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New Era Newspaper Friday September 8, 2017

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6 NEWS Friday, September 8 2017 | NEW ERA Automated border control system launched Staff Reporter Windhoek The Minister of Home Affairs and Immigration, Pendukeni Iivula- Ithana, on Wednesday launched the upgrade Electronic Border Control Management System at Hosea Kutako International Airport. It was developed and installed by local IT company Syntex Technologies. E-Border Control Management Systems Upgrade Project that is to be installed at all border posts to and Namibians simpler and faster. According to the minister, the world has become a global village with improved technology and transportation infrastructure and is experiencing an unprecedented various reasons, which is facilitated by modern transport systems. “While benefit also accrues from the movement of persons, particularly in the area of migration and development, there are also associated challenges that need to be managed and mitigated. These include, but are not limited to, persons, smuggling of migrants and Minister of Home Affairs and Immigration, Pendukeni Iivula-Ithana terrorism,” stated the home affairs and immigration minister. It therefore requires a shift from the traditional way of managing migration to a more risk approach practice facilitated by information and intelligence gathering. It was for these reasons that the need to improve on Namibia’s border control infrastructure was According to the home affairs minister, the new system captures the biometrics of a person such as face for facial recognition and “With this modernisation we expect to improve on collection of statistics, data storage and mining tivity with approved stakeholders.” As a result, the operation of law enforcement agencies can be enhanced by the new system as it will help identify people even if they change their names because “The conclusion of this project - and facilitating lawful migration, and will contribute to the furtherance of the turnaround strategy the ministry has implemented just a few years ago,” Iivula-Ithana stated. According to her, the road to success was not a smooth one as it coincided with the economic crunch Namibia has experienced which resulted in a slowdown in the availability of funds with some targets not met on time.She said the commitment and patriotism showed by the company that implemented the project ensured the completion of the project on time. ko International Airport switched over to the new project as from September 1 with the rest of the border posts to follow suit in the near future. Iivula-Ithana concluded by emphasising the fact that a system can only be as good and effective as its cess lie in the hands of the users, who law enforcement agencies assigned to the attainment of Vision 2030, the National Development Plans and the Harambee Prosperity Plan (HPP). REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA MINISTRTY OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY The Government of the Republic of Namibia endeavours to put legislation in place governing the electronic transactions and related cyber security issues. Prompted by this desire, a draft Bill known as “Electronic Transactions and Cybercrime Bill” was formulated. framework for the promotion of the use of electronic transactions in government services and private contracts; to provide for the legal recognition of electronic transactions; to provide for the admission of electronic evidence; to provide for consumer protection in electronic commerce; to regulate the liability of service providers for actions of their clients; to provide for the protection of critical and important data; to create certain offences; to create certain powers for the investigation of offences and to provide for matters incidental thereto. PUBLIC NOTICE NATIONAL CONSULTATIVE WORKSHOP ON THE ELECTRONIC TRANSACTIONS AND CYBERCRIME BILL Furthermore, in nutshell, the Bill aims to: commerce and communications with public and private bodies, institutions and citizens; for the consumer, business and public agencies or bodies to conduct and use electronic transactions The above mentioned Bill was ready for tabling in Parliament on the 18 February 2017 and was withdrawn for further Public consultation. It is against this background that the Ministry of ICT is inviting the public and interested parties to attend the National Consultative Workshop. The purpose of the workshop is to allow the public to provide The National Workshop is scheduled for 12 September 2017 at Namibia Institute of Public Administration and Management (NIPAM) Paull The copies of the Bill can be obtained from the following sources: Ministry of ICT Website: www. request via Email from Elizabeth.Kamutuezu@mict. gov.na and Elly .Mulilo@mict.gov.na For more information please contact Ms. Elizabeth Ujarura Kamutuezu Email Address: Elizabeth.Kamutuezu@mict.gov.na Telephone Number: +26461 2832399 Cell phone Number: +264811438414

Friday, September 8 2017 | NEW ERA ADVERTS 7 Integration Integration International International Management Management Consultants Consultants GmbH GmbH Tender Advertisement Solar Photovoltaic Installation and Supply To evaluate the suitability of Companies in the above mentioned sectors for the supply of the following items: Solar photovoltaic equipment and associated tools and materials Integration IMC reserves the right to request additional information and physical inspection of premises as a proof of assertions made by interested companies. the following address in electronic form: Gunter Rust ProVET, NTA Village, 10 Rand Street, Khomasdal, Windhoek, email: grust@integration.org Deadline for submissions: 14:00 on the 22 nd of September 2017 Request for proposal REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) Unified Communication System and Least Cost Routing NORED ELECTRICITY (PTY)LTD is seeking proposals from well-established and experienced entities with relevant expertise to propose for implementation a Unified Communication System and a least cost routing solution. The solution must effectively and efficiently promote communication in NORED from head office to the regional stations in a manner that improves business processes through cost effective communication. SCOPE OF WORK FOR THE UCS IP TELEPHONY, MESSAGINGSERVICE, EMAIL TO FAX AND FAX TO EMAIL, EMAIL TO SMS, VIDEO CONFERENCING AND COMMUNICATIONS CAPABILITY, SMART PRESENTATION, SECURITY, DOCUMENTATION, REDUNDANCY, SERVICE LEVEL AGREEMENT, TRAINING RFP DOCUMENTS: Available as of Monday 04 September 2017 From NORED Ondangwa Regional Offices Ondangwa, Namibia Tel: +264 65 281 853 RFP FEE: N$ 0.00 ADMINISTRATION ENQUIRIES: TECHNICAL ENQUIRIES: Ms. Johanna Luanda j.luanda@nored.com.na, Tel: +264 65 281 853 Mr. M Sikopo m.sikopo@nored.com.na, Tel: +264 65 282 2139 NB: The Lowest or only tender will not necessarily be the successful tenderer and value for money bidding is preferred to least cost bidding. No Late submission of tenders will be accepted. The Quote Validity period must be at least 60 days from submission date Documents in a sealed envelope clearly marked: “RFP/01/2017” is to be addressed to The Tender Secretary, Nored Electricity (PTY) LTD, P O Box 639, Ondangwa, Namibia or Hand deliver to Nored Head office, Ondangwa Main Road, in the tender box. The documents should reach Nored latest by12:00 on Friday 15 September 2017 RFP/01/2017 closing date: 15 September 2017 All documents clearly marked “RFP/01/2017 THE TENDER SECRETARY” must be posted or delivered follows: NORED Electricity (PTY) LTD | PO BOX 639 ONDANGWA MAIN ROAD, ONDANGWA, NAMIBIA VACANCIES Excellent career opportunities exist for interested and 1. MANAGER: COMMERCIAL SERVICES, C5 X 1 2. SENIOR JOURNALIST: BUSINESS/FINANCE, C2 X 1 Should you be interested in one of the www.nampa.org/vacancies. COURSE NAME DURATION DEADLINE TIME September Centre for Enterprise Development Short Course Calendar: September - November 2017 PRICE WITH/WITHOUT TABLET Skills for Executive Secretaries and PA’s 18 - 22 Sept 2017 13 - Sep-17 08:00 - 17:00 N,500.00/N,450.00 Supervisory Management 18 - 22 Sept 2017 13 - Sep-17 08:00 - 17:00 N,500.00/N,450.00 Purchasing, Procurement, and Inventory Management Meeting Management: Meeting Procedure and Minute Taking 25 - 27 Sept 2017 19 - Sep-17 08:00 - 17:00 N,100.00 25 - 29 Sept 2017 19 - Sep-17 08:00 - 17:00 N,500.00/N,450.00 Project Management (Basic Level) 25 - 29 Sept 2017 19 - Sep-17 08:00 - 17:00 N,500.00/N,450.00 Risk Management in Financial Sector 28 - 29 Sept 2017 20 - Sep-17 08:00 - 17:00 N,100.00 October Bookkeeping 02 - 26 Oct 2017 18 - Sep-17 17:30 - 20:30 N,500.00/N,450.00 Project Management (Intermediate Level) 02 - 26 Oct 2017 18 - Sep-17 17:30 - 20:30 N,500.00/N,450.00 Telephone Courtesy 02 - 03 Oct 2017 18 - Sep-17 08:00 - 17:00 N,100.00 Excellence in Customer Service 04 - 06 Oct 2017 22 - Sep-17 08:00 - 17:00 N,100.00 Record Management 05 - 06 Oct 2017 22 - Sep-17 08:00 - 17:00 N,100.00 Training of Trainers 09 - 13 Oct 2017 25 - Sep-17 08:00 - 17:00 N,500.00/N,450.00 Skills for Executive Secretaries and PA's 09 - 13 Oct 2017 25 - Sep-17 08:00 - 17:00 N,500.00/N,450.00 Health and Safety at Workplace 11 - 13 Oct 2017 25 - Sep-17 08:00 - 17:00 N,100.00 Business Writing Skills for Administration 16 - 20 Oct 2017 25 - Sep-17 08:00 - 17:00 N,500.00/N,450.00 Presentation Skills 18 - 20 Oct 2017 25 - Sep-17 08:00 - 17:00 N,100.00 Supervisory Management 23 - 27 Oct 2017 09 - Oct-17 08:00 - 17:00 N,500.00/N,450.00 Project Management (Intermediate Level) 23 - 27 Oct 2017 09 - Oct-17 08:00 - 17:00 N,500.00/N,450.00 Financial Management for non-financial Manageress November 01 - 24 Nov 2017 20-Oct-17 17:30 - 20:30 N,500.00/N,450.00 Project Management (Advanced Level) 01 - 24 Nov 2017 20-Oct-17 17:30 - 20:30 N,500.00/N,450.00 Conflict Management at Workplace 06 - 08 Nov 2017 31-Oct-17 08:00 - 17:00 N,100.00 Telephone Courtesy 09 - 10 Nov 2017 31-Oct-17 08:00 - 17:00 N,100.00 Project Management (Basic Level) 13 - 17 Nov 2017 01-Nov-17 08:00 - 17:00 N,500.00/N,450.00 Meeting Management: Meeting Procedure and Minute Taking 20 - 24 Nov 2017 06-Nov-17 08:00 - 17:00 N,500.00/N,450.00 Skills for Executive Secretaries and PA’s 27 Nov - 01 Dec 2017 13-Nov-17 08:00 - 17:00 N,100.00 Record Management 27 - 28 Nov 2017 13-Nov-17 08:00 - 17:00 N,100.00 Workplace Cleanliness and Personal Hygiene www.ced.nust.na 28 - 30 Nov 2017 13-Nov-17 08:00 - 17:00 N,100.00 A course will be offered if we have a minimum of 15 participants per course. Full payment is required before a course starts. Contact Person Mr Israel Tobias, T: +264 61 207 2877, F: +264 61 207 9877, E: shortcourses@nust.na Terms and conditions apply. For more information about training outcomes, terms and conditions or to register for the courses, please visit CED’s website. Visit us on Facebook CED CENTRE FOR ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT An art to train, a lifetime to gain.

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