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OMUTHIYA - Plans are afoot to construct four major roads in Nehale Lya Mpingana Constituency ranked as one of the worst inaccessible areas. OMUTHIYA – Tov, an HIV/Aids Orphans and Vulnerable Children’s Organisation, has made an unprecedented decision to shut down its kindergarten at Tsumeb due to lack of funding. OMUTHIYA - A number of learners and parents in Oshikoto Region are enduring a stressful moment as they are struggling to secure accommodation at schools or areas in which the pupils are enrolled for this year’s academic year. OMUTHIYA - Industrialisation, Trade and SME Development Minister Tjekero Tweya survived yet another accident in December when the official vehicle he was driving rammed into a donkey. OMUTHIYA - A woman died on the spot yesterday afternoon about nine kilometres south of Omuthiya just 100 metres away from her home, when a passenger minibus rammed into a Nissan pickup vehicle she was travelling in. OMUTHIYA - Constituency councillors in Oshikoto Region have encouraged local communal farmers not to lose hope from late and scattered rainfalls. OMUTHIYA -The Ministry of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare is busy conducting regional consultations to roll out the food bank program to northern regions. OMUTHIYA -The director of education in Oshikoto, Lameck Kafidi, is pessimistic the region’s performance is likely to drop due to the prevailing situation of not enough hostel facilities. OMUTHIYA -The headman of Omuthiya, Paavo Sheepo is discontented over recent acts of illegal fencing being undertaken by some farmers at Okashana in Oshikoto Region and has thus strongly warned those practising the act to stop or face the music. OMUTHIYA -A young man who was brutally stabbed with a knife on Christmas Eve in the area of Onyuulaye, Oshikoto Region, is still fighting for his life in Onandjokwe hospital’s Intensive Care Unit, nearly a month after the vicious knifing incidence. OMUTHIYA - Crime and motor accidents in Oshikoto Region drastically reduced over the festive season, an achievement the Deputy Commissioner for Crime Prevention, Petrus Shigwedha, attributed to various tactical operations such as night foot and vehicle patrols in town and villages, as well as setting up permanent roadblocks. OMUTHIYA - Unknown suspects on Monday stole N$88 326 in cash and goods worth N$11 809 when they broke into Weyo trading enterprises at Onyaanya, Oshikoto Region. OMUTHIYA- Orata ya Muthiya, Paavo Sheepo, kenohange novitjitwa vyopendje noveta vyokunana otumbo mbitjitwa iyovaÞuta tjiva po Kashana mOrukondua rwa Shikoto narakiza nomasa imba mbetjita nao kokutja mavehakaenisiwa noveta. ONDERA - Ondera Primary School on Saturday received a printer and computer from Ombaye Fishing to enhance learning and ease the availability of teaching materials. ONDERA - For the past years, Ondera, a government resettlement farm allocated to marginalised community has seen an increase in overnight farmers illegally occupying land, a move that irked the indigenous people who want government to intervene to arrest the situation. OMUTHIYA -A 49-year-old woman was on Friday night viciously chopped to death with a panga by a man who also allegedly earlier raped her. The incident happened around 22h00 at nearby Shebeens of Emanya village in Oshikoto Region. OMUTHIYA - About 70 percent of learners enrolled at Omuthiyagwiipundi Senior Secondary School reside in rented corrugated iron zinc shacks at the town’s sprawling informal settlement of Kaniita and at the nearby village of Oshimangwa Shongete. WINDHOEK – For the first time since the identity theft saga between demoted Gobabis outfit Young African FC, the Namibia Premier League (NPL) and Zimbabwean import Tapiwa Simon Musekiwa started, it only came yesterday to the public’s attention that Musekiwa – who falsified his identity documents in order to play for African last season – has already served his 7-match ban for the crime committed. OMUTHIYA -The Oshikoto Regional Council says plans are underway to construct an administrative office at Tsintsabis for Guinas Constituency, whose staff has been without an office for the past several years compelling them to operate from a settlement office. OMUTHIYA - Investors are sceptical about plans to establish major shopping malls in Omuthiya, arguing the town’s population is small to economically sustain such developments.