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Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila said efforts aimed at raising funds for Namibia’s needy orphans and vulnerable children (OVCs) should be commended and supported by all. The PM noted that national efforts to support vulnerable compatriots will only yield the desired outcomes if all stakeholders pull in the same direction. While celebrating belated Independence Day at Mbambi village, Festus Shikerete, the senior traditional councillor of the Gciriku Traditional Authority, informed Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila that they foresee severe scarcities of food and will need government to assist the communities. Fumu Erwin Munika Mbambo has expressed his satisfaction that villages surrounding Shamaturu clinic will soon be served in a modern clinic as the facility that took almost 11 years to construct is finally in its completion month. The Namibian Police has recorded two murder cases. In one of the cases, a 25-year-old man was stabbed to death at Nkurenkuru, Kavango West. In the second case, a 27-year-old woman was stabbed to death at the Oshaampula village in the Oshikoto region. A suspected poacher was shot dead in a crossfire with the anti-poaching unit in the Bwabwata National Park and police officers on Saturday. The ministry of health on We d n e s d a y c o n f i rmed th e presence of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) also known as Congo Fever in the country after a male patient died on Thursday last week. Seven people have been reported dead after eating dinner at a homestead in Ndiyona constituency’s Kayova village, the food was consumed on Saturday and the first two deaths were recorded in the wee hours of Sunday morning. Swapo Party Women’s Council secretary Fransina Kahungu has called on Namibians to support Kayova’s grief-stricken family, who have since Sunday morning lost about 13 people to date after eating dinner at their homestead. With 16 people from the Kayova homestead having succumbed to suspected food poisoning they allegedly consumed unknowingly at dinner on Saturday, the government is pulling out all the stops to assist their families. Batu balishumi kabasilezi hane batimezi kwa munzi wa Kayova kasamulaho baca lico za mabeela basazibi Lasabata viki yefelile, mubuso usweli kulika katata kutusa lubasi. The police in the Kavango East region were on Friday called to the scene where a 72-year-old pensioner committed suicide. The European Union yesterday handed over 10 vehicles to the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Land Reform, valued at N$6.5 million. A potion brewed by a self-proclaimed prophet using deadly tree roots claimed the lives of two women in the Kavango East region on Wednesday. The two were part of a group of four women who consumed the yet-unidentified brew. Two of the group survived. A self-proclaimed prophet who last week used tree roots to brew a potion that claimed the lives of two women in the Kavango East region, has been denied bail by the Rundu Magistrate’s Court. Defence minister Frans Kapofi, who was delegated by Cabinet to represent central government at the mass burial of the 16 members of the Shishugho family from Kayova village, said what has happened in this homestead could have been prevented if regional government did their job. A farmer at farm Wilheben in the Aranos district lost about 15 sheep that were slaughtered without his consent by a stock theft suspect on Saturday at around 00h42. Kavango West governor Sirkka Ausiku reports that more services have become available there over the past 10 years, as more institutions opened offices there but multidimensional poverty still haunts the region ǁKhaubas ministeri, Frans Kapofib hîa Kabinetsa xu ǁaegub ǂhanuba nî ǂnûǁkhaebas, ǁnā 16 ǁanin Shishugho ǀaokhoen din di ǁkhōsa, Kayova !garo!ās ai nî ǁhao!nâseb ge ge mî, nē !oa!oaxa !nae!khais hîa nē omarisa ǁōb di !khaenab !nâ-ū ge !kharu kais ga ǁkhaehe hâsa, hânab ga ǀkharisi ǂhanuba ǁîb sîsenna dīǀoaǀoa hâ o. A man who turned himself over to police in Kavango West yesterday, after allegedly killing his daughter, has previously served prison time for killing his wife. In an effort to minimise human-wildlife conflict along rivers in the north eastern regions of Kavango West, East and Zambezi, the environment ministry is set to put 40 crocodiles on sale.