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Vol. 23 No. 057 Windhoek, Namibia Thursday, November 16 2017 Inside Today Conman busted for selling non-existent vehicle A Windhoek 30-year-old man was arrested for fraud this week after he sold a non-existent vehicle on social media to two different buyers. Page 3 Private solar power saves CoW customers N.7bn since June Grace Mugabe not here, says government Matheus Hamutenya Keetmanshoop Namibia’s Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Netumbo Nandi- Namibia prays wisdom prevails in Zimbabwe Desie Heita & Matheus Hamutenya Windhoek/Keetmanshoop Namibia has added her voice of concern to the developments unfolding in Zimbabwe, with the Ndaitwah yesterday vehemently denied international media reports to the reported military takeover of that country’s government. international relations minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah saying Namibia’s “expectation [is that] Zimbabwean democratic institutions in Zimbabwe will continue to carry out their constitutional functions”. At present, Nandi-Ndaitwah said, Namibia With her husband Robert Mugabe Harare residence by the military, international media reported that the political storm in Zimbabwe tion was likely to be Malaysia or Singapore. GRACE on page 2 is following with keen interest the developments in Zimbabwe, where the Zimbabwean military has rolled tanks and soldiers into the streets of Harare, effectively taking over the country on Wednesday morning. WISDOM on page 2 In control… Soldiers of the Zimbabwe Defence Force deployed in the streets of Harare yesterday. Timeline of current Zimbabwean crisis 09 October: President Robert Mugabe announces removes Justice, Legal and Parliament portfolio from VP Emmerson Mnangagwa, 04 November: Mugabe publicly attacks Mnangagwa at youth rally in Bulawayo. 05 November: First Lady Grace Mugabe holds rally where she tore into Mnangagwa, publicly saying 06 November: Mugabe sacks Mnangagwa as country VP for displaying “traits of disloyalty”. 07 November: Zanu-PF holds solidarity rally that endorsed Grace Mugabe as preferred candidate for VP. 08 November: War veterans’ leader Chris Mutsvangwa announces during a press conference that they had original ZANU-PF. 13 November: Defence force commander General Constantine Chiwenga issues explosive statement regarding Zanu politics. 14 November: Zanu-PF youth wing says military should not interfere in party politics. Military tanks head to Harare. 15 November: Military private residence. Wife’s whereabouts unknown. Businesses and households who generate their own electricity in the capital have since June this year managed to save a whopping N.7 billion thus far from their electricity bills. Page 9 Namibia improves its ICT index rating Staff Reporter Windhoek The most recent data from Research ICT Africa, which compares prices for the telecommunication sector, indicates that in the second quarter of 2017 Namibia ranked 16th among African countries and 4th in SADC, in terms of offering the most affordable voice and SMS products. Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN) data also suggests that the general trend is a shift away from voice and SMS revenues towards data revenues, driven by over-thetop (OTT) services, such as social media and other internet provider-based services. ITC on page 2 Agency Upc Even Namibia Sta 17 November 2017 Agency, P. O. Box 2133, Windhoek, FGI House, Post Street Mall, Tel: +264 61 431 3200, Fax: +264 61 431 3253 | +264 61 431 3240, Upc Even Agency New Era Newspaper @NewEraNewspaper #NewEraNewspaper

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