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New Era Newspaper Tuesday March 6,

Vol. 23 No. 126 Windhoek, Namibia Tuesday, March 6 2018 Hanse-Himarwa’s case referred to High Court Matheus Hamutenya Mariental The Minister of Education, Arts and Culture Katrina Hanse- Inside Today Destitute Angolan immigrants starving at Outapi Starving illegal immigrants from oil-rich Angola have resorted to eating porridge with plain water as soup after they failed to secure odd jobs with the local community. Page 3 Letshego posts impressive results Letshego Holdings Namibia posted its maiden annual results following its successful listing on the Namibian Stock Exchange on September 28, 2017. Page 9 Wise men… From left, AU Panel of the Wise Deputy Chair, Speciosa Waranda, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah, former is the Chairperson of the AU Panel of the Wise, Vice-President Nangolo Mbumba and Commissioner for Peace and Security, Ambassador Smail Chergui. Photo: Albertina Nakale Himarwa made a routine appearance in the Mariental Magistrate’s Court yesterday, facing one count of corruption that arises from accusations that when she was Hardap governor she allocated houses to her relatives. The case was transferred to the Windhoek High Court that will convene for a pre-trial hearing on June 21. Hanse-Himarwa is charged with corruption for allegedly using her was the governor of Hardap Region. The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) alleges she corruptly placed relatives on a list of housing beneficiaries at Mariental. She replaced some that her relatives would HANSE on page 2 Linea Dishena Windhoek in a failed robbery attempt at Shoprite USave supermarket in Katutura's Soweto suburb yesterday was pronounced dead last night. NBC, quoting a Namibian Police spokesperson, said Brave front... Education minister Katrina Hanse-Himarwa at court. Suspected robber dies after shootout with police the suspected robber was shot during an exchange of admitted to hospital, where he later died. yesterday morning after members of the police force foiled the armed robbery. ROBBERY on page 2 Foiled attempt… Suspects arrested during the attempted armed robbery at the Soweto Shoprite Usave yesterday – pictured next to their getaway vehicle. Albertina Nakale Windhoek Vice-President Nangolo Mbumba VP pleads with AU to ensure peace Kuzeeko Tjitemisa Windhoek Vice-President Nangolo Mbumba has requested the African Union (AU) Panel of the Wise (PoW) members to ensure peace through effective countries. of the 18th statutory meeting of the AU PoW in Windhoek yesterday, Mbumba said Africa requires a sound can Peace and Security Architecture, of which the PoW is an essential pillar. “Africa needs to capitalise on your wisdom and experiences in and to the maintenance of peace and security,” he added. Former president Hifikepunye Pohamba chairs the PoW. Mbumba said Namibia encourages strong cooperation and communication between the PoW and incumbent presidents in Africa. “Please advise those of us in power today to improve the governance of our people,” he added. Mbumba said he was proud to have the “gentle giant” in former president Pohamba, a Mo Ibrahim laureate, as chairperson of the distinguished panel. VP on page 2 AU closely monitoring DRC crisis The African Union (AU) Commissioner for Peace and Security, Ambassador Smail Chergui, says since many African countries will be holding elections this year the AU will review such electoral processes, in particular the elections to take place in the politically unstable Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). DRC on page 2 New Era Newspaper @NewEraNewspaper #NewEraNewspaper appclassifieds/discover

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