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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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× (180717) -- CHONGQING, July 17, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Citizens enjoy coolness at a water park in Chongqing, southwest China, July 17, 2018. (Xinhua/Wang Quanchao)(mcg)

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× (180717) -- BEIJING, July 17, 2018 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. and Russian delegations have working lunch in Helsinki, Finland, on July 16, 2018. (Xinhua/Lehtikuva/Heikki Saukkomaa) (wtc)

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× BERLIN, 30 June 2018 - Para-athlete Bernardo ‘The Bullet’ Immanuel (l) and his guide David Ndeilenga (r) while in action at Berlin’s Friedrich Ludwig Jahn Sportpark during the 2018 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Berlin Grand Prix. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× REHOBOTH, 14 July 2018 - Elsie Petha-Kariseb, facilitator of the Hardap Region Disaster Risk Management Workshop held in Rehoboth Urban East Constituency on Saturday. (Photo by: Rhonie ||Garoeb) NAMPA

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× (180717) -- SONGYUAN, July 17, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Deng Yun guides an aircraft to a specific place at the Chagan Lake airport in Songyuan, northeast China's Jilin Province, July 17, 2018. Deng was born in 1991. She is an aircraft maintenance technician of an aviation academy in Jilin. The young female engineer and other nine colleagues are in charge of training plane maintenance at the airport. To ensure the flight safety, they need to check more than 100 items before a plane takes off. (Xinhua/Zhang Nan)(mcg)

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× FILE - In this file photo dated Saturday, June 23, 2018, opponents of the deal between Greece and Macedonia, on changing the country's new name to "North Macedonia", outside the parliament in Skopje, Macedonia. The Russian Embassy in Macedonia on Tuesday July 17, 2018, denied allegations from Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, that Moscow has been involved in public protests against an agreement with Greece, that would enable the former Yugoslav republic to join NATO.(AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski, FILE)

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× BERLIN, 30 June 2018 - Para-athlete Petrus Marungu in action at the Berlin’s Friedrich Ludwig Jahn Sportpark during the 2018 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Berlin Grand Prix. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA