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New Era Newspaper Wednesday November 29, 2017

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New Era Newspaper Wednesday November 29,

Vol. 23 No. 066 Windhoek, Namibia Wednesday, November 29 2017 Alvine Kapitako Windhoek A prolonged family squabble yesterday resulted in 12 people being evicted from a Katutura house, including an elderly woman. The evictees and evic- to what led to the eviction that left the 79-year-old woman, who at one point owned the house, homeless. The evictees claimed the house belongs to 79-year-old Martha !Gaoses. The elderly woman allegedly signed over her house to her grandson, Leonardt !Gaoseb, with the understanding the house would be renovated with a loan from the bank. FEUD on page 2 Inside Today Exorbitant market rent sparks protest Vendors at Oshakati Open Market have petitioned Oshakati Town Council over the alleged exorbitant monthly rental fees... Page 3 Esau asks private sector for help to Namibian waters The private sector is requested to avail resources to enable opportunities beyond its jurisdiction. Page 9 Family feud displaces 79-year-old woman Chrispin Inambao Windhoek A business delegation from Tabliz in northern Iran is expected today in contract that in a year’s time could culminate in Iranian-designed tractors – for agricultural purposes – rolling off an assembly plant, either in Windhoek or Walvis Bay, bolstering employment. This was revealed in an interview in Windhoek yesterday by Vahid Karimi, the Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Namibia, who CEO and his delegation of Iran Tractor Manufacturing Company as the outcome of a rendezvous that eventuated two months ago between the two countries. National Council trashes ‘poor’ committee report Albertina Nakale Windhoek The National Council has withdrawn a report of the Standing Committee on Gender, Youth and Information Communication Technology emanating from a workshop on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), due to the Staff Reporter Windhoek The federation of employers and the Namibian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NCCI), together with the labour ministry, have been given six months by the ombudsman to implement recommendations that will address the many forms of discrimination currently experienced at workplaces. The recommendations include that the sloppy and unclear recommendations by some members of parliament. The report, which is signed by the committee chairperson, Ambrosius Kandjii, who is the Swapo Councillor for Katutura Central Constituency, received a lot of criticism yesterday when one of its members Hans Nambondi The law… Leonardt !Gaoseb looks on as court sheriff staff move his family’s belongings from the house he claims to own. REPORT on page 2 Iranians to invest in tractor assembly plant PLANT on page 2 Vahid Karimi, the Ambassador of Iran to Namibia Photo: Chrispin Inambao Labour ministry urged to address workplace discrimination Employers Federation of Namibia and NCCI ensure that “job advertisement, interviewing and testing procedures are free from bias”, and that senior and middle management are trained to become aware of the many ways in which discrimination can be manifested in the workplace. The ombudsman, Advocate John Walters, asked the two institutions to ensure that steps are taken to “broaden the pool of candidates for LABOUR on page 2 The Weekend DISCOUNTER All your specials for the weekend, in one section! #TalkToUs Contact Ms. Bernadette Nyambe: Tel: +264 61 208 0318 | Email: New Era Newspaper @NewEraNewspaper #NewEraNewspaper appclassifieds/discover

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