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New Era Newspaper Monday October 30, 2017

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6 NEWS Monday, October 30 2017 | NEW ERA Several people lose their lives in Erongo Eveline de Klerk Swakopmund The police in Erongo Region are investigating the murder of a 31-year-old man who was killed in Karibib last Saturday evening. The deceased, Rodney Nowateb, was allegedly stabbed in the abdomen by a 36-year-old suspect following a heated quarrel. Maria Amakali Windhoek A notice of motion to have the presiding magistrate in Anthea Arnold’s murder case to step aside on grounds he was biased and unfair was dismissed last Friday in the Windhoek Regional Court in Katutura. Magistrate Ileni Velikoshi dismissed the notice of motion saying the grounds grounds of recusal but grounds of appeal. Arnold was convicted of murder with direct intent by the court last Wednesday for the shooting and death of her former married boyfriend, Michael Breder, 52, in a car in Windhoek’s Southern NOTICE DUNAMIS CONSULTING TOWN AND REGIONAL PLANNERS on behalf of the owner of Erf 6336 c/o Liszt and Kerby Streets, Windhoek intends to apply to the Windhoek City Council for the following: Rezoning of Erf 6336 c/o Liszt and Kerby Streets, Windhoek from ‘Residential’ with a density of Consolidation of Erven 6336 and 6337 Windhoek into Erf X, Consent for free residential bulk in terms of section 23(1) of the Windhoek Town Planning Scheme on Consent for a Hotel Boutique on the consolidated Erf X, Erf X for the Hotel Boutique while the rezoning Erf 6336 Windhoek is located at corner of Kerby rently zoned ‘Residential’ with a density of 1:900 consolidate Erf 6336 with Erf 6337 (already zoned - of the Windhoek Town Planning Scheme will be provided Further take note that the locality plan of the Erf can be inspected at the Windhoek Town Council Customer Care Centre Town Planning Notice Further take note that any person objecting to the proposed land use as set out above may lodge such objection together with the grounds thereof at date for objections is November 24, 2017 Dunamis Consulting Town & Regional Planners P.O. Box 20541, Windhoek Cell: +264 855 512 173 Email: sioner Erastus Iikuyu, the two reportedly argued in front of Wilson shop on Saturday. between the two, with the suspect stabbing the deceased with a sharp object in the abdomen, resulting in death. The deceased initially lost consciousness at the scene and was rushed to the Usab Health Centre where he Industrial Area during the night of May 14 to 15, 2011. Arnold’s defence counsel Mbanga Siyomunji brought a recusal notice of motion to court on Friday to have the presiding magistrate Velikoshi recuse himself, even though the case was on the roll for submissions. Grounds of recusal indicate that Velikoshi was biased and sided with the state in concluding that Arnold was guilty of murder with direct intent. Furthermore, the notice contends that many of the conclusions made by the court were not based on any evidence and for such reasons Velikoshi should recuse himself as Arnold deserves a fair trial. “The honourable court concluded that I had a motive to kill the deceased although there is no evidence to that died from his injuries. The suspect was also treated at the health centre as he was hit with an empty bottle on his head by the deceased. pearance on a charge of murder in the Karibib Magistrate’s Court today. Meanwhile, three persons died in road accidents in Erongo while several others sustained serious injuries. presented by Siyomunji. Velikoshi noted there are no reasons that indicate that he was impartial, further stating that if the defence team noticed during the trial that he was biased then they should have brought a notice of motion earlier, rather than wait for judgement to be delivered. “This is premature coming from a legal practitioner who was not in either position of the record or the written judgement,” Velikoshi countered. “Our application has not been heard and today we were hoping that we could get a date for the hearing, thus the notice,” stated Siyomunji. After going back and forth on when was the right time to table a notice of motion for recusal, Velikoshi made an order dismissing the notice, stating that REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA MINISTRY OF LAND REFORM Invitation for Bids (IFB) Rendering of Security Services to the Ministry of Land Reform at newly acquired Resettlement Farms Procurement Reference: NCS/ONB/25-1/2017 1. Bids are invited through Open National Bidding (ONB) procedures for rendering of security services to the Ministry of Land Reform at newly acquired resettlement farms and the invitation is open to all Namibian bidders. the following people: Administration: Mrs. Asteria Kashindi Tel: 061 - 2965081 or Mrs. Celeste Esterhuizen at 061 - 2965303, and inspect the Bidding Documents at the address given below from 08H00 - 17H00. 3. Additional details are provided in the Bidding Documents. 4. A complete set of Bidding Documents in English may be obtained by interested bidders from the Ministry at the address below. The Bidding Documents will be delivered at the address below on or before 11:00, closing date 30 November 2017. 5. Bids must be delivered to the address below at or before 11:00 on 30 November 2017. Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be opened in the presence of the bidders’ representatives who choose to attend in person at the below address on 30 November 2017 at 11:30. All bids must be accompanied by “Bid Security” of 1% of the bidding amount. 6. The address referred to above is: The Secretary Procurement Committee Ministry of Land Reform P/Bag 13343 Windhoek 55 Robert Mugabe Avenue, Windhoek A 25-year-old man from Walvis Bay died on the spot when a microbus he was driving left the road and overturned about three kilometres outside Walvis Bay. He was travelling with six other occupants when he lost control over the vehicle, causing it to overturn, close to the old Walvis Bay roadblock. His passengers aged between 23 and 43 years old sustained serious to minor injuries and were taken to Walvis Bay State Hospital and Welwitschia Hospital respectively for medical treatment. Arnold’s recusal attempt dismissed the matter will proceed as planned with submissions before sentencing and if the defence team are not happy with the conviction they can approach the High Court for an appeal. Velikoshi found Arnold guilty of murder with direct intent, citing that Arnold’s version of events that led to Breder’s death on the date in question was full of improbabilities and inconsistencies. “Her version of events right from the start appeared to be carefully - said Velikoshi. Not only did Arnold contradict herself but she was also evasive and extremely defensive during the trial. Arnold is to make an appearance in court on November 2 after the matter was postponed for submissions. DM0201700287589 JM Two take own lives Eveline de Klerk Walvis Bay At least two people killed themselves in the Erongo Region this past week. According to the police at Walvis Bay, a 33-year-old woman Tilling reportedly she was renting with her boyfriend, after an argument with him. er Erastus Iikuyu during that indications are that the woman ended her life by hanging herself with a T-shirt she tied on an iron bar in the bathroom that they used for hanging towels. Iikuyu said the deceased allegedly arrived Thursday evening at home from a drinking spree and started quarrelling with her boyfriend. The boyfriend left her alone and went to his family›s home to avoid further argument. He only returned the next morning and found her hanging in their bathroom. No suicide note was left and her next of A 47-year-old resident from Arandis, Sageus Simaneka Kalondo, killed himself after he was involved in an accident with a bakkie he borrowed from a friend. According to Iikuyu, the deceased was given the bakkie to visit another friend on Wednesday in Arandis. Instead of returning the car the deceased allegedly again used it to drive to Swakopmund without informing the vehicle’s owner. He lost control over the vehicle causing it to overturn about 30 kilometres from Swakopmund. According to information police received from a witness, the deceased was allegedly picked up from the accident scene by a black Mercedes Benz and taken back to Arandis. Kalondo killed himself early Thursday morning at his house in Arandis. Family members found his body hanging in his garage and alerted the police. He did not leave a suicide note.

Monday, October 30 2017 | NEW ERA 7 All Good is set performances Windhoek despite Fashion poor attendance Week 2017 Pinehas Nakaziko Windhoek What promised to be one of the biggest concerts on this year’s local entertainment calendar, headlined by acclaimed American RnB singer, Omarion, turned out to be a poorly attended event with only about 200 people pitching. Despite this setback the artistes did their best to save the show and turned the entire event into a ‘not to be missed’. Some revelers said it was supposed to draw a huge crowd since Omarion is one of the most loved singers worldwide, and blamed it on organisers for not marketing the event properly. Alina Mbango, a big Omarion fan, said although many people did not show up, it was the music extravaganza of the year. it from the beginning to the end … this was the best show ever in Namibia so far this year,” said Mbango, adding that all the performances were excellent. Lukas Tomas said the poor organization created a bad image for Namibia but he was happy the show took place despite the setbacks. Dr Loneson Mondo, who organized the event, was not available for comment. The show was scheduled to start at three o’clock in the afternoon but only began at nine o’clock in the evening, attendance. Maranatha opened up the night with her amazing performances, with songs from her debut album Smile. Tate Buti was the highlight among local artistes, performing Star… Omarion performing his hit song ‘Distance’. songs from his old and new albums. Swartbaster also did not disappoint, as he turned the event into a dance show. Songbird Freeda did what she does best by performing her new songs in style and with her dancers lit up the scene as well. Young T who was supposed to perform did not turn up for unknown reasons. Omarion wound up the event by performing for about craving for more. Some of the songs the artiste did were ‘I am saying’, ‘Know you better’, ‘Touch’, before closing the show with the hit song ‘Distance’. Local songbird… Freeda doing what she does best, on stage performing the song Boom Boom. Melisa gears up for Fashion Week Pinehas Nakaziko Windhoek As the second edition of the Windhoek Fashion Week draws closer, fashionistas, fashion designers, bloggers and models all seem ready for what promises to be a glittery event on the local entertainment calendar. One of the top local designers, Melisa Poulton, invited the media to her workshop in Windhoek West last week for a sneak peek at what she is going to present at this year’s Windhoek Fashion Week, and to talk about her new summer collection, Earth Fire. Organisers have scheduled the event for the NamPower Convention Centre for four days from next Wednesday until Saturday. Melisa, who describes her Wining and dining at Oktoberfest Pinehas Nakaziko Windhoek It was another successful event for this year’s Oktoberfest that attracted more than 2,000 people. The festival was celebrated at the Sport Klub Windhoek (SKW) last Friday and Saturday. Folks from around the country authentic German traditions and a great atmosphere fuelled by Namibian passion. The Oktoberfest Namibia delivered a perfect combination of great German food, traditional games and fashion style as dramatic, bold and powerful, will be winding up day three of the week on Friday with her well-crafted designs display a collection that consists of 23 items. “My designs are based on the season I choose a different element and base my designs on this element,” Melisa explains. For the 2017/2018 summer element to work with in the sum- something different – something much bolder and something to “In general I like working with light fabrics such as chiffon. I sourced my material from Cape different activities, world-class entertainment and excellent Namibian beer, brewed according to the German purity law, the Reinheitsgebot of 1516, ensuring a truly unique event. The music band, ‘Die Broers’ entertained the crowd during the two-day festival. Activities included “Stammsägen” (log sawing); “Bierstemmen” (beer lifting); “Hau den Lukas” (high striker/strong man/ring the bell); Nageln; mechanical bull-riding; archery; speed ball (table tennis) and football, to mention a few. Also on offer was traditional German food such as Schweine Haxn (pork knuckle); Schweinebraten (pork roast), Bretzn (pretzels), Weisswurst, Bratwurst and Obatzda. This year the festival saw a special beer “Festbier” which was brewed especially for the Oktoberfest, and Namibia Breweries Limited’s (NBL) own Camelthorn Weissbier, as well as Erdinger Weissbier. Pre-show… Local models showing Melisa Poulton’s new collection, Earth Fire, which she will display at this year’s Windhoek Fashion Week slated for next week at the NamPower Convention Centre. Picture: Melisa Poulton Town and some from Namibia. My main fabrics are chiffon, crepe, tulle, mesh net and satin, which are very soft silky fabrics,” Melisa says. ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT (EIA) INVITATION TO COMMENT / PARTICIPATION MINING LICENCES: ML 86A, ML86B, ML86C, ML86D, ML86E, ML86F, ML86G. PROPONENT: KHAN MINE (PTY) LTD CENTRE FOR GEOSCIENCES RESEARCH cc has been appointed to undertake an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) in accordance with the Namibian Environmental Management Act (2007) and it Regulations (2012). KHAN MINE (PTY) LTD is proposing to undertake Mining develop at the Old Khan Mine, the activities includes; Ore extraction, Ore processing and development of mining infrastructure at the old Khan Mine in Arandis Erongo Region. The mine closed in 1974, and has proven mineral resources that includes Base and Rare metals. Interested and affected parties are encouraged to register via email in order to get details on the Public meeting and to receive the Background Information Document (BID) to the email below within a period of seven days from the date of advert. A public consultative meeting Venue: Collin Foundation Community Hall at Arandis Town Date: 10th November 2017. Time: 10:00 to 12:30 For further Information on the meeting and BID Please contact: Mr Mulife Siyambango (EAP) CENTRE FOR GEOSCIENCES RESEARCH cc P.O. Box 31423 Pioneerspark Windhoek. Namibia. 128A Bach Street Tel: 061-307157/ Cell: 0856419511 Email: large amount of movement, so she tried to work with fabrics that would show this. “For something extra I have also hand dyed some of the fabrics to give them a catchy look.” Melisa says this is a collection for all women and all types of occasions. Her collections are ready to wear, haute couture, evening and cocktail dresses. “This collection is there to to see themselves as glamorous, and to walk into a room and make all heads turns. Fire is a rich collection, which consists of rich colours and fabrics, she says. She likes to play around with her source of fabrics, keeping to the trends and creating some of her own along the way. “I try to be as creative as possible and create something new.” Melisa is very excited about this year’s fashion week and happy to know that the Namibian fashion industry is busy growing to achieve bigger and better things. “I hope that this year’s fashion week will bring lots of opportunities for all Namibian designers.” NOTICE FOR PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT Environam Consultants Trading cc (ECT) hereby gives notice to all potentially Interested and Affected Parties (I&APs) that an application will be made to the Environmental Commissioner in terms of the Environmental Management Act (No 7 of 2007) and the Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations (GN 30 of 6 February 2012) for the following: PROJECT NAME: Consolidation and subdivision of Erven 72 and 73 Prosperita, Windhoek PROJECT LOCATION: Prosperita, Windhoek, Khomas Region PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The project entails the following: The Consolidation and subsequent subdivision of Erven 72 and 73 Prosperita, Windhoek. The proposed new consolidated erf will consist of approximately 77 erven. PROPONENT: Tuye Buco Construction cc PROJECT INVOLVEMENT: Environmental Assessment Practitioner (EAP): Environam Consultants Trading cc (ECT) REGISTRATION OF I&APs AND SUBMISSION OF COMMENTS: In line with Namibia’s Environmental Management Act (No. 7 of 2007) and EIA regulations (GN 30 of 6 February 2012), all I&APs are hereby invited to register and submit their comments, concerns or questions in writing, Kindly contact: Colin P Namene Email: Fax: 061 258 470 or Tel: 061 258 394 Mobile: 0811 22 0981 on or before 09 November 2017.

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