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San learners doing well in school despite poverty: Semba

Written by Charles Tjatindi on 18 July 2018

GOBABIS, 18 JUL (NAMPA) – San learners have managed to do well in school despite the economic hardships they often face, Omaheke Regional Education Director Peka Semba has said.
He told Nampa in an interview on Wednesday despite being unable to afford basic necessities, especially those residing in hostels, such learners have continue to put up an above average performance in their school work.
Semba said extreme poverty at home has meant that San parents are often unable to provide basic necessities for th ...


Kalkrand residents want early warning systems for disasters

Written by Rhonie Garoeb on 18 July 2018

KALKRAND, 18 JUL (NAMPA) – Residents of Kalkrand on Tuesday said early warning systems monitoring possible disasters in the constituencies, such as Mariental, should also be implemented in settlements and villages as some houses are built in or near riverbeds.
They said this during a road show by the Hardap Regional Council on disaster risk management awareness in the region that started on 09 July.
Members of the community are of the opinion that most informal settlements in the region are built in areas ...

Usakos community members remember the late Gurirab

USAKOS, 18 JUL (NAMPA) – Usakos community members have described the late Theo-Ben Gurirab as a soft-spoken man whose words always meant a lot to them. The former Prime Minister and Speaker of Parliament died in Windhoek on Saturday at the age of 80. (Video by Lydia pitiri) NAMPA.



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× USAKOS, 17 July 2018 - Usakos Mayor Akser Mwafangeyo. (Photo by: Lydia Pitiri) NAMPA

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× Suspected members of Islamist militant group Boko Haram are pictured after being arrested in Maiduguri, Nigeria July 18, 2018. REUTERS/Ahmed Kingimi

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× WINDHOEK, 16 July 2018 - The Northern Industrial Area. (Photo by: Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× Great Britain's Geraint Thomas, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, celebrates on the podium after winning the eleventh stage of the 105th edition of the Tour de France cycling race between Albertville and La Rosiere, French Alps, on July 18, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Philippe LOPEZ

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× WINDHOEK, 16 July 2018 - The Northern Industrial Area. (Photo by: Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× Cycling - Tour de France - The 108.5-km Stage 11 from Albertville to La Rosiere Espace San Bernardo - July 18, 2018 - Team Sky rider Geraint Thomas of Britain finishes to win the stage. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

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× Stage winner and new overall leader Britain's Geraint Thomas, speeds downhill during the eleventh stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 108.5 kilometers (67.4 miles) with start in Albertville and finish in La Rosiere Espace San Bernardo, France. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena )