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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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× 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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× Migrants, intercepted aboard two toy dinghies off the coast in the Strait of Gibraltar, disembark from a rescue boat as they are led into a police bus after arriving at the port of Algeciras, southern Spain July 17, 2018. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

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× FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018 file photo, a banner greets festivalgoers on Main Street on the first day of the 2018 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. An economic impact study released Tuesday, July 17, 2018, estimates that attendance at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival increased dramatically over the previous year. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

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× Workers replace "VeloV" bicycles for hire with new ones at a pavement station in Villeurbanne near Lyon, south-eastern France on July 17, 2018. Code name: "night of 4.000". Objective: to change all self-service bicycles in Lyon in one night. A "challenge" for the group JCDecaux after they lost a similar contract in the French capital Paris. / AFP PHOTO / PHILIPPE DESMAZES

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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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× BERLIN, 30 June 2018 - Para-athlete Petrus Marungu in action at the Berlin’s Friedrich Ludwig Jahn Sportpark during the 2018 International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Berlin Grand Prix. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× (180717) -- KUNMING, July 17, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Dancers perform during the 12th National Dance Exhibition in Kunming, capital of southwest China's Yunnan Province, July 17, 2018. The exhibition is held here from July 11 to 21. (Xinhua/Lin Yiguang) (zwx)

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× (180717) -- NANTONG, July 17, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A chef cuts onion into small pieces 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/Xiang Zhonglin)(mcg)