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NewEraVol22No185

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  • Namibia
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  • Geingob

ol. 22 No. 185 Windhoek, Namibia Tuesday, May 2 2017 Inside Today Geingob eulogises Namibian workers President Hage Geingob yesterday paid tribute to Namibian workers and he specifically mentioned the late John ya Otto, a man whom he described as always having the interest of workers at heart. Page 3 DBN to stimulate growth in Erongo Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) Erongo Portfolio Manager, Simeon Unotjari Kahona, has announced that the Bank is seeking opportunities to stimulate more demand for finance in the Erongo Region. Page 11 Namibian football thrown into further turmoil Following months of uncertainty over the immediate future of domestic football – notably the country’s topflight football league, the Namibian Premiership (NPL) – local football has taken another nasty twist. Page 24 Reduce reliance on imports - Geingob Prosper Ndhlovu Bulawayo Namibian President Hage Geingob over the weekend implored African governments and the private sector to aggressively Washing bays to reduce croc attacks Chrispin Inambao Rundu The Ministry of Environment and Tourism has hinted at cordoning off and installing what he termed washing bays at certain spots along the Kavango River as an intervention to contain attacks on humans by crocodiles, which frequently kill residents of the two Kavango regions. This was revealed in a recent interview with New Era by the Deputy Minister of Environment and Tourism, Tommy Nambahu, and subsequently at a town hall-style community consultative meeting at the Rundu Trade Fair Centre that was also addressed by Vice-President Dr Nickey Iyambo. ATTACKS on page 2 Tommy Nambahu champion industrialisation in their economies and curb over-reliance on raw commodity exports. Geingob, who was on a three-day state visit to Zimbabwe, spoke at the official opening of the 58 th edition of the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) in Bulawayo, where he Fatal… 15 people died in this horrific accident that occurred on the road between Otjiwarongo and Okahandja on Sunday afternoon. noted that the challenges facing the African continent and rising youth unemployment could only be addressed by harnessing regional linkages and pursuing IMPORTS on page 2 President Hage Geingob 22 people die in accidents over May Day long weekend Selma Ikela Windhoek The police say 22 people lost their lives in road accidents from Friday to Monday afternoon – with 15 deaths recorded in one accident that occurred on the road between Otjiwarongo and Okahandja on Sunday afternoon. Namibian Police Force spokesperson Chief Inspector Kauna Shikwambi said in the weekend crime report that an Iveco bus travelling from the north carrying 24 occupants collided with a Nissan NP 200, which was travelling in the opposite direction. “The impact of the accident resulted in the Iveco bus catching fire and 10 people were burned beyond recognition whereas 14 survived the accident. All five occupants in the Nissan NP 200 perished,” revealed Shikwambi. In total 31 lives were lost in various crimes reported to the police, while road accident claimed 22 lives. ACCIDENTS on page 2 Producing Home Grown Expertise 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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