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SPYL spokesperson Moses Shikerete has said SPYL is aware of challenges faced by the youths and is calling on the Swapo-led government to establish a National Youth Fund to strengthen and increase access to funding for youth developmental, innovation and entrepreneurial activities. A pregnant woman bravely saved her 4-year-old son from the jaws of a crocodile in the Kavango River at the Divava Village in the Mukwe constituency on Wednesday. Meatco CEO, Mwilima Mushokabanji, said the corporation needs about N$80 million to operate the soon to be opened Rundu abattoir. meatco mugendesi kurona pamberewa Mwilima Mushokabanji, katente asi kampani zaMeatco kuna hepa yimaliwa yokusika ko N$80 miliyun yiwize pangenderera yipo evango eli lyaRundu lyokatomeno likare talirugana. A teenage cattle herder is on the run after allegedly accidentally shooting a man at Zigizi village in Kavango West on Wednesday. B2Gold Namibia, which over the past few months had battled worker unrest and uncertainty over the future of the Otjikoto Mine due to its limited gold resource, will commence with a phased mine closure process. Musali ya itwezi nabile ni bundume kupulusa mwana ‘hae walilimo zene mwa mitahali ya kwena, kwa nuka ya Kavango, kwa munzi wa Divava, mwa silalanda sa Mukwe Labulalu viki yefelile. Security guards who are accused of stealing maize at government’s Sikondo irrigation scheme in Kavango West at midnight on Thursday were granted bail of N$2 000 each. Farmers in the two Kavango regions, through their farmers’ unions, namely the Kavango East Regional Farmers Union (KERFU) and Kavango West Regional Farmers Union (KWRFU), do not support the idea of dissolving Meatco’s northern communal area (NCA) subsidiary, which Meatco is in the process of doing. University of Namibia vice chancellor Kenneth Matengu has urged the regional leadership of the two Kavango regions to collaborate with the university to pursue agricultural projects. Police in Zambezi region are investigating a case of hunting of specially protected game and theft of elephant tusks after a decomposed elephant was discovered. Deputy education minister Faustina Caley said since Namibia is moving towards universal health coverage, there is a need to train more nurses for the programme to be more effective. This is because the programme aims to provide comprehensive health care at all levels of health delivery points. A member of the Namibian Defence Force (NDF) stationed at an army base at Rundu allegedly committed suicide on Saturday with a service rifle which he had just booked out while on duty. Conservancies who have dragged ReconAfrica to court in an attempt to stop exploration on community-managed land, are asking government to waive the legal cost which now stands at N$520 757. The Namibian Police at Rundu have arrested a 22-year-old woman who allegedly gave birth on her own, and dumped her newborn in a pit latrine on Monday. In March last year, the directorate of education in Kavango West, through the regional council, awarded a tender to two contractors to build two new hostel blocks for Katji Na Katji Combined School in the Kavango West region. Persistent and increasing human wildlife conflicts continue to threaten people along the Kavango River. This is after a 26-year-old man lost his life on Tuesday when he was attacked while paddling a canoe by a hippopotamus. The deceased intended to cross to a river island to collect firewood. New Era journalist, John Muyamba (JM) recently had a conversation with Silvester Wayiti (SW) on his journey to becoming HopSol CEO. HopSol Africa is a private company in the solar industry sphere that provides turn key solutions for photovoltaic power plants, particularly in but not limited to desert areas. Hopsol is also a wholesaler of parts for photovoltaic solar power solutions. RUNDU- After an intense search of the Kavango River, the Namibian Police’s water wing at Rundu yesterday retrieved the bodies of the two drowned brothers, Kerko Sikongo (9) and Hendrick Wayoya (17).