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New Era Newspaper Tuesday February 13, 2018

New Era Newspaper Tuesday February 13,

Vol. 23 No. 111 Windhoek Namibia Tuesday, February 13 2018 Inside Today Tebele jailed for 23 years for murder A resident of Gobabis convicted of the murder of his live-in girlfriend did not show genuine remorse, Windhoek High Court Judge Dinah Usiku said yesterday when she sentenced him to an effective 23 years behind bars. Page 3 I’m coming for you and I don’t miss – Hitman warns Beltran N a m i b i a ’ s f o r m e r lightweight world champion Paulus ‘The Hitman’ Moses is preparing for one of the most important bouts of his and he has again cautioned that there will be no room for schoolboy errors come Friday night. Page 24 BREAKING NEWS Hepatitis E virus recorded in Omuthiya A case of Hepatitis E Virus (HEV) has been recorded in Omuthiya, after a female patient tested positive two weeks ago. It is however not clear if the patient is from the surrounding area or came from Windhoek where the outbreak is concentrated. The Director of Health, Peter Angala, who said they are still investigating the case to determine if there is an outbreak in the region, the person could either be from the region but got infected somewhere else. Swapo coordinator arrested for stock theft Nuusita Ashipala Ongwediva The police are providing little information, keeping everything under wraps, about the arrest of Swapo regional coordinator for Oshana, Samuel Nelongo on allegations of stock theft. The Regional Commander of Oshana Commissioner Rauha Amwele confirmed the arrest but said she was not at liberty to dwell much on the case as it will jeopardise police investigations. “He was arrested yesterday (Sunday) and he is still in cus- that Nelongo was arrested within the region on Sunday while he was transporting cattle. “The investigation is still continuing to verify all the nittygritties and then he will be charged and taken to court, probably by tomorrow (Tuesday),” said Amwele. Man kills girlfriend …buries her 200 km from crime scene Kuzeeko Tjitemisa Windhoek Photo: John Muyamba Newly-appointed Minister of Justice, Sacky Shanghala, is seeking N0,000 in damages in a defamation case against land activist, Job Amupanda. Shanghala sued Amupanda while he was the Court last December against Amupanda over several comments made on social media, and during last year’s Attorney Generals’ symposium in Doha, Qatar, where Amupanda was in attendance. According to court documents seen by New Era yesterday, on November 12, 2017 during the conference held in Doha, attended by various international Swapo party regional coordinator for Oshana Samuel Nelongo Sad ending… the body from bushes opposite the Agriculture Technology Centre in Rundu. Shanghala sues Amupanda for defamation SHANGHALA on page 2 Sacky Shanghala SWAPO on page 2 John Muyamba Rundu The town of Rundu was reeling in shock yesterday after a 32-year-old man took the police to what is beng termed a secondary crime scene where he allegedly buried his girlfriend after he strangled her at Divundu, drove with the body for 200km and before burying it in Rundu. The suspect was reportedly seen late Saturday at Divundu Combined School teachers’ houses where the deceased stayed, after starting her teaching career this year at the school. This was the primary scene as the deceased was allegedly murdered there before her corpse was transported to be buried in a shallow grave at Rundu, in an attempt to conceal the hideous crime. The suspect was arrested on Sunday and is said to have confessed to the police yesterday. He wore grey shorts and a red sweater as he accompanied police to where he said he had buried the body. People gathered around to witness the events unfolding, could not believe their eyes as police dug about only 15 centimetres into MAN on page 2 “Thanks Sakeus Shanghala for a golden opportunity corruption in court!” – Land activist, Job Amupanda

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