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New Era Newspaper Wednesday November 22, 2017

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6 NEWS Wednesday, November 22 2017 | NEW ERA On parade… On Saturday, the Windhoek City Police celebrated its 11th anniversary with a parade down Eveline Street in the Greenwell Matongo area of Katutura. The role of the City police is to complement the Namibian police in crime prevention, law enforce- enforcement of by laws in the City of Windhoek’s area of jurisdiction. The parade attracted many residents with the children in particular enjoying the brass band. More villages to be declared ODF Sanitation is key… Rauna Jeleva from Ondingwanyama using a hand-wash facility. Photo: Nuusita Ashipala NOTICE Stubenrauch Planning Consultants cc on behalf of the Sisters of Tutzing Society the registered owners of Portion 83 of the Farm Nubuamis No. 37, herewith inform you that we intend to apply to the City of Windhoek for the following: Consent use for a “Place of instruction” on Portion 83 of the Farm Nubuamis No. 37, to develop and operate a religious school. Portion 83 of the Farm Nubuamis No. 37, is situated north of Windhoek in the area of Brakwater and measures 28,6675 Hectare in extent. According to the Windhoek Town Planning Amendment Scheme, Portion 83 is zoned for “Residential” purposes with a density of 1:900. Our client intent to apply for consent use for a “Place of Instruction” to develop and operate a religious school. With the expanding rate of Monte Christo and neighboring informal settlements our client recognized the social responsibility to serve residents by developing a affordable learning facility for children. According to the Windhoek Town Planning Amendment Scheme and the City of Windhoek’s Brakwater Policy one can, with consent from the City of Windhoek, operate a “Place of Instruction” on a “Residential” zoned Erf/Portion. The learning facility will include classrooms (able to seat facilities in support of the learning facility. In terms of the Windhoek Town Planning Amendment Scheme a “Place of Instruction” refers to a building designed and/or used for educational and cultural purposes, administrative activities related therewith, and board and lodging. with the Windhoek Town Planning Amendment Scheme. Note that according to the City of Windhoek’s policy for Brakwater the above mentioned portion is situated within the Industrial Periphery-South Zone (Zone F). The properties located in Zone F are earmarked for mixed uses, for example low income residential, dense urban development and light industrial purposes. Take notice that the locality map of the erf lies for inspection Feld Street, Windhoek. 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 8 December 2017. Applicant: Stubenrauch Planning Consultants Windhoek Tel (061) 251 189 Ref: W/17092 Nuusita Ashipala Ongwediva In the quest to increase sanitation coverage and accessibility to proper toilets in the country, Defecation Free (ODF). ODF village in the country in July. - REZONING NOTICE Take notice that RITTA KHIBA PLANNING CONSULTANTS (TOWN AND REGIONAL PLANNERS) on behalf of the owner of Erven 3736 & 3735 Katutura, intends to apply to the City of Windhoek for the: REZONING OF ERF 3736 KATUTURA FROM ‘ PUBLIC OPEN SPACE TO ‘SPECIAL’ WITH A BULK OF 1.0 FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES OF A RESTAURANT, CONFERENCE AND AC- COMMODATION FACILITIES MEANWHILE ERF 3735 KATURURA BE REZONED FROM PUBLIC OPEN SPACE TO ‘ SPECIAL’ FOR THE PURPOSES OF PARKING. Erf 3735 and 3736 Katutura are located at the corner of Bethsaida an Arimathea street with access from both streets. Both erven are reserved as ‘public open space’. They are both vacant and are approximately 587m2 & 7024m2 in extent .The intention is rezone the premises to es of a restaurant, conference and accommodation facilities meanwhile erf 3735 Katutura be rezoned from public open space to ‘special’ for the purposes of parking The number of vehicles for which parking will be provided on-site will be in accordance with the Windhoek Town Planning Scheme. Take notice that the locality plan of the erf lies for inspection on the Town Planning notice board in the Customer Care Centre, Main Municipal Of- Further take notice that any person objecting to the proposed use of the land as set out above may lodge such objection together with the grounds thereof, with the Municipality and with the applicant in writing within 14 days of the last publication of this notice. Applicant P.O. Box 22543, Windhoek 1012 Virgo Street, Dorado Park Tel: +264 61 225062 | Fax: +264 61 213158/088814935 Cell: +264 815788154 | Email: TOWN AND REGIONAL PLANNERS villages will be declared ODF and of being open defecation free,” UNICEF deputy representative in the country Marcus Betts revealed. UNICEF says there is low with over 52 percent of households having no access to proper toilets, but the situation is worse in rural areas where 74 percent households lack toilet facilities. According to Betts, since August 91 facilitators and 100 teachers Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) and School Led Total Sanitation (SLTS) approaches to create greater aware- defecation. The training was conducted for trainees in Ohangwena, Kavango bezi Region. As a result, 10 schools attained ODF status. the 31 schools that have invested in constructing toilets, as well as Anatech Namibia is a trading company for various Laboratory/Health products including consumables and instrumentation. It is inviting applications from competent and suitably TECHNICAL SPECIALIST accessible to both teachers and learners. toilets had also been constructed following awareness and sensitisation in the targeted regions. - The clubs which include boys - tries and the Red Cross continue to undertake support visits to the village, as post-ODF declaration of CLTS to ensure sustainability. still have their constructed toilets and these are being consistently said Betts. DUTIES Lead, coordinate and facilitate the drafting of policy documents, revising and drafting of Provide overall technical management support to the Technical Section To supervise the overall functioning, especially of the servicing functions of the Supervise the installations and maintenance of laboratory and medical instruments To supervise the overall functioning, especially of the servicing functions of the Participate in the preparation of technical bids Oversee procurement/placement of instruments Ensure that the overall activities meet the requirements of quality management and environmental policies and legal stipulations REQUIREMENTS equivalent Excellent management and leadership skills Demonstrate time management skills Closing date: 01 December at 17h00

Wednesday, November 22 2017 | NEW ERA NEWS 7 OYO to commemorate World AIDS Day through dance WINDHOEK The Ombetya Yehinga Organisation (OYO) will host a dance showcase on 01 December to commemorate World AIDS Day. In a statement issued on Monday, Franco Namibian Culture Centre (FNCC) Communication the OYO Dance Troupe will present a variety of choreographed dance pieces, all telling a story of HIV/AIDS and survival. “These dancers are outstanding ambassadors for the Namibian fight against AIDS and role models for children and the youth in Namibia and the world,” she said. The highlight of the evening, the premiere of ‘To take or not to take’, a unique dance piece dealing with challenges faced in relationships. The piece will also have repertoire pieces, which will Other dance pieces to be performed include ‘What is love’, which depicts an HIV positive teenage girl who falls in love an all-time favourite that tells a story about alcohol abuse and peer pressure, choreographed by Talavera. The showcase will be held at the FNCC and will start at 19h00. World AIDS Day is commemorated annually on December 1 and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite and show support for those living with HIV and AIDS. – Nampa NAMIBIA In the motion… Ombetja Yehinga Organisation (OYO) Dance Troupe members in action. SHARE YOUR STORY AND WIN* IMPROVING LIFE BY CREATING OPPORTUNITIES – Jeckonia Kapewasha How has your Letshego loan improved your life? N0,000 National Consultant to Develop a National Strategy on Health in All Policies Background As a cross-cutting element, health impacts on and is impacted by other sectors. It is determined by policies of other sectors and thus needs inter-sectoral actions and deliberate policy and strategic positioning across government, society and other social actors. Health in All Policies (HiAP) is an approach that enables enhanced and systematic streamlining of health promoting actions in each sector towards improving the health outcomes of a country. It involves accentuation of existing positive impacts of sectoral policies and inter-sectoral actions on health while strengthening mitigation of negative impacts. It also promotes systematic and coordinated implementation, monitoring and evaluation of deliberate actions across sectors. Objective(s) of the Consultancy This consultancy seeks to draft a strategy for Health in All Policies to enable government to address the social and environmental determinants of health in all public policies with improved health outcomes at the population level. Key deliverable: A National Strategy on Health in All Policies Duration of the consultancy: The consultancy will be for 17 working days over an estimated one month period MPH with at least 3 years’ experience in public policy planning and/or health promotion and social determinants of health Knowledge and Skills: Submission: Submissions must be delivered in a sealed envelope no later than 17:00 on 27 November 2017, addressed to: WHO Namibia on Health in All Policy

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