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New Era Newspaper Wednesday March 7, 2018

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20 SPORT Wednesday, March 7 2018 | NEW ERA Serena ready for longawaited return Serena Williams believes now is the “perfect time” to return to the WTA Tour in order to gauge her progress ahead of the year’s remaining grand slam tournaments. Williams, who claimed a 23rd grand slam title at last year’s Australian Open before hanging up her racket for the season upon discovering she was pregnant with year’s tournament in Melbourne. After using the time to work in a Fed Cup doubles match for the United States last month and is scheduled to play at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells which starts this week. “My expectations, I don’t know what they are,” the 36-year-old American told the BBC. “I can’t go and say I expect to lose because that is something I will never say. It’s just a little different. I’m just expecting to see where I am more than anything. “This is a good time to start Back… Photo: New Indian Express for the summer. If I want to play in those grand slams (the French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open) and play well, I think now is the perfect time to start.” Williams remains motivated to chase down Margaret Court’s alltime record of 24 grand slam singles titles but is also hoping to give her now six-month-old daughter a chance to have some memories of watching her mother in action. “I’ve always been an extremely motivated person, but my main thing is that I would love for my daughter to be around with me doing great, and playing amazing, motivation,” she added. “I would have thought I would have retired six years ago, but I’m still here and I’m playing great, and I think I’ll still be playing good.” Unseeded Williams is scheduled to open her Indian Wells campaign Diyas of Kazakhstan tomorrow. - Republic of Namibia Ministry of Urban and Rural Development EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF BID EVALUATION REPORT This notice is issued in tenns with Section 55(4) of the Public Procurement Act. 2015 (Act No.15 of 15). and in termsof Regulation 39 of the Public Procurement Regulation: Public Procurement Act. 2015 Project Title: Reference No: G/ONB/17-2/2017 Goods to be procured: Lot. 1: Cartridges Lot. 2: Stationaries Lot. 3: Lot. 4: Procurement Methods used: Invitation of Bids: No of Bids received by closing date: Best Evaluated Bid per item(s): Monday, 5 March 2018 Centre Tal Street 07:00-16:00 United House Centre 08:30-16:00 Swakopmund Town (Ferdinand Stich Str 4) 13:00-18:00 Tuesday, 6 March 2018 Centre Tal Street 07:00-16:00 United House Centre 08:30-16:00 Walvis Bay Town (Behind Welwitschia Medi-park) 13:00-18:00 Wednesday, 7 March 2018 Centre Tal Street 07:00-16:00 United House Centre 08:30-16:00 Rehoboth Town (St Mary’s Hospital) 13:00-17:30 Namport ( Walvis Bay) 10:00-15:00 Thursday, 8 March 2018 Centre Tal Street 07:00-18:00 United House Centre 08:30-16:00 UNAM Henties Bay 11:00-15:00 Friday, 9 March 2018 Centre Tal Street 07:00-16:00 United House Centre 08:30-16:00 Airport (Walvis Bay) 10:00-15:00 Standstill period: Enquiries: Secretariat: Public Procurement Committee, Ministry of Urban and Rural Development, e-mail: Sponsored by:

Wednesday, March 7 2018| NEW ERA SPORT 21 SPECIALIST RADIOLOGIST The Erongo Medical Group seeks the services of Specialist Radiologist to be based at Welwitschia Hospital in Walvis Bay. Requirements: Registration with the Health Professions Council of Namibia as a Radiologist. Namibian Citizenship or eligible to work in Namibia. Traceable references are essential. Proof of existing medical malpractice insurance cover. Please submit detailed CV and supporting documentation: Electronically: By Hand: By Post: EMG Head Office, Welwitschia Hospital Dr Putch Harries Drive, Walvis Bay Erongo Medical Group P.O. Box 1760 Walvis Bay, Namibia CLOSING DATE: Friday, 16 March 2018 St George’s Diocesan School host NASP competition Staff Reporter Windhoek St George’s Diocesan School hosted a NASP competition, which saw 108 archers from Walvis Bay, Keetmanshoop, Mariental, Stampriet, Gobabis, Tsumeb, Okahandja and Windhoek participate, and more than 24 senior archers also tried their luck at the event. Early on Saturday, March 3, with the air still fresh after the sudden little cloudburst the previous day, 53 juniors (archers between the ages of 10 and 13) bullseye rounds. arrows in the gold with a result of 300. Archers used a standard Matthews Genesis bow and 5,1820 Easton aluminum arrows. After a practice round, archers shot three more rounds at 10m. Two archers to a butt (the wooden colourful circled 80cm target with a Archers then move their quivers to 15m and repeat the process. The scorecard is scanned and the scores are available on the NASP NAM Ranking App for archers, parents and instructors to see the progress within half an hour after the round has been completed. The seniors (archers from ages 14 to 19) followed suit. Archers then set up the range for the 3D animal round. Here, plastic animals are put at 10m, 11m, 12m, 13m, 14m and 15m to shoot at. After a practice round, archers shoot 5 arrows at each animal (at a different distance). As the bows are shot without a sight, this is quite a skill. The scores are collected in the same way as for a bullseye round. Every archer shot one 3D round. Quickly the range was cleared of animals, for the AAG (adult archery group). Here parents of archers use their children’s bows and arrows to shoot under the same circumstances. The high target is important. At the end of April, the Namibian All-Star Team (top 16 archers) and the will represent the country at the Africa All-Star Championships in South Africa. Kante collapse shocks Chelsea teammates N’Golo Kante did not feature in Chelsea’s match against Premier League leaders Manchester City at the weekend after fainting at the club’s training ground, reports said yesterday. The Daily Telegraph newspaper said shocked teammates feared the passed out after training on Friday. It said a Chelsea doctor was on the scene within seconds of Kante slumping to one side in the dressing room at the club’s Cobham training ground southwest of London. The 26-year-old was given the all-clear after cardiology tests, the report said, and Kante travelled with the squad to Manchester for Sunday’s match. He was cleared to play but felt unwell on Sunday morning. to be available for Saturday’s Premier League home game against Crystal Palace. Kante’s health scare came two days before Fiorentina captain and Italy international Davide Astori, 31, was found dead in his hotel room in Udine. Chelsea boss Antonio Conte, who coached Astori when he was in charge of the Italian national team, said the player’s death was a “tragedy”. Kante, who has played 38 matches for club and country this season, won the Premier League title with Leicester in 2015-16 and repeated the feat under Conte after joining the London club. He won the Football Writers’ Association and Professional Footballers’ Association player of the year awards last season. – Nampa/AFP Vacancies Welwitschia Hospital is a 63 bedded General Hospital catering to the needs of the community of Walvis Bay and the surrounding area. Welwitschia Hospital has earned a respected reputation from both patients and competitors for professional health care services and as an Equal Opportunity Employer in Namibia, invites suitable qualified candidates to apply for the following positions: REGISTERED NURSES UNITS Adult ICU (due to expansion). JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Provision of superior patient-nursing care. Identify, prevent and report medico-legal risks and adverse events within the allocated unit. Ensure a therapeutic and safe environment by maintaining health and safety standards within allocated unit. Provide holistic learner support to learners/subordinates and new employees. Supervise assigned medical team. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS Registered Nurse (Midwife) Qualification. Post-graduate diploma in Critical Care (required for ICU applicants). 1-2 Years' working experience as a Registered Nurse. Registered with the Health Professions Council of Namibia. Namibian Citizenship or eligible to work in Namibia. Disposition towards quality and excellent patient care. Availability and willingness to work shifts (day and night), over weekends, Public Holidays and overtime in accordance with the requirements of the unit. Interested applicants meeting the above mentioned requirements are invited to apply for the vacancy by submitting their application (Profile and certified copies of supporting documents) on the Erongo Medical Group Careers Page Delivery of applications and supporting documents may be made to: Welwitschia Hospital, Dr Putch Harries Drive, Walvis Bay or per e-mail to Interested applicants must indicate the position they apply for in order to be considered for the specific vacancy. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and must be willing to submit themselves to an interview, psychometric testing and selection procedures. As per Affirmative Action (Employment) Act, Act 29 of 1998; Namibian Citizens from previously disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply. CLOSING DATE: Friday, 23 March 2018

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