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WINDHOEK – The director-general of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), Guy Ryder, has advised Shoprite Checkers group to engage the local trade union and the government to find a satisfactory solution to the aftermath of the lawsuit instituted by the company against its employees following their strike in 2015. WINDHOEK - Leader of the Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) and Member of Parliament (MP), McHenry Venaani has been elected as the Chairperson of the Trade, Custom and Immigration Committee of the Pan-African Parliament (PAP). WINDHOEK - Namibian government delegation for the repatriation of skulls of Namibians, who were killed and taken to Germany for experimentation, paid a courtesy call on President Hage Geingob at State House yesterday. WINDHOEK - Rally for Democracy and Progress (RDP) founding member and president Jeremiah Nambinga yesterday resigned as party’s president, putting to an end constant leadership squabbles that have bruised the party in recent years. WINDHOEK- Ovaherero paramount chief, Advocate Vekuii Rukoro has cautioned President Hage Geingob not to overstep his boundaries when it comes to the sensitive issues pertaining to genocide, including the much anticipated land conference. WINDHOEK - State-owned meat processer and marketer Meatco is to implement a restructuring plan in which approximately 650 of its 1200 workers would be retrenched. WINDHOEK - The 38th SADC Heads of State and Government Summit in Namibia will this week pass its verdict on the mooted establishment of the SADC University of Transformation. WINDHOEK- Several Heads of State of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) are expected to arrive in Windhoek today ahead of the 38th SADC Summit tomorrow. WINDHOEK – Chairperson of the SADC Council of Ministers, Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah has urged member states to continuously intensify their advocacy and lobbying campaigns on gender parity as per the provisions in the SADC Protocol on Gender and Development SADC wants a 50/50 parliamentary representation comprising 50 percent women and 50 percent male parliamentarians. WINDHOEK - Representatives of domestic workers unions from five SADC countries have urged member countries in the region to ratify International Labour Organisation (IOL) Convention 189 on decent work for domestic workers. WINDHOEK - The Ovambanderu community will as of tomorrow convene at Okeseta, farm Groot Gunichas south of Gobabis in the Omaheke Region to honour their fallen heroes and to voice the community needs and aspirations. WINDHOEK – SADC chairperson President Hage Geingob has promised to promote the SADC Common Agenda to ensure sustainable and equitable economic growth and socio-economic development in the region.