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Ngatjizeko let go after 14 days in new post

Written by Edward Mumbuu Jnr on 21 February 2018

WINDHOEK, 21 FEB (NAMPA) – Presidential Affairs Minister, Immanuel Ngatjizeko, has been relieved of his duties due to ill health, 14 days after assuming the role.
Speaking to the media at State House on Wednesday, Press Secretary, Alfredo Hengari, said Ngatjizeko was relieved of his duties with immediate effect.
“Immanuel Ngatjizeko has been relieved of his duties on account of ill-health and this was based on the recommendation of his personal physician. That is the information I can share with you,” Hen ...


We have no problem with feeding our troops: Ya Ndakolo

Written by Edward Mumbuu Jnr on 21 February 2018

WINDHOEK, 21 FEB (NAMPA) - The decision to send soldiers on leave was taken to meet Government halfway in consolidating resources, Defence Minister Penda Ya Ndakolo says.
Speaking in the National Assembly on Tuesday, Ya Ndakolo rubbished assertions that the Ministry of Defence was not in a financial position to house and feed its soldiers.
“What the ministry rejects and dismisses in the strongest possible terms is the fact that the issue of compulsory leave for our soldiers is being used for political and ...

ALERT: Ngatjizeko relieved of his duties

WINDHOEK, 21 FEB (NAMPA) - Presidential Affairs Minister Immanuel Ngatjizeko has been relieved of his duties due to ill health. (Video by: George Hendricks) NAMPA.

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 19 February 2018 – Minister of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare, Zephania Kameeta speaks at the Food Bank street committee training at the Multi-Purpose Youth Resource Centre in Keetmanshoop. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× Canada players celebrate after the quarterfinal round of the men's hockey game against Finland at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. Canada won 1-0. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

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× (180221) -- PYEONGCHANG, Feb. 21, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Members of team Norway celebrate victory after men's team pursuit of speed skating at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games at Gangneung Oval, Gangneung, South Korea, Feb. 21, 2018. Team Norway claimed champion in a time of 3:37.32. (Xinhua/Wang Haofei)

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× (180221) -- PYEONGCHANG, Feb. 21, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Team of the United States compete during ladies' team pursuit final of speed skating at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games at Gangneung Oval, Gangneung, South Korea, Feb. 21, 2018. Team USA claimed third place in a time of 2:59.27. (Xinhua/Wang Haofei)

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× WINDHOEK, 15 February 2018 - Tuufilwa Jonas (in black dress) stands accused of human trafficking young girls for sexual exploitation in Okahandja. (Photo by: Simon Endjala) NAMPA

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× (180221) -- CANGZHOU, Feb. 21, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Passengers walk at the Cangzhou West Railway Station in Cangzhou, north China's Hebei Province, Feb. 21, 2018. On the last day of the Spring Festival holiday, China greets a travel peak for returning to workplace. (Xinhua/Mu Yu) (zwx)

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× A journalist holds a photograph, part of the art-installation by Spanish artist Santiago Sierra 'Political prisoners of contemporary Spain' as she informs on its removal from ARCO art fair in Madrid on February 21, 2018. The contemporary art fair ARCO opened today in Madrid for professionals, an opening marked by the controversial removal of the Spanish artist Santiago Sierra's installation 'Political prisoners of contemporary Spain' that depict Catalan "political prisoners". Ifema, the fair organizer, indicates in a statement to have "asked the gallery Helga de Alvear to take the work off the exhibition, request which it has agreed to". / AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS

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× President of FIFA Gianni Infantino (R) and Ivory Coast's football player Didier Drogba arrive at the Elysee presidential palace, for a lunch with French President and Liberian President and other guests, on February 21, 2018, in Paris. / AFP PHOTO / LUDOVIC MARIN