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New Era Newspaper Friday February 23, 2018

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New Era Newspaper Friday February 23,

Vol. 23 No. 119 Windhoek, Namibia Friday, February 23 2018 Inside Today MPs grill Ohangwena, Oshakati on spending Forget Trump’s ‘shithole’ remarks, new US ambassador Albertina Nakale Windhoek The United States of America’s new ambassador to Namibia, Lisa Johnson, has assured that President Donald Trump’s alleged derogatory remarks recently that African nations are ‘shitholes’ would Last month, the US president criticised immigration to his country from El Salvador, Haiti and the African continent, by calling the group ‘SHITHOLE’ on page 2 Just arrived… The new United States of America Ambassador to Namibia, Lisa Johnson, with President Hage Geingob at State House. Members of the National Council Public Accounts Committee this week travelled to the regions so that the leadership of the Ohangwena Regional Council and the Oshakati Town Council could explain concerns raised by the Auditor General in the audit reports of the respective institutions’ Page 3 Accountants and auditors want same priority as medical doctors The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Namibia (ICAN) has implored the government to give the accounting and auditing professions the same priority as medical Page 29 Man kills girlfriend after release from custody Prime concern… These three children were caught on camera while playing at the Epupa informal market in Opuwo where their parents were passing time. The market is a looming health hazard where fresh meat, general food items and merchandise are sold not far from where people relieve themselves due to the absence of ablution facilities. The governor of Kunene Region, Marius Sheya, and the mayor of Opuwo town, Albert Tjiuma, visited the area on Monday to inform the media that plans to clean up the market are a top priority. Photo: Alvine Kapitako John Muyamba Rundu A woman died yesterday from injuries she sustained in a savage beating at the hands of her boyfriend, who had just been released from police custody a week earlier for assaulting her. The incident took place at Lik- last week after he was arrested for assaulting the same woman, and it’s like he came back to kill her,” said According to villagers the man and the woman had a very heated and physical argument on Wednesday night, which culminated in the man woman’s cries for help were heard by many in the area, no one dared to MAN on page 2 New Bill to rein in N.4 billion cash loan industry Staff Reporter Windhoek The Bill to strengthen the regulation of cash loans and moneylenders was tabled in Until now micro-lenders have operated with virtually very little regulatory enforcement, and on the fringes of the banking and non- market, despite the fact that Namibian micro-lenders sat on a capital billion is the total amount of money cash loans and micro-lenders in they use to advance loans to people desperate for money but would not Statistically each of the cash- the Namibian economy, or the gross BILL on page 2 In disbelief… Villagers of the Likwaterera community stand around in shock as they watch the police investigate the crime scene yesterday. Photo: John Muyamba ONLY NAMIBIAN INSTITUTION Training Medical Doctors New Era Newspaper @NewEraNewspaper #NewEraNewspaper appclassifieds/discover

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