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New Era Newspaper Monday August 7, 2017

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New Era Newspaper Monday August 7,

ol. 22 No. 252 Windhoek, Namibia Monday August 7 2017 Judge dismisses application against SPYL decision on Kapere Inside Today Consumer protection policy to address unfair practices The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Trade, Industrialisation and SME Development, Gabriel Sinimbo, says it is an undisputed fact that some products and services offered by some suppliers are sub-standard. Page 3 Roland Routh Windhoek The High Court on Friday morning dismissed an application by two concerned members of the Swapo Party Youth League (SPYL) to review and set aside the decision of the SPYL central committee to nominate Mandela Kapere for the position of SPYL secretary. The applicants, Immanuel Nashinge and Sioni Iikela, represented by Nixon Marcus, on instructions of Khadila Amoomo, wanted the court to interdict the SPYL and its acting secretary Veikko Nekundi from proceeding in any way with the implementation of the SPYL resolutions adopted on May 13. These include the convening of the congress – the decision taken at the meeting of the central committee – SPYL on page 2 Keen interest… Members of the SPYL in attendance at the ruling on Friday. (Inset) Veikko Nekundi Photos: Roland Routh Namibian students attacked in Ukraine Albertina Nakale Windhoek Two Namibian students were among the five African students in Ukraine who survived a savage mob attack, which has been described as an xenophobic assault on Africans by Ukrainian nationals. The students were attacked by a group of about 40 Ukrainians while taking a stroll in a public park in central Lutsk, a green city on the Styr River in northwestern Ukraine. STUDENTS on page 2 Photo: Facebook Apparently xenophobic… One of the African students being evacuated by an ambulance after being attacked by an angry Ukrainian mob armed with garden forks, rakes and spades. N,000 fine for ivory smugglers Maria Amakali Windhoek Chinese nationals Xinxi Xue and Ruhe Zhang were fined N,000 each by the court last week for their attempt to smuggle ivory to China. The two men were fined following their Staff Reporter Windhoek The presidency issued a statement yesterday afternoon shooting down the media insinuation that President Hage Geingob “exonerated” Frans Kapofi and George Simataa in their roles as former chairpersons confession to the court in which they admitted guilt to the offences. The 48-year-old Xinxi and 61-year old Ruhe were detained on December 7, 2016 at Kapps Farm roadblock while on their way to Hosea Kutako International Airport. On that day they were to board a plane to China. IVORY on page 2 Law must take its course on SME Bank directors of the SME Bank. “Such reports are false and don not reflect the true letter and spirit of the statement the President made at the media conference,” the press secretary Albertus Aochamub said in the statement yesterday. Much to the contrary President Geingob “accepts that the directors of SME Bank have fiduciary SME BANK on page 2 UNAM IS HOSTING THE COMMONWEALTH Education Conference 28 – 30 August 2017, Safari Hotel & Conference Centre, Windhoek Register Now: Enquiries: Ms Nangula Iipumbu,, +264 61 206 4607 New Era Newspaper @NewEraNewspaper #NewEraNewspaper • •

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