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San learners doing well in school despite poverty: Semba

Written by Charles Tjatindi on 18 July 2018

GOBABIS, 18 JUL (NAMPA) – San learners have managed to do well in school despite the economic hardships they often face, Omaheke Regional Education Director Peka Semba has said.
He told Nampa in an interview on Wednesday despite being unable to afford basic necessities, especially those residing in hostels, such learners have continue to put up an above average performance in their school work.
Semba said extreme poverty at home has meant that San parents are often unable to provide basic necessities for th ...


Kalkrand residents want early warning systems for disasters

Written by Rhonie Garoeb on 18 July 2018

KALKRAND, 18 JUL (NAMPA) – Residents of Kalkrand on Tuesday said early warning systems monitoring possible disasters in the constituencies, such as Mariental, should also be implemented in settlements and villages as some houses are built in or near riverbeds.
They said this during a road show by the Hardap Regional Council on disaster risk management awareness in the region that started on 09 July.
Members of the community are of the opinion that most informal settlements in the region are built in areas ...

Usakos community members remember the late Gurirab

USAKOS, 18 JUL (NAMPA) – Usakos community members have described the late Theo-Ben Gurirab as a soft-spoken man whose words always meant a lot to them. The former Prime Minister and Speaker of Parliament died in Windhoek on Saturday at the age of 80. (Video by Lydia pitiri) NAMPA.



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× KOMBAT, 17 July 2018 - Otjozondjupa Governor, Otto Ipinge speaks on Tuesday at a consultative public meeting at the Neu Sommerau resettlement farm near Kombat about the abandoned newly-constructed school at the farm. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Zamaswazi Dlamini-Mandela, the grand-daughter of Nelson Mandela, lays a wreath by a memorial stone during a service to mark the centenary of the birth of South Africa's former President, at Westminster Abbey in central London on July 18, 2018. A memorial stone to the late South African Leader and anti-apartheid revolutionary was dedicated in Westminster Abbey today. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Jack Taylor

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× Slovakia's Peter Sagan, wearing the best sprinter's green jersey, celebrates on the podium after the eleventh stage of the 105th edition of the Tour de France cycling race between Albertville and La Rosiere, French Alps, on July 18, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Philippe LOPEZ

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× Cycling - Tour de France - The 108.5-km Stage 11 from Albertville to La Rosiere Espace San Bernardo - July 18, 2018 - Team Sky rider Geraint Thomas of Britain wins the stage. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

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× KOMBAT, 17 July 2018 - Otjozondjupa Governor, Otto Ipinge speaks on Tuesday at a consultative public meeting at the Neu Sommerau resettlement farm near Kombat about the abandoned newly-constructed school at the farm. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 05 July 2018 - Convicts in the Avid and Social Security Commission fraud scandal, (from left) Paulus Kapia, Inez //Gases, Sharon Blaauw, Ralph Blaauw and Nico Josea. (Photo by: Simon Endjala) NAMPA

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× Slovakia's Peter Sagan, wearing the best sprinter's green jersey, celebrates on the podium after the eleventh stage of the 105th edition of the Tour de France cycling race between Albertville and La Rosiere, French Alps, on July 18, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Philippe LOPEZ

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× WINDHOEK, 12 July 2018 - The Chairperson of the Social Security Commission's Board of Directors, Dr David Uirab. (Photo by: Anna Salkeus) NAMPA