Food for Thought
*TJEKERO Tweya should pay for the labour to have his illegal fence removed. Why should the taxpayer foot the bill?
*NOW why does minister Abraham Iyambo not go for a check up in Namibia? Why in Cuba? Doesn’t the minister trust our own medical staff? Makes me wonder!
*WHEN do the ‘struggle kids’ become adults? Some of the children are having children. Most of the so called ‘struggle kids’ are in their thirties and are married.
*THE front page of Confidente carried an article about Namibia’s dogs of war earning between N$90 000 to N$180 000 a month as mercenaries abroad. With this large number of ex-Koevoet and SWATF members unemployed, won’t they cross borders?
*DOES Swapo and the GRN have any reliable data about these so-called ‘struggle kids’? I wonder. All jobless youth are desperate for work and will do whatever they can to get jobs.
*VERONICA De Klerk and Joan Guriras, your article in the Informante of January 24 to 30 titled ‘No passion for killings’. Do you know that the law is on the side of this abusive husband? When the wife decides to walk out of this abusive marriage, it takes years to divorce him. All this person will say in court is “I still love my wife”, then the case is postponed. The evidence is overlooked. If the wife walks out, she cannot buy something for herself because they are married in community of property, and the man in most cases remains in the house bought by the wife.
Bouquets and Brickbats
*FOR best customer service in Namibia, go to the kapana vendors on Sundays. GRN please follow their good example.
*SAARA Kuugongelwa-Amadhila, your tax policies are ridiculous. How can someone earning N$16 000 be paying income tax of N$4 000, are we ever going to accumulate wealth in this country? Where do the millions from all the mineral resources go that we have to be taxed this way? After all, GRN gets and runs the riches of the country.
*NBC: A girl vomiting rocks and stones! What a load of bull! Seriously, please use our taxpayer’s money in a better way instead!
*ABRAHAM Iyambo, why do you have to go to Cuba for your medical check-ups? Why do you not go to one of the state hospitals like we all have to? What makes your health more important than mine?
*ABRAHAM Iyambo you are a servant of the people. Don’t mind or be surprised when people, through the media, are concerned about your health. You are not an ordinary person, but a servant of the people.
*RICHARD Kamwi, the fact that Abraham Iyambo went to Cuba for a medical check-up says a lot about what he thinks of the medical services in Namibia.
*WHY can’t the Ministry of Education re-introduce the June exams for JSC and NSSC? I think it can help a lot.
*PLEASE ladies who work behind counters, don’t wear jeans that fall down every time you bend.
*DO you perhaps know who is responsible for issuing police clearance certificates and why they take six months to do it. It’s costing people jobs.
*PLEASE, Health inspectors of Rundu, almost all the food in shops has expired. We are at risk.
*PARLIAMENTARIANS, wake up and stop these banks plundering and robbing us. Do you know that we are charged declined fees of N$13,50 if you try to withdraw from an ATM without available funds and N$33,50 if you ask for that tiny small ATM printed statement. Please help us.
*CITY of Windhoek, find an innovative way of notifying residents of emergencies, like the power failure in Klein Windhoek late Saturday evening. No one answered the emergency numbers.
*CITY of Windhoek, what’s happening in Tauben Glen? Some days the water is interrupted and some days the electricity is out. Make a plan and give us better service!
*IT’S high time that the prime minister revisits these ministerial affirmative action committees. It doesn’t benefit any lower ranked staff, nor is it effective when it comes to shortlisting for interviews in general. In certain line ministries, jobs are reserved for cousins, nephews, nieces, boys and girls from villages of the same tribes. Almost 23 years after independence, this affirmative action does not have any tangible actions. Nepotism and favouritism is the order of the day in public service and parasitical parastatals. Please PM stop the rot.
*ABRAHAM Iyambo and the PS, can a BETD teacher be on probation for two years? I have been on probation for two years (since 2011).
– Worried teacher from the Kunene Region
*WHY does government employ teachers on contract for more than four years? Why can’t those teachers be permanent? Minister do something, we are tired of working on contract.
*NANTU wake up its 2013, the new improved housing scheme cannot be implemented simply because regional offices have not received any official directive. Please arrange a follow up meeting meeting with the OPM and inform the masses.
*PLEASE Ministry of Education, are the scholarships for Malaysia made only for people living in Windhoek? Only room and floor numbers were provided in the New Era advert. Due date is gone, but I want to apply because I meet the requirements. I applied on Friday January 18, which happens to be the due date. My application was not received because no one picked up the phone as I was trying to send it via fax which the person in office gave me a bit later that day.
In and From the Regions
*COUNCILLOR of Okankolo we want a well at Ontana Village! Open wells near the location are unsafe and dangerous to humans and livestock.
*GOVERNOR of Omusati Region, we know you are trying to do your best but could you take a trip on the Olupaka-Onesi gravel road to see how bad it is.
*WHY is Selco electricity so expensive? We’re Karasburg residents and we are not happy with Selco! This company is killing the poor.
*EENHANA Town Council has no money to pay its employees, but has money to buy a second hand Caravela bus for half a million.
*I’M living in the vicinity of a shebeen here in Safari, Rundu. We are constantly being kept out from sleep, day in and day out, mid-week and weekends. Please law enforcement officers in Rundu, patrol and stop this noise.
*USAKOS Town Council, do something. Your town is full of government houses and they have empty rooms. We want to rent them so that you can add to your savings. It is hard for us who are not government employees. Please help us. We are all the government! I cannot come from Oshakati to Usakos for work everyday.
*THE old people of the Karas Region are neglected by the government. Can the government please do something by sponsoring money to buy sheep, goats or cattle to farm with and to make a living. Please do something. The councillor of Noordoewer is sleeping. Other places are developing but our town is just moving backwards. We also don’t get proper feedback when we hand over our problems to this office.
Lost and Found
* I, MATEUS Hambiya lost my ID card around Windhoek. If found, please contact me at 081-365 0042.
*I, ESTHER Damaskus, lost my wallet in Rundu with my ID, FNB, Nampost card, Social Security card etc. If found contact 066-267408 or deliver to EB Joinery in Rundu.
*I FOUND the ID and two bank cards, driver’s license and Medical Aid card, along with other documents for Karl Andea Ivette. Please contact me on 081-330 1701.
*ON, November 30 2012, I came from Swakopmund in a white car in which I left my bag with my clothes. If found, please contact me at 081-414 0962.
*HAMBELELENI Panuleni Petrus lost her ID around Windhoek. Please contact me on 081-753 5842.