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New Era Newspaper Wednesday December 20, 2017

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New Era Newspaper Wednesday December 20,

Vol. 23 No. 080 Windhoek Namibia Wednesday, December 20 2017 Head-on collision claims four lives Inside Today Courts to keep check on GBV cases over festive season A dedicated court team has been identified and will be available to assist any victim of domestic or gender-based violence outside of the normal court day, at the respective courts of the Judiciary announced yesterday. Page 3 SAFTU says it has ‘no in new ANC T h e S o u t h A f r i c a n Federation of Trade Unions (SAFTU) says the working class and the poor majority of South Africans have “no reason to celebrate” Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa’s election as the new leader of the ruling African National Congress (ANC). Page 9 Mannetti starts 2018 CHAN Brave Warriors mentor Ricardo Mannetti started laying the groundwork for next year’s African Nations Championship (CHAN) tournament when he called up a 31-member squad for a training camp ahead of the continental football showpiece. Page 24 Obrein Simasiku Omuthiya Three people died on the spot when the Volkswagen Golf they were travelling in collided head-on with a Range Rover along the B1 road in Omuthiya next to the ELCIN Church. The incident happened around 21h17 on Monday. There were four occupants in the Golf. The fourth person died yesterday at Oshakati State Hospital where he had been transferred for further medi- Ashiapala. The other deceased are Petrus Tulonga Angula (23) from Okawambi village, driver Herman Ngolo Kalili (26) from Okaale village and Simeon Penda Simeon (26) from Oshifukwa. Errant cops to personally pay legal suit Roland Routh Windhoek Judge Thomas Masuku found two powers and on Monday ordered them to pay the cost of the matter on an attorney and client scale. The two were found guilty of repeatedly arresting, shooting at the plaintiff and illegally impounding his vehicle after he reported a case of burglary at his bar in Katutura to the police. Judge Masuku found in September of “seriously abusing the powers given to them by law in good faith”. P o l i c e S e r g e a n t F r e d d y Nghilinganye, COLLISION on page 2 Seasonal staple… It is that time of the year, when Mercy Mabuku, like many other industrious women seeking to support their families in Katima Mulilo, sell roasted maize on the cob. Photo: Aron Mushaukwa Wrecked… The wreckage of the Volkswagen Golf in which four people died when it collided with a Range Rover. Bidders grumble over security tenders Nuusita Ashipala Ongwediva Photo: Obrein Simasiku Ministry of Agriculture Water and Forestry is embroiled in a tug-of-war accuse the ministry of recommending companies not complying with tender requirements to provide security personnel to the ministry. Among the seven short-listed companies being considered for the tender are companies registered between June 2013 and March 2017, in the security trade. New Era has confirmed the registration dates with the Ministry of Industrialisation and Trade. However, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture Water and Forestry, Percy Misika, rubbished these claims. all due processes and advised those with complaints to put them in writing and ERRANT on page 2 BIDDERS on page 2

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