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New Era Newspaper Friday May 11, 2018

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Friday 11 May 2018 N.00 (incl VAT) Vol. 23 No. 168 newera.com.na Nurses exposed to job stresses - study Page 3 11th annual Crayfish Festival boosts business for SMEs Page 14 Debmarine Cup semis this weekend Page 40 National Business Sport N million to train medical specialists abroad •Albertina Nakale WINDHOEK – Government spends approximately N million annually to support young Namibians u n d e r g o i n g m e d i c a l specialisation outside the country. This is hugely attributed to the fact that the current status of the school of medicine at the newly re-named Hage Geingob Campus of the University of Namibia (previously known as the Health Sciences Campus) is not well resourced medically. The campus, which was named after President Hage Geingob on Wednesday, has about five schools – namely the school of medicine with In honour… President Hage Geingob unveils the plaque bearing the new campus name, ‘Dr Hage Geingob Campus’ while Unam Vice-Chancellor Lazarus Hangula and Unam Chancellor Nangolo Mbumba look on. Photo: Emmency Nuukala 600 students, the school of pharmacy with 200 students, the public health school with 100 students, the school of dentistry with 22 students and the future school of allied health sciences with 30 students. specialists on page 2 Usakos to get N0 million oil storage facility WI N DHOEK – The Usakos Town Council plans to create about 1,600 direct and indirect n e w e m p l o y m e n t opportunities with the establishment of a multimillion dollar fuel and gas storage facility at the town within the next few years. MDL International Trade is in the process of setting up the facility worth N0 million at the town on 15 hectares of land it bought from the town council. This was revealed by Erongo Regional Governor Cleophas Mutjavikua in his State of the Region Address in Swakopmund on Tuesday evening. He said the entire investment by the company would amount to over N billion after completion. The governor informed Erongo residents that the envisaged fuel and gas terminal, with a capacity of over 200 million litres, usakOs on page 2 Kavango West still as poor as it was – Ausiku •John Muyamba N K U R E N K U R U – There is still no new development in Kavango West Region and it still has poor road and water infrastructure as well as limited telecommunication n e t w o r k s , s a i d Kavango West Regional Governor Sirkka Ausiku in her State of the Region Address. “The developmental state of our region remains the same since its creation on the 8th of August 2013, like being highly rural at 99.99 percent and having a high level of poverty, high level of unemployment. According to the Labour Force Survey of 2016 the unemployment rate in the region stood at 36.4 percent and among the youth at 52.6 percent,” Ausiku said on Wednesday in Nkurenkuru. Ausiku said the veterinary cordon fence is another d e v e l o p m e n t a l challenge that needs urgent intervention, ausiku on page 2 Ombudsman probes resettlement programme •Kuzeeko Tjitemisa WI N D H O E K - Ombudsman John Walters has given the Ministry of Land Reform until May 24 to provide his office with the master list of beneficiaries of the current land resettlement programme. Walters, speaking to New Era on Wednesday, did not specify as to what actions his office would take if the deadline lapses without a response. The request follows a demand by the Affirmative Repositioning (AR) movement that the Office of the Ombudsman investigate how Vicky ya Toivo, the wife of the late liberation struggle hero Andimba Toivo ya Toivo, was allocated a resettlement farm recently. Ombudsman on page 2 Ombudsman John Walters The UNIVERSITY OF NAMIBIA is celebrating its 1 st SOUTHERN CAMPUS GRADUATION K e e t m a n s h o o p S h o w H a l l - Tuesday * 15 May 2018 * 09h00 www.unam.edu.na

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