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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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× Nordic Combined Events - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - Team LH Training - Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre - Pyeongchang, South Korea - February 21, 2018 - Magnus Krog of Norway trains. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

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× Silver medal team Korea, left, gold medal team Norway, center, and bronze medal team Netherlands, right, pose on the podium after the men'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) -- KABUL, Feb. 21, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Feb. 21, 2018 shows Hashmat Khan lake in Kabul, capital of Afghanistan. (Xinhua/Rahmat Alizadah) (whw)

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× SWAKOPMUND, 19 February 2018 - United Nations Children's Fund Regional Director for Eastern and Southern Africa, Leila Pakkala attending the experience sharing forum in Swakopmund. (Photo by: Paulus Kiiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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× Ice Hockey - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - Men's Quarterfinal Match - Sweden v Germany - Kwandong Hockey Centre, Gangneung, South Korea - February 21, 2018 - David Wolf of Germany celebrates with a flag after the match. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

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× Germany celebrates after the quarterfinal round of the men's hockey game against Sweden at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

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× French farmers gather in Rouen during a demonstration on February 21, 2018 to protest against the negotiations between Mercosur and the European Union and the revision of the map of disadvantaged areas through which certain communes receive aid. Negotiators from Mercosur and the European Union are due to resume talks on February 21 after edging closer to a historic trade deal during the last round in Brussels. / AFP PHOTO / CHARLY TRIBALLEAU