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Katengo kaAffirmative Repositioning (AR) kafumbela kuyo yumbela libunda la matakala, kwaliofesi zakatengo katolopo ya Katima Mulilo, kasamulaho yomuhulu mwaofesi yasilalanda nakwalile sibaka samayumbelo atolopo mwakweli ya Kandao unumwaha. Kukwaliwa kutisize butata mwatolopo, mi matakala ni zemasila libundami feela famandu abayahi batolopo. When life gets tough, many people quit or end up taking their own lives as they relent to the hardships they are enduring. Some simply resort to begging and any sort of illegal activities. A dispute between Angolan migrants and a farmer in the Grootfontein district has ended in imprisonment following counter allegations of theft, failure to pay for the work done, as well as being in the country illegally. Lofty dreams have been sold but three years down the line, none of the fantastical plans to establish the much-vaunted multibillion-dollar Tsumeb smart city project has seen even the remotest possibility of kicking off. The dilapidated pipelines installed over 40 years ago are said to be hampering the efforts to restore the water supply in the Zambezi region. The situation has plagued the region for nearly two weeks now, as pipes continue to break, and communities are left without potable water. Oshikoto Swapo coordinator Armas Amukwiyu is now in China pursuing a course in political science, which he says will enhance his knowledge and capabilities. A charcoal producer in the Grootfontein area, who allegedly tried to escape paying his workers by concocting a plan to get them arrested for being illegally in the country and instead got arrested for assault and The Zambezi Regional Council is facing criticism from the public over an alleged Legislative Hall refurbishment, which the community claims is a misplaced priority and a waste of money... The owner of Endombo compound in Tsumeb, Christo Groenewald, says he is disappointed by Cabinet’s decision not to purchase the property. He claims he was never given reasons for the decision, yet he is expected to accommodate tenants who have refused to pay rent for the past four years. The directorate of education has noted with great concern that despite many Covid-19 infections recorded at Oshikoto schools, teachers and eligible learners are still unwilling to get vaccinated. A charcoal farmer in the vicinity of Grootfontein, Simon ‘Small Boss’ Tuhafeni, was rearrested on fresh charges for keeping foreign nationals in the country illegally. He appeared in the Grootfontein Magistrate’s Court on Monday, where he was granted bail of N$3 000 and his case remanded to 4 November for further investigations. Having been the top-performing region in the Junior Secondary Certificate (JSC) examination for more than 10 consecutive years, the education directorate in Oshikoto has vowed to maintain such outstanding performance amid a curriculum change. While government advocates and works towards herd immunity by attempting to vaccinate at least 60% of Namibians against Covid-19, people in rural areas are still hesitant to get the jab, citing already debunked theories, and complaining about the distance to health facilities. The Oshikoto education directorate says it will work towards bridging the digital gap in adult literacy, as this was the hardest-hit section during the Covid-19 pandemic. Education director Aletta Eises said they learned the hard way to adjust from the traditional ways of learning when the pandemic hit, thus forcing the directorate to fully migrate to e-learning as face-to- face learning was not a The Landless People’s Movement (LPM) has come out guns blazing over the alleged illegal election of the management committee chairperson of the Otjiwarongo Municipality, whom the party claims ascended to power without a second nomination. The Omuthiya Town Council is taking a gamble as it forges ahead with the recruitment of a chief executive officer, despite former incumbent Samuel Mbango having appealed the Labour Commissioner’s ruling in the High Court. Following public outcry because of the rampant sand mining, which leads to land degradation that poses a threat to humans and animals, the environment ministry is reviewing the law to tighten all loopholes. Community members in Outjo have come together to establish a social fund to assist with burial arrangements for those who struggle to offer a dignified send-off for their loved ones. Katrina Kashokulu, who served as the management committee chairperson of Omuthiya Town Council, has resigned from that role, citing a heavy workload. The Oniipa Town Council says it has no mandate to interfere in the matter, which involves corruption-accused councillors as the matter is before the court.