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New Era Newspaper - 07/10/2013 - Vol19 No047

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New Era Newspaper - 07/10/2013 - Vol19

Friday, July 15 2011 1 NEWSPAPER FOR A NEW NAMIBIA NEW ERA NEWSPAPER FOR A NEW NAMIBIA N$ 3.00 (incl VAT) A N N I V E R S A R Y Newspaper for a New Namibia Product Vol. 16 of No. New Era 226 Publication Corporation Windhoek, Namibia Friday, July 15 2011 Vol. 19 No. 047 Windhoek, Namibia Monday, October 07 2013 Haufiku never ‘Shape up or Bester can’t Inside wait Today for Spurs Tragedy strikes SADC resigned ship from RDP out’ warfare games Page 4 Page 5 News... Page 32 President hospitalised • Govt's new meat By Eveline Klerk Two other officers are The regional exercise is company on track currently being treated at the hosted every year to sharpen WALVIS BAY – Tragedy struck the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Special Forces warfare exercise off participated in the SADC cal exercises, practicing tac- Welwitchia private the skills of SADC forces. in Walvis Bay. The officers The exercise involves physi- • Reverend the Namibian coast when a Malawian military officer drowned, Special Forces warfare exercise, dubbed Welwitschia, dures of sea and desert wartics, techniques and proce- while Karuaera By two Staff South Reporter African officers are still missing after their boat that is currently underway at fare to improve the combat capsized in the Atlantic ocean during the early hours of yesterday Walvis Bay, Swakopmund laid to rest morning, WINDHOEK about - President 27 kilometres from the Walvis Bay harbour. and Henties Bay. SADC page 2 Vocational education a sure priority – Namwandi Hifikepunye Pohamba was on Monday admitted to a local private hospital for an unconfirmed illness. Prime Minister Nahas Angula confirmed yesterday that the President was hospitalised, but the Prime Minister maintained it was for an Finance... “annual routine medical checkup”. … but the time to deliver is now News of the President’s alleged ill health spread like By Albertina wildfire on Nakale Wednesday night, with unconfirmed WINDHOEK reports – claiming The Minister that of the Education Dr David Namwandi of has State rubbished was gravely public ill. perceptions that vocational educa- Head tion But and Premier training Angula is regarded said he by was the government as being of informed secondary that importance the President in the was national in education programme. • Standard Bank hospital Namwandi for his said regular about 80 medical percent of all job training occurs MCA Namibia CEO Penny Akweye and the Undersecretary in the Ministry of Water, examination. advises on petrol the vocational sector, adding that vocational education Agriculture and Forestry Desmond Tshikesho officially inaugurating community and “He training went for is actually his annual the most checkup. I am not aware that he has water points at Omboto village. Photo: Helvy Shaanika suitable form of education card phase-out capable of meeting the demands of national economic growth suffered from stroke, only medical and globalisation. people can confirm that,” said the Prime Stressing Minister, that responding the country’s to institutions a can deliver the More water for rural communities • Building African question required on vocational whether the education, President he said: “We must remain By Helvy Shaanika and The facilities, which consist Namibia is supporting the had confident suffered in a the stroke. potential of our people and in the potential of Nuusita Ashipala of ready-to-use boreholes, ministry in fast tracking the managers for our Angula, technical who vocational visited education the First and training institutions, will benefit cattle herders implementation of key policies and programmes aiming African business Citizen including at a the local Namibia private Training hospital Authority (NTA), to deliver OMBOTO – The Millennium Challenge Account and Okalongo kooHumba in at increasing agricultural in Nangolo dha Amutenya on technical Wednesday, vocational said education President and training responsive to the Pohamba new technological, was scheduled economic to be and dis-demographicharged The education yesterday. minister was speaking on Thursday at the • Neudamm's challenges.” An Ordinance Clearance (MCA) Team Namibia of the Namibian handed Police Omuthiya on Tuesday constituency. detected a TMA-3 growth anti-tank in the country. landmine of former Yugoslavian origin “I don’t know if he finally got at Otunganga village developed in Ohangwena infrastructure and detonated for it The on Undersecretary Wednesday. This in was one Tshikesho of the type said of MCA mines Namibia team, is improving Chief Inspector farmers’ launch of the Namibian Chapter of the Better Education for used by the Swapo military discharged but he was expected wing, PLAN, during the water war provision of liberation worth in N.5 Namibia. the Ministry Squatting of is Agriculture, the head of the Africa’s Rise (BEAR) project, where he called on all stake- Mathias Kalahari Neshunga, Red pointing a to come out today (yesterday),” at some of the ammunition million and to other two villages war materials in Water that his and team Forestry also detected Desmond Tshikesho said MCA WATER page 2 show stopper in its operation. Photo: Nampa Angula told New Era. EDUCATION page 2 Oshikoto Region last week. NWR R.I.P. Comrade in the Reverend red Karuaera By Toivo Ndjebela Simon’s claim flattens MVA N.00 (incl VAT) Opposition Jail break Sport... grows at to Windhoek MTC towers Central Prison WINDHOEK – The Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) is battling to meet its financial obligations after its liabilities By Desie Heita skyrocketed to N$102 million in May this year. By Desie Heita of the financial woes of the Financials at the company show that the NWR liabilities MVA. WINDHOEK By Tonateni Shidhudhu - Renewed international debate on mobile stood at some N million, but board chairperson Jackie Asheeke disputed this, saying there has been “under-reporting” of some road accident in which prises 30 percent of current class WINDHOEK suburb residents - Heads who are oppose the erection of a mobile WINDHOEK – The grue- That claim alone com- phones and cancer has given strength to Windhoek’s upper the real financial situation at the hospitality parastaral. several Belgian nationals outstanding claims that telecommunication expected to roll among tower the in their residential area to continue What remains true though is that the NWR is swimming in lost their lives and for which the MVA has to pay out to to guards resist its at erection the Windhoek near their homes. a pool of debts, such that the company is struggling to meet former Namibian world victims who sued the fund Central This has Prison, irritated following the country’s a largest mobile network its immediate financial obligations. champion boxer Harry Simon was jailed, continues tion system. munication towers the country. based on the old compensa- operator, prison-break MTC, by which three says dan-igerous inmates during the is not the only one with com- To arrest the deteriorating situation, the company’s board of directors decided to draw money, believed to be N mil- to haunt the Motor Vehicle Residents at Bowker Hill, Windhoek, have now added the Accident (MVA) Fund and early hours of yesterday. NWR page 2 is one of the main causes MVA page 2 MTC Police page public 2 relations officer Chief Inspector Kauna Shikwambi says a serious investigation has been launched at the Windhoek Central Prison by the Namibian Police (Nampol) to determine how the three prisoners managed to es- President Hikepunye Pohamba pays his last respects to the late Reverend Batholomeaus Godwin Karuaera. A large number of mourners gathered in a sombre mood at the Parliament Gardens on Friday to bid farewell to Karuaera who died at the age of 93 on September 22. He was accorded a State funeral on Saturday at the Gammams Cemetery in Windhoek. Karuaera is one of the founding fathers of the Namibian nation, who resisted the colonial occupation of Namibia. Photo: Tonateni Shidhudhu JAIL page 2 • World boxing titles stay home

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