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!Hūb di ǁÛb, Hage Geingob ge ǀgūǁae ge Covid -19 ǁōs !nâ a hâ ǀarosendi ǂnamipe ra ǂâiǂhansen. Geingob ge nēs kaise a !hau!hausa nēsi ǀguib !hūba Covid-19 di ai!âkam ǂkhôadīga xu ra ǀomkhâirotsoatsoa amaga. The chairperson of the Council of Traditional Leaders Immanuel /Gaseb has handed over nine applications for recognition to President Hage Geingob for his approval. Health minister Dr Kalumbi Shangula last week launched a chronic medicine collection system called Pelebox Smart Lockers, enabling patients to collect their chronic medication privately without joining long queues. !Hao!nāsi ǂGaeǂguidi ǀAwemā!nans di aiǂnû-aob, Immanuel ǀGâseb ge khoese xa a !nāsa ǀasa !hao!nāsi ǂganamsende ǂan!gâs tsî !khō!gâs !aroma !Hūb di ǁÛb Hage Geingoba ge ǁkhaeǁnâ. ǀ The Namibian Police have said no arrests have been made in the shooting incident that occurred in Okahandja last month, where five suspected robbers were allegedly killed by the police. Statistics shared at a stakeholder validation workshop on disability data collection showed low tertiary qualifications among persons with disabilities in Khomas and Kunene regions. The shortage of medicines and clinical supplies will soon be something of the past as the health ministry started to procure medicine and clinical materials directly from suppliers. Government on Monday inked a deal with the City of Windhoek to rehabilitate and expand the water infrastructure in Groot Aub as a matter of urgency. Popular Democratic Movement’s member of parliament Hidipo Hamata on Wednesday gave a notice of question to home affairs minister Albert Kawana on the issue of the visa-free courtesy to Chinese citizens arriving in Namibia for 30 days. President Hage Geingob will today meet Denmark’s prime minister Mette Frederiksen and the Netherland’s prime minister Mark Rutte, who are in Namibia on joint working visits. Two visiting European prime ministers anticipate Namibia will become a major player in the production and supply of green hydrogen, as enormous amounts of green hydrogen would be needed for the energy transition of those countries. Beneficiaries of increased social grants, which were set to take effect by 1 April, will receive backdated payments next month. Home Affairs minister Albert Kawana says should the proposed visa exemption for Chinese nationals agreement be approved, Namibians will be allowed to directly source goods from China for their own business or use. Katutura residents recently petitioned the City of Windhoek to do away with debt collector Redforce as it put a burden on their debts. Auditor general Junias Kandjeke has spanked the Kunene Regional Council with a disclaimer audit opinion, as the auditors were unable to obtain sufficient and appropriate audit evidence to judge the financial statements being audited. Katutura women who are making a living from selling seedpods of the majestic camelthorn tree are aggrieved by the rate at which their packed bags of pods are stolen. Auditor general Junias Kandjeke has expressed great concern about how the Karakul Board of Namibia is running its affairs after the company recorded losses for four consecutive financial years. In spite of the impact of climate change on the agricultural sector which causes recurrent droughts, and a rise in the costs of energy and food commodities, which ultimately affect livelihoods, food security in Namibia remains a national priority for government, vice president Nangolo Mbumba has said. Outgoing Government Institutions’ Pension Fund CEO David Nuyoma has boasted about leaving the fund in a brilliant state, saying its asset-base increased from N$58 billion to over N$157 billion under his reign. A police crime report into the weekend’s events reveals a series of tragic incidents, resulting in multiple deaths.