Seventy destitute residents of Rundu in the Kavango East region have received food parcels from a relief agency. A local faith-based organisation, Adventist Development and Relief Agency, handed over the food parcels to vulnerable people leaving in informal settlements at the town.
Rundu residents and government ministries, agencies as well as businesses are owing the Rundu Town Council more than 190-million dollars in unpaid bills. The money owed is for municipal services and land sales.
A month-old baby girl has suffocated to death at Safari residential area of Rundu in East Kavango region. She was asleep on the same bed as her mother, who was allegedly under the influence of alcohol on Saturday.