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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 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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× (180717) -- GUANGZHOU, July 17, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A girl and her mother select books at the Guangzhou Children's Library in south China's Guangdong Province, July 17, 2018. Many children read books at the library to enrich their summer vacation. (Xinhua/Lu Hanxin)(mcg)

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× WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 17: U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) (3rd L) speaks as (L-R) Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY), Sen. John Thune (R-SD), Senate Majority Whip Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX), and Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) listen during a news briefing after a weekly policy luncheon July 17, 2018 at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. Senate GOPs participated in a weekly luncheon to discuss Republican agenda. Alex Wong/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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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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× 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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× (180717) -- CHONGQING, July 17, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Citizens enjoy coolness at a water park in Chongqing, southwest China, July 17, 2018. (Xinhua/Wang Quanchao)(mcg)

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× (180717) -- QIONGHAI, July 17, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Fishing boats berth at a harbor in Qionghai, south China's Hainan Province, July 17, 2018. 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/Yang Guanyu) (zwx)

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× U.S. National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow listens to U.S. President Donald Trump speak about his summit with Russia's President Vladimir Putin as Kudlow sits beside Vice President Mike Pence during a meeting with members of the U.S. Congress at the White House in Washington, July 17, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis