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The Affirmative Repositioning movement has vowed to pursue multinational companies and individuals involved in corrupt dealings to return looted Namibian funds. The Namibian government through the National Planning Commission (NPC) and NamPower this week signed a N$400 million grant agreement for the development of the first ever utility scale Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) in Namibia. President Hage Geingob has implored members of his Cabinet to get vaccinated against Covid-19, saying the unvaccinated officials were undermining government’s efforts to combat the virulent pandemic. A village in the Omusati region has been thrown into mourning following a terrible car crash outside Okahandja, which claimed 15 lives on Friday morning. The labour ministry will ensure the incident in which three workers died last Tuesday at the Ongos Valley housing development outside Windhoek is fully investigated. Residents of Windhoek’s informal settlements are once again suffering losses after the heavy downpours in the capital over the weekend. A 25-year-old woman, who lost her baby boy before delivery on Monday morning at Outjo district hospital in the Kunene region, allegedly due to a nurse’s negligence, is asking the hospital to assist her with funeral arrangements, as she cannot afford a burial. McHenry Venaani has warned government of a looming humanitarian crisis among the landless, whose makeshift riverbed homes have been flooded this week. The Monte Christo road to Ongos Valley, which is being upgraded to a dual carriageway, has been considered one of the main contributors to the suffering of losses due to flash floods in the Moses //Garoeb constituency. Several households in Windhoek’s informal settlements endured hardships because of persistent rainfall over the past few days, but the Khomas Regional Council is only prepared to assist 100 residents from five constituencies who suffered from flash floods. The families of 15 people who died instantly in a horrific accident in December are in limbo as the police are unable to test the charred remains for DNA due to insufficient funds. “It is a sad moment for Namibia. Kaura was a very active politician, a constitution writer, long serving parliamentarian, he was twice a leader of the official opposition, a historical encyclopedia, a forthright academic, a great hunter and a good leader. Nine suspects have been arrested after recent armed robbery cases at Okahandja Shopping Mall and the Agra outlet last week. The Namibian Police in the Khomas region are looking for an unknown suspect who pretended to be a police officer and took a car from a woman at the bridge behind Unam’s Hage Geingob Campus in Windhoek. The Namibian Police are investigating a case of murder in which a 45-year-old man from Tsumeb was found lying in a pool of blood with a stab wound on the right side of his stomach. The health ministry will conduct a full investigation into the allegation of a 25-year-old woman, who lost her baby boy before delivery last Monday at Outjo district hospital, allegedly due to nurses' negligence. The Khomas Police commander Ismael Basson said the operation conducted during the festive season was a success, as no murder case was reported, weapons were confiscated and over N$500 000 was earned in fines during the 62-day operation. The Namibia Students Financial Assistance Fund hopes an increased budget, to N$1.6 billion, to cater for the expected increased number of applicants during the 2022 academic year, will be approved. A 17-year-old boy was arrested last week for allegedly raping a grade 2 learner in the Okatope area of Oshikoto region. The mayor of Windhoek has accused her predecessor Job Amupanda of tarnishing the image, reputation and integrity of the city by sharing parts of a page showing acting chief executive officer Jennifer Comalie signing a document to both recommend and approve its content.