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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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× LÜDERITZ, 13 July 2018 – A number of buildings still stand at Kolmanskop near Lüderitz, where a diamond was discovered by railway worker Zacharias Lewala in 1908. (Photo by: Linea Dishena) NAMPA

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× (180717) -- QIONGHAI, July 17, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Fishing boats berth at 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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× 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)

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× (180717) -- BEIJING, July 17, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A river chief and sanitation workers patrol in Changxing County of east China's Zhejiang Province, Oct. 13, 2017. China has rolled out its river chief scheme nationwide ahead of schedule amid efforts to combat water pollution, a senior official said Tuesday. As of the end of June, more than 1.06 million river chiefs have been appointed at various levels nationwide, and six mechanisms have been set up to facilitate their work, Minister of Water Resources E Jingping told a press conference. (Xinhua/Xu Yu)(mcg)

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× KOMBAT, 17 July 2018 - Otjozondjupa Governor, Otto Ipinge speaks on Tuesday at a consultative public meeting at the Neu Sommerau resettlement farm near Kombat about the abandoned newly-constructed school at the farm. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Republican Mike Simpfenderfer poses for a portrait outside his office Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in Bellflower, Calif. The 56-year-old mortgage banker who sits on the board of a national nonprofit dedicated to helping survivors of sexual assault, will face Democratic Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

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× In this July 5, 2018 photo, Republican congressional candidate Anthony Pappas talks to a reporter during an interview at St. John's University in New York. Pappas says he knows he has almost no chance of beating Democrat rising star Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in November 2018, but he plans to question his opponent on how she plans to pay for programs she is championing such as universal healthcare, tuition free public college and the promise of federal jobs for the unemployed. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

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× Migrants, intercepted aboard two toy dinghies off the coast in the Strait of Gibraltar, disembark from a rescue boat as they are led into a police bus after arriving at the port of Algeciras, southern Spain July 17, 2018. REUTERS/Jon Nazca