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New Era Newspaper Monday October 30, 2017

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New Era Newspaper Monday October 30,

Vol. 23 No. 044 Windhoek, Namibia Monday October 30 2017 Gutted: Miriam Tjombonde-Rukoro, 57, the wife of OvaHerero chief Vekuii Rukoro, died late on Saturday night at the Roman Catholic Hospital where she was admitted on Friday. In the photo from left are President Hage Geingob, Chief Rukoro and First Lady Monica Geingos at the grief-stricken chief’s residence in Bowker Street, Klein Windhoek, where yesterday afternoon to offer their condolences. Inside Today Oniipa needs money to compensate farmers The Oniipa Town Council needs at least N.6 million to compensate communal farmers in the town’s reserves in order to pave the way for development. CEO of Oniipa, Junias Jakob, said communal farmers have been waiting to be compensated for at least six years to free up land for housing development.. Page 3 GIPF invests Nbn through unlisted investments since 2010 To date, the Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) has invested over N billion in the local economy through its unlisted investment policy since it fund managers in 2010. Page 9 Geingob hands over 243 houses at Walvis Relief… President Hage Geingob handing over one of the 243 houses built under the mass land servicing project. Mother kills, mutilates son Helvy Shaanika Ongwediva A 31-year-old mother is expected to appear in the Ondangwa Magistrate’s Court today after she was charged with the murder and violation of the body of her 10-year-old son. It is alleged the woman, whose name cannot be revealed as yet as she has not yet appeared in court, proceeded to cut off his private parts (penis and testicles). She then placed Eveline de Klerk Walvis Bay President Hage Geingob’s continuous quest to provide decent and affordable houses for all Namibians is paying off, as on Friday he handed over 243 newly completed low-cost houses for occupancy. Geingob handed over houses at Walvis Bay. HOUSES on page 2 them in a plastic bag that she carried in her handbag. She later dumped the body in nearby bushes that are close to the new Ondangwa military base. She then went to a local Pentecostal church where she is a congregant, where she allegedly confessed and presented her son’s body parts to Landless residents petition government in Katima Aron Mushaukwa Katima Mulilo Land grabbers whose houses were demolished by the Katima Mulilo Town Council at the beginning of this month, pre- cism, on Friday marched to the Governor Lawrence Sampofu where they handed over a petition with their grievances. The group was led by the tion party DTA, McHenry Venaani, and former CEO of Katima Mulilo Town Council Charles Nawa, who read out the petition. In the petition the group demanded the resignation of the current Katima Mulilo the entire council management for “demolishing their homes without a court order”. They also demanded the resignation of the police regional commander Commissioner Karel Theron for helping the town council demolish their homes without a court order. “This is a free Namibia and we know our rights, meaning the Namibian police took the law into their own hands. We don’t know why they were shooting on us. LANDLESS on page 2 shocked church elders. The elders promptly called the police and the woman was arrested. On Thursday afternoon a villager from Onansi village near Ondangwa discovered the mutilated body of the Grade 4 learner at Oluno Pri- Malulu, the biological son of the suspect. MOTHER KILLS on page 2 www.unam.edu.na STUDY LAW via Distance Mode You can now study Law on distance mode through the Centre for Open, Distance and eLearning (CODeL) in 2018 This Free Online Application opportunity is closing: 31 October 2017 Visit: www.unam.edu.na/apply-to-unam/2018

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