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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 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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× A Syrian policeman stands guard in front of poster of Syrian President Bashar Assad and Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, at a check point on the entrance of the central Syrian town of Rastan, Homs province, Syria, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

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× Suspect Emanuel Lopes, 20, looks on during his arraignment in the shooting deaths of Weymouth police officer Michael Chesna and a bystander, in District Courthouse in Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S., July 17, 2018. Pool/Greg Derr/The Patriot Ledger

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× Former member of ABBA Bjorn Ulvaeus speaks at the premiere of Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again in Vastervik, Sweden, July 17, 2018. TT News Agency/Ivan Da Silva/Zap Events via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. SWEDEN OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN SWEDEN. MANDATORY CREDIT.

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× LÜDERITZ, 15 July 2018 - Rush Ups from Lüderitz were crowned ||Kharas Second Division Coastal Stream winners on Sunday after defeating Men United 4-1 and beating Youngsters to first spot with goal difference. (Photo: Contributed) NAMPA

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× A parked bicycle owned by bike-sharing company oBike is seen in the city of Munich, southern Germany, on July 17, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Christof STACHE

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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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× Jul 17, 2018; Washington, DC, USA; National League pitcher Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals (31) gives an interview on the red carpet before the 2018 MLB home run derby at Nationals Ballpark. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports