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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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× OTJIWARONGO, 12 July 2018 - Otjozondjupa Governor Otto Ipinge (C) discusses a five-year strategic plan outlining new road projects planned for his region with the Roads Authority's Chief Executive Officer, Conrad Lutombi at Otjiwarongo on Thursday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Jul 16, 2018; Washington, DC, USA; American League pitcher Justin Verlander of the Houston Astros (35) and his wife Kate Upton during the 2018 MLB home run derby at Nationals Ballpark. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

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× Tarps cover the field due to heavy rain ahead of the the 89th MLB baseball All-Star Game, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at Nationals Park, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

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× (180717) -- HUAI'AN, July 17, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Tourists experience drifting at an amusement park in Heqiao Township of Xuyi, east China's Jiangsu Province, July 17, 2018. (Xinhua/Zhou Haijun)(mcg)

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× EENHANA, 16 July 2018 - Chairperson of the Ohangwena Region’s Okongo Village Council, Paulus Mwahanyekange (front row right), Eenhana Town’s Mayor Amos Nangolo (second from right) and others attending the presentation of Ohangwena Governor Usko Nghaamwa’s 2018 State of the Region Address by Chairperson of the Ohangwena Regional Council, Erickson Ndawanifa at Eenhana on Monday. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× NEW YORK, NY - JULY 17: Dean Skelos, a former Republican politician and the former Majority Leader of the New York State Senate, exits federal court, July 17, 2018 in New York City. Skelos and his son Adam Skelos were found guilty on all counts in a corruption retrial. Drew Angerer/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 17: U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-GA) (R) meets with Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh in his office on Capitol Hill July 17, 2018 in Washington, DC. Kavanaugh is meeting with members of the Senate after U.S. President Donald Trump nominated him to succeed retiring Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy. Alex Wong/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× Emanuel Lopes is seated in a wheelchair during his arraignment in district court, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in Quincy, Mass. Lopes, suspected of killing a Massachusetts police officer, as well as an innocent bystander, is being held without bail. (Greg Derr/The Quincy Patriot Ledger via AP, Pool)