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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 - 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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× This June 26, 2018 photo shows Huntington Beach Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher depicted on a carton of milk during a protest against AG Jeff Session's visit to Los Angeles, California. Rohrabacher has come under fire July 17, 2018 for comments he made on Sacha Baron Cohen's new program "Who is America" with critics saying he advocated for arming toddlers to defend themselves at school and the congressman insisting his comments were aired out of context in a "despicable" fraud by the comedian's spoof program. / AFP PHOTO / Frederic J. BROWN

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× Former member of ABBA Bjorn Ulvaeus attends the premiere of Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again in Vastervik, Sweden, July 17, 2018. TT News Agency/Ivan Da Silva/Zap Events via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. SWEDEN OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN SWEDEN. MANDATORY CREDIT.

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× Bolivian President Evo Morales (C), is pictured during the XXIV Forum of Sao Paulo meeting in Havana on July 17, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / YAMIL LAGE

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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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× Migrants, intercepted aboard two toy dinghies off the coast in the Strait of Gibraltar, disembark from a rescue boat as they are led into a police bus after arriving at the port of Algeciras, southern Spain July 17, 2018. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

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× WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 17: U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) (L) speaks as Senate Majority Whip Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) (2nd L) and Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (R) listen during a news briefing after a weekly policy luncheon July 17, 2018 at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. Senate GOPs participated in a weekly luncheon to discuss Republican agenda. Alex Wong/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× WINDHOEK, 12 July 2018 - Jonas Penovanhu Shinana, who was in November 2017 found guilty of murdering his two minor children in 2009, was sentenced to two life sentences in the High Court on Thursday. (Photo by: Simon Endjala) NAMPA