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New Era Newspaper Wednesday September 13,

ol. 23 No. 279 Windhoek, Namibia Wednesday September 13 2017 Inside Today Education should respond to industrial needs – Nghipondoka The Deputy Minister of Basic Education, Arts and Culture, Anna Nghipondoka, says Namibia can only enhance its basic and high-level education, and develop a well-educated skilled and innovative labour force, if its education responds to industrial needs. Page 3 DBN raises N1 million through debut bond issue on NSX The Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) issued the billion Medium-Term Note Programme on Tuesday, Page 9 Brave Gladiators confront Botswana in Cosafa opener Namibia’s senior women’s team, Brave Gladiators, are ready for their opening match of the Cosafa Women’s Championship against Botswana today at in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. Page 24 Kunene prefers green scheme to handouts Alvine Kapitako Windhoek The leadership of the Kunene Region believes that investing in a green scheme project for the region would ardap dam supplies ry Neckartal Johannes Shigwedha Hard times… A group of people at Epupa informal market prepare cattle skins to cook and eat, as they cannot afford other food. They also don’t have money to buy wood with and use cardboard boxes from the dumping site to cook with. Matheus Hamutenya Keetmanshoop National water utility Namwater on Saturday opened the dam sluices at Hardap dam, amid water shortages at the billiondollar project. Namwater announced in July that Hardap dry season to get water to the Neckartal dam, as boreholes there have run dry. releases planned. run than relying on drought relief handouts from government for dayto-day survival. Kunene Regional Governor Angelika Muharukua and Epupa Constituency Councillor Nguzu Muharukua were yesterday in agreement that the region is still Photo: Nampa recovering from the impact of the devastating seven-year drought and the trail of effects it visited on inhabitants. For the past seven years, the region has not received adequate rainfall, forcing most villagers to relocate to Opuwo, KUNENE on page 2 Eveline de Klerk Swakopmund An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) expert has encouraged Namibia to pursue nuclear energy as part of power generation in a country that imports huge volumes of energy. Martin Fairclough (left), a uranium production specialist from IAEA, was speaking to New Era shortly after Lawyer out on N,000 bail for alleged rape Staff Reporter Rundu Lutibezi Vernon Mutimani, the sole practitioner at Lutibezi Attorneys, was granted bail of his bail application before the Rundu Magistrate’s Court today, following his arrest last Thursday. It is alleged that cousin. Lutibezi was granted bail on condition he does not interfere with police investigations or communicate directly or indirectly with the complainant or the victim. Lutibezi was denied bail on court appearance as the State argued that it would not be in the administration of justice, nor in the public interest to grant him bail. On Monday he appeared in court again before Magistrate Hellen Olaiya to apply for bail in a hearing that lasted the ruling was postponed to yesterday. Lutibezi, a Rundu-based defence lawyer, on Monday also made his second appearance in the same court on a separate case, a charge of malicious damage to property, for which he was also granted bail. IAEA says Namibia should consider nuclear energy international delegates currently attending a twoday uranium conference in Swakopmund. The conference is hosted by the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM), Canadian Institute for Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM), Namibian Uranium Institute, the Namibia University of Science and DAM on page 2 ENERGY on page 2 New Era Newspaper @NewEraNewspaper #NewEraNewspaper appclassifieds/discover

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