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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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× REHOBOTH, 14 July 2018 - Rehoboth Urban East residents pictured during a land consultative meeting held by the Hardap Regional Council and Office of the Governor on Saturday. (Photo by: Rhonie ||Garoeb) NAMPA

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× (180717) -- SONGYUAN, July 17, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Deng Yun pushes an aircraft to a specific place at the Chagan Lake airport in Songyuan, northeast China's Jilin Province, July 17, 2018. Deng was born in 1991. She is an aircraft maintenance technician of an aviation academy in Jilin. The young female engineer and other nine colleagues are in charge of training plane maintenance at the airport. To ensure the flight safety, they need to check more than 100 items before a plane takes off. (Xinhua/Zhang Nan)(mcg)

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× WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 17: U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) speaks 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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× People take cover 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

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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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× FILE - This file booking photo released by the San Francisco Police Department shows Orlando Vilchez Lazo. Federal immigration authorities say Lazo, a suspected serial rapist charged with posing as a Northern California ride-hailing driver to prey on his victims was living in the United States illegally. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency said Tuesday, July 17, 2018, it plans to deport Orlando Vilchez Lazo to his native Peru if he is released from custody. (San Francisco Police Department via AP, File)

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× (180717) -- BEIJING, July 17, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Chinese State Councilor Wang Yong attends the launching ceremony of the China Food Safety Publicity Week in Beijing, capital of China, July 17, 2018. (Xinhua/Shen Hong) (zwx)

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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)