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New Era Newspaper - 09/10/2013 - Vol19 No049

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New Era Newspaper - 09/10/2013 - 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. 049 Windhoek, Namibia Wednesday, October 09 2013 SWAKOPMUND/ By Staff Reporter OREVIA – President WINDHOEK Hifikepunye - President Pohamba Hifikepunye has urged Pohamba traditional was Monday leaders admitted to a local private hospital ensure for an the unconfirmed alloca- to tion illness. of communal land Prime is Minister done in Nahas such Angula confirmed yesterday that the President a way was hospitalised, that the poor but the Prime are Minister not maintained deprived it was for an “annual routine medical checkup”. of benefiting from their News ancestral of the President’s land. alleged Haufiku never resigned from RDP ‘Shape up or ship President warns out’ House prices could moderate N.00 (incl VAT) Bester can’t Inside wait Today for Spurs News... Page 4 Page 5 Page 32 President land grabbers hospitalised • Headman accused of abetting By Edgar Brandt corruption By Eveline Klerk and Magreth Nunuhe WINDHOEK - FNB Namibia’s latest House Price • School to close Index says that with more serviced land becoming due to water available across the country house prices should continue shortage to moderate that could see single digit growth, particularly within the middle price • Many teachers segment. “We expect housing delivery to shift towards the still underqualified middle price segment and thus moderating house prices • A right royal even further over the remainder of the year to single wedding digit growth. This view is based on sustained volume growth, as more serviced land comes onto the market Finance... and private developments increase. But it is doubtful that the volumes will be sufficient to meet market demand and therefore house prices though moderating, will remain elevated,” remarked Namene Kalili, FNB Namibia’s manager: research and competitor intelligence. Namibia’s housing market experienced a fair amount of downward price pressure ill He health raised spread concern like over wildfire the on increasing Wednesday reports night, of with illegal unconfirmed of reports communal claiming land in that the fencing Head of State was gravely ill. some parts of the country and But Premier Angula said he was said informed some that traditional the President leaders was in • Big conference allow hospital illegal for fencing his regular in areas medical under examination. their jurisdiction that for SMEs causes “He unnecessary went for his annual tension checkup. I am people. not aware that he has among suffered He pointed from stroke, out that only the medical people can confirm that,” said the • MTC to score government would not tolerate Prime such Minister, practices responding as it to a from foreign question on whether the President deprives had suffered the a poor stroke. of their livelihood. merger Angula, who visited the First Citizen Pohamba at a local was private speaking hospital at on the Wednesday, official opening said President of in the lower price segments the Pohamba 16 annual was scheduled meeting to of be discharged Council yesterday. of Traditional Sport... An Ordinance Clearance Team of the Namibian Police on Tuesday detected a TMA-3 across anti-tank the whole landmine country. of former Yugoslavian origin the “I don’t know if he finally got at Otunganga village in Ohangwena and detonated it on Wednesday. This was Meanwhile, one of the type house of prices mines in used by the Swapo military Leaders currently underway discharged but he was expected wing, PLAN, during the war of liberation in Namibia. Squatting is the head of the the team, upper Chief price segment Inspector were Mathias Neshunga, pointing in Swakopmund. to come out today (yesterday),” at some of the ammunition and other war materials that his team also detected in seen its accelerating operation. at a much Photo: Nampa Referring to the main Angula told New Era. slower pace than they did in culprits, the president said 2012 and therefore the general trend shows that house not NWR all Namibians can afford in the red to buy even a single pole, let prices Simon’s claim Opposition continue to moderate. grows alone fence off land. “Those Kalili advised that the who do have money are By Toivo Ndjebela FNB House Price Index regained making themselves guilty of WINDHOEK – The Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) is flattens MVA to some lost MTC ground as illegal fencing in communal towers the index increased by 3.5 land. battling This to practice meet its is financial of serious skyrocketed concern to for N$102 the govern- million in May this year. By Desie Heita of the financial woes of the He added, however, that obligations after its liabilities percent through April. By Desie Heita ment Financials as it is at depriving the company the show that the NWR liabilities MVA. WINDHOEK - 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 percent the price index remains at 8 poor of access to communal WINDHOEK – The grue- That claim alone comprises 30 percent of current class suburb phones and cancer has given strength to Windhoek’s upper lower residents than its who September land oppose the erection of a mobile the real for financial grazing situation and other at the hospitality parastaral. several Belgian nationals outstanding claims that telecommunication 2012 peak, tower and this in their residential area continue essentials. What remains Therefore true they though are is that the NWR is swimming in • Anna set to lost their lives and for which the MVA has to pay out to has to resist decelerated its erection the near annualised This house has irritated price move- the country’s rescue largest mobile tri-nations network their homes. the a pool ones of who debts, need such protection that the company Residents is struggling of Orevia to in meet the Omaheke former Namibian Region remove world illegal victims fences. who sued the fund from its immediate their traditional financial leaders,” To stressed arrest the Pohamba. deteriorating He situation, the company’s board mon was jailed, continues tion system. on-year munication growth towers from in the last country. tourney obligations. champion boxer Harry Si- based on the Photo: old Magreth compensa- Nunuhe ment operator, 8.2 MTC, percent which year- says it is not the only one with com- said of directors that traditional decided to leaders draw money, of communal believed to land be N should mil- be utmost to haunt importance the Motor that Vehicle we institutions to deliberate on year Residents December’s at Bowker 25 percent Hill, Windhoek, have now added the should continuously consult done fairly for the benefit of adhere Accident to the (MVA) process Fund when and critical issues affecting their NWR page 2 is one of the main causes MVA page 2 increase. MTC page 2 Youth Supplement with their line ministry to all Namibians. allocating land,” Pohamba communities. The meeting “This was coupled with an deal with such issues. “The law gives certain observed. ends on Thursday. overall increase in housing Inside “However when the minister takes action against thorities and communal land Leaders meet annually since of Lands and Resettlement powers to traditional au- The Council of Traditional Meanwhile, the Ministry volumes, where house volumes grew by 11.2 percent these ill practices, he is taken boards to administer land its establishment 16 years ago hailed residents of Orevia month-on-month and 16 to court. But bear in mind together with government. to share ideas and exchange communal area in Omaheke percent year-on-year. Land the court was created for all Therefore, the allocation views on issues of nation for being the first to respond delivery remained weak and so that we abide by the law,” of communal land must be building. The meeting also positively to the Communal thus did not contribute much he emphasised. done in accordance with the provides an opportunity to Land Reform Act by removto the rising housing supply He reminded traditional provisions of the Communal traditional leaders and representatives of government LAND page 2 HOUSE page leaders that the allocation Land Reform Act and it is of 2

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