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The Namibian
Fri 27 Mar 2015
 • AN open suggestion to City Police or the traffic department: can your office please assign traffic officers at robots and junctions on weekdays, especially during peak hours. I believe this can also help. - Zasana, Ovikango
 • IF President Hage Geingob really meant to declare war on poverty and income inequility, he should firstly review the medical aid scheme and housing allowance of N$800 for civil servants!
 • COMRADE President, I am a resident of Onesi village in Omusati region. Please hear my cry! The gravel road between Epalela and Onesi is only 17km long, but until now, 25 years after independence, the road is still not tarred. We are also human beings li
 • MAYOR of Outjo, we the people born in Outjo are still struggling to get houses, but the people who came to this town recently got houses already. Please correct this situation.
 • MR President, the road from Ongha, Ohalushu, Ondjadjaxwi, Onamutayi to Ongwediva and Oshakati is still a gravel road and useless. It is not taken care of by the government at all; please do something about it, comrade
POLL
Is Hage Geingob's cabinet the right size to deal with Namibia's biggest issues?

1. Yes, his appointments are solid

2. No, too many cooks spoil the broth

3. Maybe, but he'll have to manage them well

4. Hell no! The problems are too big to fix in 1 term


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FRONT PAGE | 2011-10-24
Chinese sentenced for overstaying
ADAM HARTMAN
TWO Chinese nationals were sentenced in the Swakopmund Magistrate's Court last week for overstaying their permissible time in Namibia.
Both men were arrested on September 18 and both pleaded guilty.
Guo Wei Zhang (47) was sentenced to pay a fine of N$6 000 or spend one year in jail for contravening the Immigration Control Act by remaining in Namibia after the expiry of his visitor's permit.
Zhang apparently used an agent to process his travel documents, using 'severe misrepresentations' with regard to his rights to remain in Namibia.  On the day of had arrest, he had overstayed his welcome by five months and 27 days.
Sun Lei (31) was sentenced for contravening the Immigration Control Act by remaining in Namibia after the expiry of his worker's permit. He is a geologist assistant. He had to pay a fine of N$5 000 or spend 11 months in jail. On the day of his arrest, he had overstayed by 149 days.
Swakopmund Magistrate Bernhard Tjatjara said in his judgement that the accused - even on their first trip to Namibia - showed complete disregard for the sovereignty of Namibia and for the Immigration Control Act.
'If such a situation persists, Namibia's government and its citizens will be regarded internationally to foster a climate of perceived acceptance of international illegal immigrants,' he said.


         


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