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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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× REHOBOTH, 14 July 2018 - Rehoboth Urban East residents pictured during a land consultative meeting held by the Hardap Regional Council and Office of the Governor on Saturday. (Photo by: Rhonie ||Garoeb) NAMPA

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× OKAPYA, 07 July 2018 - Minister of Environment and Tourism at the launch of Endjala Lodge and Traditional House in Okapya village of the Oshana Region. (Photo by: Linea Dishena) NAMPA

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× (180717) -- KUNMING, July 17, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Dancers perform during the 12th National Dance Exhibition in Kunming, capital of southwest China's Yunnan Province, July 17, 2018. The exhibition is held here from July 11 to 21. (Xinhua/Lin Yiguang) (zwx)

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× President Donald Trump, center, accompanied by House Ways and Means Committee chairman Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, left, and Rep. Diane Black, R-Tenn., right, speaks in the Cabinet room of the White House, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

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× WINDHOEK, 16 July 2018 - Karasburg resident and alleged killer August van Wyk in court. (Photo by: Simon Endjala) NAMPA

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× House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. accompanied by Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, and others members of the congress speaks during a news conference on President Donald Trump's meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday, July 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

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× WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 17: U.S. Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (2nd L) speaks as (L-R) Sen. John Thune (R-SD), and Senate Majority Whip Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) 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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× MARIENTAL, 10 July 2018 - Hardap Region Governor Esme Isaack delivers her State of the Region Address on Tuesday in Mariental. (Photo by: Rhonie ||Garoeb) NAMPA