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Wednesday, August 9 2017 | NEW ERA NEWS 7 Kalkrand man held over wife’s murder Selma Ikela Windhoek The body of a 49-yearold woman was discovered a day after she was reportedly killed by her husband in the Kalkrand area on Friday morning. The deceased woman has been identified as Anna Scott. The suspect, the victim’s husband Hermanus Scott, was arrested and appeared in Mariental Magistrate’s Court yesterday, where he was denied bail. The case was then postponed to October 3. Nampol spokesperson Chief Inspector Kauna Shikwambi said Scott was badly assaulted and allegedly killed by her 53-year-old husband after an argument on August 2 at an unknown time at the farm where they lived. Hardap regional crime investigations coordinator Eric Clay alleged that the incident happened while the couple was under the influence of alcohol. Clay told New Era the man, who is employed at the farm, wanted to commit Veld fires a concern in Kavango West RUNDU suicide after the incident and sent a text message to his sister, claiming he was “tired of life”. The sister related this to her uncle, who is also employed at the farm, and the uncle sent his son to go check on Scott. Clay said after Scott was found by his relatives, he revealed that he had killed his wife. Her body was afterwards discovered in a cabin. In an unrelated matter in Khomas Region, a 52-yearold woman was raped by a 29-year-old man on Friday at an unknown time in Ombili, Windhoek. The police have opened case of housebreaking, rape and assault through threatening against the suspect. Shikwambi alleged the suspect unlawfully and intentionally broke into the complainant’s room and had sexual intercourse with her without her consent. The police in Windhoek have also opened an Councillor of Kahenge Constituency and chairperson of Kavango West Regional Council Joseph Sivaku has urged residents of the region to desist from setting fire to bush areas. Sivaku told Nampa in an interview recently that people should stop burning the veld, an Afrikaans word for grasslands, because this can destroy forests. He said people should know the importance of the environment they live in, be mindful of what it can offer and the damage a forest fire can cause. Veld fires have over the past weeks been reported at Rupara and Nzinze village, about 70 kilometres (km) and 85 km west of Rundu, respectively. The councillor explained that when a fire destroys the forest, it forces animals such as elephants in particular to come closer to people in search of food, which in turn destroys their belongings and crop fields. “I am sure that each and every Namibian knows the importance of nature and how much it contributes to the economy and our daily lives,” said Sivaku. He also urged lawmakers to introduce stiffer punishments to deal with anyone caught committing such acts. The councillor noted that burning the veld contributes to global warming, which can bring about droughts like those experienced two years ago. “Because of droughts some farmers lost their cattle, preventing them from ploughing during the ploughing season,” said Sivaku. Section 40 of the Forest Act of 2001 on the Control and Management of Fire states that no person shall light a fire or cause a fire to be lit in a community forest or a forest management area unless in the case of a community forest, the lighting of the fire has been authorised by the management authority of the community forest and done in accordance with a relevant management plan. A person found contravening Section 40 of this Act which resorts under the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry is liable to pay compensation to a person who suffers damage as a result. Failure to do that can lead to imprisonment for no more than two years or a fine of N,000. – Nampa inquest docket after Likando Eric Matengu reportedly committed suicide by shooting himself in the head with a 9mm Norinco pistol. Matengu’s body was found in Matshishi Street at Otjomuise. “The motive is not known and there was no suicide note left”, Shikwambi noted. The police in //Karas Region have opened a case of culpable homicide after an Italian national died when the vehicle in which she and three other women were travelling overturned. The deceased was identified as Ingrid Simona Ungaro, 37, who died at the scene. The accident happened on Friday at around 09h30 at about 50 km on the C13 Helmerinhausen when the driver, 46, lost control of the vehicle. Monday, 7 August 2017 Matheus Hamutenya Keetmanshoop The Keetmanshoop Agricultural and Industrial Show during its official launch at a gala event here on Friday raised about N,500 – far less than the amounts collected during previous years. Show society president Charles Jossob attributed the low amount to the economic situation being experienced all over the country. He said many companies were willing to give, but could not give what they do not have and thus many companies gave the little they could, while some did not give at all, as they are also facing difficulties. Around N,800 was collected at a similar gala dinner last year. “It is a bit lower than previous years and this might be due to the economic situation that our country is in, because most companies indicated that they could not pledge due to the economic situation,” he said. He was, however, optimistic the show will go ahead and expects it to be bigger and better this year, saying preparations are on schedule and residents can expect a good show, with more than 150 exhibitors expected this year. At the launch, Keetmanshoop Mayor Centre Tal Street 07:00-16:00 United House Centre 08:30-16:00 UNAM Health Sciences Campus 09:00-15:00 Multi-Choice 10:00-16:00 Swakopmund Town (Ferdinand Stich Str 4) 13:00-18:00 ____________________________ Tuesday, 8 August 2017 Centre Tal Street 07:00-16:00 United House Centre 08:30-16:00 UNAM Khomasdal Campus 09:00-15:00 Okahandja (Town Hall) 11:00-17:30 Walvis Bay NAMBTS (Behind Welwitschia Medi-park) 13:00-18:00 ____________________________ Wednesday, 9 August 2017 Centre Tal Street 07:00-16:00 United House Centre 08:30-16:00 IUM 09:00-15:00 NQA 09:00-14:30 Heinties Bay (Community Hall) 10:00-15:00 ____________________________ Thursday, 10 August 2017 Centre Tal Street 07:00-18:00 United House Centre 08:30-16:00 UNAM Main Campus 09:00-16:00 Mpact (Walvis Bay) 10:00-15:00 ____________________________ Friday, 11 August 2017 Centre Tal Street 07:00-16:00 United House Centre 08:30-16:00 UNAM Main Campus 09:00-16:00 NIP (WHK Central Hospital) 09:00-14:30 Shoprite (Swakopmund) 10:00-15:00 ____________________________ Keetmanshoop show affected by economic pinch /322 Gaudentia Krohne said the show presents an ideal environment for local small and medium enterprises to present their products to the public. Mayor Krohne pointed out how the hosting of such an event benefits the town and residents and urged local businesses to get involved, so that they can nurture business relationships that can attract investment to the town. She said shows like this help to create an ideal environment for exhibitors to nurture relationships across the supply chain and create connections that may bring investments to the town, which will in general contribute to the local economy. “I want to therefore invite all local and regional businesses and SMEs to contact the show society and find out how you can become involved in this year’s show,” she said. Krohne said visitors can look forward to various exciting activities and pledged the municipality’s continued support for the show, saying the council remains committed to be on board to ensure the show is a success every year. The 62nd annual Keetmanshoop Agricultural and Industrial is slated for September 13 to 16. 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