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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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× LÜDERITZ, 13 July 2018 – A number of buildings still stand at Kolmanskop near Lüderitz, where a diamond was discovered by railway worker Zacharias Lewala in 1908. (Photo by: Linea Dishena) NAMPA

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× Deputy U.S. Marshal Robert J. Clark with the Violent Crimes Fugitive Task Force, based in Philadelphia, stands in the parking area at The Scranton School for Deaf & Hard-of-Hearing Children on Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in South Abington Township, Pa., during an on-going serach for fugitive Shawn Christy, 27, of McAdoo, Pa., who has been accused of making online threats against President Donald Trump. The school was closed for the day due to the search. (Butch Comegys/The Times-Tribune via AP)

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× WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 17: U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) (L) speaks as Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) (R) listens 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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× LÜDERITZ, 13 July 2018 - The Bogenfels rock arch is found in the Tsau //Khaeb National Park, formerly known as the Sperrgebiet. The 55 metre high lime rock is situated in the restricted diamond area about 100 kilometres south of Lüderitz. (Photo by: Linea Dishena) 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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× Lead singer of Depeche Mode Dave Gahan performs at the Paleo Festival in Nyon, Switzerland, July 17, 2018. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

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× (180717) -- CHONGQING, July 17, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Children enjoy coolness beside a "boat" loaded with ice cubes at a water park in Chongqing, southwest China, July 17, 2018. (Xinhua/Wang Quanchao)(mcg)