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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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× 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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× France's Jeremy Chardy celebrates winning a game against Serbia's Novak Djokovic during their men's singles semi-finals match at the ATP Queen's Club Championships tennis tournament in west London on June 23, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Ben STANSALL

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× WINDHOEK, 21 June 2018 - Mayor of the City of Windhoek, Muesee Kazapua unveiling the plaque of the Namibian Police Central Logistics Warehouse in Windhoek, while Inspector General of the Namibian Police Force, Lieutenant-General Sebastian Ndeitunga looks on. (Photo by: Uerikoha Tjijombo) NAMPA

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× France's Jeremy Chardy celebrates winning a game against Serbia's Novak Djokovic during their men's singles semi-finals match at the ATP Queen's Club Championships tennis tournament in west London on June 23, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Ben STANSALL

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× WINDHOEK, 21 June 2018 - Mayor of the City of Windhoek, Muesee Kazapua unveiling the plaque of the Namibian Police Central Logistics Warehouse in Windhoek, while Inspector General of the Namibian Police Force, Lieutenant-General Sebastian Ndeitunga looks on. (Photo by: Uerikoha Tjijombo) NAMPA

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× (180623) -- XI'AN, June 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Graduates pose for photos during the 2018 commencement ceremony of Xi'an Jiaotong University in Xi'an, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, June 23, 2018. (Xinhua/Liu Xiao)(wsw)

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× June 22, 2018; Anaheim, CA, USA; Los Angeles Angels left fielder Justin Upton (8) center fielder Michael Hermosillo (59) and right fielder Kole Calhoun (56) celebrate the 2-1 victory against the Toronto Blue Jays at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

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× England's coach Gareth Southgate attends a press conference at Nizhny Novgorod stadium on June 23, 2018, on the eve of the team's third match during the Russia 2018 World Cup football tournament. / AFP PHOTO / JOHANNES EISELE