3 months ago

New Era Newspaper Monday March 26, 2018

  • Text
  • Namibia
  • Windhoek
  • Kuli
  • Facebook
  • Constituency
  • Procurement
  • Ministry
  • Wildlife
  • Namibian
  • Regional


6 NEWS EXECUTIVE WORKSTATIONS FROM CLASSIC TO CONTEMPORARY: Monday, March 26 2018 | NEW ERA OPEN PLAN AND CLUSTER WORKSTATION: Man stabbed to death in Hoachanas REHOBOTH A 20-year-old man died after being stabbed at Hoachanas settlement in the Hardap Region on Friday. Francis Bostander was allegedly stabbed multiple times on his upper body at a bar by an 18-year-old suspect and died on the scene. The Namibian Police Force’s crime investigations coordinator in Hardap, Deputy Commissioner Erich Clay on Saturday confirmed the incident and said the suspect has been arrested. “The stabbing was reported on Friday around 23h44 at the Hoachanas Police Station and the suspect was arrested,” Clay said. The name of the suspect is known but cannot be disclosed as he is yet to appear in court. He is expected to appear in court today. Bostander’s next of kin have been informed and investigations into the matter continue. - Nampa RECEPTION AND FOYER FURNITURE: Man allegedly killed by cousin at Gochas REHOBOTH and said it was reported between 17h00 and 18h00. A 28-year-old man died after allegedly He said Andries Kooper was stabbed being stabbed with a knife by his cousin in the Hei-eib residential area. First impressions last when entering the foyer and the client feels the corporate Gochas culture in the of Hardap the company. Region Shapes on and colours “It is alleged have individual that the suspect came Saturday. home drunk and started arguing with the The Namibian Police Force’s crime victim, who is his cousin. Kooper was investigations coordinator for the stabbed in the right side of his neck,” region, Deputy Commissioner Erich Clay said. The suspect was arrested and Clay confirmed the incident on Saturday police investigations continue. - Nampa BOARDROOM, CANTEEN, TRAINING & SCHOOL: FILING AND ARCHIVING: Document management remains one of the most challenging responsibilities within the modern office. An active filing solution from Officeconomix ensures that document storage is managed intelligently, reducing document retrieval time, while reducing filing space considerably. BIG savings on TIGHT budgets... PLATINUM - Namibia’s no1 selling workstations. Two men die after being stabbed at Okahandja establish what led to both fights. So you have found the perfect space for your next event OTJIWARONGO or meeting, now you need to start “We thinking have, about however, the managed to room layout and in particular the seating style for your guests. The communication factor on any event arrest three suspects,” Mbeha, who or meeting is critical hether you are setting up a business presentation, training classroom, hosting etc. Two men died after being stabbed in expressed concern over the increase in separate incidents in Okahandja’s Nau stabbings linked to alcohol consumption Aib residential area over the weekend. in the region, said. Frans Uri-Khob was declared dead Two suspects aged 27 and 17 who at the Okahandja State Hospital, where allegedly were involved in a fight with he was taken after being stabbed in the Uri-Khob were arrested shortly after left shoulder with a spear Friday night. the incident. A 25-year-old suspect Marco Murangi, 28, died instantly linked to Murangi’s death was arrested Saturday night when he was stabbed in Saturday night. The suspects will appear the chest with a sharp object. in the Okahandja Magistrate’s Court on The next of kin of the two men are informed of their deaths. Spokesperson of the Namibian Police Force in the Otjozondjupa Region, Warrant Officer Maureen Mbeha on Sunday said they are still to charges of murder on Monday. - Nampa ALL ITEMS IN STOCK FOR IMMEDIATE DELIVERY. OFFICE ACCESSORIES : N$ 759- N$ 1459- queuing posts, carpet protectors and many more. N$ 4 999- Platinum Executive Workstation N$ 1 999- N$ 3 570- N$ 2 299- CHAIR STUDIO: N$ 1 899- WE ALSO SPECIALISE IN : EXECUTIVE WORKSTATIONS FROM CLASSIC TO CONTEMPORARY: N$ 3 399- Complete Speedy Workstation N$ 1 899- 1500mm Workstation N$ 2 299- WE DO “OFFICE CALLS” FOR ANY OFFICE FURNITURE REQUIREMENTS. 13 Voigts Street, Southern Industrial, Windhoek Tel: 083 383 3333 (24 hours) | N$ 2 399

Monday, March 26 2018 | NEW ERA HEALTH 7 Coins, batteries, seeds and other objects: How they pose a danger to your child’s life Young children, through oral passages to the lungs. During Done correctly, they may dislodge the entire lung. being exploratory, may swallowing a mechanism exists that the foreign object. Whenever caregivers suspect a inadvertently swallow nonfood prevents solid objects or liquids In the event that the child is child has inhaled or swallowed a items or inhale foreign objects, from entering the air passages. unconscious and has stopped foreign object, they should take the which may lodge in different parts of Accidental inhalation of water or breathing, medical emergency child to the hospital immediately the breathing passages (airways) or solid particles stimulates choking services should be immediately and inform the attending medical swallowing passage (oesophagus). followed by vigorous coughing. called and if the attending adult is professionals of their suspicion. The If not removed timeously, lodged capable, basic life support, such earlier medical attention is sought; objects will lead to complications, Because of the immaturity as cardiopulmonary resuscitation, the less likely it is that the child will which may include the loss of life. of their swallowing mechanism should be started. suffer complications. In our experiences, children children may place objects into their Smaller objects may pass into In the event of a witnessed or accidentally ingest and inhale mouth and continue to talk, walk or the distal airways usually lodging suspected foreign object getting foreign objects all the time. Children laugh. Unfortunately, the event may in the proximal airways of the stuck in the swallowing pipe, under the age of five years are not be witnessed by anybody. The right lung. The initial bout of caregivers should immediately particularly at risk because they inhaled object, if large enough, will coughing may cease, and because take the child to the hospital. Do instinctively explore objects by result in the older child displaying passage obstruction is partial, the not induce vomiting or attempt to placing them in their mouths. Such the “universal choking sign”, child’s life is not immediately remove the object with your finger young children do not have a fully clutching their throats A sudden threatened. Nevertheless, the unless the object is clearly visible in developed swallowing mechanism paroxysm of coughing, difficulty foreign object will inevitably the mouth and has no sharp edges. that will afford them protection from breathing or breathing fast, turning lead to complications, including Parents should be aware of the inhaling or accidentally ingesting dusky blue on the lips or in worse dislodging into the airways of the natural curiosity of children and foreign objects. In hospitals, there scenarios losing consciousness other lung or worse in the trachea the risk posed by objects placed are frequent cases of children may ensue. Other signs may be causing complete obstruction. in the mouth. It is imperative that who have foreign objects lodged noisy breathing of a sudden onset Presence of foreign material in the caregivers put measures in place in the swallowing or breathing of wheezing or stridor. airways can lead to infection of to prevent accidental ingestion or passages and because of the risk it Large objects may completely pneumonia, which may progress inhalation of foreign bodies. is worth raising awareness among obstruct the breathing passages in to a collection of pus within the parents and caregivers to reduce the vocal cord. Timely intervention lungs. Other complications may * Dr Jones Nghaamwa is a the incidence of such preventable through performing back blows or include chronic coughing, coughing cardiothoracic, heart and lung accidents. abdominal Monday, thrust 9 in October older Monday, children 20179 October blood, lung 2017 collapse with difficulty surgeon at Windhoek Central The most frequently encountered may dislodge the foreign body. breathing and in the long term Hospital and Lady Pohamba ingested foreign Centre objects Tal in Namibia Street Centre Such Tal Street interventions, however, need structural changes 07:00-16:00 to the lungs 07:00-16:00 or Hospital. Drnghaamwa@gmail. are coins, batteries United House and bones, Centre United to House be performed Centre correctly and in the airways that 08:30-16:00 may need treatment 08:30-16:00 com and because of Windhoek the small Consulting calibre Windhoek Engineers appropriate Consulting category Engineers of the child. with surgical 09:30-15:00 removal of part 09:30-15:00 of or of the oesophagus Swakopmund of Town Swakopmund (Ferdinand Town Stich (Ferdinand Str 4) Stich Str 4) 13:00-18:00 13:00-18:00 ____________________________ ____________________________ children, the coins become stuck at the point of natural narrowing Tuesday, 10 October Tuesday, 201710 October 2017 along the oesophageal length. Most Centre of these Tal Street Centre Tal Street 07:00-16:00 07:00-16:00 coins get stuck United in the House Centre United House Centre 08:30-16:00 08:30-16:00 upper oesophagus Okahandja (Town Okahandja Hall) (Town Hall) 11:00-17:30 11:00-17:30 resulting in obstruction UNAM Hifikepunye UNAM Pohamba Hifikepunye Campus Pohamba (Ongwediva) Campus (Ongwediva) 09:00-16:00 09:00-16:00 of swallowing. Walvis The Bay NAMBTS Walvis (Behind Bay NAMBTS Welwitschia (Behind Medi-park) Welwitschia Medi-park) 13:00-18:00 13:00-18:00 children often complain ____________________________ ____________________________ of pain or discomfort in Monday, 26 March 2018 the throat, are unable to Monday, 26 March 2018 Wednesday, 11 Wednesday, October 201711 October 2017 swallow their saliva and, Centre Tal Street 07:00-16:00 therefore, drool. United Centre House Tal Street Centre 07:00-16:00 08:30-16:00 Centre Tal Street SGA United Centre House Tal Centre Street 07:00-16:00 08:30-16:00 In a similar 09:30-15:00 07:00-16:00 United House Centre Multi-Choice SGA United House (caravan) Centre 08:30-16:00 09:30-15:00 manner, toddlers and 10:00-16:00 08:30-16:00 Bank Windhoek Swakopmund Multi-Choice (caravan) Bank (Head Windhoek Office) Town (Ferdinand (Head Office) Stich Str 4) 10:00-16:00 09:00-15:00 13:00-18:00 older children may 09:00-15:00 Swakopmund Town (Ferdinand Stich Str 4) 13:00-18:00 accidentally Ondangwa ingest Town Ondangwa (Oluno Community Town (Oluno Hall) Community Hall) 11:00-17:00 11:00-17:00 Tuesday, 27 March 2018 batteries. Batteries Ramos Realtors Centre Ramos (Swakopmund) Tal Realtors Street (Swakopmund) Tuesday, 27 March 2018 09:00-15:00 07:00-16:00 09:00-15:00 deserve emphasis United Centre House Tal ____________________________ Street Centre ____________________________ 07:00-16:00 08:30-16:00 Grootfontein United House Town Centre (NG Church Hall) 08:30-16:00 because they can lead 11:00-18:00 Paratus Grootfontein Telecom Town (NG Church Hall) 11:00-18:00 to severe complications Thursday, 12 October Thursday, 201712 October 201709:00-14:30 Methealth Paratus Telecom (caravan) 09:00-14:30 09:00-14:30 and death. Stuck in the Walvis Methealth Bay (caravan) Town (Behind Welwitschia Medi-park) 09:00-14:30 13:00-18:00 oesophagus, the Centre battery Tal Street Walvis Centre Bay Tal Town Street (Behind Welwitschia Medi-park) 07:00-18:00 13:00-18:00 07:00-18:00 continues to discharge United House Centre United House Centre Wednesday, 28 March 2018 08:30-16:00 08:30-16:00 current, which Bank causes Windhoek Centre Bank (Welwitschia Tal Windhoek Street Wednesday, 28 March 2018 Insurance) (Welwitschia Insurance) 09:00-15:00 07:00-16:00 09:00-15:00 United Centre House Tal Street Centre 07:00-16:00 the oesophageal 08:30-16:00 Oshakati wall Centre Oshakati (Hospital Grounds) (Hospital Grounds) 09:00-16:00 09:00-16:00 Otjivanda United House Mall Centre 08:30-16:00 10:00-16:00 locally to die and Mpack cause (Walvis City Otjivanda Mpack Bay) of Windhoek(Main (Walvis Mall Bay) entrance cash Hall Western Side) 10:00-15:00 10:00-16:00 09:00-14:30 10:00-15:00 a hole. Swallowed saliva Auas City of Valley Windhoek(Main ____________________________ entrance ____________________________ cash Hall Western Side) 09:00-14:30 15:00-20:00 and food end up in the Woermann Auas Valley Brock (Walvis Bay) 15:00-20:00 10:00-15:00 inner spaces of the chest Woermann Brock (Walvis Bay) 10:00-15:00 Friday, 13 October Friday, 201713 October 2017 causing severe infection, Thursday, 29 March 2018 Centre Tal Street Thursday, 29 March 2018 which if detected too 07:00-16:00 Centre Tal Street United Centre House Tal Tal Street Centre Street 07:00-16:00 08:30-16:00 07:00-16:00 late can lead to death. United House Centre The United Grove House House Mall Centre (Checkers) Centre 08:30-16:00 09:00-15:30 Further, the battery 08:30-16:00 The Grove Mall (Checkers) 09:00-15:30 may erode into Pointbreak adjacent Pointbreak 09:00-14:30 09:00-14:30 Friday, 30 March 2018 tissues commonly Maroela the Mall (Ongwediva) Good Maroela Friday Mall (Closed) (Ongwediva) Friday, 30 March 2018 09:00-15:30 09:00-15:30 Woermann Brock Good Woermann (Swakopmund) Friday (Closed) Brock (Swakopmund) 10:00-15:00 10:00-15:00 ____________________________ ____________________________ airway passages of the large artery of the body, resulting in a hole between the swallowing and breathing pipes with severe infection and breathing problems ensuing. A hole in the large artery of the body can result in internal bleeding and certain death. The breathing passages conduct air from the upper nasal and Sponsored by: Dr Jones Nghaamwa

New Era

New Era Newspaper Vol 22 No 167