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New permanent secretaries appointed, re-assigned

Written by Anna Salkeus on 17 July 2018

WINDHOEK, 17 JUL (NAMPA) - Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila on Tuesday announced the appointment and re-assignment of five permanent secretaries (PSs).
I-Ben Nashandi had been transferred from the Ministry of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare to the Office of the Prime Minister, where he will serve for the remainder of his contract until 2020.
Esther Lusepani replaces Nashandi, with her term set to run until 31 July 2023.
Lusepani was deputy PS in the land reform ministry.
Annely Haiphene was ...


Usakos prepared to host Gurirab’s memorial service

Written by Isabel Bento on 17 July 2018

USAKOS, 17 JUL (NAMPA) – The town of Usakos has expressed readiness to host the memorial service of former Prime Minister, Dr Theo-Ben Gurirab, who died on Saturday.
In an interview with Nampa here on Tuesday, the town’s Mayor, Akser Mwafangeyo said although the news to host the memorial service came to them on short notice, they were glad to have been granted the opportunity.
“We would also like to thank the wife and family for finding it fit to have a memorial service in Usakos in honour of the late Guri ...

USAKOS, 17 JUL (NAMPA) – The town of Usakos has expressed readiness to host the memorial service of former Prime Minister, Dr Theo-Ben Gurirab, who died on Saturday. (Video by: Lydia Pitiri) NAMPA.

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× LÜDERITZ, 13 July 2018 – A number of buildings still stand at Kolmanskop near Lüderitz, where a diamond was discovered by railway worker Zacharias Lewala in 1908. (Photo by: Linea Dishena) NAMPA

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× (180717) -- SANAA, July 17, 2018 (Xinhua) -- People affected by the ongoing conflicts wait for food from a charity center in Sanaa, Yemen, on July 17, 2018. More than 35,000 families have recently been displaced from Yemen's Red Sea port city of Hodeidah due to fierce fighting between government forces and Houthi rebels, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said in a statement on Monday. (Xinhua/Mohammed Mohammed) (wtc)

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× LÜDERITZ, 13 July 2018 - The Bogenfels rock arch is found in the Tsau //Khaeb National Park, formerly known as the Sperrgebiet. The 55 metre high lime rock is situated in the restricted diamond area about 100 kilometres south of Lüderitz. (Photo by: Linea Dishena) NAMPA

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× Workers replace "VeloV" bicycles for hire with new ones at a pavement station in Villeurbanne near Lyon, south-eastern France on July 17, 2018. Code name: "night of 4.000". Objective: to change all self-service bicycles in Lyon in one night. A "challenge" for the group JCDecaux after they lost a similar contract in the French capital Paris. / AFP PHOTO / PHILIPPE DESMAZES

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× LÜDERITZ, 15 July 2018 - Rush Ups from Lüderitz were crowned ||Kharas Second Division Coastal Stream winners on Sunday after defeating Men United 4-1 and beating Youngsters to first spot with goal difference. (Photo: Contributed) NAMPA

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× A picture of Syrian President Bashar Assad hangs at an army check point on the entrance of the central Syrian town of Rastan, Homs province, Syria, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

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× WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 17: U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) speaks during a news briefing after a weekly policy luncheon July 17, 2018 at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. Senate Democrats participated in a weekly luncheon to discuss Democratic agenda. Alex Wong/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× U.S. Vice President Mike Pence listens to U.S. President Donald Trump speak about his summit with Russia's President Vladimir Putin during a meeting with members of the U.S. Congress at the White House in Washington, July 17, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis