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New permanent secretaries appointed, re-assigned

Written by Anna Salkeus on 17 July 2018

WINDHOEK, 17 JUL (NAMPA) - Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila on Tuesday announced the appointment and re-assignment of five permanent secretaries (PSs).
I-Ben Nashandi had been transferred from the Ministry of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare to the Office of the Prime Minister, where he will serve for the remainder of his contract until 2020.
Esther Lusepani replaces Nashandi, with her term set to run until 31 July 2023.
Lusepani was deputy PS in the land reform ministry.
Annely Haiphene was ...


Usakos prepared to host Gurirab’s memorial service

Written by Isabel Bento on 17 July 2018

USAKOS, 17 JUL (NAMPA) – The town of Usakos has expressed readiness to host the memorial service of former Prime Minister, Dr Theo-Ben Gurirab, who died on Saturday.
In an interview with Nampa here on Tuesday, the town’s Mayor, Akser Mwafangeyo said although the news to host the memorial service came to them on short notice, they were glad to have been granted the opportunity.
“We would also like to thank the wife and family for finding it fit to have a memorial service in Usakos in honour of the late Guri ...

USAKOS, 17 JUL (NAMPA) – The town of Usakos has expressed readiness to host the memorial service of former Prime Minister, Dr Theo-Ben Gurirab, who died on Saturday. (Video by: Lydia Pitiri) NAMPA.

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× WINDHOEK, 16 July 2018 - The Northern Industrial Area. (Photo by: Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 05 July 2018 - Convicts in the Avid and Social Security Commission fraud scandal, (from left) Paulus Kapia, Inez //Gases, Sharon Blaauw, Ralph Blaauw and Nico Josea. (Photo by: Simon Endjala) NAMPA

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× (180717) -- QIONGHAI, July 17, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A fishing boat sails back to a harbor in Qionghai, south China's Hainan Province, July 17, 2018. Ferry services on the Qiongzhou Strait in south China have been halted as of Tuesday afternoon as a typhoon is fast approaching the southern provinces of Hainan and Guangdong, local authorities have said. Son-Tinh, the ninth typhoon this year, is expected to make landfall in Hainan and Guangdong on Wednesday morning, according to China's National Meteorological Center. (Xinhua/Yang Guanyu) (zwx)

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× Princess Anne The Princess Royal, centre, looks at a swan and cygnets, during the annual census to count the swan population on the River Thames, called Swan Upping, in London, Tuesday July 17, 2018. The traditional ritual of Swan Upping dates back to around the 12th century when all unmarked mute swans in open water in Britain were claimed to be owned by the Crown. (Steve Parsons/PA via AP)

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× LÜDERITZ, 13 July 2018 - The Bogenfels rock arch is found in the Tsau //Khaeb National Park, formerly known as the Sperrgebiet. The 55 metre high lime rock is situated in the restricted diamond area about 100 kilometres south of Lüderitz. (Photo by: Linea Dishena) NAMPA

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× Workers replace "VeloV" bicycles for hire with new ones at a pavement station in Villeurbanne near Lyon, south-eastern France on July 17, 2018. Code name: "night of 4.000". Objective: to change all self-service bicycles in Lyon in one night. A "challenge" for the group JCDecaux after they lost a similar contract in the French capital Paris. / AFP PHOTO / PHILIPPE DESMAZES

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× (180717) -- KUNMING, July 17, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Dancers perform during the 12th National Dance Exhibition in Kunming, capital of southwest China's Yunnan Province, July 17, 2018. The exhibition is held here from July 11 to 21. (Xinhua/Lin Yiguang) (zwx)

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× FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018 file photo, people cross Main Street during the 2018 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. An economic impact study released Tuesday, July 17, 2018, estimates that attendance at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival increased dramatically over the previous year. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision/AP, File)