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Friday, July 15 2011 1 NEWSPAPER FOR A NEW NAMIBIA NEW ERA NEWSPAPER FOR A NEW NAMIBIA N$ 3.00 (incl VAT) A N N I V E R S A R Y Newspaper for a New Namibia Product Vol. 16 of No. New Era 226 Publication Corporation Windhoek, Namibia Friday, July 15 2011 Vol. 19 No. 042 Windhoek, Namibia Monday, September 30 2013 Haufiku ‘Shape Bester Namibia never hosted up or can’t resigned ship Inside wait Today for from RDP out’ Spurs successful Page 4 Page 5 Page 32 News... President hospitalised COP11 By Albertina Nakale the establishment of the Science Policy Interface (SPI), Photo: Nampa Photo: Fifi Rhodes cop11 page 2 Sport... Opposition grows Namibia praised over to MTC towers HIV/Aids progress By Desie Heita Simon’s claim flattens MVA N.00 (incl VAT) WINDHOEK - The twoweek 11th Conference of By Staff Reporter Parties to the United Nations Conventions to Com- WINDHOEK - President Hifikepunye Pohamba bat Desertification (UN- CCD COP11) ended on was on Monday admitted to a local private hoshoek in drought-prone and Saturday morning in Windpital for an unconfirmed arid Namibia with several illness. significant breakthroughs. Prime Minister Nahas Angula On Friday COP11 parties confirmed yesterday that the President was hospitalised, but the Prime secretariat’s role, including described their vision of the Minister maintained it was for an prioritising the scaling up of “annual routine medical checkup”. best practices, standardising News of the President’s alleged drought, land degradation ill health spread like wildfire on and desertification (DLDD) Wednesday night, with unconfirmed reports claiming that the cal foundation to support monitoring and technologi- • A330-200s to Head of State was gravely ill. policy decision-making. cut costs But Premier Angula said he was Although the conference informed that the President was in – Namases outcomes were still not available by late Friday as parties • Man shoots, hospital for his regular medical examination. were still locked up in meetings, Minister of Environ- “He went for his annual checkup. I am not aware that he has kills himself suffered from stroke, only medical ment and Tourism, Uahekua • Baddies get people can confirm that,” said the Herunga who is also the Prime Minister, responding to a COP11 president said the comeuppance question on whether the President outcomes “were moving had suffered a stroke. very well. Some issues are over theft Angula, who visited the First under negotiation and are Citizen at a local private hospital • Murder accused Fire brigade to the rescue to be finalised soon.” By on Wednesday, said President were informed Pohamba was scheduled to be discharged The new yesterday. fire brigade in Otjomuise arrived just in the nick of time on Saturday at a house in Extension 14 in ties had reached consensus Saturday morning, the par- An Ordinance Clearance Team of the Namibian Police on Tuesday detected a TMA-3 anti-tank landmine of former Yugoslavian origin of rights “I don’t know if he finally got at Otunganga village in Ohangwena and detonated it on Wednesday. This was one major of the decisions type of such mines as used by the Swapo military Khomasdal and managed to prevent discharged but he was expected wing, it from PLAN, being during reduced the war to of ashes, liberation including in Namibia. nearby Squatting houses. Neighbours is the head of the team, Chief Inspector Mathias Neshunga, pointing to tried come to out salvage today some (yesterday),” of the furniture, at some but of the the smoke ammunition made it and impossible other war to materials enter the house. that his Forensic team also investigators told are New probing Era. the cause of the fire. detected in its operation. Angula NWR in the red RDP youth leaders By Toivo Ndjebela WINDHOEK – The Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) is battling resist to meet its financial suspensions obligations after its liabilities skyrocketed to N2 million in May this year. By Desie Heita of the financial woes of the Financials at the company show that the NWR liabilities MVA. WINDHOEK - Renewed international debate on mobile stood at some N By million, Kuzeeko but board Tjitemisa chairperson Jackie Asheeke disputed this, saying there has been “under-reporting” of some WINDHOEK – The grue- By Tonateni road accident Shidhudhu making That significant claim alone improvements 30 in percent the fight of current against ing class to suburb greater residents and mutual who oppose the erection of a mobile comprises partner phones governments and cancer has lead- given strength to Windhoek’s upper in which WINDHOEK the real financial – situation Secretary at of the the hospitality Rally for parastaral. Democracy and several Belgian nationals What remains true though is that the NWR is swimming in WINDHOEK - Namibia outstanding HIV/AIDS, particularly claims that in accountability telecommunication and long-term tower in their residential area to continue Progress (RDP) Youth League Sibuku Malumbano is rebelling against the decision by the party’s national leadership to victims who sued the fund This has irritated the country’s largest mobile network lost their lives and for which the MVA has to pay out to to resist its erection near their homes. a pool of debts, such that the company is struggling to meet former will continue Namibian to receive world respect of PMTCT. Kerry sustainability. Kerry says its immediate financial obligations. champion funding under boxer the Harry U.S. President’s was Emergency jailed, continues Plan for tion of the system. 68th United Nations of munication this effort towers and responded Simon met Pohamba on the margins Namibia based on the old compensa- operator, is MTC, on the which front lines suspend youth leaders Steve Kevanhu and Marvin Veseevete says it is not the only one with com- To arrest the deteriorating situation, the company’s board who are responsible for Mobilisation and Political Orientation in the country. of directors decided to draw money, believed to be N mil- to AIDS haunt Relief the Motor (PEPFAR) Vehicle General Assembly. During in extraordinary Residents at Bowker ways Hill, in Windhoek, have now added the and Information and Publicity respectively. Accident that supports (MVA) the Fund highly and an event to mark the 10th order to care for its own NWR Speaking page to 2 New Era on Friday, Malumbano questioned is commended one of the Prevention main causes of MVA anniversary page 2 of PEPFAR, people. MTC page “You’re 2 not just the decision by the party to suspend the two. “I was not even Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) programmes Kerry unveiled a plan to capacity, but you are helping U.S. Secretary of State John investing in your own health informed about the two suspensions, I don’t know how the party could suspend someone without informing its leadership,” said Malumbano. The two were suspended and face a across the country. enter into Country Health the charge to define a new President Hifikepunye Partnerships - a new model model for U.S. assistance. disciplinary hearing after they were accused of sowing seeds Pohamba was invited to of collaborative work - with And we thank you for that. of factionalism and bringing the party into disrepute. “We a special meeting by the Namibia, Rwanda and South It’s one that empowers and find this behaviour to be undermining the leadership of the US Secretary of State John Africa. The new initiative emphasizes co-investment, youth, foreign and extremely bizarre,” thundered Malumbano Kerry last Friday, where is intended to strengthen collaboration, and true partnership. Namibia page on Friday when he spoke to this reporter. Namibia was praised for collaboration with selected 2 RDP page 2 • Victorious Simon fails to impress • Tura Magic crush Buccaneers

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