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Vol. 23 No. 116 Windhoek, Namibia Tuesday, February 20 2018 IUM founder and chairman Dr David Namwandi Photo: Emmency Nuukala Inside Today ECD funding imbalances concern Geingos The First Lady, Monica Geingos, has urged the ministry of education to change its budgeting model by allocating more resources towards Early Childhood Development (ECD) programmes to ensure that no Namibian child is left behind. Page 3 Namibia’s healthy and sustainable: Esau The state of Namibian and sustainable, both in terms of stocks and economically, Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Bernhardt Esau, said Friday. Page 11 Roland Routh Windhoek The trial of Piet Kondjele Nakanene, a Walvis Bay resident who, according to the prosecutor, is a serial rapist who honed his modus operandi with Albertina Nakale Windhoek The founder and chairman of the privately-owned International University of Management (IUM) Dr David Namwandi has revealed the institution increased its student population this year to Nuusita Ashipala Oshakati Multi-millionaire businessman Ben Zaaruka, who survived the mysterious 1988 Barclays Bank bomb blast at in the attack, yesterday said a “white man” could have been behind the deadly explosion. Mystery continues to shroud the fatal incident, but many senior leaders in Namibia today believe the attack formed part of the brutal strategy of the colonial of last year. Namwandi yesterday during shared his excitement about the growth of the institution he founded with one student in 1994. “I am so grateful to God that today I stand here in front of many students, professors and lecturers. But in 1994, I could only stand in regime to cause confusion and sow fear among Namibian people. Twenty-seven people died in the attack, while several others were maimed. Zaaruka, speaking publicly about the incident for RAPIST on page 2 front of one student, just imagine. Today I am a chairperson of the university that has a student this was not the case in 1994. I thank God. This is your legacy and pride Namibia, it’s not my legacy. I want to be humble and bow down and thank thee,” Namwandi said. Oshakati bomb survivor Zaaruka opens up after 30 years Suspected serial rapist’s trial resumes From a single student to nearly 10,000 rape and murder of his last victim, resumed in the Windhoek High Court at the Windhoek Correctional Facility yesterday. According to the indictment Nakanene’s modus operandi was to socialise with the victims and escort them back to their place of sleep after which he would return, kick in the door and rape the victim. Two victims lived in different rented granny rooms in the same backyard where Nakanene resided. He faces various charges ranging from housebreaking and rape to cousin and tried to rape her. IUM on page 2 In remembrance… Businessman Ben Zaaruka, chief at FNB, Tracey Eagle, Governor of Oshana Region Clemens Kashuupulwa, former president Hi- - National Council Chairperson Margaret Mensah- Williams just after laying wreaths. Photo: Nuusita Ashipala Johanna Onesmus, who died a week after the attack due to severe injuries, told him that she saw a white man dropping a bag in the bank moments before the deadly explosion. SURVIVOR on page 2 Sanet Steenkamp teachers demand removal of ones Albertina Nakale Windhoek ers who are roaming the streets without jobs are demanding that the government removes all the public schools with immediate effect so that they can occupy those positions. employed teachers also demand that the government, through respective regions, should conduct a survey to collect data and remove them “as soon as possible from those ones”. The unemployed graduates from the University of Namibia last month wrote a letter to the education ministry permanent secretary, Sanet Steenkamp, expressing their teachers occupy teaching posts at their expense. TEACHERS on page 2 New Era Newspaper @NewEraNewspaper #NewEraNewspaper appclassifieds/discover

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