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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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× 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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× 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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× 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 cat sits on a fishing boat moored in the harbour of Foca, on the Aegean Sea, north-west of of the city of Izmir on July 17, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / OZAN KOSE

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× OTJIWARONGO, 16 July 2018 - The 34-year-old murder accused, Phidelia Philander appears in the Otjiwarongo Magistrate's Court on Monday. She was remanded in custody for further police investigations. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× (180717) -- YUQING, July 17, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Doctors practice sanfutie treatment for a citizen in Yuqing County, southwest China's Guizhou Province, July 17, 2018. Tuesday marks the beginning of sanfu, which refers to the three 10-day periods that are predicted to be the hottest days of the year. Sanfutie is a typical counter-season TCM treatment, which treats cold-weather-related illnesses in hot summer with a bandage made of traditional Chinese herbal medicine placed on various acupuncture points on the body. (Xinhua/He Chunyu)(gxn)

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× FILE - In this June 27, 2018, file photo, Billy Crystal arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind" at the TCL Chinese Theatre. The new documentary on Williams tells the late comedian's story mostly using his voice. The documentary, which includes interviews with David Letterman and Crystal, premiered Monday, July 16, 2018, on HBO and is available on its streaming service, HBO Now. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

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× (180717) -- NANTONG, July 17, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A chef cuts onion into small pieces during a rural cooking contest in Hai'an of Nantong, east China's Jiangsu Province, July 17, 2018. Over 30 chefs took part in the cooking contest here on Tuesday. (Xinhua/Xiang Zhonglin)(mcg)