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WINDHOEK - In line with President Hage Geingob call for 2019 as the year of accountability, government this week ordered the Ministry of Works and Transport to appoint a forensic audit committee to investigate the alleged mismanagement of a N$410 million loan by the parastatal. WINDHOEK – Lawyers representing Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) Managing Director Zelna Hengari have sought answers on the manner the company’s has resolved not to renew her contract. WINDHOEK- The Ministry of Labour, Industrial Relations and Employment Creation currently has 296 unfilled positions, this is included in the ministry’s quarterly (October-December 2018) report availed to the media yesterday. WINDHOEK - Leader of the official opposition party, Popular Democratic Movement (PDM), McHenry Venaani, yesterday voiced concern over China’s strategy to allegedly secure African debtors’ natural resources. WINDHOEK- United Nation (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres has commended Sadc Chairperson and Namibian Head of State Hage Geingob for the wise leadership demonstrated in steering the affairs of the region. WINDHOEK – Ovambanderu Chief Kilus Munjuku III Nguvauva has made a fresh plea to the Voigts family to hand over a traditional belt worn by late Chief Kahimemua Nguvauva, saying the community only wants the heirloom and it does not want WINDHOEK – President Hage Geingob yesterday expressed hope that parliament would this year not face the challenge of lack of quorum, as he reiterated his call for politicians to account to the electorate. WINDHOEK - The National Assembly yesterday endorsed Gerson Tjihenuna and Evaristus Evaristus as two additional commissioners to the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) as nominated by President Hage Geingob. WINDHOEK - Leader of the official opposition PDM, McHenry Venaani, has called for action against non-participation in parliamentary debate by some MPs, saying the house currently has parliamentarians who have virtually been warming up parliamentary benches over the past four years. WINDHOEK - Agriculture, Water and Forestry Minister Alpheus !Naruseb said government is considering declaring a drought state of emergency towards end of April. WINDHOEK - Believing that the Swapo Party has been using the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) to ‘rig elections’, Rally for Democracy and Progress (RDP) yesterday vowed to leave no stone unturned in ensuring that EVMs are removed from the country’s electoral system. WINDHOEK - President Hage Geingob has announced the establishment of the long-awaited Presidential Commission into Claims on Ancestral Land Rights and Restitution, calling on the commission to practice urgency, impartiality, professionalism and fairness in the execution of its mandate. WINDHOEK - State-owned regulatory and air traffic services organisation, Namibia Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), incurred a net loss of N$111, 7 million during the 2017/18 financial year and generated negative cash flows from operating activities totaling a whopping N$163, 6 million. WINDHOEK – A visibly emotional Swanu Member of Parliament (MP), Usutuaije Maamberua received a standing ovation as he bade farewell to parliament after serving there for over nine years. WINDHOEK - The recent National Unity Democratic Organisation (Nudo) 3rd Extraordinary Congress that elected Utjiua Muinjangue as new president has generated a hot debate with socialists shouting for the immediate de-registration of the party, arguing it represents a symbol of tribal politics. WINDHOEK- Union leaders accompanied by about 150 protesters yesterday angrily grabbed the microphone from the Deputy Minister of Works and Transport Sankwasa James Sankwasa cutting short his speech. WINDHOEK- Disgruntled foreign-trained medical and dental graduates who sat for a pre-internship exam and failed would not have met the minimum requirements to enter the country’s higher education institutions. • more than 200 000 firearms in the country • govt says some could be in wrong hands WINDHOEK - The Ovaherero Paramount Chief Advocate Vekuii Rukoro yesterday said he is “disappointed” the United States District Court judge dismissed a class-action lawsuit filed by Ovaherero and Nama in the United States Federal Court in New York for alleged crimes against humanity. WINDHOEK - City of Windhoek CEO, Robert Kahimise, has approached the Supreme Court in a bid to overturn a High Court ruling that it did not have the jurisdiction to hear an urgent application that he filed against his employers.