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New Era Newspaper Monday October 9, 2017

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New Era Newspaper Monday October 9,

Vol. 23 No. 028 Windhoek, Namibia Monday October 9 2017 Inside Today Asian giant’s rags-to-riches tale Namibia’s agricultural bank is looking towards the horizon for greener pastures in pursuit of diversifying its thereby reducing reliance on the Treasury. Page 3 capital pool company Nimbus Infrastructure Limited listed on the Namibia Stock Exchange on Friday as a private to list on the Namibian bourse. Page 9 MPs call for total ban on hubblybubblies Albertina Nakale Windhoek Sad scene… Pictured are some of the hippos that have died in Bwabwata National park due to suspected anthrax poisoning. John Muyamba Bwabwata About 107 hippos have been recorded dead as from October 2 to date in the Mahango area of Bwabwata National Park in Kavango East Region. Officials in the Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET) suspect the hippopotamuses are dying as a result of a lethal anthrax disease and have dispatched state veterinarians to the area to assess Photo: John Muyamba Over 100 Hippos dead in Bwabwata the disease. Two of the hippos were discovered dead in the Kavango River outside the park. New Era toured the park on Saturday with the help of park warden Jonas Hausiku and one could HIPPOS on page 2 Angula gets 40 years for murdering girlfriend Nuusita Ashipala Ongwediva The Oshakati High Court on Friday slapped 32-year-old Kapenda Manase Immanuel Angula with a 40-year jail term for the murder of his live-in as well as an additional charge of attempted murder. Judge Herman January sentenced Angula to 35 years for the murder of 23-year-old Maria Paulus and 10 years for assaulting with the intent to murder him at Oneshila location in Oshakati on count run concurrently with the sentence in count one. Geingob confirms interest in Swapo presidency ... says others welcome to contest ANGULA on page 2 Members of Parliament have adopted a motion calling for a total ban of the among the youth. was tabled on Tuesday by Deputy Minister of Gender Equality and Child Welfare Lucia Witbooi to discuss and consider the high rate of water pipe usage and its accessibility to the youth. She argued that the hookah pipe something adopted from outside and now the trend is growing. “There is no way we can turn a blind eye without coming up with a solution. – Lucia Witbooi Staff Reporter Windhoek President Hage Geingob on Friday broke his long silence regarding next month’s elective Swapo avail himself as candidate for the presidency of the Swapo Party. Although some structures within the party - such as the elders and endorsed Geingob as their preferred and sole candidate for the party’s not prior to Friday c o n f i r m e d w h e t h e r he was available for the position. Contrary to the sole candidacy chorus that is in vogue in some the party’s politburo that other candidates were most welcome to contest positions at congress. HUBBLY on page 2 PRESIDENCY on page 2 President Hage Geingob NEW: MASTER OF MEDICINE IN Anaesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Management Application due date: 13 October 2017 Free online application: New Era Newspaper @NewEraNewspaper #NewEraNewspaper appclassifieds/discover

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