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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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× White House Chief of Staff John Kelly listens as U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about his summit meeting in Finland with Russia's President Vladimir Putin during a meeting with members of the U.S. Congress at the White House in Washington, July 17, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis

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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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× WINDHOEK, 05 July 2018 - Convicts in the Avid and Social Security Commission fraud scandal, (from left) Paulus Kapia, Inez //Gases, Sharon Blaauw, Ralph Blaauw and Nico Josea. (Photo by: Simon Endjala) 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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× Dean Skelos, center, leaves federal court, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in New York. The former New York state Senate leader and his son Adam were convicted on Tuesday of extortion, wire fraud and bribery charges of pressuring businesses to give the son no-show jobs or else risk losing the powerful Republican's political support. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

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× (180717) -- HAIKOU, July 17, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on July 17, 2018 shows a ferry service halting information outside the waiting room of the Haikou Harbor in Haikou, south China's Hainan Province. Ferry services on the Qiongzhou Strait in south China have been halted as of Tuesday afternoon as a typhoon is fast approaching the southern provinces of Hainan and Guangdong, local authorities have said. Son-Tinh, the ninth typhoon this year, is expected to make landfall in Hainan and Guangdong on Wednesday morning, according to China's National Meteorological Center. (Xinhua/Guo Cheng) (zwx)

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× Balloons fly in front of the tower of Tribune Broadcasting Los Angeles affiliate KTLA 5 in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S., July 17, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson