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2 NEWS Tuesday, April 24 2018 | NEW ERA MoHSS From page 1 health ministry’s Project 2013, in response to a recommendation of the Presidential Commission, will not we do not need them or do not that are dilapidated or critically demanded answers on when they they will only deal with the minister - - informal settlement to Alvine Kapitako NUJOMA From page 1 BIDVEST From page 1 Commission, hence we cannot comment TAXI From page 1 Our contact details and information Product of New Era Tel: +264 61 - 208 0802 Fax: +264 61 - 220 584 Cell: +264 81 156 4114 Tel: +264 66 - 256 298 Cell +264 81 217 1888 Tel: +264 65 - 238 990 Cell: +264 81 144 0646 Cell: +264 81 217 9739 Cell: +264 81 204 8078 Tel: +264 63 - 222 057 Cell: +264 81 312 5975 Tel/Fax: +264 63 - 204 180/2 Cell: +264 81 245 9714 Tel: +264 61 - 208 0826 Fax: +264 61 - 220 584 Tel: +264 61 - 208 0822 Fax: +264 61 - 220 584

Tuesday, April 24 2018| NEW ERA NEWS 3 Guardian’s Fund amendment Bill referred to Cabinet legislation committee Albertina Nakale Windhoek Cabinet has approved the proposed amendments to provide for the protection of estate monies and assets as well as administrative Guardian’s Fund. The amendments will, among other things, look into how government can close loopholes, which have resulted in the Guardian Fund, under the Ministry of Justice, being overshadowed by reports of fraudulent activities. The Fund is currently valued at some N.4 billion, Deputy Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Engelbrecht Nawatiseb, announced on Friday. He said Cabinet has referred the Bill to the Cabinet Committee on Legislation for scrutiny before it is tabled in the National Assembly. The Guardian Fund, which falls under the Administration of Estates Act (Act 66 of 1965), is administered by the Master of the High Court with the aim of managing the estates of children, who inherited money from their deceased parents, as well as absent heirs and untraceable persons. The money is kept under the auspices of the fund until the minor child reaches the age of 21 years, but quarterly allowances are paid out by the Guardian Fund to the person whose cares for the child. The quarterly allowance includes all expenses for the maintenance of the child such as food, clothing, transport and accommodation. The fund informs the guard- Deputy Minister of Information Communication and Technology, Engelbrecht Nawatiseb money has been paid over to the Guardian’s Fund. Ben- monies when they reach the age of majority. The Master of the High Court, who administers the Guardian’s Fund, currently has some N.3 billion on the fund’s books, which consists of N.2 billion for minors and N million as unclaimed monies. The fund currently lists of the N3 million received by the fund as capital. The accumulated interest on that capital is in the amount of N7 million. Meanwhile, Nawatiseb has also announced that Cabinet has extended the term of of- board of directors. The changes include the replacement of two directors, and the appointment of the chairperson and deputy chairperson respectively. In this regard, Nawatiseb said Cabinet endorsed the of the current board members, replacement of the two directors and the appointment of the chairperson and the deputy chair for a period of one year from April 1, to March 31, 2019 or until such time that Leena Kangandjela who was re-appointed. She is deputised by Leilanie Hochobes, who was also re-appointed into the position. Other members include Henning Seelenbinder (reappointed), Koos Van Staden (new member) and Dennis Shidume (new member). - Limited, and Mobile Telecommunications Limited (MTC). Businessman robbed of N0,000 Staff reporter Windhoek A Windhoek-based businessman became the latest victim of armed robbery over the weekend. Accord- (Nampol), the armed robbers got away with N0,000 cash. The 30-year-old victim was allegedly coming from a butchery located along Hans Diedrich Geincsher Street in Khomasdal, Windhoek, when he got robbed. Nampol spokesperson, Chief Inspector Kaunapawa Shikwambi, plained that the victim was emerging from his business premises with cash in the amount of N0,000, which he had allegedly placed on the front passenger seat of his vehicle. “While positioning himself on the driver’s seat, three unknown men armed with a pistol emerged from a silver Toyota Corolla,” explained Shikwambi. The suspects allegedly ambushed before grabbing the bag containing money, a laptop and a cell phone. The suspects sped off in the silver Toyota Corolla with no plate numbers. Shikwambi said police are yet to make an arrest in connection with Healthy Earth Environmental Consultants CC (HEEC) hereby gives notice to all potentially Interested and Affected Parties (I&APs) that an application will be made to the Environmental Commissioner in terms of the Environmental Management Act (No 7 of 2007) and the Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations (GN 30 of 6 February 2012) for the following: PROJECT NAME: Construction of an overhead powerline Village, Erongo region. PROJECT LOCATION: PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The project involves conducting an EIA for; (a) Construction of the new 7 km overhead line from (b) Construction of MV reticulations and LV the incident and investigations are ongoing. The money has not been recovered and no arrests have been made so far, according to the police. In unrelated incidents, two murder cases were opened over the Station in Windhoek and the other According to the police weekend crime report, a 28-year-old man was stabbed with unknown Windhoek’s informal settlement of Havana, along Monte Christo road. Sebestian Slower. old man in connection with murder and he is expected to make an ap- yet to determine the reason for the on Saturday after he was stabbed with a sharp object. The unknown victim’s forehead and chest, which resulted in his death. According to Shikwambi, the incident took place at Freedom Square, Epako, in Gobabis. “Anyone with information relating to the incident is humbly requested to contact Deputy Commissioner Kalimbula on 0812308522,” said Shikwambi. NOTICE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT PROJECT INVOLVEMENT: Proponent: Erongo Red (Pty) Ltd Environmental Assessment Practitioner (EAP): Healthy Earth Environmental Consultants CC (HEEC) REGISTRATION OF I&APs AND SUBMISSION OF COMMENTS: In line with Namibia’s Environmental Management Act (No. 7 of 2007) and EIA regulations (GN 30 of 6 February 2012), all I&APs are hereby invited to register and submit their comments, concerns or questions in writing via: Email: on or before Wednesday 9 May 2018. Meeting venue: Date: th Time: 10h30 a.m. Mobile: As per Government Notice No. 5 of 27 January 2014, Employer Training Grant applications are to (For levies paid to the NTA from 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018) For more information, contact us at: Tel: 061-2078 168 / 665 / 170 | |

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