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upgrade. Cnr Bismarck Stre & David Hosea Meroro Rd 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. 045 Windhoek, Namibia Thursday, October 03 2013 WINDHOEK - President Hifikepunye Pohamba was on Monday admitted to a local private hospital By for Albertina an unconfirmed Nakale illness. Haufiku never munities across the nation to access, use and harvest forest resources in a sustainable WINDHOEK - The 2011 Population Prime Minister and Nahas Housing Angula manner. The programme introduced approaches that are confirmed yesterday that the President Census was hospitalised, Basic Report but shows the Prime Minister 67 percent maintained of Namibians it was still for participatory an and encourage “annual live in routine rural areas, medical where checkup”. their livelihood depends on women and men in the use active involvement of both the News natural of the environment President’s for alleged and management of forest ill food, health medicinal spread plants, like wildfire shelter and income night, generation. with unconed recently by the University resources. on A study conduct- Wednesday firmed This reports reliance claiming on the natural environment makes for- technical support from the that the of Namibia (Unam) with Head of State was gravely ill. But Premier Angula said he was informed est resources that the critical President to the was United in Nations Development Programme (UNDP) hospital survival for of his many regular Namibian households. Namibia and the Ministry of Agricul- medical examination. has “He adopted went for a his community annual checkup. forestry I am programme, not aware that which he has the development of gender ture, Water and Forestry on suffered allows from members stroke, of only com- medical strategies for community people can confirm that,” said the Prime Minister, responding to a question on whether the President had Male suffered a stroke. nurse in Angula, who visited the First Citizen at a local private hospital on Wednesday, said President Pohamba court was scheduled over to be discharged yesterday. rape “I don’t know if he finally got ‘Shape up or N.00 (incl VAT) Bester can’t Inside wait Today for Spurs urgent application by resigned ship from RDP out’ teachers succeeds Page 4 Page 5 News... Page 32 President hospitalised Environment By Roland Routh and Albertina Nakale WINDHOEK – The Teachers Union of Namibia (TUN) succeeded in its urgent application in the High Court sustains majority yesterday when the court ruled that the Ministry of Education, as well as the Public Service Commission (PSC) By Staff Reporter should stop deducting money from the salaries of teachers … women gain least who participated in last year’s illegal strike. The teachers downed tools and were absent without official leave from their classrooms. The ruling, in which Judge the strike illegal. A case between the parties has already forests, reveal that despite Maphios Cheda reserved his the existence of policies and reasons until a later stage, been lodged with the Labour programmes that promote effectively stops government Commissioner’s Office for equitable access and utilisation of forest resources there issuing warning letters, while TUN and the Namibia Na- from deducting money, or arbitration and concilliation. are still gender differentiated levels of participation are still locked in a dispute have also been locked in a the teachers and government tional Teachers Union (Nantu) in forestry management over the legality of the strike. dispute over which union has and governance. The study Cheda also ordered that government pay back monies should therefore be the sole the majority members, and was conducted in six regions, namely the Kunene, already deducted from teachers, as well as reverse warning ers in the country. Nantu has representative union of teach- Omusati, Oshikoto, Oshana, Omaheke and Otjozondjupa letters issued to teachers while represented the majority of regions where conservancies the dispute is in progress. teachers in the country in the or community forestry committees are in existence and strike between October and ing agent, but TUN has been Teachers embarked on a past as their exclusive bargain- operational. November last year, which growing steadily over the the Ministry of Education only years as a teachers’s union Sustain page 2 managed to end following a unaffiliated to the ruling party. court interdict that declared teachers page 2 • Patriot to get State funeral • Simataa conveys condolence massages • Dry port, free trade zone for Keetmanshoop • Students should be cultured Finance... • FNB budgets N.5 million for new ATMs • Entrepreneurship flair at show An Ordinance Clearance Team of the Namibian Police on Tuesday detected a TMA-3 anti-tank landmine of former Yugoslavian origin at Otunganga village in Ohangwena and detonated it on Wednesday. This was one of the type of mines used by Supplement the Swapo military inside discharged but he was expected wing, PLAN, during the war of liberation in Namibia. Squatting is the head of the team, Chief Inspector Mathias Neshunga, todaypointing to come out today (yesterday),” at some of the ammunition and other war materials that his team also detected in its operation. Photo: Nampa Angula told New Era. By Mathias Haufiku NWR in the red RUNDU - A male nurse accused of raping a patient in his care at a state clinic in the Kavango Region earlier this year Simon’s claim Opposition grows appeared in the Rundu Magistrate’s Court yesterday. Magistrate Esme By Molefe Toivo postponed Ndjebela the case to October 15, 2013 pending a decision by the prosecutor general on WINDHOEK – The Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) is flattens MVA to MTC towers the matter. “The prosecutor general’s decision is not ready. battling to meet its financial obligations after its liabilities The matter is thus remanded to 15 October as arranged with By Desie Heita skyrocketed to N2 million in May this year. your Financials lawyer. Your By Desie Heita at the bail company and the show conditions that the attached NWR liabilities to it are of the financial woes of the MVA. WINDHOEK - Renewed international debate on mobile extended,” stood at some said N Molefe million, during but board the court chairperson proceedings Jackie yesterdayeeke Christoph disputed this, Thiteketa saying there Hausiku has been was arrested “under-reporting” on May 13, of some road accident in which prises 30 percent of current class suburb residents who oppose the erection of a mobile Ash- WINDHOEK – The grue- That claim alone com- phones and cancer has given strength to Windhoek’s upper 2013 the real after financial his 17-year-old situation at victim the hospitality alleged that parastaral. she was raped several Belgian nationals outstanding claims that telecommunication tower in their residential area to continue while What seeking remains medical true though treatment is that at the NWR Ncuncuni is swimming clinic, 60 in lost their lives and for which the MVA has to pay out to to resist its erection near their homes. kilometres a pool of debts, south such of Rundu that the earlier company this year is struggling on May 08. to meet former Namibian world victims who sued the fund This has irritated the country’s largest mobile network its According immediate to financial the victim’s obligations. statement, she went to the clinic champion Twins boxer Harry meet Simon was jailed, continues tion system. munication towers in the country. Sport... based wet-nosed on the old compensa- guests operator, MTC, which says it is not the only one with com- To arrest the deteriorating situation, the company’s board after experiencing abdominal pains. As the accused examined of directors decided to draw money, believed to be N mil- to haunt the Motor Vehicle her he apparently told her to lie on the examination bed and Residents at Bowker Hill, Windhoek, have now added the Accident Every year (MVA) there Fund is something and new at the Windhoek Agricultural and Industrial pulled NWR down page 2her trousers to knee-level, covered her mouth is Show. one of For the twins, main Tunaune causes MVA and Mbiripuani page 2 Kaakunga, this MTC year’s page highlight 2 was with his hand and forcefully had non-consensual sexual seeing a rare Italian cattle breed called the Romagnola that made its debut at this intercourse with her. The accused also threatened to beat or kill the victim if she dared to tell anyone about the rape, it is year’s show. The twins were at first nervous to meet the visitors from Italy, but alleged. He is currently out on bail of N 000. after owner Andreas Wiese from farm Ongeama in the Khomas Region reassured Hausiku has to report to the Rundu police station every them about the good-natured temperament of the Romagnola, they stepped up Friday evening and is not allowed to interfere with a police closer to pose for a picture. Wiese and his partner Babette Stoeck imported the investigation, state witness or the complainant. He is also first Romagnola in November 2010 and has since then bred 14 calves and the not allowed to leave the country or visit Hamweyi village or Ncuncuni if the investigating officer does not accompany Ongeama Romagnola Stud has grown to 24 animals. The Windhoek Show ends him. Public prosecutor Albert Titus appeared for the State. this coming weekend. Photo: Deon Schlechter Woema Weekly auto news In this issue Cute GWM launched At Windhoek Show Young Slamet a Rising star Cymot Rally on this week-end Motor Dealers In Gobabis Motoring Editor: Donna Co lins • Tel: 061 - 273322 • Government boosts Track racing Donna Co lins GOVERNMENT have joined forces with the Windhoek Motor Club (WMC), to finance the biggest race track re-ta ring project in the history of Namibian motorsport, with the finishing touches of Phase 1 of the Tony Rust Track just being completed. After lengthy negotiations between the WMC and the Ministry Youth, National Service, Sport & Culture , a sum of N0 000 was released fo repairs specifica ly on the Tony Rust Race Track, which saw the re-surfacing proce s begin in August. Minister Je ry Ekandjo finalised the deal, and gave the green light at The 30-year-old Tony Rust Race Track has been restored and re-surfaced to the tune of N0 000 – the Ministry Youth, Sport & Culture have financed the three phase up grading project. “We put in a lot of hard labour cleaning the site and preparing the surface from start to finish, so the machines could come in and do their job. “Now we are reading for action, and racing wi l be brought back on a bigger scale, with the bikes starting up again, and more South African’s visiting,” Liebenberg added, saying that the race track wi l be ready just in time for this week-end’s Cymot Ra ly, when the first cars wi l be using part of the newly laid surface during the special stages. The Grand re-opening wi l be held on November 2, with a big race week-end of drags, circuit, karting and oval track, with the Minister officiating the proceedings. Phase two of the track will continue next year with the fina layer being laid over the race track the oval track the end of July 2013, when they handed over the money for the project, to the WMC who are custodians of the Tony Rust Track. Phase 1 of the three phase track re-surface project, Said Michel Rust (Vice Chairperson WMC): is a milestone in the history “Because we host a l the of motorsport, with the 2.6 event codes of motorsport at kilometre and ten metre wide the Tony Rust , inclusive of circuit track being saved after racing, ra ly-X, drag racing, 30 years of wear and tear, oval track, motorcycles and which had taken its to l. Colas karting, without the induction Construction from Okahandja of money from the Government was responsible for laying the these motorsport codes would tar track, which has breathed become extinct in Windhoek.” new life into the track. “To build a new track would cost millions, so “The track was fa ling apart, and we needed to save it it makes economic sense to rehabilitate the cu rent as we l as make it a safer place to race, “said Christiaan facility, which is the country’s racing Mecca, and one Liebenberg (Chairperson WMC) who together with of the jewels of motorsport in Southern Africa, which the project team embarked on a super human e for to is now going to a tract a lot of ‘international’ racing restore the country’s only racing arena. interest for the future.” “Without Government’s input this would not have He said that planning of an extended drag strip, run been possible, and we would have lost the track, and o f areas and enhanced spectator points wi l fa l within eventua ly circuit racing in Namibia would have become Phase 3 of the Tony Rust Track upgrading project later extinct , ‘he said, adding that already the big field of bike on down the line. racing stopped because of the unsafe racing surface. Liebenberg, extended a special thanks to Michel “The Club simply would not have been able to Rust, Jaco Van Dyk, Frans Smit, Bertus Botha, Marius finance such a huge re-surfacing job, but it also couldn’t Both, Luigi Bedoli, Nichol Koen, Dudley Sowden, have happened without the hard work an dedication Gui lium Kruger , Carla Havenga and Gee Prinsloo of the WMC members who spent many hours a sisting for their hard work and dedication in helping to turn a in this proce s. dream into a reality “The track was falling apart, and we needed to save it as well as make it a safer place to race” F800GS 2010 model N 000.00 2012 C600 Sport Scooter N 300.00 NEW F800 GS N0 000 Used F800 GS 2013 N5 000 NEW F800 GSA Base N5 289.47 Fu l Spec N0 320.18 demo F800GS white N0 000.00. R1200GS LC N7 600.00 • Football bends knee to boxing • The Hitman takes aim at Gonzales • Capital gears up for world fistball Championships DANRIC AUTO Tel: 061-295 8100

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