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The Sikondo irrigation project is on track with agricultural activities despite numerous economic challenges, including ageing infrastructure and high electricity costs. Works and transport minister John Mutorwa says government activities are being stalled due to grounded vehicles laying idle while waiting for authorisation to procure parts from Windhoek. A 42-year-old woman from Livingstone, Zambia died when the boat she was travelling in capsized after being hit by a hippopotamus along the Mpuka River in the Ikaba area on Saturday. The police in Zambezi are investigating a case of attempted murder and robbery after a 50-year-old Zambian man was assaulted and suspects cut off the tip of his tongue and stole N$100 from him. The National African Students Association (NASA) wants government to fund all students at whatever accredited institution they may have been enrolled. The Kapinga Kamwalye Conservancy in the Mashare constituency of Kavango East is facing a crisis of illegal tree harvesting. Kavango East regional governor Bonifatius Wakudumo led a Namibian delegation to the Mashonaland West province in Zimbabwe for a visit at the invitation of his counterpart in November last year when they visited this region. Deputy minister of youth Emma Kantema-Gaomas says for youth to be change actors, they need to be supported and capacitated. Musali walilimo ze42 kuzwelelela Livingstone mwanaha Zambia, nashwile kasamulaho lonji yanali kuyona nenatilwe kikubu mwanuka ya Mpukano mwasilao sa Ikaba, mwasikiliti sa Zambezi. A 22-year-old man from Mulanga village in Lubuta area of Zambezi region, allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his father’s rifle, which he supposedly took on Friday morning. Two brothers who were recently arrested on charges of trafficking in persons and contravention of the Labour Act, were granted bail on Tuesday at Kahenge periodic court in Kavango West. The accused, Vaatakana Tjindunda (45) and Tjipirandi Tjindunda (63) were granted bail of N$6 000 each. A 33-year-old lower primary school teacher from the Supo Junior Primary School in the Bunya circuit of Kavango West was arrested on Saturday after she was reported for allegedly practising corporal punishment at the school. The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Constitutional and Legal Affairs will undertake a fact-finding visit to the Bwabwata National Park in Kavango East this week. Ticele yaluta kwasikolo sesinyinyani sa Supo mwasilalo sa Bunya, mwasilalanda sa Kavango ya Wiko natamilwe viki yefelile, kakubihiwa kuli nafa baituti likoto zebukiti. Muuna walilimo zemashumi amabeli kazepeli, kuzwelela kwamunzi waMulanga mwasilalo sa Lubuta, mwasikiliti saZambezi, naipulaile kakuikunupa ni tobolo yandatahe. A 33-year-old lower primary teacher in the Bunya circuit of Kavango West, who was earlier denied bail after she allegedly assaulted her learners, was on Thursday granted bail of N$5 000. Kavango West governor Sirkka Ausiku says since the creation of the region in 2013, it has managed to record some achievements in development and service delivery. The Environmental Investment Fund (EIF) of Namibia last week launched the Urban Agriculture Grant E-voucher card and terminal rollout in Rundu. While many young Namibians don’t consider livestock farming as a business, a growing number of youngsters have shunned the notion of keeping cattle merely as a sign of wealth. A pensioner committed suicide by shooting himself in the head on Saturday at Ou’s village west of Nkurenkuru, while a five-year-old girl burned to death in the Ohangwena region.