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A case of murder has been opened against a police officer who allegedly fatally shot suspected robbers at a temporary roadblock at Ngarama-Teya village in Rundu Rural constituency on Monday night. An 82-year-old pensioner, who fathered 76 children and has 202 grandchildren, has begged the authorities to consider building a school at his village in Kavango East. Muunamuhulu walilimo ze82, yana ni bana ba76 ni baikulu bamyanda yemibeli kabababeli, ukupa baliofesi kutalima taba yakuyaha sikolo kwamunzi wahae mwaKavango yaUpa. A game breeding farm has been established in the Kavango East region, but although they are opening their gates to the public, optimally utilising the game is impossible as they are still awaiting a leasehold from government. Work will officially kick off on the upgrading of four rural schools that have been aided by the Chinese government. A fresh initiative to improve livestock farming in the northern communal areas was launched in Rundu on Tuesday. After anonymous claims of widespread jobs for sale and bribery against education officials in the two Kavango regions, the ministry says those making the allegations must come forth with evidence. Scabies has now become a national concern after cases of outbreaks in most regions. Deputy Minister of Industrialisation and Trade Verna Sinimbo last Wednesday and Thursday undertook a two-day visit to the Omusati region. Police in Kavango West have arrested a 19-year-old male for being in possession of 115 parcels of cannabis, collectively weighing about 68kg and valued at N$682 850. Rundu-based Afro-pop and kwaito duo TKB (Tight Kassie Brothers) is set to drop their latest single ‘Champion’ today. The suspect, who holds the rank of chief inspector, allegedly filled up a 20-litre container at the Rundu charge office fuel station for personal use, and did not record it in the official register. Works and transport minister John Mutorwa says the time has come for the Rundu local authority leadership to ensure the town is developed with decent road infrastructure befitting its 86-year existence. Police chief Sebastian Ndeitunga has suggested harsher punishment against officials, including law-enforcement officers, who are found guilty of stealing from government. A 19-year-old youngster from Rundu who was arrested last week in Kavango West for being in possession of 115 parcels of cannabis, collectively weighing about 68kg and valued at N$682 850, was remanded in custody after the State objected to bail. The trucking community has been urged to avoid skipping weighbridges so their trucks are weighed to help with the proper planning and management of the country’s road infrastructure. Founding President Sam Nujoma has called on the Swapo Party Women’s Council to transform itself into a formidable force to be reckoned with in the Namibian society as far as women and children’s matters are concerned. The Angola-Namibia Permanent Joint Technical Commission on the Cunene River Basin says implementing the Baynes hydro project will diversify Namibia’s portfolio of energy sources for ensuring the security of electrical energy supply. The police in Katima Mulilo are investigating a case of theft after thieves broke into the NBC tower site at the town and stole 410 litres of diesel from the tower’s emergency power generator. Divundu village’s convenience store boasts satellite technology.