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New Era Newspaper Thursday March 29,

Vol. 23 No. 142 Windhoek, Namibia Thursday, March 29 2018 Inside today Serial rapist convicted The man who used to lure unsuspecting young women into a bushy area near the Katutura State Hospital under the pretext that he needed help with a heavily pregnant girlfriend and her luggage, before strangling them unconscious and sexually violating them, has been convicted. Page 3 Private sector must be major driver of economic growth – Stanlib The Namibian economy is continuing on a sluggish path, struggling to recover from a recession last year, mainly due to a reduction in capital expenditure that has mostly affected the construction industry. Page 15 Clubs unhappy over amended teams plying their trade within the country’s top- Namibia Premier League, yesterday expressed their dismay... Page 44 Andjaba joins parliament There is a strong expectation that Andjaba, in joining the National Assembly, will trigger the appointment of the presidential affairs minister. Albertina Nakale Windhoek Following a letter of protest by an international trade organisation regarding President Hage Geingob’s Lahja Nashuuta Windhoek clean-up campaign, the head of state has considered another date for the planned activity. The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), which represents trade unions worldwide, F o r m e r N a m i b i a n ambassador to the U.S. Swapo parliamentary seat yesterday, during proceedings Ambassador Martin Andjaba Peter Shivute. left by Paula Cooper, who was elevated as a member of parliament with full voting rights, according to information obtained from Kooper first joined parliament through President Hage Geingob’s list of parliamentary nominees, Struggle continues… ITUC said Workers Day must be spent on discussing the plight of Namibian workers instead of cleaning. Photo: Nampa National clean-up shifted as ITUC intervenes had urged Namibia to cancel the national clean-up planned to take careful consideration of external pressures bearing on the labour movement with regard to the choice of that date, the President has decided to reschedule the National CLEAN-UP on page 2 his seat on that list to become a voting member in his own right. her own merit, having moved after the recent resignation was until recently the deputy minister of labour. Unam bestows honorary doctorate on Mbumba Albertina Nakale Windhoek The University of Namibia (Unam) has resolved to bestow an honorary doctorate degree in public administration on its new chancellor, Vice-President Unam Council earlier this chancellor since its establishment. Unam director for communications and marketing, Edwin Tjiramba, says the university will inaugurate university on Thursday next week. Vice-President Nangolo Mbumba ANDJABA on page 2 UNAM on page 2 Peya Mushelenga DRC, Lesotho on SADC agenda Kuzeeko Tjitemisa Windhoek Political instability in both the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Kingdom of Lesotho are just some of the issues Namibia of Urban and Rural Development, debate in parliament on Tuesday, situation in the DRC, Namibia would be heavily involved, not only as president Hifikepunye Pohamba DRC. “The pre-occupation with managing peace and stability for that country and the region at large require resources,” SADC on page 2 DON’T FORGET: Pay your fees on time! For outstanding balance enquiry, contact: +264 (0) 61 206 3370 / 3191 / 4888 New Era Newspaper @NewEraNewspaper #NewEraNewspaper appclassifieds/discover

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