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New Era Newspaper Thursday October 5,

Vol. 23 No. 026 Windhoek, Namibia Thursday, October 5 2017 Inside Today Logistics could revive Namibian economy – Sakamoto Japanese Ambassador to Namibia Hideyuki Sakamoto says stakeholders must fully understand the importance of the logistics sector and what it entails for the growth of Namibia and Africa as a continent. Page 3 Fuel storage facility to push security of fuel supply up to 45 days The massive fuel storage facility in Walvis Bay, which was estimated at N.7 billion in 2014, is now anticipated to cost the government N.2 billion upon its envisaged completion in June 2018.. Page 9 I feel privileged to be part of Brave Warriors - Himee Namibia Premier League (NPL) rookie club Young Af- Himezeembi Hengombe is excited and relishing the opportunity of donning the Brave Warriors after the included in the 23-man squad for Saturday’s clash against Botswana... Page 24 Albertina Nakale Windhoek The Swapo Party Youth League (SPYL) has urged President Hage Geingob to make known the names of his preferred candidates at the upcoming Swapo congress so that it vigorously campaigns for them. SPYL’s new spokesperson Dumeni Gerson said the youth wing is itching to know who the candidates are so that it rallies behind its preferred ones without fear and favour and to Jauch asks government to boycott Shoprite Staff Reporter Windhoek Local labour expert and activist Herbert Jauch has written ensure that the wishes and aspirations of the majority of the people are realised. “We request the preferred candidates for the secretariat. We are saying, as a youth league, if the politburo pronounces itself come Friday, those are the people we are to poverty eradication minister Zephania Kameeta to ask the ministry to stop procuring any goods from Shoprite-Checkers Group of Companies because of its alleged exploitative labour SPYL wants Swapo congress candidates announced Eager to know… From left are SPYL spokesperson Dumeni Gerson, league secretary Ephraim Nekongo and his deputy Christine Haindaka. Photo: Albertina Nakale going to rally behind as a youth league,” Gerson told journalists at a press conference yesterday. “We have nominated candidates from the youth league that we are pushing for central committee. SPYL on page 2 practices. He called on Kameeta to publicly express his support for the Shoprite workers and to announce that the ministry he heads will not make any further purchases from the Shoprite- Checkers group until disciplinary charges against over 100 workers have been dropped. Selma Ikela Windhoek SHOPRITE on page 2 More Namibian women on ARV treatment than men Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health and Social Services, Dr Andreas Mwoombola, is concerned that men are not more forthcoming in curbing the spread of HIV, while women relatively do their best to stop the spread of the virus. According to statistics presented by Mwoombola at an event this week, there are 8 084 females on ARV treatment in the age group of 15–24 years, compared to 3 530 males. In addition, Mwoombola said 24 216 females are on ARV treatment in the 25 -34 age category compared to 6 188 males. ARV on page 2 Committed to providing delightful customer experiences, NORED announces its Support Tariff, a special tariff for all NORED customers who are registered Pensioners and People Living with Disabilities. To qualify, make sure that: registered in the name of the applicant Follow us New Era Newspaper @NewEraNewspaper #NewEraNewspaper appclassifieds/discover

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