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Acting CEO of the Roads Contractor Company Maria Nakale has come under fire from the Namibian Economic Freedom Fighters for allegedly being “greedy and self-centred” by working two jobs and collecting two salaries in a country where high unemployment is the norm. Fears of another physical confrontation mount as two factions within the Ovaherero traditional authority plan to host different events for the commemoration of Red Flag Day scheduled for this weekend at Okahandja. Landless People’s Movement leader Bernadus Swartbooi has accused his party’s councillor on the Keetmanshoop council of betrayal, labelling her “careless and intellectually fatigued”. Ministera gakarerapo kweyi yoponze zosirongo Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah kahundilire vakarelipo yirongo yawo vatuma koNamibia asi vakare tavatjingisa sirongo, kwakara sirongo nomavango gokulisiga siga nonodoropa daso, nonomukunda omu dakara asi kapi dalifana nkenye evango kwakara nomutaro gwalyo gosipesiyare. The Ministry of Gender Equality, Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare paid N$5 million per month in grants to 4 156 deceased beneficiaries and 249 individuals with expired disability grant status. President Hage Geingob has expressed sadness at the continued landlessness of the /Khomanin people, a sub-clan of the Damara people, who inhabited the central areas during the 1930s. The Previously Disadvantaged Namibian Commercial Farmers Union has called upon the State-owned Agribank to waive interest on their farm loans, arguing that doing so would help them recover from a myriad of setbacks. Despite the installation of academic Mutjinde Katjiua as paramount chief of the Ovaherero Traditional Authority (OTA) by his faction, acting PC of the authority Vipuira Kapuuo said the race for the legitimate OTA PC has commenced, and that the community’s supreme leader will be announced in three weeks. !Hūb di ǁûb, Hage Geingob ge ǁîb a tsâǀkhāsa ai!gû ra !hū-osis ǀKhomani ǁaes khoen hîa a Damara ǂNūkhoen dis, ǁîn ǁanǂgāsabese ǁaegub !âb nēb !nâ 1930 kuriba xu ǁan hân dis xa ti gere ǁgâiǂuisen. Incumbent Swapo regional coordinator in Omaheke Ruth Kaukuata-Mbura and the region’s information and mobilisation officer Ebben Handura, are the only two candidates to contest the party’s top post, New Era has learned. US President Joe Biden has nominated a career foreign service officer who was the State Department’s first special envoy for human rights of LGBTI people, Randy Berry, as the new US ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to Namibia. It appears there will not be any rest in the frenzy currently gripping the Landless People’s Movement after the party yesterday withdrew Charlcyta Cooper from the Keetmanshoop local authority with immediate effect. More than 100 000 government employees are gearing up for what could amount to the biggest-ever strike since independence after government and the bargaining unions reached a deadlock and a certificate of unresolved dispute was issued. Suspended Landless People’s Movement Keetmanshoop local authority councillor Charlcyta Cooper has pleaded with the party’s leadership to consider hearing her side of the story, saying if given the chance, she will spill the beans. Financial experts and economic analysts have warned civil servants that forcing government to institute salary increases now could backfire in the future as elevated expenditure would ultimately increase the already inflated public service wage bill. United States !hūb ǁûb Joe Bidenni, ge ǁîb !hūb di Departements hîa LGBTI khoen di khoesi aiǂhanugu !ereamxasiga tani hâs di mâisab, Randy Berryba Namibiab ǁga US di !hūǂnûǁkhaeba-aose nî īse go ǁgaumâi. Education minister Anna Nghipondoka yesterday urged civil servants, specifically teachers, to act rationally and not only consider their needs and interests but also those of fellow citizens and the country at large. Information minister Peya Mushelenga has reaffirmed Namibia’s full commitment to the strategic plans of the African Telecommunications Union. Despite warnings by experts and begging by the government, civil servants are expected to cast their votes today and tomorrow ahead of what could amount to the biggest-ever strike since independence. Former coalition caucus chairperson at the City of Windhoek Josef Kauandenge says the opposition parties in the council need to come up with a new strategy, as the current approach has failed.