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Reports on the sequence of events that led to the razing of between 23 and 30 shacks in Kuisebmond on Wednesday evening are somewhat contradictory in nature as expressed officially and by eye witnesses.

Local residents caught up in the disaster insist that the fire brigade took far too long to get to the blaze and when they did arrive, the engine that they were using was insufficient and that it ran out of water very quickly, resulting in it having to be refilled. “It felt like at least an hour and a half

or two hours before the fire brigade got here. G4S is always so quick to get to get to fires. Maybe they should just take over the fire fighting”, said Selma Mulika, a resident in the area. This was a sentiment that was repeated time and again. According to Dennis Basson of the

In-depth Look at the Municipal Budget - Part 1 Tanya Calitz This week, the Namib Independent had the opportunity to discuss in detail the Walvis Bay Municipal Budget for the financial year 2013/2014 with CEO, Mr Muronga Haingura.

The Total Capital Budget for the new financial year 2013/2014 amounts to N$211.2 million, with an amount of N$120 million going towards land development projects. The total expenditure for the Operating Budget is estimated at about N$291 million, while Continued on Page 3

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Walvis Bay Municipal Fire Brigade though, the brigade was on the scene within minutes of receiving a call out. “We only received a call at 8:48pm and sent a truck to the scene immediately. Within 5 minutes we sent out another 3 trucks,” said Basson. This account is in line with G4S’

records that state that at 8:39 pm a call was logged by their armed response unit to the fire brigade. The fire brigade responded to this call by confirming that they were on their way at 8:45pm. A call-in by G4S staff at 9:24pm indicated that there where lots of shacks Continued on Page 3

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on fire, but the fire brigade was starting to get it under control. According to Basson, it took the brigade two hours to extinguish the fire entirely. He did say, however, that they really struggled to get to the actual fire to do their business on account of the many onlookers and also civilian cars that were on the scene.

Basson stressed, “We do not get any payment for residential fires. We do not send a bill to residents after a fire is put out by us.” “The fire brigade came, but they were very late. They are forever late. They came after the last ghetto and house was already on fire,” claimed Amukoshi Junias, a local

resident. All of the shack dwellers lost all of their possessions. “All of us rushed to save our stuff but because the fire was so close, we could only salvage some of our documents such as ID’s, birth certificates, bank documents, voting cards, etc. So many people never even got to save these. We have

lost everything,” said Jonas Gabriel. There is also a discrepancy as to the number of shacks that was burnt down. The official figure released by the fire brigade was 23, while local residents report that 30 shacks that were burnt to the ground and that a house was very badly ravaged by the fire.

In-depth Look at the Municipal Budget - Part 1 the amount was estimated at N$239.2 million for the financial year of 2012/2013. “On the operational side, it was extremely difficult to balance the Budget. For the past two to three years, a moratorium was placed on creating and filling of vacant positions. However, the rapid expansion of the town through new extensions and new buildings caught up on us and forced us to expand our workforce significantly,” said the Chairperson of the Management Committee, Councillor Immanuel Wilfred. Wilfred also said that there has been a big spike in tariffs from bulk suppliers. “Tariff increases from our bulk suppliers such as NamWater and Erongo RED have been indicated to be way above the inflation rate. Although we tried our utmost best to keep tariffs as low as possible, we are forced to announce higher than normal tariff increases for the current financial year,” said Wilfred. The water supply services will increase by 11%, property rates and taxes by 8%, refuse removal services by 15% and sanitation services also by 15%. “Tariff adjustments for other services will be made available to the public at our offices and through the media once gazetted. Even with these increases, we are still left with a shortfall of N$69,978, which will be financed from unappropriated surplus funds of previous periods,” Wilfred explained. The following major projects have been provided for on the new capital budget: New Cemetery in Kuisebmond – N$1,000 000 According to Haingura the existing cemetery is reaching its maximum capacity, so to ensure that there is another cemetery available when the existing one is full they have made provision for it in the budget. “We still have to identify a piece of land, and once we have established a new site with the input of the community in Kuisebmond, we will then stabilise the ground and put up boundary walls.” Beautification of the Town – N$1,000 000 “No specific area has been pointed out as yet, but we have to make provision for this, because there is always an area the municipality can make nicer, for instance making green islands, or planting palm trees, and planting grass in public areas.” Industrial stalls in Kuisebmond – N$1,300 000 “This amount was basically carried over from last year’s budget. Kuiseb has a lot of hawkers and we want to discourage the mushrooming of these hawkers in some specific areas in Kuiseb, so we allocated a piece of land where these stalls for the hawkers will be built. The area allocated is on a piece of land at the back of Kuiseb, at the back of the road that leads to Independence Beach. We have already spent a small amount on the development for the stalls, but did not manage

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to complete it and simply carried over the funds to continue with it in this financial year.” Upgrade existing and build new tourism facilities at Dolphin Beach – N$9,867 000 “The plan is to re-locate the Caravan Park and campsite at Langstrand to Dolphin Park. The reason for this is to have all the tourism facilities concentrated at Dolphin Park. We will also add more recreational facilities and green parks at Dolphin Beach, as well as braaing facilities for the community and tourists. We will also add toilet amenities.” Upgrade Stadium in Kuiseb (Phase 2) – N$3,499 992 “Last year we also made provision for this project, and budgeted it at N$1,296 000. Phase 1 was successfully completed. Phase 2 consists of finishing the upgrading of the stadium, as well as building a VIP stand at the stadium.” Youth Centre Kuisebmond – N$4,000 000 “The whole amount was carried over from last year’s budget for the upgrading of the Kuisebmond Youth Centre. The reason for this is the fact that the Youth centre does not belong to local council, but to the Ministry of Youth and Sports. So we do not have the mandate of the centre to operate as we please. We approached the Ministry a few years back and said that we would like to work with them in uplifting the youth in Kuisebmond, as well as provide the youth with a place where they can do activities to keep them off the streets. The Ministry was very eager to take on the project and said that they'd give one dollar for every dollar we give. Thus far we have not heard a word from them again, nor seen a cent. Once they come to the table we can continue with this project,” Haingura explained. Resealing and Tarring of Streets and Sidewalks – N$13,400 000 “This is also an ongoing annual maintenance project. The town is always in need of maintenance and the upgrading of our roads and sidewalks.” Divert the Northern Industrial Sewer to Kuiseb Ext 3 – N$1,200 000 “The plan is to divert the Northern Industrial (Fruit & Veg vicinity) sewerage line to the Central Sewer Pump Station in the Kuisebmond Ext 3 area. The new Sewerage Pump Station is that building on your left-hand side as you leave Walvis Bay, passing the bridge on your way to Swakopmund. Currently all the sewage is going to the Sewage Plant at the Municipal Landfill site. If we do not divert the sewer line the pressure will become too much and we will eventually have an overflow of sewage.” Fencing the Landfill Site – N$2,000 000 “We will be putting a fence around the whole dumpsite area, in order to have more control over

Chairperson Councillor Immanuel Wilfred and Mayor Councillor Uilika Nambahu who enters the site. This is also to prevent illegal dumpings, like oil and chemicals. By putting up a fence there we will be able to better regulate the influx of people to and from the site.” Garages for New Vehicles N$1,000 000 “We are going to build a few garages at the Department of Waterworks, so that our staff members can have a protected area to park their cars. This will prolong the life of the vehicles.” Narraville Community Hall – N$8,500 000 Former Mayor, Mr Derek Klazen, was very pleased about this project and applauded it as council announced it at the annual Budget meeting last week at the Municipal Chambers. “Each year we like to take on a community project, to uplift the area and its residents. The community have asked for this for years now and we see it as our social responsibility, so finally this year we were able to make provision for this,” Haingura explained. New Trucks – N$7,950 000

“This amount budgets for a combination of municipal vehicles. We will be purchasing a new Grader to flatten roads with, a new Water Truck, a new Street Sweeping Machine Vehicle, two new Compactors as well as a new Tipper Truck.” Land Development Projects – N$120,015 000 “This is by far our biggest project and our aim is to have an additional 1500 serviced erven created by September 2014. Servicing of land or erven consists of connecting it to the sewage system, leading water to the erf, connecting the electricity supply and the tarring of roads to the new residential area. We will be servicing Extensions 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9 in the Kuisebmond vicinity. We will also work on areas in Meersig, Ext 1, phase two, Walvis Bay Ext 14, as well as Narraville Ext 7 and 8. We will also invest in an Aquaculture site and focus on oyster farming and Abalone Fishing. These farms and on-land fish ponds will be developed close to the Bird Island outside of Walvis Bay.

The Narraville extension will basically be a whole new neighbourhood, fully serviced with a play park and green area for the children. We will also construct Greenbelt areas. This is where we plant reeds, palms and other greenery in order to form a protective layer surrounding neighbourhoods, blocking sand from the desert during sand storms. Another project we will be taking on is to improve our Bulk Water Supply. NamWater is only responsible for the pipelines up until a certain point and then it becomes the municipality’s responsibility. We will be servicing the existing pipelines and add more water bulk supply pumps to the new areas and Langstrand,” Haingura explained. This then brings a close to Part One, of the Municipal Budget Review. Next week we bring you the in-depth discussion with the Municipal CEO, Mr Haingura, on last year’s projects and where they are at with each of the projects budgeted for in the 2012/2013 budget.


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Thursday, 20 June 2013

Abortion Tablets Readily Available on the Coast Tanya Calitz

This week a few community members expressed their concerns over the availability of abortion tablets on the coast. This is not a new phenomenon, but certainly one of an illegal drug in Namibia. According to *Sally (pseudo name) she fell pregnant a few months back and could not afford to have a child at her age. “I do not have the financial or moral support needed to have a baby. I was desperate and spoke to a few of my friends about it,” Sally said. According to Sally one of her friends told her that they knew a lady in Kuisebmond who sold abortion tablets. “At first I was a bit weary, but desperate enough to meet with her,” she said. Sally then bought the tablets from the lady for N$ 900, who also told her how to use them. “I had to swallow a few of the small white tablets, followed by inserting a few more into my vagina 12 hours later,” Sally explained. According to BPAS, a Pregnancy Advisory Service, the abortion pill is a medicine that ends a pregnancy. The medical name for the abortion pill is mifepristone. It works by blocking the hormone progesterone and without progesterone the lining of the uterus breaks down and the pregnancy cannot continue. The abortion pill is followed by another drug called misoprostol, which makes the womb contract, causing cramping and bleeding similar to a miscarriage. It can feel like having a heavy and more painful period. First the abortion pill

(mifepristone) is swallowed, followed by misoprostol tablets which are inserted into the vagina either by the woman herself or by the healthcare professional. The abortion pills are normally only used in the first three months of pregnancy, before it starts causing too many complications and health risks. “After using the tablet as it was explained to me I started feeling very ill. I was bleeding so much it scared me. I also experienced unbearable pain. I ended up in hospital, but did not tell the doctors what I did, because I was too scared. They thought I was just having a miscarriage,” Sally explained. Sally did not want to reveal who she got the tablets from, but it has been alleged that these tablets are made available by some people within the medical field on the coast. The Namib Independent also came across

an online classified offering Namibians the abortion tablets. The classified was uploaded on 24 April 2013. The advertisement read: “A GYNECOLOGIST OFFERING PREGNANCY SOLUTIONS IN NAMIBIA DIAL +27730000000 (number changed) NB: Read the advert carefully and contact only if you’re ready. The pill can be delivered to your home within 2-3 days (anywhere in Namibia) fax or e-mail your scripts (with address and contact details. Pregnancy solutions from R400 Pain free, Use pills, DXT, Tubes, the pregnancy pill, mifepristone and misoprostol) For people outside South Africa, we can offer postage services, and give clear instructions on how to use the pills, but additional fees for postage are added to service fee.”

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Road Traffic Act Abbott Frederik (25) failed to appear in court after he was charged for driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor. A warrant of arrest was issued and the matter is postponed to 27 June 2013. The accused is on bail. Amunyela Willem Namindo (32) appeared in court for displaying a license number not applicable to the vehicle. Bail of N$2000.00 was issued and the matter is postponed to 5 August 2013. Willem Basson (32) appeared in court for driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor. Bail of N$1500.00 was issued and the matter is postponed to 8 July 2013.

Assault Ivanton Charles Marshall (44) appeared on the count of assault with the intent to do grievous bodily harm. Bail of N$800.00 was issued and the matter is postponed to 18 June 2013. Accused is on bail. John Dry Holoway (29) appeared on the count of assault. Bail of N$1000.00

was refunded and the case was Theft and Fraud withdrawn. Zola Hanekom (29) appeared on the Junias Pendukeni (23) appeared on the count of fraud. Upon bail of N$7000.00 charges of assault - attempted murder. being paid accused remains in custody Bail of N$1000.00 was issued and the and the matter is postponed to 20 matter is postponed to 15 July 2013. August 2013. Patric Goaseb (19) was found guilty on the count of assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm. He was sentenced to pay a fine of N$3000.00 or stay in prison for 8 months.

Michael Roy Brown (62) appeared on the count of fraud - import and possession of illicit goods. The matter is postponed to 3 July 2013 and the accused remains in custody.

Nel Liam (23) failed to appear on the count of assault with the intent to do grievous bodily harm. Bail of N$1000.00 was returned and a warrant of arrest was issued. Accused Nel Liam is still at large.

Daniel Nafimanwe Foloma (33) appeared on the count of theft. Bail of N$1000.00 was refunded and the case is withdrawn.

Renate Afrikaner (25) appeared on the count of theft. Upon bail of N$700.00 being paid, accused remains in Housebreaking and Robbery custody. The matter is postponed to 18 Arnold Amupolo (21) and Rinus Goseb June 2013. (24) appeared on the count of robbery. The case is postponed to 29 July 2013 Drugs and Dealings and both accused are on warning. Delicia Marais (41) was found guilty Vilho Asino (36) appeared on the on the count of drugs-dealing in count of housebreaking with the intent dependence producing substance. to steal. The matter is postponed to 22 She was sentenced to pay a fine of July 2013 and the accused remains in N$300.00 or stay in prison for 30 days. custody.

20 June 1908 Stationmaster and part-time diamonddigger August Stauch takes a shiny stone, picked up by one of his workmen, to the German Colonial Society (Deutsche Kolonial-Gesellschaft) in Swakopmund for identification. This find triggers the start of one of the greatest gem diamond industries in the world and results in a rush of diggers to the area. 20 June 1931 The first Town Clerk to serve in Walvis Bay, J.H. de Waard, is elected.

22 June 2012 Walvis Bay's Port opens its first-ever, N$6 million police station. This is the first full-time Namibian Police Force station at the coast since independence. 100 Police officers will be stationed at the 24 hour station with sniffer dogs and kennels and a Land Cruiser donated by Namport. 23 June 2012 As part of the world's largest art project for charity, 500 Namibian children created the letter "B" on the dunes outside of Walvis Bay. The aim of the ABCharity fund, brain child of Ashley Cooper and Filip Cederholm from Peace, Love and Photography, is not only to raise money but also to inspire the youth through their message "Together we can make a difference" and "We can make our dreams come true".

21 June 2011 The first-ever balanced budget in the history of Walvis Bay after independence, is presented to the Town Council for approval. The capital budget for the 2011/2012 fiscal year mounts to N$120 million. 24 June 1889 22 June 1875 The first German Governor in the The Cape Administration approves a Territory, Captain Curt von Francois, resolution in terms of which its west coast disembarks at Walvis Bay with a boundary is extended to include Walvis 21-member colonial force (Schutztruppe). Bay and "as much of the surrounding area Their belongings, including a camel, are as is deemed necessary". offloaded the following day. 22 June 1909 25 June 1985 The Magistrates' Court and Post Office The Trans-Kalahari-Namib camel train, at Walvis Bay are destroyed in a fire. the first camel ride from the Kalahari to Swakopmund, arrives at the town. 22 June 1956 Several people in Walvis Bay, among 26 June 1976 them Messrs H. Botha and K. Petzold, The first uranium oxide is removed from claim they saw a "massive, shiny metal Rössing Uranium Limited's open-pit mine object" in the air above the town. near Arandis.


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Thursday, 20 June 2013

Security Firm Puzzled as Burglars Make Away with N$17 000 Staff Reporter

Management and staff of Angula Clearing Agency, together with members of G4S, were left perplexed after burglars seemingly waltzed into an alarmed building on Tuesday night, stole N$17 000 in cash and simply stepped right back out of the building without triggering one of the many alarms on the premises. According to a G4S member, the robbers broke a window and proceeded to dismantle the burglar bars using a bolt cutter to get into the premises. While this in itself is not remarkable, G4S members stated that the alarm was definitely on and that the window through which the perpetrator(s) gained entry was right opposite a motion sensor eye. In a conversation with Michael Koen of G4S Technical Department, the Namib Independent learnt that this is not the first time such an event has taken place recently. There have been another two such incidents over the last few weeks. Koen stated that according to their systems the alarm was on all night, and still was )on when they entered the building the next morning. “We did tests at the window and each time the eye picked up the motion and went off. In the past they used to bypass the system by going into the roof and cutting the wires, but now, we are not sure what they are doing. We have been onto our suppliers to have everything checked and tested. If the robbers have found another way to get around the systems, we take it very seriously and are doing all we can to figure it out. We are working on it,” stated Koen. Calls to other security firms to find out

if they had recently experienced similar incidents confirmed that they had not. However, one firm said that while they had not specifically experienced such a break-in it was entirely viable that such an incident take place. Cameron Muller from Erongo Axis Security also confirmed that the perpetrators were always finding new ways to get around systems. On the incident in question, Muller did indicate that there is a means by which this can happen. “Sometimes an alarm is set with the remote or button and goes into a ‘stay alarmed’ mode. In such a case it will seem like the alarm is on for both the customer and the alarm company, but some areas in the business may be unarmed. It does not alarm all zones,” said Muller. Asked if that does not imply an inside job, as how would any would-be burglar be cognisant of which rooms or zones were not alarmed, Muller stated that, yes, in instances like this it could well be an inside job, but with no particular information on the incident at Angula he could not comment for certain. Koen also noted that extra measures such as thermal detectors are available. “We do have the option of both motion and thermal detectors, which also pick up any changes to room temperature, but most people do not opt for these as they are more expensive,” he explained. In addition to the N$17 000, staff members at Angula Clearing Agency confirmed that the thieves also managed to heist two laptop computers and a charger as well as a cheque book. Incidentally, N$2500 of the cash was lifted from the petty cash box but left on the scene.

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Thursday, 20 June 2013

Namib Independent Soccer 7-A-Side Tournament Kicks Off

Staff Reporter The Atlantis Club in Walvis Bay will play host to the very first Namib Independent sevena-side corporate tournament this Saturday. With 17 companies taking part, the all-day tournament promises to be action packed. According to Christopher Willem, Marketing and Business Development Officer at the Namib Independent, the event has been made possible through the co-sponsorship of four companies in the coastal town, namely Supatronix, Namib Offroad Centre, Namibia Ship Chandlers and Build It Walvis Bay. “Without these companies showing their commitment to sports and to the community, events like these would not be possible. As of going to press the tournament has attracted 17 company teams made up of about 200 individual participants. The response has been overwhelming to say the least. Together with family and friends we may have attendance figures as high as 500,” said Willem. The tournament is free to watch and will start at 9a.m. It has been specifically designed to be a good family day out. Bouncy Castles and other entertainment for the kids shall be on show and food and drinks will also be available all day. Participating companies are Sea Pride, Standard Bank, Namib Diesel 1 and Namib Diesel 2, Nedbank, Logistic Support Services, EBH 1 and EBH 2, First National Bank, Tunacor, Manica, Namib Independent, Namib Ship Chandlers, Trade Ocean Shipping, Fuad Fresh Produce and Namport. “We are looking forward to seeing everyone there!” said Willem.

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Thursday, 20 June 2013

Car Dealer Pulls the Curtain on Natis

After last week's report about Natis failing car dealers brakes, a local car dealer elaborated more on the issue regarding the new brake testing machine and its operators. A local car dealer spoke to the Namib Independent after reading last week's issue about Natis allegedly failing brakes one after the other, stating that he has a lot more to say regarding this issue. “Car's brakes are failed because the person operating the machine is not qualified to do so and the machine has not been correctly installed. Also, the information entered into the machine is wrong. For example, MP200 was tested as a Sedan motor vehicle. A BMW X5 does not even weigh two tons, but it was entered into the machine as three and a half tons,” he claimed. The car dealer further said that nowhere near the machine does he see any proof that the operator of the machine is trained. “I want Natis to show us the certificates that the machine operator was trained and

qualified and that the machine was installed correctly, because I cannot see any proof,” he declared. When Namib Independent spoke to Mr Platt, the Chief Traffic Officer, he said that he himself helped the customers on the specific day that the car dealers were there. When Namib Independent mentioned this to the car dealer, he said that he, along with other car dealers, had Mr Platt called from his office to help them understand why the brakes were failed. However, according to the car dealer Mr Platt refused. “Mr Platt was called from his office to help us understand why the brakes were being failed, but he simply refused to test the brakes of new vehicles.” Namib Independent asked the car dealer how he knew that the new machine was not installed correctly and that information was entered into the machine incorrectly. “I myself saw that the machine in Walvis Bay does not test the vehicles correctly. Also, the machine in Swakopmund differs from the machine in Walvis

Bay.” This car dealer also mentioned that the new machine broke while they were there and Natis had to use the old machine again. “When the new machine broke, Natis used the old machine and the brakes were passed. They had the machine fixed and the new machine failed the brakes again.” To finally get some clarity into what was fast turning into a cat fight, the Namib Independent arranged a meeting with Mr Platt. However, just before the meeting it became apparent that Platt was not available. The supervisor of Natis kindly phoned Platt to remind him about the meeting, but Platt said he was busy. “I am very busy with complaints in town. I do not have time right now. Anyone who has a complaint against Natis failing their brakes is welcome to come see me personally, so we can talk about this matter face to face in a grown-up manner without always having to involve the media,” stated Platt.

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Ndemula Re-elected as Chairman of the Erongo Regional Council Caroline Kambonga

Hafeni Ludwig Ndemula was re-elected as the Erongo Regional Council Chairperson. He will be serving in this position for the next two and a half years. Johannes Nangolo and Ussiel Paulus Xoagub were elected for the Erongo Regional Council Management Committee. “I’m testifying today that we work very well and very hard together with the councillors and I urge them to put in the donkey gear for the next two and half years,” said the Governor of the Erongo Region, Cleophas Mutjavikua. “I would like us all to double our efforts and take our individual psychological bond towards our people,” stated Ndemula. “Our people are currently facing hardship to put food on their tables. Drought is a reality and our effort is once again needed in order for us to make sure that the neediest are well taken care of,” he added. “This year is a challenging year because of the drought,” stated Ndemula. After explaining how severe the drought is in several areas of the Erongo Region, he reminded everyone that it is not only Erongo that is suffering. “However, I urge you, honourable members, to join forces in making sure that nobody in our region will succumb to hunger because of drought,” he said. “Apart from drought we are faced with a financial constraint, as we budgeted N$34 million and only N$28 million was approved. However, change, development and transformation do not come easily. I urge us all to continue fighting for development until we see the live of our people change,” concluded Ndemula.

Crash Boom Bang On Wednesday the 19th of June two vehicles collided during lunch in front of the police station on Nangolo Mbumba Drive. The Namib Independent spoke to a local traffic officer regarding the accident. “The driver of a Navara was driving past Tren-Tyre on Nangolo Mbumba Drive when the crash occurred.

The owner of the other vehicle came from Gertrude Rikumba Road and drove in front of the Navara as he turned right. The Navara collided with the other vehicle, which overturned. Fortunately, no serious injuries were sustained. The owner of the Navara was however taken to the hospital by St. Gabriels Ambulance services,” he stated.


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Thursday, 20 June 2013

Mariska Smit - Seeing Into Your Soul

Tanya Calitz Newcomer in town, Optometrist Mariska Smit, gave three Namib Independent staff members the opportunity to have an Iridology test done at her new practice in town. The results were rather surprising and at the same time very interesting. Iridology can be defined as the science of studying and analysing the iris. It is a non-invasive diagnostic technique that provides a trained practitioner with important information  of a patient’s overall state of health and strengths and weaknesses. It reveals each individual’s genetic make-up. The ability to view not only the quality of the connective tissue of the iris, but also the functioning of the nervous systems, makes iridology an extremely powerful tool. Any change in the body’s functions, or any  disturbance in homeostasis can be seen and interpreted through iridology. The tissue changes that take place in the body make iridology an especially valuable tool in the treatment of chronic disease. The signs in the iris reflect the genetic inherited pattern in constitutions, together with structural, colour and neurological changes that occur within the iris over a period of time. These signs may indicate abnormal tissue conditions. Landmark signs and the density of fibres in relation to the over-all constitution are studied. Every landmark sign has its own unique history and the Iridologist reads and considers the many possible inherent, reflex, chemical, nerve and mental interactions of each system in the individual.    A trained practitioner uses iridology to gain an insight into the whole picture before determining the cause behind the problem. The Iridologist can detect signs of biochemical and physiological needs and changes in the body long before the appearance of symptoms, thus enabling the practitioner to prevent disease before it can manifest. “As an optometrist we have a microscopic view of the iris and thus have the best equipment to assess the iris with. I have in truth married two schools of thought and it has proven to be a match made in heaven,” says Mariska. The report compiled by Mariska,

after assessing our irises through her microscope, delivered some interesting truths about each of us. Iridology is almost like a hobby for Mariska and she does not charge for the test, but offers it as a by-product when a patient books an eye test or checks up with her practice. Mariska assessed three different types of eyes. The brown iris, (hematogenic), the blue iris (lymphatic), and the mix (the pupillay zone is a different colour to the cilliary zone or centre portion brown and periphery blue). “In the brown iris that I assessed, the following tendencies were found. The liver needed a detox, hormonal imbalances, adrenal fatigue (high stress levels), IBS and dysglycemia were present, as well as an excellent genetic structure. Typical race horse phenomenon, she can run fast and recover quickly, but gets over-stressed and this can lead to burn out, which could then lead to the first mentioned anomalies,” Mariska reported. “The blue iris showed signs of acidity, which typically means 'mucus',  thus tendency for sinus problems, joint problems and urinary infections.  The lung area on the iris showed dark areas, upon which the patient confirmed being a heavy smoker in his younger, colourful days. The collagen structure was very good, which means recovery ability is good with good genetic structure. The iris shows the sins of your past though,” Mariska said. “The mix showed a tendency for sugar imbalances, overactive immune system, hormonal imbalances and  some signs in the brain area showed that she could be prone to headaches. This would tie in with her case history of having migraines and she confirmed having related hormonal imbalances. Tendency for being acidic was also noted and the lymphatic system needed a detox. Her dark limbal may signify three things, like a difficult child birth, or systemically, it could mean poor circulation in her skin zone and cold hands and feet, or emotionally, it could mean that she does not let people in easily, but once she lets them in, she does not let go of them easily,” she reported. “I went for the iridology test with an open mind, but thinking

to myself that she will probably say something that several women might struggle with, but then she hit it off with the very first problem and immediately I was a believer and absolutely amazed. It’s definitely not a myth when people say, "your eyes are the window to your soul". I would definitely recommend it to anybody that needs more attention than just the routine and very unsatisfactory eye check up or testing. You got to see it to believe it,” said Michelle van Wyk, who was one of the three who underwent the test. Left with this information each of us had some changes we needed to make in order to get the best result possible for our bodies. After one’s eyes are assesed, Mariska provides you with valuable information on how to overcome your health challenges. The History of Iridology In the early 1800’s a Hungarian physician by the name of Ignatz von Peczely had an experience as a child where he saw strange markings in the iris of an injured owl. Later on as a practicing physician he recalled this experience and started observing his patients' eyes, carefully documenting all his observations. In the mid 1800’s, a Swedish doctor by the name of Nils Liljequest also documented his observations. At about the same time a German practitioner – Pastor Emanuel Felke - developed his skills in iris diagnosis. Emanuel Felke’s contribution to iridology was extensive. His work was documented and furthered by his students since 1857 right up to today. Due to his work, the Felke Institute was established by Dr Willy Hauser in the late 1900’s. In America, Dr Henry Lane and Dr Henry Lindlahr documented and published their work in the early 1900’s. Out of their work the Lindlahr College was born. The most prominent influence on international iridology during the 1980's came from Bernard Jensen. He travelled and taught iridology all over the world. Today John Andrews is one of the most prominent Iridology researchers in the world. His work is rapidly opening up new paths of discovery in the exciting field of Iridology.


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Thursday, 20 June 2013

New Engen Dynamic Diesel The Walvis Bay Convenience Centre is proud to inform its customers that the new Engen Dynamic Diesel is now available on the coast. According to Jannie Theron, owner of the Walvis Bay

Convenience Centre, this is a very good option to fill up with. Engen Dynamic Diesel 50 ppm is a high quality automotive diesel engine fuel, containing less than 0.005 % sulphur,

by mass. These low sulphur levels enable the product to be compatible with emission control devices such as catalytic converters and diesel particulate traps designed to operate at such a low sulphur level. Engen

Dynamic Diesel 50 ppm is formulated by using intelligent additive fuel technology that has the potential to maintain all diesel engines at their peak design conditions. It also satisfies the demand for improved fuel

economy, extended drain intervals and fuel systems protection.

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The continuous use improves fuel system and injector cleanliness, which helps to increase equipment life, restore and maintain power and performance while simultaneously reducing exhaust emissions. The 50 ppm diesel contains anti-foam components, which reduce the tendency of foaming that is normally associated with standard diesel, and provides for spill free, cleaner, faster and more efficient refuelling, keeping vehicle and equipment working for longer periods. This diesel can be used in all types of medium and high-speed diesel engines such as found in mobile, portable and stationary equipment engines. It is eminently suitable for modern highspeed road diesel engines including modern common rail high speed direct injection technology (HSDI) designed to run on fuels of this type where continuous high performance, power, cleaner combustion and improved economy are required. It is also recommended for underground mining diesel applications where air quality control is critical. Some of the benefits include: high cetane number providing smoother combustion, excellent fuel system lubrication, and reduced emissions, restoring and maintaining power and performance, protection against power loss in modern High Speed Direct Injection Engines, potential for improved fuel consumption, reducing fuel injector deposits and nozzle fouling, excellent fuel atomisation, improved combustion chamber cleanliness, improved corrosion protection, improved water tolerance characteristics protecting against fuel/ water emulsions, excellent anti-foam performance, resulting in cleaner and faster refuelling.


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Thursday, 20 June 2013

World Refugee Day to be Withdrawn from Namibia in the Future

TENDER WATCH The following quotation closed on Friday 7 June 2013 at 11:00.

Quotation No. 41/2013: Manufacture and supply of ice steel skip containers Five (5) suppliers were invited to submit quotations and all five submitted quotations as follows (15% VAT excluded): 1. EMG Engineering & Construction CC - N$485,925.00 2. Dormac marine & Engineering - N$437,639.70 3. Walvis Bay Marine Engineering - N$413,019.00 4. MES Stainless Engineering CC - N$364,320.00 5. Protech Welding & Construction - N$292,200.00 The following tenders closed on Friday 14 June 2013 at 11:00.

1. Tender No. 41/2013: Rendering of security services for the period 1 July 2013 to 30 June 2015 Nineteen (19) tender documents were purchased and sixteen (16) tenders were received as follows (15% VAT included, excluding cents): Item Stallion Ombala Kapango Namibia Security Trading Trading Protection Enterprises Enterprises Services 18,142 14,731 12,765 14,684 Civic Centre

For years, many countries and regions have been holding their own Refugee Days, which are celebrated on the 20th of June. However, Namibia will no longer be one of the countries supported by the United Nations High Commissioner of Refugees. Namib Independent spoke to the Executive Director of Namrights, Mr. Phil ya Nangoloh, regarding the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) withdrawing from Namibia. “It is true that the UNHCR will be withdrawing from Namibia in the future due to the fact that there is nothing practical Namibia can do for the refugee population anymore, therefore they will rather support countries that need them more. It will be announced on World Refugee Day that 2013 will be the last year Namibia will be part of the UNHCR,” he said. World Refugee Day draws attention to refugees to celebrate the courage and

determination of the men, women and children who were forced to flee from their homes under the threat of being persecuted. The day serves as a reminder of the difficulties endured while seeking a safe haven away from home. World Refugee Day is also the day the UN General Assembly created the UNHCR to protect and assist forcefully displaced people, especially women and children. The Osire Refugee Camp, situated 250km north of Windhoek, was repurposed in Namibia in 1992 by the Namibian Government. This camp was purposed to provide for the needs of refugees, of which the majority were Angolan refugees. The Permanent Secretary of Home Affairs, Patrick Nandago, said that the voluntary return of Angolan refugees to Angola has been successful. Nandago however stated that the Osire Refugee Camp would no longer be a safe haven for the Angolan refugees because it was not needed anymore.

Main 9,071 Stores Fire 9,071 Station Waste 18,142 Disp Site K’md 4,501 Beach K’md 4,501 Stadium K’m 4,501 Mun Bld N’ville 4,501 Mun Bld Esplanade 18,142 Park Dolphin 18,142 Park Resort Long 18,140 Beach Resort Parks 4,501 Stores RBC 9,071 Stores LD 4,501 Taxi Rank Monitor- - ing & Main- - tenance Alarms 327 Daily - Collections General 20.00

Walvis Bay Coastal Nuseb Community Surveillance Trading Against Services Enterprises Crime

Eagle Night Watch Security

14,807

10,600

56,250

16,000

8,556

8,280

7,600

8,181

7,400

22,500

9,400

8,556

8,280

7,600

8,191

7,400

22,500

9,400

17,112

16,560

9,000

16,363

19,900

22,500

18,600

5,347

4,140

4,500

4,762

4,500

11,250

5,800

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4,140

4,500

4,762

4,500

11,250

5,800

3,208

3,105

3,000

2,276

3,260

11,250

2,500

8,556

8,280

7,600

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7,400

11,250

8,400

17,112

16,560

15,200

16,363

14,920

22,500

18,800

17,112

16,560

15,600

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14,920

22,500

18,800

17,112

16,560

15,600

16,363

14,920

22,500

21,000

8,556

6,417

7,600

7,049

7,400

11,250

8,400

8,556

8,280

7,600

7,049

7,400

11,250

9,400

8,556

6,417

7,600

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11,250

8,400

3,000

8,280

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11.50

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11.00

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11.50

19.50

11,25

Item OPTO G4S Homeland Namibia Manned Security Security Services

Namibia Inter- JJ RPP Eye Africa Trading Security Watch Security Enterprises Services Security Services

Civic Centre Main Stores Fire Station Waste Disp Site K’md Beach K’md Stadium K’m Mun Bld N’ville Mun Bld Esplanade Park Dolphin Park Resort Long Beach Resort Parks Stores

Skilimela Security & Debt Collect

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16,610

12,036

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13,604

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2,700

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9,560

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7,380

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6,200

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18,720

14,760

16,261

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37,440

11,600

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5,850

5,400

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6,240

3,000

-

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5,850

5,400

4,063

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6,240

3,000

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2,340

1,980

2,656

2,727

3,900

2,700

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8,190

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8,130

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10,140

6,200

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18,720

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11,600

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18,720

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11,600

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11,600


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Kadhimamulilo oha ende kashona okukwatha Aanuumbashu... Aakalimo yo moKuisebmund oya holola euvonayi lyawo, taya ti kadhimamulilo okwa kwata olule okuthika muusiku wokupendukila etitatu, taya holola ishe kutya etoloka lyotango inali nomeya ga gwana na olya li lina okushuna li ka tale gamwe. “Oshe ya kutha konyala oowili mbali opo ya thike. G4S ohe endelele aluhe okuthika piiponga yomulilo, pamwe oye shi ku kutha ko oshikondo shika nando okuli” osho gumwe gwomaakalimo Selma Mulika a holola. “Kadhimamulilo okwe ya shili ihe oya thiki kwa lata nale, ngaashi haya ningi aluhe. Oya ka thika owala ya adha nale okambashu kahugunina negumbo ya hwama” Junias Amukoshi osho a yelitha ngaaka. Pahokololo lya Dennis Basson gwoshikondo shuukadhimamulilo mu Muni gwa Walvis Bay otati oya tondoka onkugo ndjika konyala ominute owala dhontumba konima sho ya dhengelwa. ”Oye tu dhengele po 8:48pm yokomatango na otwa tumu ko mbala otalaka / Konima yominute ntano otwa tumu lo ishewe ootalaka ndatu” Basson Tati. Omutonateli gwa G4S Eben Hoeb okwa hokolola kutya okwa dhenge ongodhi mbala mbala. Pamishangwa dha G4S otashi hololwa wo kutya ongodhi oya tonwa okuza koongodhi dhawo potundi 8:39 yu uka ku kadhimamulilo.Pahokololo lya Basson osha kutha kadhimamulilo konyala oowili mbali okudhima omulilo thilu, ta holola ishewe kutya osha li oshidhigu okutameka nokukondjitha omulilo oshoka opwali aantu oyedhi noshowo iihauto oyindji mondjila. “Dhimbulukwa wo kutya ihatu futwa okudhima omililo dhomagumbo, tse ishewe ihatu tuminwe aantu uusilepa ya fute konima shotwe ya dhimina omililo dhawo.” Basson osho a ti. Aakalimo yomuumbashu mbuka

oya kanitha omaliko gawo agehe “otwa tondoka tu ka hupithe iinima yetu, ashike omulilo ogwa li popepi noonkondo, otwa tompola owala okhupitha uutse, nuuBoba, noshowo uukalata womahogololo, yamwe nokuli inay tompola okuhupitha mbika. Otwa kanitha ashihe,” Jonas Gabriel osho ta hokolola. Pahokololo lya Esther ngoka eli mwene gwEgumbo ndyoka lya pi po, omulilo Ogwe etwa komusamane gumwe ali ta dhenge omukulukadhi gwe. “ Oha kala aluhe ta piyaganeke ombili momudhiingoloko” osho a ti. Mboka ya lip o oya ti omulumentu gumwe ngoka a li ta dhenge omukadhona gwe oye a tameke omulilo owina. “okwe mu landulile kegumbo konima yokumudhenga, omukadhona okwe ke mu lopota kopolisi. Konima sho omukadhona a yi nomushiinda she, omulilo ogwa tameke pombashu ke. Omulilo ogwa tameke nee tagu taandele okuza kokambashu kamwe okuya kokakwawo, nopompoka aakwashigwana oya tameke okuteyagula po uumbashu wopokati, pankambadhala oku lotitha omulilo. Esther otati Opolisi andola oyina okukala noku ipyakidhila nokumanga po nakufika nguka eshiwike nawa, sho a fike nomolwedhengo lyomukiintu gwe.

Hulitheni po oku lekwa komeho koongeshefa dhaazayizayi-Shafudah Ewilikongundu lyootendela lya Namibia olya toto po omukalo omupe gwokusila oshimpwiyu omauwanawa gaaNamibia uuna ta ku gandjwa ootendela. Omukalo nguka tagu longo paushili okutopola nokugandja ootendela otagu ka pitika nokungambeka wo opo ootendela dhimwe dhi ka gandjwe paudhililo komahangano ngoka ge li omuliko gwaaNamibia oopelesenda ethele 100% okuudha. “Otwa katuka onkatu ndjika opo ku ngambekelwe omahangano omaNamibia omauwanawa gontumba uuna tashi ya pegandjo lyootendela.” Amushanga ta kalelele mUuministeli wiiniwe Meme Ericah Shafudah osho a popi pethimbo a li ta popitha oshigongi shiikundaneki. Ewilikongundu lyootendela ndyoka li li kohi yUuministeli wiiniwe, oli na omikalo dhopatatu hoka haku ikolelelwa mo ku gandja ootendela. Shafuda ta popi kutya egandjo lyootendela olya kala lya penga uule womimvo odhindji, nolwindji aazayizayi naakwiilongo oyendji oyo ya tyapula omauwanawa, omanga aaNamibia

ya mono kondungu yomunwe. “Opo ku shilipalekwe kutya otatu hwepopaleke noku ngushupaleka oongeshefa dhaaNamibia, otatu ka gandja eyambidhidho komahangano gaaNamibia, kakele ngele omayakulo ga halika niipumbiwa itaa yi adhika mo moshilongo”. Ta, tsikile ko ngaaka. Okwa londodha wo aaNamibia mboka ya lengwa komeho komahangano gaazayizayi, nenge mboka haya landitha po iipambuliko yawo komahangano ngaka mbalambala shampa ga mono iilonga yotendela ya hulithe po omukalo nguka meendelelo. Shika ota shi yi moshipala omalalakano genkondopeko nolyoonkambadhala dheyambidhidho. Otatu kambadhala oku yambidhidha oomeme, aagundjuka nosho wo aanangeshefa aashona, ihe oto adha yamwe taya landitha po iipambuliko yawo uuna omahangano ga mono ootendela”. Meme Shafudah tati ngaaka.

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Thursday, 20 June 2013

L IFE S T Y L E Did you you know... know... Observing The Man’s Role: Did

It’s Time To Let Go

• In one day 34,000 children die from causes that are related to poverty and hunger. • Some Ribbon worm will eat themselves if they cannot find food. This type of worm can still survive after eating up to 95% of its body weight.

There are four categories in the art competition: • • • •

• An average person uses the toilet 2500 times a year.

Junior Primary (Grade 1-4) Senior Primary (Grade 5-7) Junior Secondary (Grade 8-10) Senior Secondary (Grade 11-12)

• James Bond is also known as Mr. Kiss-Kiss-Bang-Bang. • The hippopotamus has the capability to remain underwater for as long as twenty-five minutes.

A panel of experts will evaluate the submitted artwork and a number of selected pieces will be displayed at the NAMIBIAN JEWELLERS & ARTS GALLERY from the 3rd to 7th June 2013.

• A sheep, a duck and a rooster were the first passengers in a hot air balloon. • There are dolphins that live in the Amazon River that are pink.

By Jeff Roberts Have you ever taken a moment to step outside of yourself and look in at your life as an observer? So often we get so caught up in our own movie that we forget to realise that everyone is seeing the world from their own version of reality, or their own movie. Each person’s movie is the only one that they see, and everyone that is in it all play the supporting roles. Think about all the thoughts you have on a daily basis. There are probably thousands of them. Every person out there is thinking about their life at all times, just like you are at this moment. I looked at my father the other day, and thought about what his movie might be like. I stepped out of myself and looked in at him and my family. I saw the weathered soul of a man who required the same soul nourishment as we all do, but who never properly supplied himself with it or received it for a few reasons.  For the most part, men in society are expected to fulfil a certain role to maintain an identity which is based around this role. Men are the strong ones, emotionally and physically, and are the protectors and providers for women and children. We see this so often with corporate jobs, labour jobs, or trades jobs; men working long and difficult hours, spending time away from their family and friends, working most of their life away until they get sick or until they retire. Men are also expected to be strong emotionally, for to see a male cry is usually unexpected and touching more so than seeing a female or child crying. For this reason, men often internalise emotional experiences throughout their lives. As humans, we feel emotions to release energy so that we can heal and grow, so this expectation of men could possibly be stunting their mental and spiritual growth. I had a brother who passed away in 2011. I remember going through the pain as a family. Thinking back to the year of his passing, I can remember the compassion and love that was shown for our family by family and friends. However, I recall how people showed their care and the questions that they would ask, and for the most part the questions were aimed towards how my mother was dealing with the death, and how her healing journey was progressing. It appeared

that people were more concerned about my mother’s wellbeing as opposed to my father’s. I’m not saying that people didn’t ask my father how he was doing, but in general it seemed as though that people expected my father to be coping better than my mother, even though it was both of their child. So there is that expectation again. Discussing our feelings and thoughts about important things in our lives is cathartic for most. It is common to see women sharing their feelings with their friends and family. Being a waiter in restaurants for the past 6 years, I’ve seen this first hand. Women sitting for hours on end drinking their wine or tea, chatting about their lives. When men are dining together, it is a different experience. For the most part, men want their food quick and want to be in and out as soon as possible. When was the last time you saw two manly men sitting together talking about how things make them feel? I’ve noticed with my own father and other people’s fathers the trouble they have expressing their feelings and emotions. This does not mean that men do not have these feelings, but rather that these feelings are mostly internalised. At a deeper level we all require the same things to feel nourished, such as love, peace, and acceptance. The cultural definition of a man and the role that they take on in society makes it difficult for men to communicate these needs, and this affects their personal growth as a human. Be aware of this, and break the norm the next time you see your dad or a guy-friend by giving them a hug instead of a handshake, or by asking them how they have been feeling in the hectic times we are living in. As we progress through the massive world changes currently taking place, it is important to let go of the definitions that were created in the past and to embrace a new paradigm. This means letting go of the identities created around masculinity and femininity. Ask yourself this question, if someone were to suddenly reveal to you that everything that you were so sure was true about life and the universe was actually false, could you release your all of your attachments and accept it? Or would you go into a state of resistance and fear instead? This question is an important one to be asking ourselves throughout this phase in our lives. We are so much more than we have been lead to believe.

• Grapes are grown around the world more than any other fruit.

• The reason why hair turns gray as we age is because the pigment cells in the hair follicle start to die, which is responsible for producing "melanin", which gives the hair colour. • Researchers have developed odourless socks. The sock fabric is made by attaching molecules that contain chlorine called halamines to textile fibers. • In 1785, the city of Paris removed bones from cemeteries to ease the overflow of dead people. They took these bones and stacked them in tunnels now known as the Catacombs. You can visit these tunnel attractions and work your way along long corridors, which are stacked with skulls and bones.

• Most heart attacks occur between the hours of 8 and 9 am. • When an orange is shown in any of the "Godfather" movies, this means that someone is about to die or a close call is to occur. • The largest employer in Central Florida is Walt Disney World. There are approximately 50,000 people working there.


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Thursday, 20 June 2013

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Location : Swakopmund and Windhoek Job Specification... Ÿ To competently handle all aspects of domestic, regional and international travel reservations; Ÿ Ensure excellent customer contact and service by providing an error free service; Minimum Requirements... Ÿ Grade 12 certificate; Ÿ Namibian citizenship; READ MORE ON THE WEBSITE... Closing date for above position: 28 June 2013 Bidvest Namibia supports all efforts to conserve the environment and uses an online recruitment service to reduce its carbon footprint. This service enables you to view the latest vacancies within the Bidvest Namiba Group and to register your CV for any other future positions. All applications must be done online at:

http://bidvestnamibia.pnet.com.na

Bidvest Namibia Limited is a proudly Namibian company, listed on the Namibian Stock Exchange and is engaged in fisheries, food distribution, commercial trade, freight management and service industries. Bidvest Namibia believes in empowering people, building relationships and improving lives. We turn ordinary companies into extraordinary performers, delivering strong and consistent shareholder returns in the process. But most importantly, we understand that people create wealth, and that companies only report it.

MAI L

Coastal Amateur

Photographic Competition Congratulations to the Namib Independent for initiating the coastal amateur photographic competition. Well done to all the winners as well. I think this is a brilliant initiative and needs to be continued. This was a new project and was about creating a template for future events. Like all new initiatives some unforeseen flaws became apparent, which need to be streamlined for future events. It was said in the competition launching blurb that entrants must “… focus on the quality, composition and artistic merits of the image. This is not a happy, snappy competition. We know that there is really good talent on the coast and we are hoping to see some really well thought out images posted to our Facebook page,” said Willem. Looking back at the competition entries, I think the above statement needs to be considered and some form of screening of entries should have been done before

uploading to the FB page. Also it was never really clear as to the number of entries allowed and the name of the entrant and a caption for the entry should accompany all entries on the FB page. The popular vote is a really nice idea, it involves the community and the photographer gets support from his or her friends, it is also a great way of getting people to visit the Namib Independent FB page, great advertising. However, referring to the statement about quality, composition etc. I feel that pictures should also be judged on some form of photographic merit rather than potentially biased opinions of friends only. The newspaper and the sponsor should also select a winner besides the popular winner. I would say that entrants have 7 days to submit entries, which are not uploaded immediately, but are judged by the organisers. All the accepted entries should then be published with a week

allowed for voting and a popular winner to be identified. The final result should then be announced for both category winners and prizes awarded accordingly. In this way, 3 rounds can be covered in 6 weeks, or it may be better to have only one competition spread over one month. If there are to be more than one round then I feel that a winner in one round, in any category, may not enter subsequent rounds. Each of the round winners should then be judged to find an overall winner. John Paterson

ED Note: Thank you so much for your comments. Feedback such as this is always appreciated and yes, we do take it to heart. None of your comments are without merit and we shall be taking them on board as we plan to run another such competition in the latter half of this year. Thank you.

COOL PRIZES WITH

EVERY WEEK, 1 FINALIST WILL BE DRAWN Each finalist will win a consolation prize plus go into the final draw.

N$30 Winner 000to GRAND CASH PRIZE be announced 31 July 2013. Buy any of our products for N$500 or more and complete the entry form at your cash register (POS) in-store and enter! Forms must be endorsed by your cashier to confirm detail and amount purchased for. All finalists will be announced in the Namib Independent weekly. Competition will run for 3 months, from the beginning of May though end of July. Terms & Conditions Apply.

CONGRATULATIONS! to our first finalists to be entered into the grand draw. Hafeni Ndemula Vernon Knowles Martha Muaunga

Erassy Nghifikwa Salom Hanghome Gunter Weatzoldt

Annete Hailombe

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Thursday, May 2013 Thursday, 2030 June 2013

'Here' SAY 'Here' SAY If you won N$ 1,000, 000 dollars today, what would you spend it on? As jy vandag N$ 1,000, 000 gewen het, wat sou jy daarmee koop of op wat sou jy dit spandeer? Linda - “I would buy a house for my mom and my little boy maybe even travel to Europe for a holiday to live through a life time experience with the ones I love.”

Mariana - “Ek sal vir my en my kinders 'n huis en 'n kar koop. Dit wat nog oor bly sal ek bank en dit vir my kinders hou as hul besluit om eendag verder te gaan studeer.”

Selma - “Ek sal 'n plaas koop en bokke en beeste koop vir die boerdery. Dit sal dan my plaas wees vir my aftree-jare.”

Bryan - “I would travel to the United Kingdom and buy myself a house there and persuade my studies while staying there and enjoy the richness of living in a first world country.”

Aina - “Ek sal die geld wat ek wen gebruik om veder te gaan studieer e n vakansie gaan hou in Mauritius vir n hele jaar lank en dalk vir my n strandhuis daar koop date ek gereeld daar na toe kan gaan.” Herry - “Ek saal graag die kinderhuise wil ondersteun en dan ook my tiende vir die kerk gee en my eie besigheid begin.’

Amy - “Ek sal my geld bank en n sekere gedeelte vir die kinderhuise gee of dalk nog n “youth house” bou vir jong meisies wat deur emosionele trauma gegaan het. Dit sal n goeie geleentheid wees om mekaar te help vir die wat weet waardeur hul gegaan het.”


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Thursday, 20 June 2013

mOOT shiwambo M O R ING

Ford

Focus ST Power Torque Top Speed 0 - 100

184 kw 360 Nm 248 km/h 6.82 sec

THE Western Cape has several great driving roads – some better known than others. Over a bumpy piece of blacktop, reminiscent of a tarmac rally stage, the Tangerine Scream Ford Focus ST grips hard and irons out bumps with more aplomb than the car it replaces. When flicking the quick-rack wheel at the entry to a tight bend, the driver is braced by the Recaro bucket seat. Swapping between third and fourth gears ushers in a surge of torque that enables the ST to negotiate the tagliatelle of tar. All the while, the motor sings sweetly and paints a wide smile on its driver’s face. However, the styling is as per the regular Focus, which is to say, fussy. In our eyes, the latest incarnation of Ford’s hatch is over-styled and seems to be dating rather quickly. In ST guise, there is the obligatory chunkier body kit, larger alloys, rear aerofoil and funky exhaust tip that protrudes from the centre of the bumper. The test unit was painted in Tangerine Scream, or eyesearing metallic orange. Unlike its predecessor, this model is available only with five doors. In the ST we get the first glimpse of Ford’s EcoBoost technology, which basically refers to downsizing and the employment of turbocharging in conjunction with direct injection and variable valve timing to maintain power while reducing harmful emissions. Displacing 2,0 litres, the allalloy unit employs direct injection to develop an impressive 184 kW and 360 N.m of torque. These peak values put the ST near the top of its segment in terms of outputs. Drive is delivered to the front wheels via a six-speed gearbox. Ford has yet to embrace the dual-clutch option for its ST models, a strategy that could well hurt sales if you consider how many DSG-fitted GTIs are sold.

During testing, the ST was very impressive. By balancing the grip and engine torque, we managed a zero-to-100 km/h sprint time of 6,82 seconds, fractionally off Ford’s claim of 6,5 seconds. By the time we had reached the kilometre marker, a true 200 km/h was showing on our VBOX test equipment. It may be a decent performer in a straight line, but the Ford Focus ST is more impressive when the tarmac twists and turns. As with other Focuses, the ST rides on an all-independent suspension. The setup has been well tuned and the car boasts a ride that ideally walks the line between sportiness and comfort. More importantly, the new ST has better body control at speed, with the ability to recompose itself quickly when dealing with mid-corner bumps. Ford opted for full electrical assistance on the steering rack, which features a variable rate and requires just 1,8 turns from lock-to-lock. This does, however, rob the helm of feel. The wheel wriggles in your palms when you floor it or when encountering road camber changes, and it tramlines, although this is to be expected of a FWD car with this much torque on tap. There is no RevoKnuckle suspension joint or limited-slip differential to assist the front wheels with having to steer and apply power simultaneously. Instead, Ford has opted for an electronic torque-vectoring system. The system tries to mimic the effects of a mechanical LSD but doesn’t feel the same. That said, it does put its power down well, with little intrusion from the ESP until the driver starts to act really silly. There is impressive resistance to understeer in tighter corners. The ST is a very easy car to drive fast. It takes only a short time behind the wheel to settle into a fast rhythm. The high grip levels instil confidence and for those who are keen to explore the upper limits of adhesion, the balance changes from neutral to slight oversteer. Test Summary Overall, the new Ford Focus ST is a great car. As any good hot hatch should, it balances practicality and performance. There has been a step up in terms of ride quality and refinement. Additionally, there is a level of balance here that the older car did not display. Blue Oval fans will no doubt rejoice at the introduction of the hottest ST to date.


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Thursday, 20 June 2013

E NT E R T A INM EN T THIS WEEK IN YOUR STARS

ARIES You will be overwhelmed with restlessness when the Moon opposes Uranus in Aries on Monday. Put your excess energy to good use by taking a long walk. A partner might be grumpy on Tuesday. Give this person plenty of personal space. An estranged relative will ask to reconcile on Friday. Consider extending the olive branch of forgiveness.

TAURUS Think long and hard before making a major decision on Wednesday. The option you take will have long-term consequences. You'll sparkle with a radiant glow when the Moon trines your ruler Venus on Thursday. Get ready to display your star quality to the world! Watch your step on Saturday. Careless behavior could cause you to have an accident this weekend. GEMINI No obstacle will be allowed to stand in your way. A cherished wish may finally come true on Wednesday. Don't forget to say thank you to the Universe! You might have the chance to invest in real estate on Friday. Do the financial research before writing out a check. End a bad habit on Sunday. It's a great time to stop smoking, drinking, or overeating. CANCER Take stock of your lifestyle on Thursday. Change directions if you aren't walking on the right road. Buy some confetti when the Sun enters Cancer on Friday. Celebrate by throwing a party for friends and family! You'll need to deal with a job issue on Saturday. Be prepared to put leisure activities on hold until you sort out the situation. LEO Lady Luck will pay you a visit when your ruler Sun conjuncts Jupiter on Wednesday. Good fortune will surround all of your endeavors. Your ESP will kick up several notches on Friday. Folks will think that you're a mind reader! Don't insist on having your own way on Sunday. Compromise is the key to getting along with a loved one.

SUDUKO

Suduko is easy to play and the rules are simple. Fill in the blanks so that each row, each column, and each of the nine 3x3 grids contain one instance of each of the numbers 1 though 9.

Solution to Last Week's Suduko

VIRGO It will be easy to turn your dreams into realities. A new friend will enter your life on Friday. This person will introduce you to influential people in the community. A romance might hit a rough patch on Sunday. Professional guidance could be the best way to resolve your differences. LIBRA Don't take your workmates at face value. Extra cash could come your way on Thursday. Check behind the sofa cushions for dollar bills or some spare change. Write down all your special qualities on Friday and read the list often! Call on your diplomacy on Sunday. Telling a loved one the blunt truth could cause a rift in the relationship. SCORPIO Don't quit until you reach the finish line. The travel bug could bite you on Thursday. If you can't afford a pricy vacation, expand your mental horizons at a local museum. Bring serenity to your living quarters on Sunday. Put aromatic bowls of potpourri around the house. SAGITTARIUS Your life could become very hectic on Thursday. It won't be easy to find time for all the items on your to-do list! Keep your temper in check when the Moon in Sagittarius opposes Mars on Saturday. Count to ten before getting angry at someone you love. Put the past behind you on Sunday. Focus your energy on building a positive future.

A SET THREE COURSE MEAL FOR TWO AT LYON DES SABLES! CHEF'S SPECIAL! Lyon des Sables

Restaurant, Cocktail and Wine

CROSSWORD

Solution to Last Week's Crossword

CAPRICORN You will need to devote some attention to a partner on Friday. This person might require an ego boost! Don't spread gossip on Saturday. Your words will come back to haunt you. Consider revamping your image when the Full Moon occurs in your sector of self on Sunday. Toss out clothes that don't flatter your body type and replace them with stylish new ones. AQUARIUS You might receive the answer to a very perplexing problem. You'll radiate charm on Tuesday. It's a great time to mingle with others. Be discreet at work on Thursday. If you share personal details with a colleague, that person could blab them around the office. Choose your battles wisely on Saturday. Don't waste energy in a fight that you can't possibly win. PISCES A lover will put your needs first on Thursday. If single, you might meet someone who is very caring. Financial freedom could come your way on Saturday. An economic endeavor could prove profitable. A family member might ask to stay at your place on Sunday. Offering this person room and board could become a long-term arrangement!

How to enter: fill out and drop in PO Box 5085 or email: info@namibindependent.com.na or fax: 064 200 474 with your name and contact details

ACROSS

DOWN

1. Patrick Gates in the 2004 movie, National Treasure (3,6) 6. Silent movie actor, Charlie (7) 7. Psycho character, Norman ___ (5) 8. Charles Bronson is Paul Kersey in this 1974 movie (5,4) 9. Don Ameche is Art Selwyn in this 1985 sci-fi movie (6) 11. Michael Caine is Milo Tindle in this 1972 movie (6) 13. ___ Crawford was J Edgar Hoover in the 1977 movie, The Private files of J Edgar Hoover (9) 14. Cameron Diaz is the voice of Princess Fiona in this 2001 movie (5) 16. Robert ___ is Lieutenant Elgart in the 1991 movie, Cape Fear (7) 17. Jason Bourne in the 2007 movie, The Bourne Ultimatum (4,5)

1. Costello in the 2006 movie, The Departed (4,9) 2. 1982 movie starring Ben Kingsley, directed by Richard Attenborough (6) 3. ___ Hunter is Rod in the 1988 movie, Grotesque (3) 4. Walter ___ is Max Goldman in the 1993 movie, Grumpy Old Men (7) 5. Charles Frohman in the 2004 movie, Finding Neverland (6,7) 10. Liza Minnelli is Sally Bowles in this 1972 movie (7) 12. Frog Muppet (6) 15. Errol Flynn is Mahbub Ali, the Red Beard in this 1950 movie (3)


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Thursday, 20 June| 2013 21 Homefinder

HOME FINDER SWAKOPMUND

DON'T MISS OUT ON THIS REAL BARGAIN. HURRY!! Newly built spacious duplex apartments. 3 bedrooms (each bedroom with en-suite bathroom), open plan kitchen/living-area/ indoor bbq, guest toilet, balcony (some with sea view), 2.5 garages.

FOR ONLY N$ 1 600 000 (CC registered)

SWAKOPMUND

ABSOLUTE PERFECT PRICE!! Neat double storey house. Erf big enough for further expansion. 4 spacious bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, separate guest room with bathroom and own entrance. Kitchen, laundry/ scullery, lounge/ indoor bbq, tv-room, 4.5 garages, outdoor toilet, store-room, large erf, garden.

N$ 1 950 000

CENTRAL ELECTRICAL BUSINESS FOR SALE. SWAKOPMUND Office and workshop equipment included. 2011 Daihatsu also included.

N$730 000 SWAKOPMUND VOGELSTRAND CLOSE TO THE SEA

Vacant Erf - 600sqm

Vacant Erf - 600sqm

N$ 580,000 (NEG) Tania 081 297 9704

PICTURE PERFECT!

Walk to the sea from this 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 3 garages and upstairs entertainment area. With BBQ and balcony. Beautiful little garden and more.

N$2 350 000

SWAKOPMUND CUTE AND COSY

Neat 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms with open plan living area. Double garage, indoor LONGBEACH Neat duplex apartment BBQ. Little garden, walking distance to with seaview. the beach. 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom with corner N$1 600 000 bath, open plan kitchen/living-area, BRAND NEW single garage, outside 3 bedrooms, 2 bathbbq on balcony. rooms, double garage (Curtains, double bed, and beautiful open fridge included in plan kitchen. Nice size price). erf for the kids and pets. N$ 765,000

(CC registered)

N$ 1,000,000 Negotiable

N$ 795,000

SWAKOPMUND EXT 15

N$1 450 000

Business in Swakopmund central. Internet café and arts and crafts shop ideally situated with lots of feet passing by a very active photo copying section is included. This is a well-established business.

SWAKOPMUND ROSSMUND

Neat duplex apartment. 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, open plan kitchen, living area, indoor & outdoor bbq, laundry/scullery, balcony, garden and tandem garage. Owners receive golf membership.

N$ 1 910 000

Tabita 081 253 0196

HENTIES BAY BARGAIN!

Vacant erf – 2500m2

N$495 000

ARANDIS VACANT ERF – BARGAIN!!

Grab this excellent Opportunity now. 459m2 for ONLY

N$58 000

Gogga 081 870 9950

LONGBEACH EXT 2 KRAMERSDORF

Vacant erf.

N$850,000 Manie 081 317 9334

N$ 2 033 000

SWAKOPMUND

Snug and cosy. 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and single garage. In secure complex close to Medi Clinic.

N$984 000

Don’t miss out on this cheapie. Very well situated vacant erf. 1 street from the ocean. 410 sqm.

Gogga 081 870 9950

N$ 480 000

WALVISBAAI FAIRWAYS

SWAKOPMUND Excellent buy.

4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, with 3 car tandem garages and 3 car carport. Huge main bedroom with en-suite bathroom and a large entertainment area. 1 bedroom flat separate from house.

Tania 081 297 9704

SWAKOPMUND

Vacant Erf - 578sqm

N$ 535,000

SWAKOPMUND

Situated in 24 hour security retirement village. 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, open plan kitchen/lounge/dining area, single garage.

Newly built upmarket family home situated on an erf size of 642sqm. Next to the golf course. 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, huge open plan kitchen/lounge/ entertainment area with braai. Huge double garage, high boundary walls, beautiful garden.

N$1 595 000

Joey 081 278 0518

Manie 081 317 9334

Joey 081 278 0518

N$ 695,000 (CC registered)

When the right house speaks to you, speak to the right people Henties Bay - (064) 502 700 – Mondesa - (064) 406 692 – Swakopmund - (064) 410 2111 – Walvis Bay (064) 201 8111

Tabita 081 253 0196


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EMINENT BLUESTAR

Sanlam Building, 12th Road, Walvis Bay, Namibia

A house is a building; a home is where your loved feel secure. Call us today and let us help bring you financial security. Danny Beukes

064 215311

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PO Box 1194, Walvis Bay, Namibia Tel +264 64 215311 Fax +264 64 215301 Fax2Email +264 886518952 Mobile +264 811282 256 Web: www.sanlam.com.na e-mail dannyb@sanlam4u.com.na


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To list your prime property in our new Rentals section, contact Michelle: 064 200 497

RENTALS Reinett 081 293 7107 FLATS

Central

2 bedrooms 1 bathroom 1st floor w & e excl.

Sand and Sea 1st floor 3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms tandem garage N$6000pm

N$6000pm

TOWN HOUSES

Moringa Gardens 1st floor 2 bedrooms 1 bathroom huge balcony guest toilet 2 garages N$5000pm

The Dunes 2 bedrooms 1 bathroom guest toilet single garage courtyard

N$6000pm

Cosy penthouse in town 3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms double garage N$7000pm

Golf Estate 2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms study garage w & e excl.

N$8000pm

Mile 4

Fully furnished bachelor flat. Prepaid, water incl. DSTV incl. N$3500pm

Hage Heights

Haus Rosemund

N$9500pm

HOUSES

3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms double garage

3rd floor 2 bedrooms fully furnished double garage N$6600pm

Mile 4

brand new 3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms double garage huge erf water included

Vineta

N$10 800pm

2 bedrooms furnished double garage N$8500pm

Vineta

N$4500pm

Central 2 bedroom duplex flat in centre of town (furnished). 2 bathrooms, kitchen/lounge, double garage. N$ 7 805 excl water & lights Kramersdorf 2 bedroom townhouse in secure complex. 2 bathrooms, open plan kitchen, lounge, double garage, private courtyard. N$ 6 690 excl water & lights Vogelstrand Fully furnished 4 bedroom house. 2 bathrooms, open plan kitchen, lounge/ dining room, double garage, indoor BBQ area, established garden.

N$ 12 265 excl water & lights

Waterfront 3 bedroom fully furnished townhouse. 2 bathrooms, indoor BBQ, guest toilet, double garage. N$ 11 150 excl water & lights Central 2 bedroom flat, fully furnished. 2 bathrooms, kitchen/ lounge, BBQ/ entertainment room, full seaview, garage. N$ 6 135 excl water & lights Pelican Village 3 bedroom townhouse in secure complex. 2 bathrooms, open plan kitchen/lounge, garage. N$ 7 250 excl water & lights

Warehouse

Industrial warehouse to rent. 172sqm. Kitchenette + 2 toilets. N$ 6620 excl water & lights

huge house 4 bedrooms 3 bathrooms double garage

3 bedrooms fully furnished 3 floors double garage

1 bedroom furnished no garage

N$ 6000

water & lights included

Central Fully furnished 2 bedroom apartment(ground floor). 2 bathrooms, open plan kitchen/ lounge, double garage, full seaview. N$ 7 805 excl water & lights

Ext 9

Nordstrand

N$8500pm

Kramersdorf 2 bedrooms, bathroom, garage, outdoor BBQ and big garden.

N$16 500pm Guest House

ideal for a company 11 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms 3 garages parking lots fits 8 cars all inclusive

N$60 000pm

EXCLUSIVE AND ELITE ESTATES Tel: (064) 402 439 Fax (064) 402 741 Cell: 081 124 0933 Email: eeestates@gmail.com CENTRE TOWN

Office Tel: +264 64 462692 Martina: 081 124 3885 Andrehet: 081 147 1929 Theresa: 081 147 1937 Safari Village 2 bedroom townhouse in complex. 2 bathrooms, open plan kitchen/ lounge, outdoor patio with BBQ, single garage N$ 5 575 excl water & lights

Safari Village 3 bedroom townhouse in complex. 2 bathrooms, open plan kitchen, 2 garages, private courtyard & BBQ. N$ 6 135 excl water & lights

Up-Market Flat 2 Bedroom Furnished 2 Bathroom N$ 7,000 Up-Market Flat Classy finishes 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathroom Furnished N$7,000

Modern newly built house 4 bedrooms 4 bathrooms 2 office spaces 2 lounges N$20,000.

OCEAN VIEW Furnished 3 Bedroom House (Newly built) N$11,000. Modern up market double storey house. 4 bedrooms 3 bathrooms + 2 bedroom flat N$22,000. Town House Very spacious. 3 bedrooms double garage N$9,000.

Town House

N$7,000.

double storey 3 bedrooms Up-market 3 bedroom town house. Sea view. Furnished.

N$12,000

3 bedroom house near sea N$10,000.

Furnished 3 bedroom town house

N$8,800 Vineta

3 bedroom house

N$10,000

2 Small bachelor flats

N$2,500each

Office at Walvis Bay Newly renovated office, with good strategic location in Sam Nujoma Avenue 211, halfway between CBD and Industrial Area. Monthly Rental of N$ 10 500 (VAT included. Water and Electricity excluded) Deposit of N$ 9 130.00 payable by signing of lease agreement. Available from 1 July 2013 Contact Deon at +264 811240627 for more information.

Ansu 081 242 9198 Charlene 081 365 3843 Nadia 085 562 2111 Seagull Haven

Mondi Haven

3 bedrooms, 2 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, kitchen bathrooms, single open plan dining garage. Living room room, living room and kitchen. with inside braai, N$ 4300 excl single garage. water and lights N$ 6000 excl Langstrand water, prepaid Sunset Sails 2 bedrooms, CBD 2 bathrooms, FULLY FURNISHED kitchen, open APARTMENTS 2 and 3 bedrooms, plan living room, uninterrupted 2 bathrooms, indoor or outdoor sea views, single remote garage. braai, sea front, N$ 6000 excl ground floor. water and lights. Priced from N$ 7700 up Eureka Court to N$ 11 000. 2 bedrooms, Immediately 2 bathrooms, available. guest toilet, living room with Silver Sands indoor braai, 2 bedrooms, 2 single garage, bathrooms, kitchen, private courtyard open plan living N$ 5500 excl room, balcony with water, prepaid braai, single remote garage. Ext 15 N$ 4500 excl Brand new house. water and lights 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, kitchen, open plan Waterfront living room, indoor 4 bedrooms, and outdoor braai, 2 bathrooms, scullery and storage kitchen, open room. Double plan living room, remote garages. double remote N$ 11 000 excl garage. Plus 2 water and lights bedroom apart, living room Am Sudring with kitchen, 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom. full bathroom, N$ 11 000 excl kitchen, open water and lights plan living room, Eureka Court double garage, first floor. N$ 3 bedrooms, 4850 excl water 2 bathrooms, and lights guest toilet,

Email us your wanted or offered rentals to Namib Independent for To place your listings with us for our next issue, kindly contact Michelle: michelle@namibindependent.com.na

living room with Hage indoor braai, Heights double remote 3 bedrooms, 2 garage, private bathrooms, courtyard. kitchen, open N$ 6500 excl plan living room, water and lights indoor braai, laundry room, Vogelstrand double garage. 4 bedrooms, 2 Spacious yard. full bathrooms, N$ 8500 excl guest toilet, water, pre-paid kitchen, open Industrial plan living room with indoor Warehouse braai, spacious Size: 96 m2 yard. N$ 9000 N$ 4000 excl water and excl water and lights lights

FNB coastal branches at your service! Henties Bay - (064) 502 700 – Mondesa - (064) 406 692 – Swakopmund - (064) 410 2111 – Walvis Bay (064) 201 8111

FREE!


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CLASSIFIEDS

PAY ONLY N$5.50 FOR YOUR CLASSIFIED ADVERTS SIMPLY SMS YOUR MESSAGE TO

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AND IT IS BOOKED IN! DEADLINE FOR ALL CLASSIFIEDS:

Tuesdays 10:30 TUESDAY 10:30am

GOODS FOR SALE

GOODS FOR SALE Glockenklang "Soul" amplifier and double speaker for bass player or as a Sound System for Dj`s, clubs or mobile. The best you can get! Now N$15 000. With professional stage cases.

Sunshades for sale N$395-00 each Back Rack Spare Wheel Carrier, we used it at a microbus, but it may fit also at other cars. you can just fix it on the tow bar. N$1000.

Over 300 Vinyls, Rock, Alternativ, Independent, Black, Hip Hop, House, Disco, Oldies. Each Maxi 8N$, LP 10N$, DLP 15N$. All together N$3000. Just have a look and take what you like.

LOST I lost the following items: 1.laptop (thinkipad)Chinese operating system 2.passport, with work permit and visa 3.Chinese driver license and international driver license 4.Spectacle case 5.Nokia cellphone charger 6.Disciplinary code book. Please it you find or see any of these above mentioned products contact me Suyun Huo on 081 386 2518 or Constable Simon 081 348 9619 or Endjala 081 363 3074 NOTICE

NOTICE

1 Tire Yokohama Super Digger-V2 275/70R16 with 10mm, N$300,

Beautiful antique brass/bronze figure. The lady in moon is about 18cm high. N$ 15 000.

Very nice and rare Pocketbike Italjet Packaway2. Completely modificated to a naked bike. 80cc engine with lot of power. No registration. N$7500.

1 Bridgestone Dueler 205/75-15 with 6-bolt rim. Tire profile 50%, N$600.

Beautiful antique brass/bronze figures. The pair is 1.80m high and with 220V lamps. Price for both together NS40000.

Swakopmund Email: newbusiness@power.ms

Fullhouse foodtrailer for sale+license to trade in a very good area.takings +N$20,000pm.contact -0813231072 for price information. Do you struggle with hair loss;dry and brittel hair then try our amazing hair nutrition for only 99 for all your orders or if you want to join annique for more income contact me at 0811487189

CONSENT USES, ERECTION OF BUILDING AND USE OF LAND IN TERMS OF TOWN PLANNING SCHEME REGULATIONS Notice is hereby given in terms of clause 6 of the Swakopmund Town Planning Scheme Regulations that the Town Council considers the following consent uses, erection of buildings and use of land, details of which are obtainable from the General Manager: Engineering Services. Erf 964 Vineta (45 Fischreiher Street) Special permission to operate a Small Tourism Booking Office. Contact person: A. van der Westhuizen Tel: 410 4403 (Planner: Town & Special projects) Any person having any objections to the proposed steps may lodge such objections duly motivated in writing, with the Chief Executive Officer until 05 July 2013.

LOST

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DIXI GOT LOST IN THE DUNES BEHIND MEERSIG ON 9 JUNE.

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The Soccer Battle of the Classic Clashes Last weekend there was a lot of action on soccer field at the coast Namib High and De Duine School, as well as Swakop Secondary School and Coastal High School met on the Vineta and Mondesa fields for the FNB Classic Clashes. Namib High School beat De Duine with 3-0. The game was described as very exciting with both teams visiting their opponent’s goal area. Sebastian van Oppen, striker of Namib High, was chosen as the FNB Classic Clash Man of the Match, while David Shatika of Namib High who excels in academics and chess, is the Namib Mills Hero. “A very exciting game

took place with both teams visiting their opponent’s goal area. A lot of skill display fom Namib-High resulted in winning against De Duine. De Duine did not utilise the few chances they got and it was unfortunate for them.. Their opponents had striker van Oppen, who converted the two chances he got to put the game out of reach. Von Oppens individual brilliance earned him the Man of the Match,” said Michael McNab. In the match between Swakop Secondary School (SSS) and Coastal High School, the hosts SSS won 4-3 with penalties. Simon Taaipopi of the SSS was crowned Namib Mills Hero while

Branwell Beukes, also of SSS, walked away with the title of FNB Classic Clash Man of the Match. “A tight game took place consisting of a lot of brilliant moments, especially in the first half. SSS's professional soccer could not be

converted into goals, they were losing a game they were totally in control of. But they eventually came back into the game and started dictating the pace. SSS got their equaliser, took the game to penalties and eventually won against

Coastal High.,” said McNab. Next weekend soccer will once again be played at the coast in Kuisebmond. FNB Namibia invites everyone to join and enjoy the FNB Classic Clashes 2013.

RVS Equestrian Open Fun Day & Go-Kart Challenge In support of the Equestrian Coastal League Namibia (ECLN) Youth Rider Team, participating in Germany in September this year, some very exciting fund-raisers have been conducted and more are in the pipeline. Winners of the Raffle Draw The raffle draw for a wheel-barrow packed with assorted goodies took place on Sunday afternoon at the RVS. A tourist from the USA and a visitor from Swaziland had the honours of drawing the lucky numbers. The fortunate winner of this bountiful wheelbarrow was Ms D Snyman from Swakopmund. The 2nd prize went to M. Braeuer from Swakopmund, who won a bottle of perfume sponsored by Mr B Reimers, while the 3rd prize was won by T Kubirske from Windhoek, who also won a bottle of perfume kindly sponsored by

Goju Karate Brings Back 13 Medals

The Walvis Bay Goju Ryu Karate Club brought back 13 medals from the 34th National Championship which was hosted on 8th June 2013 in Windhoek. This event will be used to select the Namibian National Goju Ryu Karate Team that will participate at The IOGKFSA Tournament that will be held in Paarl, RSA in August 2013 From left to right, back to front, the delighted medal winners: Immandy Muiaine got 1st place in the Girls Orange Kata 1995 – 1999 category. James Haraseb got 1st place in the Boys Yellow Kata 2004 – 2005 category. Brendan Auchab got 1st place in the Boys Yellow Kata 2000 – 2001 category. Ethan Brussel got 1st place in the Boys Yellow Kata 1995 – 1999 category. Kavlan Leech got 2nd place in the Girls Yellow Kata 2000

– 2003 category. Maria (Maeja) Hardarson got 2nd place in the Girls Yellow Kata 1995 – 1999 category. Stefan Lotriet came 2nd in the Boys Jnr & Yellow Kata 2006 – 2008 category. Ruan Lotriet came 2nd in the Boys Yellow Kata 2002 – 2003 category. Kluivert Lucas came 2nd in the Boys Yellow Kata 1995 – 1999 category. Lizandro Clara came 3rd in the Boys Yellow Kata 2004 – 2005 category. Dieter Buys came 3rd in the Boys Yellow Kata 2000 – 2001 category. Andre v/d Merwe came 3rd in the Boys Yellow Kata 1995 – 1999 category and Utomuini Murangi-Hijamutiti came 3rd in the Boys Green & Blue Iri/Kata 1999 – 1995 category. Sensei Nico Maritz, Instructor of the Walvis Bay Goju Ryu Karate Club, is very proud of the results and his pupils.

Mr B Reimers. The winning parties were notified accordingly. The youth team would like to heartily thank all sponsors and the community for supporting this very exciting fundraiser. Jumble Sale On Saturday, 29 June, the team will host a jumble sale on General Tack Shop premises, No 50 Hidipo Hamutenya Street, in the old industrial area in Swakopmund as from 9am. For further information or “jumble” donations, contact Gigi at 081 122 9358. Collecting of your useful jumble can be arranged. Open Fun Day at the RVS On Sunday, the 30 June 2013 from 09:00 to 14:00 Children’s Open Fun Day is planned at the ReiterVerein. This Fun Day will be open to the public. On this day, your child will learn more about horses; participate in various

“horsie” games and or enjoy pony rides the whole morning / midday. A onceoff participation donation of N$ 100.00 per child for the day will be charged at the entrance gate. Delicious Breakfast, Sweets, a light lunch and refreshments will be for sale. For further information contact Holger 081 127 0595. Go-Kart Challenge Another very exciting fund-raiser on the program will be a Go-Kart team challenge on 21 July. This high speed challenge will take place at the R & R Go-Kart track outside Swakopmund, close to the airport. The aim will be to have 30 teams, 2 drivers per team, entering this competition as well as individual racers. Each team will take part in a 20 lap main race. The top 20 teams will then enter into the 20 lap semifinal race. The Grand Final championship

race will consist of 20 laps and will be open for the top 10 teams, who will all strive towards one target – winning the championship race. Individual races will also be offered and will have the same criteria as the team challenges. Huge cash & consolation prizes in various categories are up for grabs. Fun guaranteed - but are you fast enough? Can you take on the day’s track record? The ECLN Team dares you! Additional entertainment for youngster will also be offered. So come on, bring your family and friends and enjoy this fund-raising challenge with the ECLN Germany team on the 21 July. For entries, schedules and more information, contact Silvia at 081 124 0293 Email: schweizerhaus@mweb.com. na or R & R Go Karting at Email: info@ kartingnamibia.com Full catering will be available throughout the day.

Social Squash League Seperates the Men From the Boys

After a tiring week on the graveyard shift and plenty of time to mull over last week’s clash, it seems as if the squash results have separated the men from the boys, unless those in question can turn it around this week. The results for Wednesday, the 12th were, as follows: Woermann Brock Hardware & Building Supplies [3] vs Seawork [4] Michael Stauder vs Emil Dorgeloh 0-3. A tough 3 setter. Emil’s reach and fitness got the better of Michi. Danie Jansen vs Jenny Pahl 0-3. Dirk Bosman vs Peter Pahl 1-3. Dylan Spencer vs Sharde Fisher 1-3. Doyle de Haas vs Wynand Breytenbach [jr] 3-2. Lindsay Lottering vs Flippie Scheepers 3-1. Anneke Grobler vs Raphael Burlamasue 3-0. FCS [1] vs Fuel Pump Repairs Africa [6] Sergio Figueiredo vs Clifford de Witt 0-3. Wynand Breytenbach vs Jaco de Witt 1-3. Trevor Heath vs Stephen van Lingen 0-3. Lucinda Rodrigues vs Jan de Smit 2-3. Jaco de Jager vs Daniel Jansen 1-3. Francois Olivier vs Alberto Cannalles 2-3. A good hard match. Well played, Alberto. Morne Fourie vs Lore Wormsbacher 3-0. Coastal Car Hire [4] vs Magic Discounters [3]

Trevor Grane vs Phillip de Villiers 3-0. Henning du Plessis vs Jaco Greeff 3-1. Henning taking a good win. Martin Krause vs Matthys Robberts 0-3. Cabous Olivier vs Poena Olivier 3-2. Brandon Grane vs Gerhard Lottering 0-3. Sam Webster vs Raymond Duvenhage 0-3. Joseph Payne vs Goretti Jansen 3-1. Gateway Shipping [6] vs Steel Africa [1] Marius Geyser vs Imanuel Amorongo 3-2. Stefan van Tonder vs Leslie Bosman 3-2. Richard van der Meer vs Ze de Britto 3-2. Jorn Wormsbacher vs George Bekker 1-3. Desire Tuit vs Anina Huisamen 3-1. Wernher Riedel vs Frikkie Riekert 3-0. Tiny closed the gate on Frikkie. Oscar Fernandes vs Anna-Maria Venter 3-1. The points standing at the moment is as follows: Fuel Pump Repairs Africa – 66 ; Gateway Shipping – 59 ; Coastal Car Hire – 57 ; Seawork – 56 ; Magic Discounters – 53 ; FCS – 48 ; Steel Africa – 42 and Woermann Brock Hardware & Building Supplies – 39.


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