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Labour minister Utoni Nujoma has raised concern about the increasing involvement of legal practitioners and consultants in labour matters, saying it delays resolving the same. Namibian Police boss Joseph Shikongo has once again made a raft of changes at the top echelons of the force. The rehabilitation and reintegration of former convicted offenders are crucial elements for an effective and comprehensive justice system to thrive and cannot be relegated to mere options. The Standing Committee on Public Accounts in Namibia has criticised Kennedy Kandume, the acting CEO of the Namibia Students Financial Assistance Fund, for his inability to provide satisfactory answers to their questions and produce a complete loan book as requested. As almost 80 drug-related arrests were made in the Otjozondjupa region from January to June 2023, police and local officials joined hands this past weekend to ‘clean up’ Otjiwarongo. Two Khomas regional councillors who represent a vast number of poor people who live on the outskirts of Windhoek, have expressed frustration over the increasing number of residents flocking to their offices in search of food, particularly women with small babies. The Namibia Deaf Sports Federation (NDSF) is gearing up to participate in the upcoming Southern African Development Community Deaf Games. Sydney Skrywer, who was held in custody for allegedly killing a man, whose burnt body was found in the city’s Southern Industrial area nearly four months ago, has allegedly committed suicide in the toilet at the Windhoek police station yesterday morning. Hundreds of people who rely on scavenging at the rubbish dump on the outskirts of Otjiwarongo are pleading with the government to implement long-term sustainable solutions that will alleviate their dependence on garbage for survival. A 52-year-old resident of Otjiwarongo, Petrus Kavari has persevered against all odds and is currently operating a thriving venture by harvesting grass to create bundles for animal feed. With five school-going children to support, Kavari sells each bundle of grass for N$50, thereby ensuring a steady income to sustain himself and his family. In a dusty, floorless cubicle without a bed or proper blankets and enduring freezing temperatures lies 38-year-old Olga Ngolo, who suffers from severe heart and lung diseases. International relations minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah has buttressed Namibia’s unwavering commitment to implementing the United Nations Agenda 2030 and the African Union’s Agenda 2063. International relations minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah has buttressed Namibia’s unwavering commitment to implementing the United Nations Agenda 2030 and the African Union’s Agenda 2063. Residents of a section of Windhoek’s informal settlements erupted in Havana joy as they witnessed their homes being connected to electricity after 17 years of living in darkness. Priscilla Isaacks, the Swapo Party Women’s Council branch coordinator for Mariental Urban District, has urged Swapo pioneers to embrace digital skills and adapt to the evolving employment landscape. Growing up in a northern family village setting, daily chores include herding livestock, toiling in the fields and pounding the staple mahangu, among others. Residents of Gochas have called for urgent action to tackle the escalating rubbish heap issue, emphasising that the lack of skip containers has sparked public outrage due to the possible looming health and environmental risks involved. Johannes Ngoma, a long-time resident of Witkrans, has transformed a barren piece of land into a thriving backyard garden that sustains his family of 12. The police in Hardap embarked upon a renewed focus on curbing drug smuggling and using in the region. The City of Windhoek is again facing allegations of impropriety following the endorsement of Leevi Iileka as the head of the City Police by the management committee and its acting CEO Faniel Maanda without adhering to proper procedures.