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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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× OUTJO, 22 June 2018 - Vice President, Nangolo Mbumba (fourth from right) cuts a cake to mark the 120-year anniversary of Outjo in the Kunene Region. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Jun 22, 2018; Washington, DC, USA; Philadelphia Phillies catcher Andrew Knapp (15) celebrates with Phillies manager Gabe Kapler (22) after hitting a home run against the Washington Nationals in the ninth inning at Nationals Park. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

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× South Korea's Moon Seon-min, right, falls after a tackle by Mexico's Jesus Gallardo 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/Gregorio Borgia)

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× (180623) -- BEIJING, June 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and chairman of the Central Military Commission, delivers an address at the Central Conference on Work Relating to Foreign Affairs held in Beijing, capital of China, on June 22-23, 2018. (Xinhua/Ju Peng)(wsw)

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× OUTJO, 22 June 2018 - The Kunene Regional Governor, Marius Sheya (R) at the event that marked the 120th Anniversary of Outjo in the Kunene Region on Friday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Jun 22, 2018; Atlanta, GA, USA; Baltimore Orioles left fielder Jace Peterson (29) and center fielder Craig Gentry (14) and right fielder Colby Rasmus (28) celebrate a victory against the Atlanta Braves at SunTrust Park. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

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× (180623) -- MOSCOW, June 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Players of Belgium greet the audience after the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group G match between Belgium and Tunisia in Moscow, Russia, June 23, 2018. Belgium won 5-2. (Xinhua/Xu Zijian)

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× RUNDU, 14 June 2018 - Kavango East Governor, Samuel Mbambo (L) and Director of the Namibian College of Open Learning, Heroldt Murangi pictured during the official inauguration of the new lecture halls at Namcol's Rundu Centre. (Photo by: Petrus Muronga) NAMPA