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10 Inside BUSINESS New communication towers set up in Windhoek Staff Reporter Windhoek Namibia’s largest mobile telecommunication operator, MTC, says they have commissioned new six network LTE (4G) sites in Windhoek as part of its major network and infrastructure upgrade project. The new sites are an upgrade to 3G and 4G in order to cater for a substantial network coverage and capacity, especially in around the central business district of Windhoek. A 2016 study by Ericsson indicates that between 2016 and 2022, the traffic generated by smartphones will increase by 10 times, and by 2022, there will be in Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa. It is anticipated that Africa will experience a twelvefold increase driven by a strong growth in smartphone subscriptions and demand for data-intensive applications like video. By 2021, the average smartphone will generate 6.8 GB of mo- to the 1.6 GB per month. Much of that will likely be video, with more than half of all mobile data related content, says Ericsson in its growth mobility report. It is in anticipation of this data boom that MTC has commissioned the upgrade of its Klein Windhoek mercial Centre, Wernhil Express MH, Wernhil sites to enhance LTE services in the CBD. According to Tim Ekandjo, MTC’s chief human capital and cor- are planned for Khomas Region. A site share refers to a shared cell tower, by one or two network operators/carriers, for their individual network coverage spectrums. It involves carriers sharing the same cell tower, antenna frame or rooftop, but carriers will still install their own access infrastructure. Expansion… MTC is erecting new towers to keep up with the anticipated demand in mobile telecommunication services. Wednesday, November 01 2017 | NEW ERA 50 delegates attending SADC symposium First-hand… The 50 delegates to the Southern Africa Development Community’s symposium on water paid a visit to the Erongo desalination plant last week Friday in Erongo Region. The plant, located approximately 35 kilometres north of presentation of the technology used for desalination, and then conducted a short tour of the facility. They expressed their plant with plant manager Antony Kostopoulos. VACANCIES NamPower (Pty) Ltd, an equal opportunity employer, invites candidates who are passionate about the Electricity Supply Industry and with an uncompromising standard of excellence, to a career in the industry. CorPoratE LEgaL advISor Primary Purpose of the Position: the incumbent will assist the Chief legal Advisor by providing high quality and effective legal and regulatory services to Nampower on an operational level, thereby supporting Nampower’s business plan and safeguarding the company’s interests. She/he will further assist the Chief legal Advisor on operational aspects of running the legal services department, which will include research, legal preparation, and pre-screening of matters. SENIor ExECutIvE MaNagEMENt aSSIStaNt (rE-advErtISEMENt) Primary Purpose of the Position: the incumbent will provide administrative and executive support to the Executive management Committee in the development, implementation, and management of programs and policies for Nampower. She/he will further be responsible for monitoring and reporting on business units initiatives, activities, and related matters. If this is appealing to you, please visit our website for more information, and to submit your application. Alternatively you can also email In return for your skills, Nampower offers a generous remuneration position. Closing date: 10 November 2017 NB: FEmAlE CANdIdAtES ArE ENCourAgEd to Apply. oNly ShortlIStEd CANdIdAtES wIll bE CoNtACtEd ANd No pErSoNAl doCumENtS wIll bE rEturNEd. NOTICE Stubenrauch Planning Consultants cc were appointed by Americo Antonio Dos Santos, the registered owner of Erf RE/822, No.1, Otto Nitzsche Street, Klein Windhoek, to apply on his behalf to the City of Windhoek and Namibia Planning Advisory Board (NAMPAB) for the following: Erf RE/822, No.1, is located at the corner of Otto Nitzsche and Koch Street in the neighbourhood of Klein Windhoek and measures ± 1013.00 m 2 in extent. According to the Windhoek Town Planning Amendment Scheme, Erf RE/822, Klein Windhoek, is zoned for “Residential” purposes with a density of 1:900. It is the intension of our client to rezone Erf RE/822, Klein Windhoek from “Residential” with a density of 1:900 to 2 . According to the City of Windhoek Town Planning Amendment Scheme, an “” refers to Erf RE/822, Klein Windhoek lies within the City of Windhoek’s In terms of Section 23 (1) of the Windhoek Town Planning Amendment Scheme, one can apply to the City of Windhoek residential purposes. It is thus our client’s intention to obtain approval from the City of Windhoek for an additional free residential bulk on Erf RE/822, Klein Windhoek to be used for dwelling units. This consent use will allow our client to accordance to the City of Windhoek Town Planning Scheme. As the property falls within the City of Windhoek Klein rezoning is in process. Further take notice that the locality map of the erf lies for notice board at the Customer Care Centre of the City of Further take notice that any person objecting to the proposed change in land use as set out above may lodge such objection together with the grounds thereof, with the City of Windhoek and with the applicant in writing before Applicant: Stubenrauch Planning Consultants Windhoek Our Ref.: W/17087 Ibrahim Index of African Governance launch in November WINDHOEK The Mo Ibrahim Foundation (MIF) will on November 20 launch the 2017 Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG), and results will be shared with the public via social media. The IIAG provides an annual extensive analysis of the quality of governance in African countries. According to a media statement issued by MIF yesterday, this year it will take the data directly to the public using social media to encourage discussion about governance and leadership in Africa. “Mo Ibrahim will participate in a Facebook live event to discuss the key trends highlighted by this report and respond to questions in real time from online users,” it said. The 2017 IIAG combines 100 indicators from 36 independent African and global data institutions. The report covers all 54 African countries in the areas of safety and the rule of law, human rights, sustainable economic opportunity and human development. With the Index, MIF seeks to enable governments, citizens, business, academia, policymakers and ana- the delivery of public goods and services and drive conversations about governance in Africa. This year the focus of the foundation’s analysis is on comparing how the quality of governance across within the context of the last decade (2007-2016). The Mo Ibrahim Foundation was established in 2006 with a focus on the critical importance of leadership and governance in Africa. By providing tools to support progress in leadership and governance, the foundation aims to promote meaningful change on the continent. ment in African Leadership for outstanding governance. Achievement in African Leadership, because there was no suitable candidate. - Nampa ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT Rezoning of ERF 4799 from “Public Open Space” to “Industrial” Extension 21, Ondangwa Plantek Regional and Town Planner has been appointed by Ondangwa Town Council to rezone Erf 4799, Ondangwa Extension 21 from “Public Open Space” to “Industrial”. In terms of the Environmental Management Act, Act No.07 of 2007 and its Regulations (GN No.30 of 2012), the rezoning of a “Public Open Space” cannot take place without an Environmental Impact Assessment being carried out and Environmental Notice is hereby given in terms of the Environmental Management Act, No.07 of 2007, that an application submitted to the relevant competent authority and the Ministry of Environment and Tourism (MET). All potential Interested and Affected Parties (I&APs) are hereby requested to register and send their comments to info@ before the 17 November 2017. The need for a public meeting will be determined after the IAPs registration. Enquiries: 081 1422927 Joseph Kondja Environmental Assessment Practitioner: Address: Green Gain Environmental Consultants cc Shop No.07 Heidi’s Ecke Building, Walvis Bay,

Wednesday, November 1 2017 | NEW ERA | NEW ERA Inside BUSINESS: ICT & GADGETS 11 NWR launches improved phone application Staff Reporter Windhoek As travellers move away from traditional ways of seeking information and making bookings, Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) saw the need to revamp its mobile application. This realisation saw the company spending tireless droid phone application for it to meet the needs of its domestic and interna tional market. The phone application, which can be downloaded free of charge, is now available on both the Apple Application and Google Play “The improved application has added new features that will make booking your next holiday with us very simple as you can now make and pay for your booking through the application in addition to check ing for availability. This feature is themselves in between towns and on the road,” says Martin Kantika, With the improved phone applica tion, holidaymakers can now apply for NWR’s NamLeisure card that provides Namibian travellers with 50 percent discount when visiting any of NWR’s establishments. “This addition is important to us, as clients will no longer have to travel to our when applying for a NamLeisure and Reservations Manager. Mufaro Nesongano, NWR’s Cor Media Manager, says, “Though we spent a lot of time and energy revamping the phone application, we are glad that we took this long so that we could provide a seamless experience for our clients.” Leisure made easy… The Namibia Wildlife Resorts has mobile devices to allow for a better interaction with consum ers. Photo: Contributed billion) for the third quarter of this year and announced a sweeping on Tuesday, seeking to maintain its lead while its heir is in prison. The world’s biggest memory chip and smartphone maker has faced multiple challenges since last year, including a humiliating handsets and a corruption scandal that engulfed its de facto leader. the same period a year ago – its best for any quarter – it said in a statement, thanks to strong de mand for its memory chips and a recovery in smartphone sales with Galaxy Note 8. The figures come only two weeks after chief executive Kwon an “unprecedented crisis” and its fruit of decisions and investment made in the past”. numbers as an “overall robust performance”. a quarterly record – it said in a time high. key subsidiary of the sprawling gust of bribery, perjury and other charges stemming from payments years, says he is innocent and is appealing. attack that left him bedridden. lead its semiconductor, mobile and TV units with younger executives, to the founding Lee – was named chairman of the board, succeeding Kwon. has separated the roles of board dard recommendation to improve corporate governance. price have rocketed this year, as global chip prices have soared amid booming demand for the handsets, computers and cloud storage servers. for the fourth quarter. The firm provides memory chips for PCs, servers and mobile gadgets including those belonging to industry rivals including Apple, with the “component business” sales of its own devices. widened its lead in the market partly by investing massively in building and expanding semicon ductor factories, often faster than its competitors. mostly on chip plants, will reach a whopping 46.2 trillion won just for this year, compared to 25.5 trillion biggest semiconductor plant in the city of Pyeongtaek, 70 kilometres expanding many of its production Nampa/ AFP Razer rumoured to have released phone gaming hardware, software and system as well as laptops, is believed to have released smartphone dubbed Razer Phone is listed by says, “This product is currently out of stock.” Razer recently acquired smartphone maker Nextbit earlier this year at an undis closed amount. According to the listing, which has refresh rate, which clears that the device is targeted at gamers. For audio, the handset is listed to come with Dolby Atmos sound camera lovers, the device will pack dual camera setup at the back, and will feature battery, it is said to pack 4000mAh battery and comes with Qualcomm Quick Charge to come with 8GB of RAM and support 4G. pany has taken a stab at making a phone brand Mitashi launched the Mitashi Play Thunderbolt smartphone nearly three years ago. – Gadget360. 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