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OMUNTELE -The councillor of Omuntele constituency Sackeus Nangula has called for the speedy implementation of the constituency finance act, which would allow each constituency to draft its own budget expenditure. OMUTHIYA - Three separate cases of rape involving minors were reported to the Oshikoto police in one week, and only one of the suspects has so far been arrested while the other two are still at large, although their identities are known to the police. OMUTHIYA - Oshikoto Region will host this year’s Africa Day of Decentralisation (ADD) at Onayena settlement tomorrow. The event will address and raise awareness on corruption and conflict of interest among national, regional and local leaders. ONAYENA – Society must look at the media not as public enemy number one, but as an important partner in the fight against corruption. ONAYENA - Poor management and poor service delivery is cited as some of the root causes of corruption in various government offices, including those of regional and local authorities, as there is lack of controls and maladministration among accounting officers. OMUTHIYA -Two suspected poachers were wounded last Friday following a shootout with police at Onguma Game Reserve near Etosha National Park where they were tracking a rhino. OMUTHIYA - Some communities in one of the remotest constituencies in the Oshikoto Region, Nehale Lya Mpingana still struggle to have access to potable water. OMUTHIYA - The Ministry of Home Affairs and Immigration in Oshikoto last week issued approximately 350 national documents to various communities in the region through its outreach programme in government’s ongoing efforts to take services to those in need. OMUTHIYA - Ongete FC won the first edition of the Amagoesa tournament by beating Omuthiya FC 1-0 in a nail-biting game. The Ministry of Gender Equality and Social Welfare in Oshikoto Region has a total of 37,891 registered orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) OMUTHIYA - A conducive learning environment is one of the factors that contribute to a good education system, however this is the opposite with the under-resourced Limbandungila kindergarten and pre-school, where pupils are taught in a matchbox ramshackle building. OMUTHIYA - The dignity of many residents of Kuvukiland – one of the overpopulated informal settlements at Tsumeb - will be restored as there are plans to install more prepaid water points for residents of the settlement numbering about 10 000. OMUTHIYA - Plans by the Tsumeb municipality to relocate scores of vendors who have flooded the streets and house them in a more conducive business environment, will come to fruition as the mooted SME market is to be constructed at the copper-mining town. Elavi–Evango lyoku wapukurura mema vaganwe vantu ngesi mosikondovike kavayitulire moyiruganapomukunda Elavi, muna kwatere mukunda ngwendi Nahale Lya Mpingana mukunda horowero, omu vakara asi nomvhura nadinye kunawa mema gomugwa. OMBOTO - As a result of poor infrastructures, learners and teachers at Omboto Combined School who are conducting lessons under filthy old makeshifts are from time to time being terrorised by snakes slithering into their classrooms causing chaos and disrupting classes. OMUTHIYA - The dust refuses to settle between the Omuthiya Town Council and its residents over land compensation, with the community lamenting the fact they have not yet been fully compensated for the land they ceded to council to make way for development. OKASHANA - Disunity, division and anguish among Namibians that continues to escalate denotes the selfless sacrifices, which the country’s liberators fought for, noted the Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Stanley Simataa, adding that this is because political cannibalism is rife in the country. OMUTHIYA - The governor of Oshikoto Region, Henock Kankoshi, has called upon community members with knowledge to come forth and report unmarked and unidentified graves of fallen heroes and heroines of the liberation struggle, for recognition. TSUMEB - The Ministry of Health and Social Services recorded only a nominal decrease of Tuberculosis (TB) cases in the past three years from 9154 cases of active TB reported in 2016, to 8854 in 2017 representing a decrease of a mere 3 percent, while so far this year the figure further decreased to 8575. TSUMEB -Tsumeb Municipality is slowly starting to reap the benefits from its newly commissioned multi-million-dollar solar power plant project, that was set up to reduce the escalating electricity bill, which emanates from its 24-hour water pump station.