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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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× EENHANA, 16 July 2018 - Chairperson of the Ohangwena Regional Council, Erickson Ndawanifa presents Ohangwena Governor Usko Nghaamwa’s 2018 State of the Region Address at Eenhana on Monday. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 17: U.S. Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) (3rd L) speaks as (L-R) Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD), Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) listen during a news briefing after a weekly policy luncheon July 17, 2018 at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. Senate Democrats participated in a weekly luncheon to discuss Democratic agenda. Alex Wong/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× Grounds crews clean up the water in the dugout after a thunderstorm ahead of the 89th MLB baseball All-Star Game, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at Nationals Park, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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× CORRECTS TO THE LOCATION TO BIG SUR, NOT MORRO BAY - In this Friday, July 13, 2018, photo posted on the Monterey County, Calif., Sheriff's Office Twitter feed, authorities tend to Angela Hernandez, foreground center, after she was rescued along Big Sur coastline, Calif. Authorities say a couple on a camping trip came upon Hernandez, from Oregon, who had been missing since July 6, after her car went over a cliff in coastal California. (Monterey County Sheriff's Office via AP)

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× WINDHOEK, 17 July 2018 - TransNamib Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Johny Smith. (Photo by: Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× Lead singer of the English electronic band Depeche Mode, Dave Gahan, performs at the 43rd Paleo music festival on July 17, 2018 in Nyon, western Switzerland. / AFP PHOTO / Fabrice COFFRINI

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× Ground crew work tarps ahead of the 89th MLB baseball All-Star Game, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at Nationals Park, in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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× A woman jogs past an outdoor display as preparations continue for the upcoming pop culture convention Comic Con in San Diego, California, U.S., July 17, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake