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Kunene Region remembers the late Muharukua

Written by George Hendricks on 20 October 2017

OPUWO, 20 OCT (NAMPA) – More than a thousand residents of Opuwo and nearby villages in the Kunene Region turned up Friday at the Newman Katuta Sport Complex to pay tribute to the late governor Angelika Muharukua.
Nampa spoke to some mourners at the memorial service, specifically on how they would remember the late governor.
Mutambo Mutambo, one of the residents who has been living in Opuwo for more than 20 years, said the late governor was a brave and hardworking person.
“It’s difficult to get a person with ...


Moses Garoeb Project School named after late Iyambo

Written by Linea Dishena on 20 October 2017

WINDHOEK, 20 OCT (NAMPA) – The Moses Garoeb Project Primary School in Windhoek’s Havana informal settlement has been renamed after late Minister of Education, Abraham Iyambo.
The project school was established in 2012 with 12 tents, 14 teachers and 470 learners.
Due to a high demand for school space in the Moses Garoeb Constituency, the school is now accommodated in prefabricated structures consisting of 30 classrooms and mini-administrative block.
The Dr Abraham Iyambo Primary School has 1 792 learners in ...

White Cane Day commemorated in Swakopmund

SWAKOPMUND, 19 OCT (NAMPA) – The International White Cane Day was belatedly commemorated in Swakopmund on Wednesday. PKS/AS/ND (Edited by: Paulus Shiku) NAMPA

Kunene Region remembers the late Muharukua

HIV/Aids testing campaign kicks off at Otjiwarongo

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× SIKONDO, 20 October 2017 - Sikondo Green Scheme Project Assistant Farm Manager, Maxwell Nghidinwa holding the 250 gram pallets of cauliflower and broccoli currently being produced at the scheme. (Photo by: Petrus Muronga) NAMPA

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× Oct 20, 2017; Austin, TX, USA; McLaren driver Stoffel Vandoorne (2) of Belgium during practice for the United States Grand Prix at Circuit of the Americas. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

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× (171020) -- SINGAPORE, Oct. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Czech's Karolina Pliskova, Romania's Simona Halep and Spain's Garbine Muguruza (From L to R) attend the WTA Finals official draw ceremony held in Singapore on Oct. 20, 2017.(Xinhua/Then Chih Wey)

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× GAINESVILLE, FL - OCTOBER 19: Self-described white nationalist Colton Fears, of Pasadena, Texas, center, walks behind Florida Highway Patrol troopers as the troopers assist his safe departure from a speech by Richard Spencer, who popularized the term 'alt-right', at the University of Florida campus on October 19, 2017 in Gainesville, Florida. Fears was later arrested, along with his brother William Fears and friend Tyler Tenbrink, in relation to a shooting following the speech. Brian Blanco/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× Windhoek, 07 October 2017 - A damaged section of the tartan track at the Independence Stadium. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA.

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× Marissa Castelli and Mervin Tran of US compete in the Pairs short program at the ISU Grand Prix Rostelecom Cup in Moscow on October 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Yuri KADOBNOV

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× Czech President Milos Zeman (C) and his wife Ivana (L) arrive to cast their ballots at a polling station during the first day of voting in the Czech elections on October 20, 2017 in Prague, Czech Republic. ?Czechs begin voting in a two-day general election expected to hand victory to Andrej Babis, a billionaire often called the "Czech Trump" who is running on an anti-corruption and anti-euro ticket. / AFP PHOTO / MICHAL CIZEK