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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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× LÜDERITZ, 13 July 2018 - The Bogenfels rock arch is found in the Tsau //Khaeb National Park, formerly known as the Sperrgebiet. The 55 metre high lime rock is situated in the restricted diamond area about 100 kilometres south of Lüderitz. (Photo by: Linea Dishena) 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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× 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) -- SONGYUAN, July 17, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Deng Yun guides 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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× LÜDERITZ, 13 July 2018 - The Bogenfels rock arch is found in the Tsau //Khaeb National Park, formerly known as the Sperrgebiet. The 55 metre high lime rock is situated in the restricted diamond area about 100 kilometres south of Lüderitz. (Photo by: Linea Dishena) 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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× 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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× WINDHOEK, 07 July 2018 - Action between Gabriel Shapange (in blue) and Johannes Gideon during the KBF development tournament in the Samora Machel Constituency. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA