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Late Ilonga to be buried at Heroes’ Acre

Written by Anna Salkeus on 16 December 2018

WINDHOEK, 16 DEC (NAMPA) – President Hage Geingob has accorded the late freedom fighter and trade unionist Petrus Ilonga a State funeral.
A State funeral means Government arranges the burial and covers all funeral costs.
Geingob, in a statement from the Presidency issued Sunday declared the late Ilonga who died at the age of 71 on 11 December a national hero.
The late politician who was born at Etilyasa-Ongandjera in the Omusati Region, died on Tuesday evening after a long illness.
Ilonga will be laid to r ...


Geingob and Pohamba clash with Namoloh at Ndakolo’s memorial

Written by Mathias Nanghanda on 16 December 2018

EENGHANGO, 16 DEC (NAMPA) – President Hage Geingob and his predecessor, Hifikepunye Pohamba criticised Minister of Safety and Security Charles Namoloh, for using the memorial service of the late Colonel Matias ‘Mbulunganga’ Ndakolo to advocate for the interests of war veterans.
Speaking on behalf of Ndakolo’s friends, Namoloh appealed to Geingob to look into the affairs of war veterans in order to improve their standard of living.
Ndakolo was accorded a State funeral over the weekend, and Namoloh described ...

One Nation community members unhappy with Food Bank

WINDHOEK, 12 DEC (NAMPA) – Disgruntled community members from the One Nation informal settlement in Windhoek claim nepotism and favouritism in the distribution of food items by the Food Bank. (Video by: Antonio Barera) NAMPA.

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× GABORONE, 10 December 2018 - Namibia's Under-20 netball team (in blue and white) in action against Malawi at the African Union Sports Council (AUSC) Region Five, Under-20 Youth Games in Gaborone. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× Vice-chairman of 'Momentum' party Anna Donath lifts a smoke-candle in front of the parliament building as members and sympathisers of several trade unions, political parties and civil organisations protest against changes to the labour code proposed by the Prime Minister's party in downtown Budapest on December 16, 2018. - Tabled by Fidesz lawmakers, the controversial bill hikes the maximum annual overtime hours that employers can demand from 250 to 400 hours. (Photo by PETER KOHALMI / AFP)

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× OSHAKATI, 16 December 2018 - Managing Director of Kuku Agri in Oshakati, Vinod Kumar (right) is handing over gifts during an early Christmas Party his company held at Oshakati on Sunday. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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