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ol. 22 No. 176 Windhoek, Namibia Tuesday, April 18 2017 Inside Today N0 000 available for Build Together houses at Kamanjab Kamanjab Village Council chairperson Jan Niklaas Hendriks says that N0 000 is available in the account of the Build Together programme and people who have land at the village may apply for assitance. Page 3 Angola gets a second look Despite severe challenges, including a devastating 27-year civil war, Angola is getting a second look by foreign investors. Italian oil company Eni recently began production at its East Hub offshore project and is also building a gas liquefaction plant in Angola. Total, the French energy concern, invested US billion in an ultra-deep offshore project together with China’s Sinopec, and Exxon Mobil’s Esso. Page 11 Otjozondjupa wins 2017 Newspaper Cup Otjozondjupa Region were crowned champions for the 2017 edition of the The Namibian Newspaper Cup after beating host region Erongo 2-1 in a pulsating final at a fully packed Vineta Sports Stadium in Swakopmund. Page 23 Photo: Daily Mail Take that… Namibian boxing world champion Julius Indongo lands a heavy blow on Scotland’s Ricky Burns during a fight in which the Namibian dominated. Indongo stunned Burns and the 8 000 crowd by powering his way to an overwhelming points victory, ending Burns’ reign as world super-lightweight champion at the SSE Hydro Arena in Glasgow on Saturday night. See story on Page 24. Works ministry owes contractors N0 million Albertina Nakale Windhoek With the budgetary constraints felt across many sectors during the last financial year the Ministry of Works and Transport also finds itself in a financial predicament, owing millions on unpaid invoices submitted for road and railway projects. The Minister of Works and Transport, Alpheus !Naruseb, last week did not shy away from telling the WORKS on page 2 Minister Alpheus !Naruseb Simon Endjala Windhoek A legal battle between Oukwanyama Queen Mwadinomho Martha ya Kristian Nelumbu and three dismissed headmen over their alleged unfair dismissal, is over after the Supreme Court ruled in ICT ministry to help public with social media use Helvy Shaanika Otuwala The Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Tjekero Tweya, says the public will receive counselling on filtering good information from social media. While addressing the community of Okatana Constituency at a belated independence celebration at Otuwala village near Oshakati on Saturday, Tweya said information that comes with the use of information communication technology is vast and parts of it may be damaging, more especially to the youth. It is for that reason that the public will get counselling on using media, to enable them to filter information from mainstream media as well as social media. “Some people are frustrated with their own lives and make use of social media to create anarchy and confusion, and to disturb peace and stability. ICT on page 2 Resounding victory… The Queen of Oukwanyama, Martha Mwadinomho waChristian yaNelumbu (centre) surrounded by her Oukwanyama Traditional Authority (OTA) lieutenants in 2015. Oukwanyama queen wins battle against dismissed headmen the queen’s favour on Thursday last week. Documents by the Supreme Court availed to Nampa show that Namibia’s highest court ruled in favour of the Oukwanyama queen in respect of her urgent appeal application, QUEEN on page 2 CELEBRATING www.unam.edu.na New Era Newspaper @NewEraNewspaper #NewEraNewspaper app.newera.com.na • classifieds.newera.com.na • newera.com.na/discover

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