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WINDHOEK - The Drug Law Enforcement Unit of the Namibian Police Force has confiscated illicit drugs worth N$9.5 million over the past four months and managed to arrest 423 suspects. WINDHOEK - Water levels in the three dams that supply Windhoek and neigbouring towns does not look promising as the water-level has been decreasing because the inflow is very low from the erratic rainfall that could result in yet another crippling drought across the country. WINDHOEK - A four-year-old boy died while his older brother and mother are hospitalised after being struck by the same bullet fired by a police officer while sleeping in their shack during the early hours of yesterday morning. WINDHOEK - A Windhoek taxi driver who went outside during the wee hours of Tuesday to inspect strange noises from his car, was found dead in a riverbed in the vicinity of his house. WINDHOEK - The 14-year-old teenage boy, who allegedly murdered and raped a 57-year-old woman at Bahnhof settlement last year, is yet to go for mental observation. WINDOKO - Mushimani wa lilimo zene natimezi mi muhulwana hae wa mushimani ni mahe nebamatiselizwe kwasipatela, WINDHOEK - An activist who has had enough of the killings and acts of gender-based violence (GBV) is embarking on a campaign this year focusing on changing the public mindset against all forms of violence and spousal abuse. WINDHOEK - Outjo Mayor Samuel !Oe-Amseb said the town council would continue its search for N$15 million to help establish a vocational training centre at the town, which would boost its economic value through job opportunities. WINDHOEK -The cartoon of the naked Swapo Secretary General Sophia Shaningwa which was a hot topic for discussion has been received with mixed reactions, with some quarters describing it is as distasteful while some say it is part of democracy and freedom of speech. WINDHOEK - More than half of 2012 and 2013 graduates from three Namibian universities who sought jobs found employment within a period of three to six months, a graduate survey has indicated. This translated into 52 percent of graduates securing salaried employment. WINDHOEK - Affirmative Repositioning (AR) movement alongside some Windhoek citizens will be marching to City of Windhoek (CoW) head office on March 18 to demand positive answers regarding 14 000 land applications submitted to their office four years ago by landless Windhoek residents. WINDHOEK- A woman who brings her unwanted baby at place of safety such as a police station or hospital instead of dumping or killing the infant will not face criminal charges, states a new provision in the landmark revised Child Care and Protection Act that was unveiled yesterday. WINDHOEK - Nedbank Namibia Limited has confirmed a break-in at its Otjiwarongo branch early on Monday morning in which an unknown number of suspects forced the window open and entered through an exit door and stole an unspecified but large amount of money. WINDHOEK - Nedbank Namibia Limited says it will not disclose the amount stolen from its Otjiwarongo branch early Monday morning given the sensitivity of the investigations. WINDHOEK - City Police has introduced an Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) cameras that is able to identify vehicles that are associated with traffic offenses or other crimes at their roadblocks. WINDHOEK - City Police is today conducting in-house operation against colleagues with warrants of arrest and outstanding fines. WINDHOEK - Minister of Defence Penda ya Ndakolo said he was not aware of an embarrassing post trending on social media involving two male members of Namibian Airforce who recorded themselves indulging in oral sex. WINDHOEK - Affirmative Repositioning (AR) yesterday threatened that if the City of Windhoek continued demolishing houses of poor people, the movement and its supporters would retaliate. WINDHOEK - Businesswoman Twapewa Kadhikwa is an inspiration to many Namibian young people. WINDHOEK – Children cannot be a basis for a landlord to refuse a tenant to rent their place, says a provision in the largely defunct Rents Ordinance of Namibia.