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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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× German actress Julia Zange poses on the red carpet before the premiere of the film "My Brother's Name is Robert and He is an Idiot" (Mein Bruder heisst Robert und ist ein idiot) presented in competition during the 68th edition of the Berlinale film festival in Berlin on February 21, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Stefanie LOOS

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× RUNDU, 19 February 2018 - Regional Commander of the Namibian Police in the Kavango East Region Johanna Ngondo speaking during the Annual General Meeting of the force at Rundu on Monday. (Photo by: Sawi Hausiku) NAMPA

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× In this photo released on Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018, provided by the Syrian anti-government activist group Ghouta Media Center, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows smoke rising after Syrian government airstrikes hit Ghouta, suburb of Damascus, Syria. New airstrikes and shelling on the besieged, rebel-held suburbs of the Syrian capital killed at least 10 people on Wednesday, a rescue organization and a monitoring group said. (Ghouta Media Center via AP)

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× WINDHOEK, 20 FEBRUARY 2018 - Members of the Movement for Democratic Change T (MDC T) could not hold their tears as they gathered in front of the Zimbabwean High Commissioner where they paid tribute to their departed leader, Richard Morgan Tsvangirai. (Photo by: Uerikoha Tjijombo) Nampa

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× A model presents a creation from the Gucci Autumn/Winter 2018 women collection during Milan Fashion Week in Milan, Italy February 21, 2018. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

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× (180221) -- PYEONGCHANG, Feb. 21, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Team Japan 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 Japan claimed champion in a time of 2:53.89 and set new Olympic record. (Xinhua/Wang Haofei)

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× John Ausonius attends the trial in a courtroom in Frankfurt, Germany, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. The regional court has sentenced the Swede to life in prison for shooting dead a woman in Frankfurt 26 years ago. Public broadcaster HR reported that the Frankfurt regional court found John Ausonius guilty Wednesday of murdering restaurant employee Blanka Zmigrod in 1992. ( Arne Dedert/dpa via AP)