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The newly appointed CEO of Otavi Town Council, Sakaria Wodibo Haulofu, said he brings new dimensions to revive the town, as well as enforce cohesion within the workforce. The Omuthiya Town Council has approved a decision to increase water tariffs by N$2 for the 2021/2022 financial year to offset the likelihood of NamWater’s anticipated adjustment. The troubled Grootfontein municipality says it has started implementing recommended remedial actions following an explosive audit report, which highlighted an array of governance issues. The honeymoon of Grootfontein residents who stay in council properties without paying fees as well as occupying and building illegal structures on townland will soon be over . The Tsumeb municipality has been ordered to pay an outstanding amount of N$3.72 million to Enviro-Fill Namibia (EFN), a company that was contracted to provide waste management services to the local authority between 2009 and 2014. A pensioner blinded after battling measles more than 50 years ago has overcome her disability to become one of the finest handicraft artists. Following numerous reports from people who have lost money to scammers under the pretence they are law enforcement agents, the Otjozondjupa police are cautioning the public to refrain from giving banking details over the phone. The Ondonga Traditional Authority last week handed over 20 oxygen concentrators to Onandjokwe hospital. People living in remote areas have shown keen interest in getting vaccinated against Covid-19 as opposed to those living in towns says Oshikoto health director Joshua Nghipangelwa. The Omuthiya Town Council and the local community have locked horns over the existence of a dumpsite. Junior employees are said to have spilled the beans on irregular dealings at Tsumeb, leading to a fresh investigation which resulted in the recent suspension of the municipality’s acting CEO Karolina Damaseb. A reefer container converted into a mortuary was inaugurated at Tsumeb yesterday to capacitate the overwhelmed hospital morgue. Oshikoto health director Joshua Nghipangelwa has recounted his battle with Covid-19, saying it was a near-death experience. In an effort to revive and accelerate trade between Namibia and Tanzania, the mission at Dar es Salaam last weekend hosted a business expo to showcase products and possible investment areas. The Grootfontein municipality is calling upon residents to settle their municipal bills or face water disconnections as the financially embattled council struggles to provide adequate services. Breeding with cattle and expecting a calf each year from the cows is not a given, as some cows simply do not conceive each cycle. But farmers go about their daily activities believing that this will happen and that their stock will be increased. The Swapo leadership in Oshikoto has expressed shock after three councillors, serving on its ticket in Oniipa, were arrested on Monday and charged with fraud. The Affirmative Repositioning (AR) movement has threatened to dump tons of trash on the premises of the Katima Mulilo Town Council offices after the environment ministry shut down the local authority’s landfill in May this year. The Otavi Town Council has made a sudden U-turn on its decision to write off millions of dollars in municipal debts owed by senior citizens. Stolen cables at pumps connecting a local water treatment plant have left thousands of residents in the Zambezi region without water. As a result, residents in the region have been flocking to the Zambezi River for water.