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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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× REHOBOTH, 14 July 2018 - Rehoboth Urban East residents pictured during a land consultative meeting held by the Hardap Regional Council and Office of the Governor on Saturday. (Photo by: Rhonie ||Garoeb) NAMPA

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× LÜDERITZ, 15 July 2018 - Rush Ups from Lüderitz were crowned ||Kharas Second Division Coastal Stream winners on Sunday after defeating Men United 4-1 and beating Youngsters to first spot with goal difference. (Photo: Contributed) NAMPA

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× (180718) -- JINPING, July 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Villagers in traditional costumes take part in a parade in Yaobai Village, Jinping County of southwest China's Guizhou Province, July 18, 2018. Wednesday marks the "Liuyueliu", the sixth day on the sixth month of Chinese lunar calendar. Local people here celebrate the "Liuyueliu" with long tables of banquet. (Xinhua/Peng Zeliang) (zwx)

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× Jordan Spieth of the US signs autographs for fans during a practice round ahead of the British Open Golf Championship in Carnoustie, Scotland, Wednesday July 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Jon Super)