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Kunene Region remembers the late Muharukua

Written by George Hendricks on 20 October 2017

OPUWO, 20 OCT (NAMPA) – More than a thousand residents of Opuwo and nearby villages in the Kunene Region turned up Friday at the Newman Katuta Sport Complex to pay tribute to the late governor Angelika Muharukua.
Nampa spoke to some mourners at the memorial service, specifically on how they would remember the late governor.
Mutambo Mutambo, one of the residents who has been living in Opuwo for more than 20 years, said the late governor was a brave and hardworking person.
“It’s difficult to get a person with ...


Moses Garoeb Project School named after late Iyambo

Written by Linea Dishena on 20 October 2017

WINDHOEK, 20 OCT (NAMPA) – The Moses Garoeb Project Primary School in Windhoek’s Havana informal settlement has been renamed after late Minister of Education, Abraham Iyambo.
The project school was established in 2012 with 12 tents, 14 teachers and 470 learners.
Due to a high demand for school space in the Moses Garoeb Constituency, the school is now accommodated in prefabricated structures consisting of 30 classrooms and mini-administrative block.
The Dr Abraham Iyambo Primary School has 1 792 learners in ...

White Cane Day commemorated in Swakopmund

SWAKOPMUND, 19 OCT (NAMPA) – The International White Cane Day was belatedly commemorated in Swakopmund on Wednesday. PKS/AS/ND (Edited by: Paulus Shiku) NAMPA

Kunene Region remembers the late Muharukua

HIV/Aids testing campaign kicks off at Otjiwarongo

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× EENHANA, 19 October 2017 - Agriculture, Water and Forestry Minister John Mutorwa (with hat) and others view the equipment of the Eenhana abattoir in the Ohangwena Region on Thursday. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× (171020) -- BEIJING, Oct. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Wang Zhigang, Vice Minister of Science and Technology and secretary of the leading Party group within the ministry, speaks to journalists after a group interview held by the press center of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) on implementing the strategy of innovation-driven development, in Beijing, capital of China, Oct. 20, 2017. (Xinhua/Li Xin) (lb)

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× WINDHOEK, 19 October - Former Public Protector of South Africa and the Chief Patron of the Thuli Madonsela Foundation, Thuli Madonsela addressing guests at the Namibia Manufacturers Association (NMA) Manufacturer of the Year Awards 2017. (Photo by: Esme Konstantinus) NAMPA

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× US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis (L) hosts Florence Parly, French Defense minister, at the Pentagon for a meeting on October 20, 2017 in Washington, DC. / AFP PHOTO / PAUL J. RICHARDS

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× EENHANA, 19 October 2017 - Agriculture, Water and Forestry Minister John Mutorwa (with hat) and others view the equipment of the Eenhana abattoir in the Ohangwena Region on Thursday. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× FILE – In this March 22, 2017, file photo, Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams arrives for his arraignment on bribery and extortion charges at the federal courthouse in Philadelphia. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court disbarred Williams, the city of Philadelphia's former top prosecutor, in a Thursday, Oct. 19 order retroactive to when the court suspended his license on April 13, the latest blow to the jailed ex-district attorney, who pleaded guilty in a bribery scandal in June 2017. Williams faces up to five years in prison at his sentencing scheduled Tuesday, Oct. 24. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

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× Members and supporters of the Syrian Social Nationalist Party (SSNP) gather during a demonstration in front of the Court of Justice in the capital Beirut on October 20, 2017 in support of Habib al-Shartouni, a member of the Damascus-backed Syrian Social Nationalist Party (SSNP), following his conviction in absentia over a 1982 bombing that killed 23 people including Lebanese president-elect Bashir Gemayel. Gemayel, a Christian warlord adored by many in his community, was killed just 20 days after his election as president in the weeks following Israel's invasion of Lebanon. / AFP PHOTO / ANWAR AMRO

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× (171020) -- BEIJING, Oct. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Wang Zhigang, Vice Minister of Science and Technology and secretary of the leading Party group within the ministry, answers questions during a group interview held by the press center of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) on implementing the strategy of innovation-driven development, in Beijing, capital of China, Oct. 20, 2017. (Xinhua/Shen Bohan) (lb)