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New Era Newspaper Monday November 27,

Vol. 23 No. 064 Windhoek Namibia Monday, November 27 2017 Man rapes stepdaughter to spite ‘cheating’ mother Staff Reporter Windhoek A man from the impoverished Okahandja Park informal settlement on the periphery of Windhoek allegedly raped his 12-year-old stepdaughter to spite her mother because she was sexually involved with other men while working in the south. The rape happened on Wednesday last week. Nampol Khomas regional community affairs officer, Chief Inspector Christina van Dunem Fonsech, told New Era the man reportedly Special action… The police’s Operation Basadi, led by women in various safety and security agencies of government, focuses on genderbased violence. Photo: Contributed RAPE on page 2 Inside Today ‘Namibia has good gender stories to tell’ Delay prolongs anxious wait at congress To mark the launch of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence campaign, the United Nations resident coordinator, who is also the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) representative, Anita Kiki Gbeho, on Friday said Namibia has good stories to tell when it comes to gender. Page 3 Hydro-carbons a potential game-changer for growth and transformation With the latest iteration of South Africa’s Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act expected to be completed by the end of 2017 and the Integrated Energy Resource Plan nearing completion... Page 9 Delicate times… week. Photo: Nampa Staff Reporter Windhoek Voting at the Swapo elective congress yesterday started just before 17h00, when the party had initially planned to announce the results at that very hour during the closing ceremony. Congress started on Thursday last week, with voting to decide the party’s top-four leaders topping the agenda. Over 80 members of the central committee were also to be elected last night. Those presiding over elections told journalists that voting and counting of votes would take not less than three hours. If the results necessitated a second round of voting – often the case when no presidential candidate has scored more than 50 percent of the votes – completion of the process would take even longer. CONGRESS on page 2 The supreme promise… Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa Malaba, on Friday. Photo: Nampa/AFP Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa promises to hit the ground running Felex Share Harare Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa, who was sworn in on Friday as the country’s second executive president since independence in 1980, has said his government will, with immediate effect, implement sweeping measures across sectors to stimulate economic growth and create employment. ZIMBABWE on page 2 SOUTHERN CAMPUS AND ITS PARTNERS JOINTLY PRESENT THE: //Kharas Innovation Hub International Symposium & Namibia-Saarland Business Forum: 29 – 30 November 2017 Keynote Speaker: Mr Martin Inkumbi, CEO: DBN

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