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New Era Newspaper Monday February 19, 2018

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New Era Newspaper Monday February 19,

Vol. 23 No. 115 Windhoek, Namibia Monday, February 19 2018 Scramble for fishing rights anticipated Great expectations… Government will soon call for applications for rights. Namibia’s lucrative largest contributor to the country’s gross domes- photo, workers in one of factories in Walvis Bay. Inside Today Dentistry graduates in limbo over internship Okahandja farmer Kai Rust who was convicted of culpable homicide in the death of a poacher will serve three years in prison. Page 3 Maintenance causes temporary schedule change for Air Namibia As of yesterday, Air Namibia has been using only two of its four Embraer Jet (ERJ) aircraft for domestic and regional routes as the other two planes are undergoing scheduled heavy maintenance checks... Page 10 Eveline de Klerk Swakopmnd The much-anticipated rights is set to kick off later this year, with many local and foreign companies pushing to get their hands on this most WINDHOEK coveted entitlement. A total to expire by December already expired on Decem- rights are and have been, as per usual, valid for 20 years. RIGHTS on page 2 Germany prepared to apologise: Ngavirue Germany is prepared to extend an apology at the highest level, Namibia’s special envoy on the genocide, Zed Ngavirue, said after a meeting with President Hage Geingob and Vice-President Nangolo Mbumba at State House on Friday. He told the local media the Namibian government has been demanding that Germany acknowledge that they committed genocide against the Nama and Ovaherero people from 1904-1908 and extend an apology and pay reparations. He noted that although Germany is prepared to extend an apology, they are still not explicit on admitting to genocide. Local is lekker… Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Bernhardt Esau (centre), with a platter of Namibian consumption day. The day is marked to Alvine Kapitako Windhoek HAUFIKU on page 2 Windhoek mayor blames street vendors for city’s health risks Street vendors, especially those trading in the informal settlements, are the greatest contributors to poor hygiene as they carelessly dispose of their waste even in their trading environment, Windhoek Mayor Muesee Kazapua said over the weekend. mayoral clean-up campaign in Havana informal settlement where community members were educated on how to keep their environment clean. GERMANY on page 2 VENDORS on page 2 Windhoek Mayor Muesee Kazapua reiterates call for abortion debate Alvine Kapitako Windhoek The Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr Bernard call for a debate on whether to have a referendum on allowing the legalisation of abortion, or there has been no response on the plea he made about eleven months ago on whether abortion should be legalised. IGU COMMISSION ON AFRICAN STUDIES Inaugural Conference Call for Abstracts are invited, themed; What is Africa’s response on global challenges: Understanding drivers of poverty and reducing inequality? Conference Dates: 17 – 18 May 2018 | Deadline for abstract submission: 16 February 2018 For more information, visit: New Era Newspaper @NewEraNewspaper #NewEraNewspaper

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