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A Catholic priest stationed at Sambyu Catholic Mission in Mashare constituency, Charles Mikaya died in a horrific car accident on Tuesday, near Grootfontein. A 36-year-old member of the Namibian Defence Force allegedly committed suicide on Friday afternoon by shooting himself with a private pistol at the Grootfontein Military Base in the Otjozondjupa region. Mapokola mwasikiliti sa Kavango ya Wiko nebatamile bashimani baketalizoho ni muchaha walilimo ze 21, kakukulubelwa kuli nebauzwize mikota yelishumi yabupi bwa mbonyi bwa kufepa baituti kwa sikolo sa Halili. With the increasing human wildlife conflict, there is a need to engage affected communities to hear their plight and also educate them on what to do once they or their relatives become victims. A 51-year-old man travelled over 1 000 kilometres from Gobabis in Omaheke region to Katima Mulilo in Zambezi to shoot his girlfriend before turning the gun on himself. … ‘church has no right to stop people from sinning’ Officials from the ministry of environment were on Wednesday dispatched to some communal farms in the Samagayigayi area of the Shambyu traditional jurisdiction in Kavango East to investigate reports that there are lions feeding on their livestock. Several young people in the Kavango East region have rejected calls to push forward legislation to guarantee abortion rights nationwide. The police in Zambezi last weekend arrested a suspect after he was found in possession of kudu meat, a firearm and ammunition without valid permits at Shiwunga village. Local and regional councillors as well as administrators have been asked to work in coherence to ensure effective resolutions are made and implemented successfully. The town of Rundu during the last year saw an investment injection of N$298 million through the construction of more than 500 houses. The Kavango East Regional Council is calling upon education authorities to transform the University of Namibia in the region to also train teachers for secondary education and establish an agriculture training facility. Kavango East governor Bonifatius Wakudumo has reported that the region has made significant strides in the area of infrastructure and community development during the past year. He said this during his state of the region address last Wednesday. Kavango West governor Sirkka Ausiku said service delivery in the region has continuously improved in the past nine years as government institutions continue to open shop there. Recon Namibia received lavish praise as a development partner of the Kavango East region at the recent state of the region address by governor Bonifatius Wakudumo. “Recon Namibia, the people of the Kavango East Region are indebted to you,” Wakudumo noted. Kavango West governor Sirkka Ausiku said the region remains extremely rural and attributed the status quo to a lack of local authorities. At the moment, it has one local authority, Nkurenkuru. Konyima tupu zonomvhura murongo dokundindira, sipangero gona somodoropa zaNkurenkuru nkera kasipaturukire paveta omu navavhura nye vantu kusiruganesa. A 49-year-old Agro-Marketing and Trade Agency (AMTA) official was on Friday nabbed by the Anti-Corruption Commission at Katima Mulilo for allegedly using his office for self-gratification. A 49-year-old employee of the Agro-Marketing and Trade Agency, stationed at Katima Mulilo, has been denied bail following his appearance in the local magistrate’s court, where he is facing corruption charges. In efforts to prevent children from sharing shoes just to attend school, ReconAfrica, through the ‘Project Never Walk Alone’, recently donated 2 000 pairs of shoes to learners in the Kavango East and West regions.