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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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× GOBABIS, 12 July 2018 - Liz Frank, one of the founders of the Women Leadership Centre (WLC) speaks during the launch of a booklet on San young women’s rights. (Photo by: Charles Tjatindi) NAMPA

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× National team coach Ricardo Mannetti greeting young players at the final of the Crown Build It Tournament in Windhoek last year. (Photo: Contributed)

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× (180717) -- YUSHU, July 17, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A staff member of Sanjiangyuan National Park observes the eggs of black-necked cranes in Hoh Xil, northwest China's Qinghai Province, July 15, 2018. (Xinhua/Tian Wenjie)(gxn)

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× Lead singer of the English electronic band Depeche Mode, Dave Gahan, performs at the 43rd Paleo music festival on July 17, 2018 in Nyon, western Switzerland. / AFP PHOTO / Fabrice COFFRINI

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× Martin L. Gore and Dave Gahan singer of Depeche Mode perform at the Paleo Festival in Nyon, Switzerland, July 17, 2018. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse