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New Era Newspaper Friday January 5, 2018

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New Era Newspaper Friday January 5,

Vol. 23 No. 084 Windhoek, Namibia Friday, January 5 2018 , committee tells Hambukushu chief Mbambo John Muyamba Rundu A committee of members of the Hambukushu tribe has been established with the sole aim of forcing Hambukushu traditional leader Fumu (Chief) Erwin Munika Mbambo out of power, for an avalanche of alleged transgressions. HAMBUKUSHU on page 2 Inside Today Who will guard the guards? A security guard entrusted to guard and protect a house in Pioneers Park over the festive season, broke into the neighbour’s house from where he looted valuable goods over a four-day period last month. Page 3 For bond investors, Africa was a happy hunting ground last year Its local-currency and dollar securities easily outperformed those of emerging markets overall as investors piled into a continent offering high yields and starting to recover from the commodity bust of three years ago. . Page 19 Alvine Kapitako Windhoek The number of people testing positive for hepatitis E in the informal settlements of Windhoek continues to climb, as authorities now rush to have concentrated efforts to boost sanitation in the capital’s urban informal settlements, equal to what is being done in rural areas. cials in the health ministry confessed to New Era that Facing revolt… Fumu Erwin Munika Mbambo (centre) his queen, Maria Ruhepo (left) and senior Hambukushu headman Erwin Disho. the “outbreak is not [yet] under control”, as the number of those testing positive for hepatitis E continues to of hepatitis E are now at 167, while 15 days ago, on December 20, 2017, SPWC CC member killed over inheritance Staff Reporters Katima Mulilo/Windhoek A member of the Swapo Party Women’s Council (SPWC) central committee, Agness Pelekelo, died on Wednesday after she was allegedly shot by her nephew. Pelekelo, 52, is the second SPWC to die this week, after the death of Rosa Kavara on cases was 26. Two people have been admitted and are being kept in isolation, said the acting permanent secretary in the Ministry of Health and Social Services, Dr David Uirab. Tuesday.Kavara was a Swapo member of parliament in the National Council and a central committee member of Swapo. Pelekelo died on Wednesday after she was allegedly shot by her 22-year-old nephew in a dispute over the estate of his (nephew’s) late father. Samuel Pelekelo, a resident of Mazoba village in the Zambezi Region. Hepatitis E outbreak ‘not under control’ … cause could be the waning in urban sanitation awareness Making do… Victoria Nghipewa, a resident of Windhoek’s Havana informal settlement for the past 20 years, was all too happy to pose in what is the only toilet she has ever known in the settlement, the riverbed. Photo: Emmency Nuukala HEPATITIS on page 2 SPWC on page 2 167 141 cases from December 20, 2017 Two more people admitted informal settlements New awareness campaign kicks off Havana and Goreangab hardest hit Water testing underway in affected areas WE WOULD LIKE TO HEAR FROM YOU Participate in our surveys and stand a chance to WIN a weekend away for two at any NWR Resort worth N$ 5000. Visit www.nepc.com.na to participate. New Era Newspaper @NewEraNewspaper #NewEraNewspaper appclassifieds/discover

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