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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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× BERSEBA, 06 July 2018 - Pictured are Minister of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare, Zephania Kameeta, Deputy Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Derek Klazen, Berseba Village Council officials, Standard Bank officials and the 28 beneficiaries of the new houses in Berseba on Friday. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× FILE - In this file photo dated Saturday, June 23, 2018, opponents of the deal between Greece and Macedonia, on changing the country's new name to "North Macedonia", outside the parliament in Skopje, Macedonia. The Russian Embassy in Macedonia on Tuesday July 17, 2018, denied allegations from Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, that Moscow has been involved in public protests against an agreement with Greece, that would enable the former Yugoslav republic to join NATO.(AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski, FILE)

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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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× EENHANA, 16 July 2018 - Chairperson of the Ohangwena Region’s Okongo Village Council, Paulus Mwahanyekange (front row right), Eenhana Town’s Mayor Amos Nangolo (second from right) and others attending the presentation of Ohangwena Governor Usko Nghaamwa’s 2018 State of the Region Address by Chairperson of the Ohangwena Regional Council, Erickson Ndawanifa at Eenhana on Monday. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× (180717) -- BEIJING, July 17, 2018 (Xinhua) -- U.S. President Donald Trump (L) shakes hands with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a joint press conference in Helsinki, Finland, on July 16, 2018. (Xinhua/Lehtikuva/Jussi Nukari) (wtc)

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× In this July 5, 2018 photo, Republican congressional candidate Anthony Pappas talks to a reporter during an interview at St. John's University in New York. Pappas says he knows he has almost no chance of beating Democrat rising star Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in November 2018, but he plans to question his opponent on how she plans to pay for programs she is championing such as universal healthcare, tuition free public college and the promise of federal jobs for the unemployed. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

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