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Police spokesperson Deputy Commissioner Kauna Shikwambi says alcohol abuse remains a serious concern after a four-year-old girl was hit by a car and killed in Windhoek. Community activist Jackson Tjikomeno over the weekend donated a trough worth N$5 000 to the communal farmers of Otjaandjamwenyo village in the Ruacana constituency, Omusati region. Governor of Khomas region Laura McLeod Katjirua has warned residents involved in illegal poaching at the Daan Viljoen Game Park, saying the culprits should refrain or face action. The Deputy Commissioner General of the Namibian Correctional Service Anna-Rosa Katjivena said although ex-female offenders have been going through counselling and rehabilitation, criminal records diminish their prospects when they seek gainful employment at private and state institutions. A family of five people including a one-year-old baby from Goreangab informal settlement were left out in the cold on Saturday after the City of Windhoek stopped Johannes Hamukoto from re-constructing a shack he was expanding. Twaloloka residents who lost most of their belongings in a devastating fire on Sunday evening will have their national documents replaced at no cost, home affairs ministry executive director Etienne Maritz announced yesterday. A significant number of Covid-19 samples are being rejected by the Namibia Institute of Pathology (NIP) on a daily basis due to possible contamination. The Ministry of Home Affairs, Immigration, Safety and Security is concerned about the high number of uncollected national documents, such as IDs, at their regional and sub-regional offices. The Namibia Institute for Pathology (NIP) has ramped up testing for Covid-19 in recent weeks, despite a backlog of cases. The Ministry of Defence and Veterans Affairs (MODVA) has alerted members of the public not to panic because of the sight of military equipment and the shooting demonstration that will be occurring in the Erongo region. The Namibia Institute of Pathology (NIP) will be extending its Covid-19 samples testing capacity to its laboratory at Oshakati in the Oshana region to reduce the backlog in the country. Governor of Ohangwena region Walde Ndevashiya has mobilised resources to erect structures for 17 San families at Onakalunga in the Eenhana constituency. A South African national who is accused of sex trafficking has been denied bail in the Outapi Magistrate’s Court. The City of Windhoek has managed to reduce its residents’ overall debt by N$96 million, mayor Francina Kahungu said yesterday. The police are investigating a case of assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and malicious damage to property after a 31-year-old man from Windhoek reported a complaint against members of the security cluster over a June incident that was allegedly triggered by a face mask. The Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr Kalumbi Shangula, is concerned over the high number of Covid-19 cases recorded in Windhoek over the past week. City of Windhoek mayor Fransina Kahungu is concerned over a fraudulent scheme that targets people with disabilities in Otjomuise, where a woman defrauded them purportedly in exchange for non-existent land title deeds. City of Windhoek Mayor Fransina Kahungu last week announced 103 stalls in, Khomasdal and Katutura have been earmarked for electrification for the 2020/21 financial year. The Namibian Police Force yesterday received 200 shields to help combat Covid-19. The Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr Kalumbi Shangula, announced the government will strengthen control measures in Windhoek and all regions to curb the spread of Covid-19.