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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, 11 July 2018 - Deputy Minister of Sport, Youth and National Service, Agnes Tjongarero speaking at the launch of a five-year strategic plan for the Galz & Goals project at the NFA Girls Centre in Windhoek. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× (180717) -- JINAN, July 17, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A doctor practices sanfutie treatment for a citizen in Jinan, capital of east China's Shandong 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/Zhao Xiaoming)(gxn)

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× OTJIWARONGO, 12 July 2018 - Otjozondjupa Governor Otto Ipinge (C) discusses a five-year strategic plan outlining new road projects planned for his region with the Roads Authority's Chief Executive Officer, Conrad Lutombi at Otjiwarongo on Thursday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) 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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× 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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× Suspect Emanuel Lopes, 20, looks on during his arraignment in the shooting deaths of Weymouth police officer Michael Chesna and a bystander, in District Court, in Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S., July 17, 2018. Greg Derr/The Patriot Ledger/Pool via REUTERS

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× WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 17: Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh during a meeting with U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-GA) on Capitol Hill 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 Wong/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× National security adviser John Bolton, center, and President Donald Trump's chief of staff John Kelly, right, attend a meeting with President Donald Trump and members of Congress in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in Washington. Trump in his remarks says 'I accept' US intelligence agencies conclusions on Russian meddling. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)