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Outjo town commemorates 120 years

Written by Mulisa Simiyasa on 23 June 2018

OUTJO, 23 JUN (NAMPA) – Over 1 000 Outjo residents on Friday gathered at the Etoshapoort Stadium to commemorate the 120 years’ existence of their town.
Vice President, Nangolo Mbumba was present and officiated at the event.
In his statement, Mbumba said that history archived by the Outjo Municipality indicate Charles John Anderson to have been the first European settler in Outjo in 1859. He found San, Damara and Herero speaking Namibians who lived as nomads and hunters and gatherers of wild fruits.
“They ca ...


Geingob says late Modise a friend of Namibia

Written by Petrus Muronga on 23 June 2018

RUNDU, 23 JUN (NAMPA) – President Hage Geingob has described African National Congress (ANC) veteran politician and ambassador, Billy Modise as a friend of the Namibian people and a trusted comrade, who always performed his duties diligently.
The ANC stalwart, who served as the first democratic South African black High Commissioner to Canada, died on Wednesday night, 20 June 2018, at hospital after a long illness.
He was 87.
Press Secretary, Alfredo Hengari in a statement on Friday said the president has le ...

Hanse-Himarwa encourages learners to work hard

WINDHOEK, 21 JUN (NAMPA) – Minister of Education, Arts and Culture Katrina Hanse-Himarwa on Tuesday delivered a motivational talk to learners urging them to do their best to obtain good grades. Speaking during a visit to Immanuel Shifidi Secondary School in the capital, Hanse-Himarwa said Namibian children have a role to play in the country and responsibilities awaiting them. (NAMPA) LP/PS (Video by Lydia Pitiri)

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 20 June 2018 – Ueritjiua Kauaria, Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources at the regional workshop on applications for marine fishing rights at the Moth Hall in Keetmanshoop. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× OTJIWARONGO, 22 June 2018 - Otjozondjupa Regional Constituency Councillor for Grootfontein, Nelao Amagulu (R) being sworn-in to her position of regional council management committee member at internal council elections for political office bearers at Otjiwarongo on Friday. Otjiwarongo Magistrate, Eduard Kesslau handled the swearing-in ceremony. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× A picture taken on June 23, 2018 shows a railway track at the construction site of Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) during the Presidential Inspection of the SGR Nairobi-Naivasha Phase 2A project in Nairobi, Kenya. The SGR phase 2A project is an 120km extensiton of the Monbasa-Nairobi SGR project (Phase 1) with the longest railway bridge in the country, 5.8km Super Major Bridge, constructed across Nairobi National Park. / AFP PHOTO / Yasuyoshi CHIBA

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× OUTJO, 22 June 2018 - Vice President, Nangolo Mbumba (third from right) waves to the audience at an event that marked the 120th Anniversary of Outjo in the Kunene Region on Friday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× OKAHANDJA, 17 June 2018 - Children from Commando Four drilling at the Ovambanderu parade ground during the 122nd commemoration of the late Chief Kahimemua Nguvauva (Photo by: Zebaldt Ngaruka) NAMPA

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× After being denied entry into the U.S. earlier in the day, a Cuban woman seeking asylum passes by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers on the Hidalgo-Reynosa International Bridge near Hidalgo, Texas, U.S., June 22, 2018. REUTERS/Loren Elliott

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× Mexico's Javier Hernandez, center, challenges for the ball with South Korea's Ju Se-jong during the group F match between Mexico and South Korea at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)