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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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× EENHANA, 16 July 2018 - Chairperson of the Ohangwena Regional Council, Erickson Ndawanifa presents Ohangwena Governor Usko Nghaamwa’s 2018 State of the Region Address at Eenhana on Monday. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media as he meets with members of Congress in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

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× OTJIWARONGO, 12 July 2018 - Otjozondjupa Governor Otto Ipinge (C) discusses a five-year strategic plan outlining new road projects planned for his region with the Roads Authority's Chief Executive Officer, Conrad Lutombi at Otjiwarongo on Thursday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 11 July 2018 - Olof Palme Primary School learners and community members pictured at the donation of corn and spinach to learners and community members in the capital on Wednesday. (Photo by: Panduleni Amwaalwa) NAMPA

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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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× WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 17: U.S. Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) (R) speaks as Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) (L) listens 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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× REHOBOTH, 14 July 2018 - Elsie Petha-Kariseb, facilitator of the Hardap Region Disaster Risk Management Workshop held in Rehoboth Urban East Constituency on Saturday. (Photo by: Rhonie ||Garoeb) NAMPA

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× CORRECTS TO THE LOCATION TO BIG SUR, NOT MORRO BAY - In this Friday, July 13, 2018, photo posted on the Monterey County, Calif., Sheriff's Office Twitter feed, authorities tend to Angela Hernandez, foreground center, after she was rescued along Big Sur coastline, Calif. Authorities say a couple on a camping trip came upon Hernandez, from Oregon, who had been missing since July 6, after her car went over a cliff in coastal California. (Monterey County Sheriff's Office via AP)