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New Era Newspaper Friday September 8, 2017

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4 NEWS Friday, September 8 2017| NEW ERA Roland Routh Windhoek Judge Dinah Usiku yesterday convicted a man accused of breaking into the room of his former girlfriend and stabbing her eight times with a knife. The charges he was convicted on are housebreaking with intent to murder and murder with direct intent. The judge noted the State proved beyond a reasonable doubt that Eben Cloete, 38, was the one who broke into the house of Anna Nadia Coetzee’s father, kicked or forced open her locked bedroom door and killed her. Coetzee was killed at the house of her father at Neudamm experimental farm on August 13, 2009. Judge Usiku rejected Cloete’s alibi defence that he was not at the house when the deceased was murdered on that day as he had left early for a distant farm in search of employment. “The accused’s testimony of not Cloete guilty of knife murder Eben Cloete having been on the crime scene on August 13, 2009 and that he left his home to seek employment on a distant farm is clearly false, because prior to the deceased’s body being discovered by Martha Afrikaner and bare-chested. In fact the accused told them what he had done at the deceased’s house,” said Judge Usiku. She added that although the State’s case was based on circumstantial evidence, the cumulative effect of all the evidence proved the accused’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. According to the judge, the accused lied about having left his home in search of employment, lied about where he was arrested, and lied about not having met the witnesses that saw him at the house of the deceased shortly before her murder. This, she said, could only lead to one conclusion: that Cloete was the one who stabbed the deceased and left her in a pool of blood in which their eleven-month-old child was found playing. she arrived at the murder scene she found the baby playing in the blood surrounding his dead mother. The judge further said that although it was not necessary for the State to prove a motive for the killing of the deceased, evidence led by Edward Gaeb was that the accused and the deceased were involved in an argument the day before the killing. “Death threats were made against the deceased,” the judge noted and continued: “These threats were of a serious nature which prompted Martha Afrikaner to inform the deceased’s parents in order for them to report a case with the police. The deceased’s father tried to call the police but he got no response on August 13, 2009, the same day the deceased’s body was discovered.” She further said that on the issue of the accused’s intention when he stabbed the deceased, the factors to be considered are the type of weapon used, the area where the wounds were injuries sustained by the victim. According to her, the type of weapon used – a knife – the area where the blows were directed, the chest area – a vulnerable part of the body – and the number of stab wounds, eight, led only to the conclusion that the accused had the direct intention to kill the deceased when he stabbed her. Judge Usiku postponed the trial to October 10 for pre-sentencing proceedings and remanded Cloete in custody at the Windhoek Correctional Facility trial-awaiting section. Milton Engelbrecht appeared for Cloete and State Advocate Palmer Khumalo for the State. MASTERS DEGREE FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME 2018 The Bank of Namibia offers a unique opportunity to Namibians who want to pursue postgraduate studies (Masters Degree) at recognised and reputable universities in SADC and international destinations. The Bank of Namibia will Economics International Banking International Finance and Trade Persons who are interested in seizing this opportunity and who are already in possession of related undergraduate degrees, and therefore are ready to pursue a Masters degree immediately are required to meet the following Namibian citizenship; Younger than 40 years of age; study transcript; Submit proof of provisional acceptance at a reputable university at destinations indicated above; Submit a provisional study programme, course outline and dissertation theme; Provide a timeframe of your study. The BoN sponsorship, amongst others, includes registration, tuition, duration of studies, provided it is within the maximum allowable period as approved by the relevant BoN committee. Applicants should apply through the online Masters Fellowship portal on the Services and Bursaries. All relevant documents as stated above should be attached where possible. For any query, please call Ms Leena Elago at +264-61-283 5034; Email The closing date for all applications is 30 November 2017 Professor Peter Nyarango AMIBIA SKORPION ZINC UNDER17 It’s Gametime FOOTBALL CUP 2017 #SkorpionZincCup17 08 - 10 September 2017 08:00 - 18:00 Hrs NFA Technical Centre & Sam Nujoma Stadium Skorpion Zinc Under 17 Cup @SkorpionZincCup

Friday, September 8 2017| NEW ERA NEWS 5 Eengodhi by-election set for November Obrein Simasiku T Walde Sheyavali, is set for E l e c t o r a l C o m m i s s i o n from September 11 to 14. vacant. candidates that have indicated shown interest. Sheyavali, the veteran chronic ailment. He was laid to Nearly complete… Contractors busy on site at Oshiya Combined building. The school has appealed Oshiya stuck with incomplete library Obrein Simasiku Oshiya complete a school library, which was teachers. The library, which is now at “We did this in the best interest of the learners, hence the parents donated N0 and N0 towards the second phase where we are now parents donated N0 and teachers N0, respectively,” explained Iindombo, who added that they which has become the centre and cater for all learners and staff,” stressed Iindombo. He reiterated that their aim is the interest of the learners, so that ONGWEDIVA TOWN COUNCIL PROCUREMENT COMMITTEE ONGWEDIVA TOWN COUNCIL PROCUREMENT COMMITTEE PROCUREMENT REFERENCE NO: G/ONB/OTC TS – 03/2017 – 2018 DESCRIPTION: Rehabilitation of the Oxidation Ponds – Phase 4 (Cleaning, Removal, Pumping and Discarding of Reeds and Sludge). COMPULSORY BRIEFING: Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 10h00, CLOSING DATE: Tuesday, 17 October 2017 at 14H30. DOCUMENTS: Available as from Tuesday, September 12, 2017 from the Cashiers. LEVY: ENQUIRIES: DELIVERY ADDRESS: ATTENTION: N$ 1,000 - 00 (Non - refundable). Mr. D Mulokoshi (Technical) OR Ms. J. Hainana (Administrative). Tel.: 065 – 233700, Fax: 065 – 230521 Bidding Box (In a sealed envelope clearly marked) Ongwediva Town Council Corner of Mandume Ndemufayo Road & Dr. Libertine Amathila Street. Private Bag 5549, ONGWEDIVA The Secretary Procurement Committee PROCUREMENT REFERENCE NO: G/ONB/OTC TS – 01/2017 - 2018 DESCRIPTION: Supply & delivery of One Motor Grader to Ongwediva Town Council. PROCUREMENT REFERENCE NO: G/ONB/OTC TS – 02 /2017 - 2018 DESCRIPTION: Supply & delivery of One New Submersible Pump to Ongwediva Town Council. PROCUREMENT REFERENCE NO: G/ONB/OTC TS – 04/2017 – 2018 DESCRIPTION: COMPULSORY BRIEFING: Supply & delivery of One New 4x4 Single Cab Vehicle (Pick –up) to Ongwediva Town Council. None. CLOSING DATE: Tuesday, 17 October 2017 at 14H30. DOCUMENTS: LEVY: ENQUIRIES: DELIVERY ADDRESS: ATTENTION: Available as from Tuesday, September 12, 2017 from the Cashiers. N$ 250-00 (Non - refundable). Mr. D Mulokoshi (Technical) OR Ms. J. Hainana (Administrative). Tel.: 065 – 233700, Fax:065 – 230521 Bidding Box ( In a sealed envelope clearly marked) Ongwediva Town Council Corner of Mandume Ndemufayo Road & Dr. Libertine Amathila Street, Private Bag 5549, ONGWEDIVA The Secretary Procurement Committee

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