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Vol. 23 No. 050 Windhoek Namibia Tuesday, November 7 2017 Inside Today Namibian cyberspace highly vulnerable – Katjavivi Speaker of the National Assembly, Professor Peter Katjavivi, has urged fellow parliamentarians to expedite the process of enacting a law dealing with cybercrime as Namibia continues to rapidly embrace information and communication technology. Page 3 Property for sale: from a seller’s to a buyer’s market With houses for sale spending an average 24 weeks on the market (and 27 weeks in the upper income segment alone), the country’s residential property market has shifted from a sellers’ market to a buyers’ market Page 11 Namibia gets N5 million war chest to fight HIV Namibia’s HIV stats Staff Reporter Windhoek Namibia has signed an amendment to the 2007 bilateral grant agreement with the United States of America to add N5 million of funding under the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief AIDS pandemic. The funds would help the Namibian government achieve the plans outlined in the Fifth National Development importance of building a skilled and healthy population, NAMIBIA on page 2 Timely injection… Deputy Health Minister Juliet Kavetuna, Economic Planning Minister Tom Alweendo, US Ambassador to Namibia Thomas Daughton and the director of USAID in Southern Africa, John Groarke, at the recent signing of the amended funding agreement. Photo: Contributed City cop denies role in death of teen Roland Routh Windhoek Police cops accused of beating a 17-year-old yesterday before Judge Dinah Usiku in the Johannes Shetekela Werner, 34, narrated his version of the events of the night that it is alleged he and two other City cops kidnapped 17-year-old Mandela Ramakhutla and continuously assaulted the juvenile while driving around with him handcuffed, thereby causing his death eight days later in Werner and Kleopas Shiikalepo Kapalanga, 30, the second accused and 34-year-old Elia Nakale are charged with the murder of Ramakhutla and face further charges of kidnapping and defeating or obstructing the course of justice. COP on page 2 Crash… A man sustained slight head injuries in a car crash at the intersection of Bismarck Street and David Hosea Meroro Road in Windhoek yesterday morning after a white Golf 6 driving in a northerly direction failed to give right of way to a grey Honda, resulting in a head-side collision. The injured man, who was a passenger in the Honda, was transported to the Roman Catholic Hospital for treatment. The driver without a driver’s licence. Photo: Emmency Nuukala N0,500 issued on Western Bypass The Namibian Police recorded close to Western Bypass road between August 15 said executive secretary of the National Road Safety Council (NRSC) Eugene Tendekule at a media conference here on Monday. The conference was held by various stakeholders to highlight progress made on the Western Bypass safety initiative, following the existing long and short term intervention plans to control the alarming number of motor vehicle accidents that have claimed many lives over several years on that stretch of road. FINES on page 2 Meet our next generation of pension fund specialists. Pension funds and pension investments require long-term management strategies. Meet the future managers who will nurture Namibian pension investments. Find out more about us at www.rfsol.com.na Director: Client Services S Skoppelitus Senior Manager: Client Services R Shivute Hangalo Senior Manager: Fund Administration H van Tonder Benchmark Product Manager P /Guidao-Oab Senior Manager: Fund Administration V Nashongwa Senior Manager: Systems, Training & Development L Cabatana Manager: Internal Audit, Compliance & Risk C Diehl Retirement Fund Solutions Managed by Namibians. Trusted by Namibians.

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