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Eises calls for teamwork

Newly appointed Oshikoto Education Director, Aletta Eises, has called for teamwork to ensure the region’s continued success in education, particularly in the Grade 10 results, where it has ranked top over the years.
Eises said this during her first annual regional conference at a school near Ondangwa on Friday.
She pointed out that the directorate’s focus in remedy at Grade 10 level should be in English as a second language, with the region’s symbols in that subject mostly ranging from E to G last year.

NamPol rules out robbery links to Ongwediva road accident

The Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in the Oshana Region has clarified that the 55-year-old woman, who allegedly caused a four-car road crash at Ongwediva last week, was not robbed of her money as reported in the media.
Spokesperson of NamPol in the region, Warrant Officer Frieda Shikole told Nampa on Wednesday that police investigations detected that the woman (Alina Shilongo) did not withdraw money from any bank on the day of the accident.

Man dies after being stabbed at Grootfontein

12 MAY (NAMPA) - A 20-year-old man died in the early hours of Sunday after being stabbed at Grootfontein.
The spokesperson of the Namibian Police Force in the Otjozondjupa Region, Inspector Maureen Mbeha told Nampa on Sunday that the deceased has been identified by relatives as Raphael Amutjakala.
Preliminary police investigations indicate that Amutjakala was seen at a bar with his friends on Saturday night. While on his way home alone, he was attacked and stabbed in the chest with a sharp object by an unknown person.

Keetmanshoop Municipality bolsters waste management efforts

(NAMPA) – In efforts to improve waste management and reduce illegal dumping, the Keetmanshoop Municipality has acquired 12 skip containers and a skip loader truck.
The municipality's public relations officer, Dawn Kruger, told Nampa in a recent interview the containers and truck cost the municipality N.dollars 2.25 million.
She said the containers will be placed at 12 different locations and will be mostly be used for building and garden waste.

Namibians owe Nujoma debt of gratitude for independence: Geingob

Namibians owe Founding President Sam Nujoma an immeasurable debt of gratitude, President Hage Geingob said while commemorating Nujoma’s 90th birthday on Sunday.
“At a very young age, he took up the fight and the struggle against the illegal occupation of Namibia by the apartheid South African regime,” Geingob said in a media statement issued by State House.
Namibia’s independence bears the imprint of Nujoma’s heroic deeds and a life of commitment to the liberty and unity of the Namibian people, the president said.