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New Era Newspaper Thursday February 1, 2018

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New Era Newspaper Thursday February 1,

Vol. 23 No. 103 Windhoek Namibia Thursday, February 1 2018 Inside Today Witvlei endures high unemployment and poverty Residents of the sleepy village of Witvlei plan to petition Omaheke Governor Festus Ueitele to get government intervention in the increasing poverty rates in the area due to unemployment. Page 3 Rössing Uranium female general manager: operations Rössing Uranium Limited’s managing director Werner that Liezl Davies has been appointed as the mine’s general manager of operations. Davies is the to hold the position in the mine’s more than 41 years of operations. Page 11 President Hage Geingob Albertina Nakale Windhoek President Hage Geingob yesterday issued a directive that there would be no foreign travel or trips for cabinet ministers, deputy ministers and Geingob freezes ministerial foreign trips to cut costs directive, is with immediate effect. In a statement issued yesterday, the President, Albertus Aochamub the interest of curtailing public expenditure. He noted no request for outbound travel by ministers, deputy ministers and other considered until after the end of February 2018. A Namibian political analyst has welcomed President Geingob’s ban on foreign trips, saying such overseas excursions are ruining the country’s balance of payment. Alvine Kapitako Windhoek a 10-year-old boy from Katutura tested positive for the disease this case constitutes an outbreak, [there is] need to put response measures in place,” the health ministry said. of the hepatitis E outbreak that has thus led to the deaths of three women, with the third woman cases with clinical signs of hepatitis E have been seen at various health facilities. CHOLERA on page 2 GEINGOB on page 2 Dr. Charles Sagoe-Moses Photo: Screen grab from Gadgets Namibia website Defining competition… NPTH maintains owning 100 percent of MTC would be good for Namibian consumers. NPTH says conquest of mobile operators is no monopoly Desie Heita Windhoek Albertus Aochamub Presidency seconds Aochamub to NAC as acting CEO Staff Reporter Windhoek directors of the Namibia Airports of the secondment of Aochamub Kauta said in a statement yesterday. “a period of 12 months or until approved.” advertisements for the position of ever, yesterday Kauta told New Era put on hold. in the fourth quarter of 2018,” Kauta said in a statement. was necessitated by the resignation NAC on page 2 State-owned Namibia Post and unyielding in its belief that being not constitute monopoly in the Namibian telecom market. points out that not only do the entities have separate boards, but their operations are also kept at an arm’s length. NPTH on page 2 Your valuable opinions are of outmost importance to us! Queries: Ms Salmi WT Mvula 065 282 2164/s.mvula@nored.com.na Ms Adelaide Hanse 065 282 2157/a.hanse@nored.com.na

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