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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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× WINDHOEK, 21 June 2018 - Mayor of the City of Windhoek, Muesee Kazapua unveiling the plaque of the Namibian Police Central Logistics Warehouse in Windhoek, while Inspector General of the Namibian Police Force, Lieutenant-General Sebastian Ndeitunga looks on. (Photo by: Uerikoha Tjijombo) NAMPA

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× Sweden's Sebastian Larsson, left, and Germany's Marco Reus fight for the ball during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

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× A girl looks at colourfull ballons at a street vendor's stall outside the official FIFA Fan Fest in Volgograd on June 23, 2018, during the Russia 2018 World Cup football tournament. / AFP PHOTO / NICOLAS ASFOURI

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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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× US musician Lenny Kravitz (L) poses with British models Naomi Campbell as they attend the Dior Men's Spring/Summer 2019 fashion show on June 23, 2018 in Paris. / AFP PHOTO / FRANCOIS GUILLOT

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× Germany's Thomas Mueller, top, duels for the ball with Sweden's Albin Ekdal during the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)