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New Era Newspaper Tuesday October 17,

Vol. 23 No. 034 Windhoek, Namibia Tuesday, October 17 2017 Hostel learners on empty stomachs as invoices pile up Nuusita Ashipala/ Albertina Nakale Ongwediva/Windhoek School hostels in Omusati and Oshana regions have run out of food, and Inside Today Nored offers refunds to customers The Northern Regional Electricity Distributor (Nored) has vowed to refund clients who have put up large sums of money as deposit for transformers. Page 3 Business people encouraged to honour tax obligations education ministry held urgent meetings on how to redeem the N million unpaid invoices submitted by the catering company responsible for the two regions. Things to be done… As part of their daily chores, Leaf Na-gawaseb, aged 13, and his 4-year-old younger brother Opkwai collect school. They both live with their grandmother, who is too old to collect wood is common in many Namibian households as is the case in Omitara, a settlement 110 km east of Windhoek. Photo: Emmency Nuukala Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture Permanent Secretary Sanet Steenkamp acknowledged the worrying status of food distribution in the two regions and told New Era that the supplier, Atlantic Food Services, Namibia to send 250 soldiers to Lesotho has been given assurances that payment would be effected. “Oshana, Omusati and Omaheke are being catered for by one company. We have received all the invoices from the regions. We have engaged the catering company Atlantic Food Services,” she said. “We have already signed off the payments to the Ministry of Finance and bank transfers to the suppliers will be done. It’s not only to Atlantic Food Services but to other catering companies we are engaged with.” HOSTEL on page 2 Albertina Nakale Windhoek Cabinet has authorised the Ministry of Defence to avail 250 members of the Namibian Defence Force (NDF) to be deployed to support the SADC contingency force in the Kingdom of Lesotho. The Commissioner This was revealed by Information and Communication of Inland Revenue, Justus Mwafongwe, has Technology Minister Tjekero encouraged the business Tweya yesterday during a Cabicommunity to honour their tax obligations SADC double Troika summit to aid government in on the security situation in the addressing income Kingdom of Lesotho, held on disparities. September 15 in Pretoria, South International Relations and Cooperation Minister Netumbo Africa. Page 11 Nandi-Ndaitwah and Information and Communication Technology Minister Tjekero Tweya LETSHEGO SOLDIERS on page 2 Roland Routh Windhoek Education Permanent Secretary Sanet Steenkamp Woman abandoning children conviction on four counts of ill-treatment and neglecting her biological children. the High Court judges Christi Liebenberg and Naomi Shivute remarking that the legislation under which the woman was initially convicted is too outdated and urgently needs to be updated to be realistic and on par with the present dictates of justice. The woman, a Namibian who cannot be named to protect the identities of the children, received the new sentence upon a High Court review of her previous conviction and sentence. A magistrate’s court had on or 12 months’ imprisonment, wholly suspended on condition of good conduct and that the woman perform 1,500 hours of community service at a designated clinic. FINED 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 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. New Era Newspaper @NewEraNewspaper #NewEraNewspaper appclassifieds/discover

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