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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 - 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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× Lead singer of Depeche Mode Dave Gahan performs at the Paleo Festival in Nyon, Switzerland, July 17, 2018. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

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× EENHANA, 16 July 2018 - Chairperson of the Ohangwena Region’s Okongo Village Council, Paulus Mwahanyekange (front row right), Eenhana Town’s Mayor Amos Nangolo (second from right) and others attending the presentation of Ohangwena Governor Usko Nghaamwa’s 2018 State of the Region Address by Chairperson of the Ohangwena Regional Council, Erickson Ndawanifa at Eenhana on Monday. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× (180717) -- HANGZHOU, July 17, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Citizens spend time in an air-raid shelter in Hangzhou, east China's Zhejiang Province, July 17, 2018. The local government opens four air-raid shelters from July 1 to August 31 for citizens to shield from the summer heat. (Xinhua/Huang Zonghzhi)(gxn)

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× National team coach Ricardo Mannetti greeting young players at the final of the Crown Build It Tournament in Windhoek last year. (Photo: Contributed)

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× (180717) -- HUAI'AN, July 17, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Tourists experience drifting at an amusement park in Heqiao Township of Xuyi, east China's Jiangsu Province, July 17, 2018. (Xinhua/Zhou Haijun)(mcg)

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× OTJIWARONGO, 12 July 2018 - Otjozondjupa Governor Otto Ipinge (C) discusses a five-year strategic plan outlining new road projects planned for his region with the Roads Authority's Chief Executive Officer, Conrad Lutombi at Otjiwarongo on Thursday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018 file photo, people walk past a festival box office 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)