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8 IN OTHER NEWS Friday, July 28 2017 | NEW ERA This day in history... 28 July 1717: Prussian king Frederik Willhelm I gives compulsory education to 5-12 years. 1896: City of Miami incorporated. 1960: Dag Hammarskjold, secretary-general of the UN, arrives in the Congo to try to end the civil war. world air speed record of 3,530 kilometres per hour. 1988: Israeli diplomats arrive in Moscow for first visit in 21 years. largest-yet fine, for acting illegally by providing incentives to travel agents. This ends a case that has dragged on for five years. 2005: CNN announces that Haroon Rashid Aswat, the suspected mastermind of the bomb attacks in London on July 7, hid in South Africa for several weeks before being arrested in Zambia the week before. Fifty-six people were killed in the attacks. 2016: Earliest evidence of cancer found in 1.7 million-year-old toe fossil from Swartkrans Cave, South Africa, published in “South African Journal of Science.” In Arts, Entertainment, and Sports… 1900: Hamburger created by Louis Lassing in Connecticut at his eatery, Louis Lunch, open since 1895, when a patron demanded a quick lunch and Louis Lassen slapped a few steak trimmings between two slices of white bread. 1914: Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia a month after the murder of Archduke Ferdinand in Sarajevo. World War I starts. nnovative… The man disguises himself as a ghost in a bid o get past the cameras. 1973: The Deputy Minister of Bantu Administration and Education, Punt Janson, invites guidance in humanising the pass laws and influx control measures by which African mobility is regulated, in the interests of the communities. 1976: Eldon Joersz and Geo Morgan set A thief thought he had the perfect way to avoid being caught during a burglary - by disguising himself as a GHOST. The crook was caught on camera, wrapped in a white sheet, so he could sneak past CCTV cameras. Footage shows the burglar climbing a set of stairs and peering around the corner into the hall in Jinjiang, Quanzhou City, Fujian Province, south-eastern China. He spots a CCTV camera mounted on the wall in front of him and quickly ducks back into cover. The next moment he disappears back downstairs as he works out how to make 1988: Winnie Mandela’s home in Soweto, South Africa, destroyed by arson. 2004: It comes to light that thousands of unwitting South African women, who lost their ID documents in the past, may be married illegally to foreigners who have paid corrupt officials to falsify marriage certificates. 2005: The Competition Tribunal fines South African Airways (SAA) R45m, the it past the camera. It takes the unnamed burglar around 20 minutes to come up with his master plan. He returns in what appears to be a ghost costume and can be seen shuffling past the camera like a ghostly apparition before fleeing the scene. Police were later called to the scene and discovered he had cut down a curtain to make his ghostly costume. However 1951: Walt Disney’s animated musical film “Alice In Wonderland” released. Thief disguises himself as a ghost to avoid CCTV cameras they were able to identify the bungling burglar because he had looked clearly at the camera before donning his ghost outfit. The burglar, who failed to take anything from the house, was tracked down by police. He was interviewed and admitted a series of other crimes and was taken into custody. – Mirror ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT (EIA) PUBLIC PARTICIPATION PROCESS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE PROPOSED SHEPHERDS LODGE POWER LINE (1 km), SWARTKOPS NATURE RESERVE, ORANJEMUND Applicant: Namdeb Environmental consultants: Aurecon Namibia Project: EIA for the proposed construction of a new overhead powerline of approximately 1 km long, around at the bottom of Swartkops Hill to Shepherds Lodge, Oranjemund, Namibia. Availability of the Draft Scoping Report (DSR): A hard copy of the DSR is available for review at Oranjemund Public Library. Comment period: 27 July – 18 Aug 2017 Public Meeting: 9 August 2017 at 10h00 at the Recreational Club, 9th Avenue, Oranjemund. Legislative requirements: The proposed project triggers activities listed in Appendix B of the Namibian Environmental Policy of 1994, and Activities in Government Notice No 29 of the Environmental Management Act (No 7 of 2007) and therefore an Environmental Impact Assessment process is required. The competent Authority is: MET: DEA. Purpose of the comment period: To afford Interested and Affected Parties (I&APs) an opportunity to comment on the project and to ensure that all issues and concerns are captured and considered in the DSR. Public Participation: I&APs are required to notify Aurecon in writing should they wish to register as an I&AP. Please submit your name, contact information and comments on/ before 18 August 2017 for attention: Ilze Rautenbach, Aurecon, P.O. Box 5353, Windhoek; Tel: 061 297 7000; Fax: 061 297 7007 or Email: Baby’s world… The newborn baby photo shoot that went bad after baby decided to go to the toilet amid the photo shoot. Newborn baby photo shoot takes a disgusting turn The early years of our little one’s life fly past terrifying quickly. So it’s easy to understand why so many parents want a permanent reminder of the early days – before the delights of tantrums and talking back. But one baby had other ideas for her moment in the spotlight with California photographer Ana Brandt. It all started off so well, with mum holding her adorable new arrival in her arms and smiling beautifully. But things quickly turn when nature calls and the baby decides to have a quick wee – all down her mum’s arm and over her cream dress and shoes. The photographer and her team seem completely unfazed and after a quick clean up they’re back on track. Not too bad so far. But apparently the baby still wasn’t finished. You can probably guess where this is going - it’s now time for a number two. The photographer and her staff momentarily lose their cool, and can be heard saying: “Wow. Don’t move. That’s like projectile. “I’ve never seen a projectile like that. Wow.” The apologetic mum then starts to laugh, which the photographer sees as a “natural smile” and continues to snap away despite the little one’s ongoing toilet time. Other parents have praised Ana for her calm reaction to the situation, and her ability to put the horrified looking mum at ease. Thankfully, they still managed to get some beautiful photos which we assume are now in pride of place in the family’s home. – Mirror

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