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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) -- NANTONG, July 17, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A chef prepares a dish 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/Xu Jinbai)(mcg)

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× Weymouth police and other officers from surrounding communities fill the courtroom during the arraignment of suspect Emanuel Lopes, 20, in District Courthouse in Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S., July 17, 2018. Pool/Greg Derr/The Patriot Ledger

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× BERSEBA, 06 July 2018 - Derek Klazen, Deputy Minister of Urban and Rural Development speaking at the handing over of 28 houses to beneficiaries during the Goat Expo in Berseba on Friday. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) 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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× 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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× Feel crews take cover during a heavy and sustained rain ahead of the the 89th MLB baseball All-Star Game, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at Nationals Park, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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× Princess Anne The Princess Royal, centre, looks at a swan and cygnets, during the annual census to count the swan population on the River Thames, called Swan Upping, in London, Tuesday July 17, 2018. The traditional ritual of Swan Upping dates back to around the 12th century when all unmarked mute swans in open water in Britain were claimed to be owned by the Crown. (Steve Parsons/PA via AP)