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Ngatjizeko let go after 14 days in new post

Written by Edward Mumbuu Jnr on 21 February 2018

WINDHOEK, 21 FEB (NAMPA) – Presidential Affairs Minister, Immanuel Ngatjizeko, has been relieved of his duties due to ill health, 14 days after assuming the role.
Speaking to the media at State House on Wednesday, Press Secretary, Alfredo Hengari, said Ngatjizeko was relieved of his duties with immediate effect.
“Immanuel Ngatjizeko has been relieved of his duties on account of ill-health and this was based on the recommendation of his personal physician. That is the information I can share with you,” Hen ...


We have no problem with feeding our troops: Ya Ndakolo

Written by Edward Mumbuu Jnr on 21 February 2018

WINDHOEK, 21 FEB (NAMPA) - The decision to send soldiers on leave was taken to meet Government halfway in consolidating resources, Defence Minister Penda Ya Ndakolo says.
Speaking in the National Assembly on Tuesday, Ya Ndakolo rubbished assertions that the Ministry of Defence was not in a financial position to house and feed its soldiers.
“What the ministry rejects and dismisses in the strongest possible terms is the fact that the issue of compulsory leave for our soldiers is being used for political and ...

ALERT: Ngatjizeko relieved of his duties

WINDHOEK, 21 FEB (NAMPA) - Presidential Affairs Minister Immanuel Ngatjizeko has been relieved of his duties due to ill health. (Video by: George Hendricks) NAMPA.

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× ONGWEDIVA, 19 February 2018 - Dr Fysal Brenner (L) of Fysal Fresh Produce pictured with former President Hifikepunye Pohamba and his wife Penehupifo during their tour of the fresh produce hub of the Agro-Marketing Trade Agency at Ongwediva on Monday. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 14 February 2018 - United Nations Resident Coordinator and United Nations Development Programme Representative, Anita Kiki Gbeho (L) paid a courtesy call on Vice President Nangolo Mbumba (R) on Wednesday. (Photo by: Esme Konstantinus) NAMPA

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× Silver medalist team Netherlands with Antoinette de Jong, Marrit Leenstra, Lotte van Beek, and Ireen Wust, from left to right, celebrates on the podium after the women's team pursuit speedskating race at the Gangneung Oval at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/John Locher)

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× (180221) -- PYEONGCHANG, Feb. 21, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Elana Meyers Taylor and Lauren Gibbs of the United States celebrate after finishing a run of bobsleigh women event at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games at Olympic Sliding Centre, PyeongChang, South Korea, Feb. 21, 2018. Elana Meyers Taylor and Lauren Gibbs claimed second place in a time of 3:22.52. (Xinhua/Bai Xuefei)

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× ONGWEDIVA, 19 February 2018 - Dr Fysal Brenner (L) of Fysal Fresh Produce pictured with former President Hifikepunye Pohamba and his wife Penehupifo during their tour of the fresh produce hub of the Agro-Marketing Trade Agency at Ongwediva on Monday. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× Activists of the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) hold placards reading in Italian "Rabbits' fur does not belong to you" and "Rabbits suffer because of fur and angora", as they protest the exploitation of rabbits in front of the Milan gothic cathedral, Italy, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (Matteo Bazzi/ANSA via AP)

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× Britain's Prince William, Duke of Cambridge (CR), and Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (CL), watch a performing arts demonstration as they visit The Fire Station, an iconic building recently converted into a music and arts hub, in Sunderland, northeast England, on February 21, 2018. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited Sunderland to learn about the city's arts scene and engineering talent. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Andy COMMINS

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× (180221) -- PYEONGCHANG, Feb. 21, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Team of the Netherlands pose for photos during venue ceremony of men's team pursuit of speed skating at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games at Gangneung Oval, Gangneung, South Korea, Feb. 21, 2018. Team of the Netherlands claimed third place in a time of 3:38.40. (Xinhua/Wang Song)