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New Era Newspaper Monday February 5, 2018

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New Era Newspaper Monday February 5,

Vol. 23 No. 105 Windhoek, Namibia Monday, February 5 2018 Reciprocity… Botswana President Seretse Khama Ian Khama (right) receives his Namibian counterpart Dr Hage Geingob on his arrival at the Sir Seretse Khama International Airport in Gaborone, Botswana for Geingob’s two-day state visit in mid-2016. Botswana’s Khama in Namibia today WINDHOEK President of Botswana, Lieutenant-General Seretse Khama Ian Khama will be in Namibia from today on a two-day state visit. A media statement issued by Minister of Presidential Affairs Frans that Khama will hold discussions regarding bilateral cooperation between the two countries with his Namibian counterpart, President Hage Geingob, during his visit. behalf of the presidency, said Namibia welcomes this visit and views it as an opportunity to further strengthen the existing cordial relations between Namibia and of the people of the two countries. “The bilateral relations between Namibia and Botswana are founded on strong political, economic, cultural and historic ties, which have contributed to increased trade between the two KHAMA on page 2 Inside Today Babs Street renamed Marcus Garvey The City of Windhoek has approved a Cabinet decision for the renaming of Babs Street in Klein Windhoek after revolutionary Jamaican Pan Africanist Dr Marcus Mosiah Garvey Jr. Page 3 Geingob wants ruralurban influx control Some of the dirt in Havana before it was removed by the municipality. Photo: Ministry of Health and Social Services Smith takes over to turn around struggling TransNamib After 11 years as Chief Walvis Bay Corridor Group (WBCG), Johny Smith ended months of speculation when he reins of beleaguered state-owned enterprise, TransNamib, on Friday. Page 9 Alvine Kapitako Windhoek President Hage Geingob, having seen Eveline de Klerk Swakopmund Government will subsidise 65 percent of all two-bedroom houses constructed under the mass housing programme, with the houses previously priced at N0,000 to go for as little as N,000. The houses, referred to as D1 category houses, were constructed by the National Housing Enterprise (NHE) under the mass living conditions in Havana informal settlement in Windhoek on Friday, has called for control of the country’s cities. Geingob also encouraged people to refrain from settling on unserviced land “just because the country is independent”. housing programme to cater for ultra-low income earners – people that earn less than N,000 – and will now be offered at a low instalment repayment of N0 monthly. The announcement was made on Friday in Swakopmund by outgoing Minister of Urban and Rural Development Sophia Shaningwa, during the handover of 400 MASS HOUSES on page 2 HAVANA on page 2 First-hand… From left, Minister of Health and Social Tuyenikelao Hamalwa as she briefs President Hage Geingob on the living conditions in the area. Mass houses sell at N,000 for low earners Delivery… Some of the mass houses in Swakopmund that are now subsidised by the government at 65 percent of the cost. LATE REGISTRATION DATES 2018 All Campuses & Regional Centres 07 - 09 February (Excluding Health Sciences Campus) Due date for registration and tuition fees deposit is 09 February. No late registration fees applicable. New Era Newspaper @NewEraNewspaper #NewEraNewspaper

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