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New Era Newspaper Tuesday December 12, 2017

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New Era Newspaper Tuesday December 12,

Vol. 23 No. 074 Windhoek, Namibia Tuesday, December 12 2017 Mwoombola redeployed to Cabinet Office Inside Today Senior citizens get food hampers The City of Windhoek treated about 260 senior citizens to an early Christmas lunch on Friday afternoon and gave the elders food hampers.. Page 3 Lawyers roped in as Indongo, As reported by New Era Sport on Friday, Namibia’s former triple world champion Julius ‘Blue Machine’ Indongo is pushing to sever ties with the country’s leading boxing promotion, the MTC Nestor Sunshine Boxing and Fitness Academy. This reporter that Indongo has now instructed his lawyers to take up the matter. Page 24 Helvy Shaanika Ongwediva T has transferred Dr Andreas Mwoombola from his post as permanent secretary for the Ministry of Health and Social Services (MoHSS). Mwoombola’s redeployment is with effect from last Friday. The move to transfer Mwoombola - with effect from December 8, 2017, comes as part of a major effort to revive the collapsing health system in the country. A press release issued on Sunday, signed by the Secretary to Cabinet, George Simataa, states that Mwoombola’s transfer from the health ministry was “necessitated by the urgent need to normalize the administrative and political interface at the Ministry of Health and Social Services”. “Amongst others, the administrative and political interface at members of Lüderitz District Hospital. on //Kharas hospitals Tuulikki Abraham Lüderitz The Minister of Health and Social Ser- weekend waxed lyrical in his appraisal of hospitals in the //Kharas Region, saying staff at these hospitals have performed much better compared to their peers at health institutions in other regions. Addressing staff at the Lüderitz District Hospital management meet- health staff in the south are better compared to other towns, and he encouraged staff members to work harder together to avoid preventable deaths. HAUFIKU on page 2 the Ministry of Health and Social Services is reported to have become acrimonious, which has the potential to impact on service delivery,” read the press statement. Over the past few months Mwoombola, and his now former have been at each other’s throats, with counter-accusations coming from both parties, which negatively impacted service delivery in the health ministry. MWOOMBOLA on page 2 Dr Andreas Mwoombola N0,000 meant for salaries stolen Alvine Kapitako Windhoek A 25-year-old man was shot in the right leg while trying to assist his employers prevent a gang of ing a robbery that saw the suspects snatch N0,000 in cash. Last week’s heist is the latest Survivor… From left Hanyu Gu and Hambiya Simeon, who was shot, with the victim’s mother, Lydia Shiweda. Contributed in a string of such robberies to have rocked Windhoek in recent months, which also saw robbers steal a laptop and cellphones. The latter theft – believed to have been an inside job – took place at an institution of higher learning that requested not to be named. SALARIES on page 2 THE UNIVERSITY OF NAMIBIA CLOSES Thursday, 14 December 2017 and re-opens for business on Wednesday, 10 January 2018 for the new academic year. Happy Holidays New Era Newspaper @NewEraNewspaper #NewEraNewspaper appclassifieds/discover

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