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Having dabbled in hairdressing and selling clothes, Aina Imalwa has found her calling. Although farming can be a difficult undertaking, producing food to feed communities is the motivating factor that drives her every day. Shantytowns are a familiar sight across the picturesque city of Windhoek, where thousands of residents live in makeshift and dilapidated structures with limited access to basic services such as water, electricity and toilets. The Namibian and Angolan police have launched a joint investigation against a web of organised crimes, where Namibian arm dealers have allegedly smuggled firearms into the neighbouring country. Students at the University of Namibia’s Ogongo Campus are devastated as months and sometimes years pass with no lecturers for some subjects on campus. A sharp rise in prices of essential commodities over the past few months, coupled with the latest burden of a steep hike in fuel rates, have made life difficult for almost every section of society across the country, with individuals and small businesses finding it hard to manage. As part of its five-year strategic plan to eliminate informal settlements, the Oshakati Town Council has once more resumed with the relocation of its residents to newly-serviced locations. A 34-year-old employee of the Northern Regional Electricity Distributor fell to his death while working on an electric cable yesterday morning at Okahao in the Omusati region. The residents of Onawa village, to where Oshakati Town Council is relocating residents from other informal settlements, are against the council’s action, which they said was done in haste. Two female teachers at a Tsumeb school in the Oshikoto region were arrested yesterday and charged with assault with the intent to do grievous bodily harm after they allegedly assaulted a grade 4 pupil. Omu mbunga zaSWAPO kazigwanesere nomvhura 62 momazuva 19 April, hamutjangantoni Sophia Shaningwa kahundilire vahameni asi vahepa kupopera mbunga zawo omu nava ziwenga wenga ngwendi mahuta morwa kuna kara zina ligaunuka ntani marwanambo manzi unene. A learner of the Ongwediva Control Primary School is recovering from a serious head injury after he was hit by the school’s sliding gate last Friday. As the joint investigation between Namibian and Angolan police regarding the firearms that were smuggled into Angola continues, it was discovered that some of the accused in the case allegedly involves prominent Angolan nationals. The Namibian Police has teamed up with Interpol, embassies and other international organisations in a collaborative effort to search for 26 Namibians, who have been trafficked to the Middle East. As people go about their daily activities on a busy weekday in the Omaalala village of the Oshana region, a mystery is unfolding. Teachers at Northridge Private School in Omungwelume in Ohangwena are allegedly facing exploitation at the hands of the school principal, who is also the owner of the school. The Office of the Ombudsman has received 2 890 complaints countrywide from the public in 2021, and the majority of these cases are from the Oshana region, which records 378 complaints. Organisers of the second edition of the Nedbank Women in Media Conference that took place over the weekend have described the event as “a resounding success”. Ombudsmanni Beros ge ǂoa ge kurib, 2021 !aroma 2 890 ǂkhîo!nâsib !gaesende Namibiab a ǂhabase ge !khō!oa, ǁîna xub !nāsa !âb 378 ǁhōn diba a Oshana ǀkharib dise. Trouble is brewing in Nelombo C village in the Omusati region where some residents allegedly built shebeens in the field of an elderly woman without her permission. The Oshakati Town Council this week tabled a budget of over N$200 million for the 2022/2023 financial year.