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A staff member from the Natangwe Primary School in the Oshikoto region was robbed of N$26 000 at Oshakati. According to Oshana police spokesperson Inspector Thomas Aiyambo, the 52-year-old victim had allegedly withdrawn the money from a local bank at a local shopping mall. The police in Oshana recorded six rape cases in October alone, of which three involved minors, aged seven, 10 and 15 years. Three Angolan nationals employed as cattle herders within the Ongwediva constituency are among the suspects. In the quest to provide adequate health services to the people, the Onandjokwe state hospital is in the process of revamping and rehabilitating old structures. It was a joyous event at the Onandjokwe state hospital as three Namibian doctors restored the sight of 350 citizens last week. A 31-year-old man is recuperating in the Oshakati Intermediate Hospital following a mob attack after he allegedly stabbed another man to death on Saturday in the Uuvudhiya area at around 18h00. A 45-year-old woman is in critical condition after her husband (51) allegedly attempted to kill her in the wee hours of yesterday morning at Sky phase 1 location in Ongwediva. An Oshikango man was left with a damaged car after he had only taken it for a gearbox repair at Oshakati. Water demand in the northern regions of the country has exceeded supply, Namwater said this week. The debilitating water crisis has largely been felt in the Oshana, Ohangwena, Omusati and Oshikoto regions, leading to numerous interruptions. Deputy youth minister Emma Kantema-Gaomas has urged the Oshana region to increase its vaccination uptake, and to move up from its current 10th place on the national vaccination ranking. Some areas in northern Namibia that were affected by the NamWater’s stuttering supply had started to receive water by the end of last week, much to the relief of farmers whose livestock gets water from household taps. ǁGam-i ǂhâsib ǀawas !âgu !hūb digu !nâs ge, ǀnain ra !khō!oa ǀnōba go !nāǂam, tis ge Namwatersa ǂoa ge wekheb ai ge mî. Nē ai!gû ra ǁgam-i ǀorosib !gomsib ge ǀgaisase Oshanab, Ohangwenab, Omusatib tsî oshikoto ǀkharigu !nâ ra hō!âhe tsî ǂgui xūn ai!gûsa ra !hâumâi. The Oshana region has successfully placed all its learners, except for 131 Grade 1 learners who are expected to find classrooms today. Uuvudhiya - Farmers at Uuvudhiya fear that grazing will be depleted if no rain is received soon. After volunteering and providing assistance to people living with disabilities in her community in Swakopmund for most of her life, Vicky Joel (29) is providing hope to parents and learners with autism in the northern regions through her school Circle of Hope in Ongwediva. The construction of the N$8.2 million reservoir at Ompumbu is progressing well and is expected to be completed in May, Oshakati Town Council spokesperson Katarina Kamari confirmed. The education director in Oshana region, Hileni Amukana, has encouraged stakeholders in education to be actively involved in their children’s schoolwork in order to keep improving results in the region. Ndango zodoropa zaHelao Nafidi kuna kuhundira vatungimo morukanda rwa Eeshoke ntani Engela vagaveko evango eli nalikara asi lyokuzugumina yihando yipo vahageku ndi bvatunde kevango lyadivikwa lyakara poEhafo. The young Aune Ambunda rose through the ranks to become a foreman in the span of six months into her new job in the male-dominated industry and workshop at Mbungus Investment CC in the Ongwediva industrial area. The Oshana regional council and the World Food Programme (WFP) yesterday signed an agreement to help improve food security and nutrition in the region. Governor of Oshana region Elia Irimari said the region is ready to host The Namibian Newspaper Cup between 26 and 29 August this year.