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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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× OUTJO, 22 June 2018 - Outjo Mayor, Samuel !Oe-Amseb (L) at the event that marked the 120th Anniversary of Outjo in the Kunene Region on Friday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Members are frisked by police officials as they arrive to attend Sporting Lisbon's General Meeting at The Atlantic Pavilion in Lisbon on June 23, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL RIOPA

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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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× Dancers of the Luo tribe perform at the construction site of Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) during the Presidential Inspection of the SGR Nairobi-Naivasha Phase 2A project in Nairobi, Kenya, on June 23, 2018. The SGR phase 2A project is an 120km extensiton of the Monbasa-Nairobi SGR project (Phase 1) with the longest railway bridge in the country, 5.8km Super Major Bridge, constructed across Nairobi National Park. / AFP PHOTO / Yasuyoshi CHIBA

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× Windhoek, 21 June 2018 - Popular Democratic Movement MP Vipuakuje Muharukua makes a contribution in the National Assembly on a debate on urbanisation and its impacts on Thursday. (Photo by: Edward Mumbuu Jnr) NAMPA

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× OUTJO, 15 June 2018 - Young players being taught how to throw, hit and catch cricket balls during the Kwata Cricket Festival at Outjo in the Kunene Region on Friday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× OUTJO, 22 June 2018 - The Kunene Regional Governor, Marius Sheya (R) at the event that marked the 120th Anniversary of Outjo in the Kunene Region on Friday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Ecuadorean Chief of Police Nelson Humberto Villegas arrives at the National Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences along with family members of two Ecuadorean journalists and their driver, who were kidnapped and killed, in Cali, Colombia June 22, 2018. REUTERS/Nelson Rios