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New Era Newspaper Wednesday October 11, 2017

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New Era Newspaper Wednesday October 11,

ol. 23 No. 030 Windhoek, Namibia Wednesday, October 11 2017 Muharukua memorial postponed over disagreement Alvine Kapitako Windhoek Discussions on the memorial arrangements - including the Kunene governor Angelika Muharukwa, who died recently, As a result, yesterday Secretary to Cabinet George Simataa relayed that Muharukua’s memorial service, that was scheduled to take place at Okatjetje village in Kunene today, has been postponed. The family of the late Muharukua and government were still thrashing out how to conduct the funeral in accordance with the hero status President Hage Geingob accorded her. MUHARUKUA on page 2 Inside Today Environment Commission gives illegal sand miners ultimatum Buffalo dying too in Bwabwata from suspected anthrax Companies involved in illegal sand mining were given until 30 March 2018 to formulate rehabilitation plans and rehabilitate the burrow pits they dug in the Oshana Region, which have scarred the landscape of that part of the country. Illegal sand mining companies in the northern regions have been ordered to stop operations forthwith and adhere to the Environmental Management Act 2007 in future, failure which would result in legal action. Page 3 Local pharmaceutical brand enters domestic market At the end of this month, Namibia will enter the global pharmaceutical arena when it launches its very own pharmaceutical brand. Page 9 Under threat… The remains of 20 buffalo suspected of dying from anthrax disease have been detected in the popular Bwabwata National Park, where around 110 hippos have died since the start of October. Pictured are three buffalo at the Kavango River. Photo: John Muyamba Bwabwata An aerial assessment has revealed the carcasses of 20 buffalo suspected of dying from anthrax contamination that has killed nearly 110 hippos since the start of October in the popular tourist destination, Bwabwata Thinking ahead… Mohammed Shael Alsaadi, Dubai’s CEO of corporate strategic affairs in the Department of Economic Development in conversation with President Hage Geingob ahead of the president’s statement to the House of Lords in London.Photo: Mohammed Shael National Park. Yesterday, Environment Minister Pohamba Shifeta informed parliament that the laboratory tests results are available on the possible cause of death of the animals. “The Rundu Office of the State Veterinarian took samples for laboratory tests on Monday Staff Reporter Windhoek President Hage Geingob, addressing the Burj CEO Summit in London yesterday, said Britain’s exit from the European Union presents an opportunity for African countries, such as to determine the exact cause of mortality,” Shifeta told parliament. A high-level delegation from the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry will be visiting Bwabwata West today for an assessment, while a third mortality count is due to be conducted by boat on Thursday. Geingob: Brexit an opportunity for Namibia, Africa BWABWATA on page 2 Namibia. “While many have viewed Brexit with regret and trepidation, we would like to view Brexit as an opportunity for the United Kingdom and Africa to reshape a longstanding and historic relationship,” GEINGOB on page 2 Raila Odinga Kenya’s Raila Odinga quits election re-run Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga has pulled out of October’s election re-run. Odinga said his withdrawal would give the electoral commission enough time to introduce reforms that will help deliver a more credible election. ODINGA on page 2 NOTICE Telephone number change 061 - 208 0800 New Era Newspaper @NewEraNewspaper #NewEraNewspaper appclassifieds/discover

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