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Outjo town commemorates 120 years

Written by Mulisa Simiyasa on 23 June 2018

OUTJO, 23 JUN (NAMPA) – Over 1 000 Outjo residents on Friday gathered at the Etoshapoort Stadium to commemorate the 120 years’ existence of their town.
Vice President, Nangolo Mbumba was present and officiated at the event.
In his statement, Mbumba said that history archived by the Outjo Municipality indicate Charles John Anderson to have been the first European settler in Outjo in 1859. He found San, Damara and Herero speaking Namibians who lived as nomads and hunters and gatherers of wild fruits.
“They ca ...


Geingob says late Modise a friend of Namibia

Written by Petrus Muronga on 23 June 2018

RUNDU, 23 JUN (NAMPA) – President Hage Geingob has described African National Congress (ANC) veteran politician and ambassador, Billy Modise as a friend of the Namibian people and a trusted comrade, who always performed his duties diligently.
The ANC stalwart, who served as the first democratic South African black High Commissioner to Canada, died on Wednesday night, 20 June 2018, at hospital after a long illness.
He was 87.
Press Secretary, Alfredo Hengari in a statement on Friday said the president has le ...

Hanse-Himarwa encourages learners to work hard

WINDHOEK, 21 JUN (NAMPA) – Minister of Education, Arts and Culture Katrina Hanse-Himarwa on Tuesday delivered a motivational talk to learners urging them to do their best to obtain good grades. Speaking during a visit to Immanuel Shifidi Secondary School in the capital, Hanse-Himarwa said Namibian children have a role to play in the country and responsibilities awaiting them. (NAMPA) LP/PS (Video by Lydia Pitiri)

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× OTJIWARONGO, 22 June 2018 - Otjozondjupa Regional Council Chairperson, Julius Neumbo (L) on Friday was re-elected by his fellow regional councillors in his position at their mid-term internal council elections for political office bearers. Otjiwarongo Magistrate, Eduard Kesslau (R) swore him into the position where he will serve for the remaining two and half-years before another election takes place in 2020. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× OTJIWARONGO, 18 June 2018 - A group picture of different local authority council representatives at a meeting that started on Monday on zero waste management. Deputy Minister of Environment and Tourism, Bernadette Jagger (front second left) is also attending the four-day meeting. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× England's midfielder Jordan Henderson attends a press conference at Nizhny Novgorod stadium on June 23, 2018, on the eve of the team's third match during the Russia 2018 World Cup football tournament. / AFP PHOTO / JOHANNES EISELE

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× OTJIWARONGO, 22 June 2018 - Otjozondjupa Regional Constituency Councillor for Grootfontein, Nelao Amagulu (R) being sworn-in to her position of regional council management committee member at internal council elections for political office bearers at Otjiwarongo on Friday. Otjiwarongo Magistrate, Eduard Kesslau handled the swearing-in ceremony. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 20 June 2018 - Head of the Directorate Education and Civil Training at the Ministry of Defence and Namibian Defence Force. (Photo by: Elizabeth Shaakuka) NAMPA

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× (180623) -- MOSCOW, June 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Tunisia's goalkeeper Farouk Ben Mustapha (bottom) defends during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group G match between Belgium and Tunisia in Moscow, Russia, June 23, 2018. Belgium won 5-2. (Xinhua/Yang Lei)

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× (180623) -- MOSCOW, June 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Staff members display Belgium's flag prior to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group G match between Belgium and Tunisia in Moscow, Russia, June 23, 2018. Belgium won 5-2. (Xinhua/Wang Yuguo)

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× Colombia's coach Jose Pekerman attends a training session at the Kazan Arena in Kazan on June 23, 2018, on the eve of the Russia 2018 World Cup Group H football match between Poland and Colombia. / AFP PHOTO / SAEED KHAN