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The Liselo Kamenga anti-stock theft association held a meeting with stakeholders in Katima Mulilo last week to air their concerns over the escalating stock theft in the region. Residents of Otjimuhaka village in the Kunene region will no longer fall prey to crocodiles after Ondjongo Fishing and Product company installed a water pump cylinder in the river to enable the community to access water without having to step into the river. As Achebe once remarked, “A fly that has no one to advise follows the corpse into the grave”, and as a contemporary society, we certainly also need not to be that fly. With the evolving of new technological appliances, most if not everything may become prone to cyber-attacks. Mabrouk (2020) stated that cybercrimes started in the 1820s, if it is believed the computer existed since 3500 BC in India, China and Japan. The Electricity Control Board (ECB) recently hosted four African electricity regulator CEOs for a Peer Review and Learning Network (PRLN). The ECB was represented by the acting chief executive officer, Rachel Boois. The first peer review was held from 9 to 14 May 2022 in Uganda, and Namibia’s ECB hosted the second review from 19 to 24 September 2022. Kraatz (Pty) Ltd and the Metal and Allied Namibian Workers Union (MANWU) last week signed a one-year substantive agreement. The signing of the agreement means 35 bargaining unit employees at Kraatz will receive a 6.5% increase on their basic salary, effective 1 July 2022. Kraatz is a subsidiary of the Ohlthaver & List (O&L) Group. The Namibia Statistics Agency will be releasing economic statistics and hosting an economic statistics stakeholders’ workshop in Keetmanshoop this week. Katengo kaZambezi for Women’s Rights Programme (ZWR) mwatasa katengo ka Women’s Leadership Centre, nekabile ni mukopano mwa Katima Mulilo kuambola kamo baeteleli basicaba bakona kubeleka hamoho kubukeleza liswanelo zalikalibe ni basali mwasikiliti sa Zambezi. A regional dialogue convened by a collaboration of southern African organisations, led by the Partnership for Social Accountability (PSA) Alliance recently, has concluded that political will, anchored on enabling national legislation or policies, is needed to set up effective SADC National Committees (SNCs) if the region is to benefit from the Regional Indicative Strategic Development Plan 2020-2 In the quest to plough back into the community, the Ondangwa Town Council has partnered with the Valombola Vocational Training Centre to provide internships in pipefitting and plumbing to eight trainees from the town for the next three years. Commentaries on Radio Wato’s Good morning programme Pinduka dissected contemporary issues in the country. The weekly morning colloquial, aired a month ago, discussed the appointment of the would-be chief regional officer (CRO) of the Kavango East Regional Council (KERC). The World Economic Forum recently posed the question… “companies benefit from the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), but do countries also benefit?” Many farmers seem to focus more on forage or feed intake as the factor that contributes to livestock performance; however, all physiological processes responsible for intake, reproduction, growth, milk and meat production, amongst others, depending on water. As we have emphasised before, a farming business should be treated with utmost seriousness, as with any other business. At the upcoming Strategic Farming Seminar, we will review the importance of strategic farming and what it entails. Zambeziba Tarekhoedi ǂHanugu !aroma ti hâ Proxrammi (ZWR), hîa Zambezib Tarekhoedi ǂGaeǂguis Senters xa !khōdanahe hâb !naka di ge ǂgaeǀhaosa Chenais’ African ǂû!khaib tawa Katimas !nâ mâb tawa ge ūhâ i. ǂGaeǀhaos di ǂâibasens ge, ǁgamǁarede ǀhûarebese ūhâsa mâtin ǀhûhâsigu ǂgaeǂgui-aon tsî !kharaga !âǀhuru-aona Learners, teachers and parents were equally ecstatic after over 1 000 learners from nine schools in the Kavango West region received new pairs of school shoes valued at N$ 460 000 through the ‘Never Walk Alone’ project a fortnight ago. Patropas Henguva, who worked for the Namibia Press Agency (Nampa) as Omaheke regional bureau chief for 13 years, died on Sunday at the age of 47, family member Iileni Henguva confirmed. The Ministry of Environment and Tourism is implementing the Namibia Integrated Landscape Approach for Enhancing Livelihoods and Environmental Governance to Eradicate Poverty project in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme with financial assistance from the Global Environment Facility. Groot Tsumis Farmers Association launched a project to assist those affected by the weeklong veld fire that tormented Rehoboth and left one farmer dead and another in critical condition in a Cape Town hospital.