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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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× (FILES) This file photo taken on July 30, 2016 shows Slovenian President Borut Pahor delivering a speech during a ceremony at a Russian Chapel at the Vrsic mountain pass in northern Slovenia, marking the centenary of the killing of some 300 Russian prisoners of war by an avalanche in 1916. Slovenia's internet-savvy incumbent head of state Borut Pahor is expected to win the first round of presidential elections on October 22, 2017, possibly even negating the need for a run-off next month. Polls put the 53-year-old former prime minister, first elected to the largely ceremonial presidency in 2012, close to or above the 50 percent needed for an outright victory. / AFP PHOTO / Jure MAKOVEC

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