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New Era Newspaper Tuesday May 15, 2018

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New Era Newspaper Tuesday May 15,

Tuesday 15 May 2018 N.00 (incl VAT) Vol. 23 No. 170 newera.com.na Katima residents fed up with council Page 3 Local cellphone producer plans assembly plant in Namibia Page 11 United beat Wanderers in rugby derby Page 24 National Business Sport Cops gun down notorious thug •Staff Reporter Police Force’s Windhoek special a robbery of a tourist earlier the operation team shot Kablou same day in Klein Windhoek WINDHOEK – Law dead at 18h30 on Sunday on and the police had gone to e n f o r c e m e n t Kangueehi Street at a bar in arrest Kablou. Kanguatjivi said a o f f i c e r s h a v e Wanaheda while he (Kablou) post-mortem would indicate d e s c r i b e d t h e allegedly attempted to stab a where and how many times gunned down notorious armed robber, Sakaria Amateta also police officer with a knife. Namibian Police Force Kablou was shot. The deceased’s next of known as ‘Kablou’, as having s p o k e s p e r s o n D e p u t y kin have been informed, Lived by the sword… Notorious thug Kablou was shot dead been a problem to the police. A member of the Namibian Commissioner Edwin Kanguatjivi said the incident emanated from Kanguatjivi said. THUG on page 2 Clean-up of Opuwo to become mandatory •Alvine Kapitako WINDHOEK – Opuwo Town Council is looking at enforcing a bi-monthly cleanup campaign in an effort to encourage cleanliness at the town. Mayor of Opuwo, Albert Tjiuma, told New Era yesterday that clean-up campaigns at the town would be enforced after the national clean-up campaign on May 25. “We are also looking at whether suburbs could, in future, compete against each Mandatory cleaning of the environment will be introduced at Opuwo other in cleaning competitions,” explained Tjiuma. This is to motivate residents to keep their environment and town clean. “Cleanliness in Opuwo is not at the level we want it to be,” added Tjiuma. CLEAN on page 2 Photo Emmency Nuukala Photo: Selma Ikela Role model… A man from Havana informal settlement returning home with his 11-month-old daughter after he went to apply for a certificate of conduct at Windhoek Police Station in Windhoek yesterday morning. The father, Abed Inghalwa (42), took time off from work yesterday and decided to look after his daughter while the mother, a street vendor, went to work. The father and daughter went to town around 07h00 to be first in the queue at the police station and returned after 10h00. Inghalwa said women were happy to see him carrying the baby while some men ridiculed him. •Albertina Nakale WINDHOEK – The Presidency has denied that in his statement and remarks during the first meeting of the Swapo Central Committee, President Hage Geingob referred to the creation of a new body, but merely illustrated the ideal functioning and inclusive strategic interaction that ought to exist No ‘smaller cabinet’ for Swapo - Presidency between national Cabinet and the party secretariat. Earlier this month, the media reported that Geingob, during the first Swapo Central Committee meeting, said in future he wants to implement a “smaller cabinet” for the party, which would be briefed by Swapo Secretary General, Sophia Shaningwa. It was reported that after the government Cabinet briefing has taken place, another Swapo cabinet briefing must also take place to ensure that information flows to the party. However, Presidential Press Secretary, Dr Alfredo Hengari, dismissed these media reports, saying the Presidency wishes to highlight, and correct the erroneous, if not hurried, interpretations of President Geingob’s opening remarks as President of the Swapo Party to the May 5, 2018, meeting of the Central Committee, its first in 2018. “It is regrettable to observe that the generic and colloquial use of the word ‘cabinet’ in the context of the work of the secretariat created the hasty impression on the part of the media and commentators that the President was proposing SWAPO on page 2

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