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NKURENKURU - The tribal head of the Ukwangali Traditiona Authority, Hompa Eugene Siwombe Kudumo says as traditional leaders, they have high expectations on university graduates as they are very important people for developing any given community. RUNDU - The Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Stanley Simataa, says the government has been working tirelessly to encourage the nation to capitalise on the nationwide roll-out of ICT infrastructure to ensure access to information to all Namibians. NKURENKURU - Chairman of the International University of Management (IUM) Governing Council Dr David Namwandi says IUM intends to employ some of its students who are still studying in order for them to acquire the requisite working experience being demanded by employers. RUNDU – Cleared to remain in his position by the Swapo politburo last week, new Rundu mayor Isaak Kandingu has called for a renewed sense of unity among councillors at the river town. RUNDU - The Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry has confirmed there is an outbreak of fall armyworms in the Zambezi Region after it was reported on February 14 to have attacked crops in various areas – and considering the poor rain prospects this will affect the harvest immensely. According to the ministry the outbreak poses a significant threat to smallholder farmers, mainly maize farmers MPORA – The Mpora Primary Health Care Clinic that caters to a large number of patients in Kavango West has been without running water since beginning of November last year, posing a health hazard not only to the staff but to patients as well. The staff and patients currently use nearby bushes to relieve themselves. RUNDU - Learners at Rundu Secondary School suffered a highly traumatic experience after they stumbled upon a dead body hanging on the pavilion of their school’s netball court. Rundu - Ogu kavapere nonkondo mokukara mosipundi sendi sivike kasipwireko, mukurona godoropa ogu gomupe modoropa zaRundu Isaak Kandingu kahundilire asi vahepa kuwapukurura mukaro gwawo yipo pakare mukaro gomuwa gokuruganena kumwe novakansela vadoropa zokomukuro. RUNDU - Sikongo Haihambo whose contract was extended on Thursday for another six months as the acting Rundu CEO says the town council have started with establishing a buffer zone where shacks and unauthorised settlements will not be RUNDU - A 44-year-old Zimbabwean driver was arrested for suspected culpable homicide in the early hours of Sunday, after he allegedly ran over a man who is suspected to have been drunk and blacked out along the Trans-Caprivi Highway at Mururani Village in Kavango West. KAKEKETE - Cocoma Junior Primary School located at Kakekete village deep in the forest hinterlands of Ndiyona Constituency received beds to alleviate the shortage of bedding at the community hostel. RUNDU - Four male inmates, two Angolan and two Motswana escaped from the police holding cells at Omega police station in Mukwe Constituency, Kavango East Region on Friday evening at 21h00. RUNDU - The escape yesterday of two trial-awaiting inmates at the Rundu Police station in Kavango East has put a spotlight on police possibly ‘sleeping on duty’ as it came barely days after four inmates escaped at Omega. RUNDU – A young man is combining his love for sport and activism to raise awareness on Voluntary Male Medical Circumcision (VMMC) in the Kavango East and West regions. RUNDU - The Windhoek High Court has for the second time set aside the decision of the Minister of Urban and Rural Development to designate Eugene Siwombe Kudumo as the Chief of the Ukwangali Traditional Authority and community. RUNDU - The Kavango East Regional Farmers Union (KERFU) says there is no irreversible environmental degradation caused by rampant timber harvesting in the region. RUNDU - A 16-year-old girl who was arrested on Sunday after she allegedly dumped her new-born at Katji na Katji village in the Kavango West Region was released in the care of her guardian when she appeared in court on Tuesday. She faces a charge of murder - alternative culpable homicide. NKURENKURU - Kavango West governor Sirkka Ausiku says some individuals permitted to harvest timber on their farms before the activities were halted, illegally harvested this number of trees in community forests instead of their farms and have sold to buyers using their permits. BARAMASONI - Minister of Information and Communication Technology Stanley Simataa officially commissioned three of the 21 new network sites in Kavango West, East and Zambezi regions on Friday. RUNDU - Since independence, Rundu has seen an influx of people from the rural areas due to lack of development in the areas of both, Kavango East and West Regions and other places.