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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, 12 July 2018 - The Chairperson of the Social Security Commission's Board of Directors, Dr David Uirab. (Photo by: Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 17: Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh poses for photos as he meets with U.S. Sen. Steve Daines (R-MT) on Capitol Hill on July 17, 2018 in Washington, DC. Kavanaugh is meeting with members of the Senate after U.S. President Donald Trump nominated him to succeed retiring Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy. Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., joined at left by Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, speaks to the media on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. McConnell says there is "indisputable evidence" Russia tried to affect the 2016 presidential election. He says the Senate understands the "Russia threat" and that is the "widespread view here in the United States Senate among members of both parties." (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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× Becky Bayles interacts with 'Refraction of the Sapphire' at the launch of Bombay Sapphire 'Canvas', a pop-up creative arts space in London, Tuesday July 17, 2018. (Matt Alexander/PA via AP)

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× People take cover from the rain in Midtown New York on July 17, 2018 as a sudden storm hit the area with flash food warning in the tri-state area. / AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY