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Mueteleli wakatengo ka Affirmative Repositioning (AR) Job Amupanda ukwaluzi muzeko mwa Khuta Yepahami ili mwazekisa muuso, kalitaelo zakuli lukwakwa lwabapendi balimunanu, ili lolu zibahala kamubamba omufubelu luzwisiwe. Several expectant mothers, sheltered at the Onandjokwe hospital, have complained about being forced to weed grass and cleaning the surroundings in instances where they cannot pay the required fee. A digital seminar is mooted for Tsumeb, with the aim to unpack issues affecting teenagers on the internet. The event, to be organised by Salt and Light company, will be conducted virtually as the world celebrates the Day of the African Child. The directorate of education this year refused to enroll rape accused Lucas Tsamseb, popularly known as Irivari, in school, saying he is now over-aged and it is not appropriate for him to sit in class among minors. The Swapo Party Youth League (SPYL) in Oshikoto has raised fears over the likelihood of possible income losses in the sports sector as a result of the latest Covid-19 regulations, which bar contact sports. The Namibian Defence Force (NDF) has been told by its Commander-in-Chief President Hage Geingob to do more with less while maintaining innovations in its resolve to fulfil its roles of protecting the integrity of the country. The Oshikoto Regional Council is on the drive to maximise revenue by reducing waste of limited resources and uplifting employee morale as well as creating a healthy work environment. The Tsumeb municipality is reeling, following the death of the town’s management committee chairperson, Ingenecia David, who died on Wednesday, following a short illness related to Covid-19. The Ondonga Traditional Authority (OTA) has set up a committee to look into issues of sand mining that have been a burning issue in Oshikoto, especially in the Oniipa area. A 14-year-old girl was allegedly raped in a toilet at an Omuthiya clinic last week Wednesday during lunch hour in what seemed to have been an arranged meet-up. The Tsumeb municipality says it is busy with the evaluation of over 300 plots that were serviced for residential purposes. A farmer in Oshikoto region whose career started in 2011 says his ambitions of expanding and producing on a larger scale is slimming, because he doesn’t have access to funding. Following years of protracted negotiations over the eviction of over 2 000 Tsumeb residents and the possible sale of Endombo, the parties seem to have finally reached consensus, as a technical committee has recommended that government purchase the controversial property. The Tsumeb municipality has endorsed the suspension of its acting CEO Karolina Damases following recommendations from the urban and rural development ministry, which conducted an investigation into the operations of the local authority. Community members of King Kauluma in the Oshikoto region, whose livestock are constantly attacked and killed by marauding lions escaping from the adjacent Etosha National Park, are now forced to relocate their animals to other areas far away. Following a close observation of increased sand mining, the Oniipa councillor Vilho Nuunyango has advised business people to conduct such activities far away from residences. Grootfontein local authority councillors have conferred an array of administrative powers on the municipality’s CEO Kisco Sinvula, who has vowed to crack the whip. The Omuthiya Town Council presented its N$88.59 million budget for 2021/22, representing a 37% increase compared to N$64.55 million in the previous financial year. Eight health workers at the Bukalo clinic in the Zambezi region are said to have tested positive for Covid-19 in recent weeks, prompting fears of a potential cluster. A struggling mushroom grower in Oshikoto says he will soon start making biscuits, an addition to his existing wide range of products such as soup, dried mushrooms and seeds.