in Kavango West’s Katjinakatji education circuit, accused of severely assaulting a parent of one of his pupils last year after the parent complained of his absenteeism, has seemingly escaped any action from the education directorate. RUNDU - The police in Kavango West are investigating a case of culpable homicide after two people died in a horrific car crash on Tuesday night at Siyena village, along the region’s B10 main road. RUNDU - The police duty point (substation) opened in November last year under a tree at Ndama location in Rundu has been of great help to the residents – as well as police who now attend to crime in the area with relative ease. RUNDU - Chairperson of the Kavango East Farmers Union (Kefu) Adolf Muremi has urged farmers in the region to work their land, despite the poor rain prospects. MAYANA - Johannes Nangombe, a pensioner at Mayana village east of Rundu whose house was destroyed by rain and a heavy storm recently, yesterday received assistance in the form of 25 zinc sheets to rehabilitate his destroyed house. RUNDU - The acting CEO of the Rundu Town Council, Sikongo Haihambo, says working without the town councillors whose swearing-in was called off last November due to division has impacted negatively on the council, adding that the town council needs councillors to formulate policies. MAYARA - Ukwangali traditional leader, Hompa Eugene Siwombe Kudumo, has encouraged his subjects especially those in the villages to avoid going to cuca shops very early in the morning but rather to focus on working their crop fields which will in turn sustain their families. RUNDU - Chairperson of the Kavango East Regional Farmers Union (KERFU) Adolf Muremi says they have been engaging with the Office of the Environmental Commissioner and the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry to find an amicable solution to the resumption of trade in timber. RUNDU - Acting CEO of the Rundu Town Council, Sikongo Haihambo has urged residents at the town’s informal areas to refrain from illegal water connections saying this illegality has affected the town negatively and in the end all residents suffer when all the water taps run dry due to council not affording to buy water for the town. RUNDU - A police sting operation in Rundu yesterday culminated in the arrest of a man and a woman in connection with five boxes containing 103,49 kg of cannabis with a street value exceeding N$1 million. RUNDU - The police in Kavango West are investigating a case whereby a 19-year-old man was bumped along the Rundu-Nkurenkuru B10 main road. The unknown driver failed to report the accident nor render any assistance to the injured victim as is required by law.