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New Era Newspaper Friday November 24, 2017

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New Era Newspaper Friday November 24,

Vol. 23 No. 063 Windhoek, Namibia Friday, November 24 2017 Inside Today Inquiry con- Despite the policy of reconciliation, racism and tribalism reign supreme among Namibians, and identify themselves along tribal lines and the colour of their skin. Page 3 Shack growth overtakes property ownership - - Desie Heita Windhoek The pace at which the number of people living in shacks is increasing, especially in urban areas, is frightening compared to the growth rate of conventional house ownership. In fact, the latest Namibia Statistics Agency (NSA) report shows that between 2011 and 2016 there has been a decline in the percentage of the population living in conventional houses and an increase in the percentage of Namibians living in shacks. “The contributing factors to this pattern were the urbanised regions,” says the ‘2016 Namibia Intercensal Demographic Survey’ report released this week. SHACK on page 2 Following the downgrading by Fitch Ratings of Namibia’s credit rating to junk status on November 20, Finance Minister Calle Schlettwein on Tuesday told parliament that its policy interventions are broad-based and indeed place the economy on a credible recovery path. Page 15 Coast apprehensive over deadly Flakka drug Eveline de Klerk Walvis Bay Embrace unity, congress delegates told “In the spirit of Swapo Party unity, once the contest is over and the winners have been announced, let us all rally behind the victors. –President Hage Geingob Bragging rights will be highly at stake when MTC Namibia Premier League (NPL) table toppers African Stars confront in-form league greenhorns Young African at the Legare Stadium in Gobabis tomorrow. Page 44 The highly addictive and deadly street drug, Flakka, which originates from America, has found its way into Namibia and has been a cause of great concern for the country that is already battling to keep other addictive drugs, such as mandrax and crack cocaine, from the streets. F l a k k a , a l s o is a newer-generation version of bath salts. Bath salts, in general, FLAKKA on page 2 Viva... From left, Founding President Sam Nujoma, Swapo secretary-general Nangolo Mbumba, President Hage Geingob, Swapo deputy secretary-general Laura McLeod- Photo: Emmency Nuukala Selma Ikela Windhoek President Hage Geingob says it is principles that matter and not personalities in Swapo and in the same vein he called party to support those who will emerge victorious in different party positions. Geingob said there must be competition within Swapo, a healthy competition that will result in a stronger resilient party. UNITY on page 2 The Weekend DISCOUNTER All your specials for the weekend, in one section! SEE INSIDE FOR DETAILS... Contact us: Tel: +264 61 208 0800 | Website: www.nepc.com.na New Era Newspaper @NewEraNewspaper #NewEraNewspaper appclassifieds/discover

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