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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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× WINDHOEK, 17 July 2018 - TransNamib Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Johny Smith. (Photo by: Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× A mosaic made of 30,000 cans of tinned food, depicting an image of Nelson Mandela, on the centenary of his birthday, in Cape Town, South Africa, Wednesday, July 18 2018. South Africans, along with former U.S. President Barack Obama, are marking the centennial of Nelson Mandela's birth with acts of charity in a country still struggling with deep economic inequality 24-years after the end of white minority rule. (AP Photo/Nasief Manie)

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× (180718) -- GUYUAN, July 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on July 17, 2018 shows scenery of Jinjiping terrace park in Pengyuan County, northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. (Xinhua/Wang Peng) (wyl)

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× Cycling - Tour de France - The 108.5-km Stage 11 from Albertville to La Rosiere Espace San Bernardo - July 18, 2018 - AG2R La Mondiale rider Romain Bardet of France finishes. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

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× ONGWEDIVA, 14 July 2018 - The Under 13 team from Erundu Primary School at Oshakati, who won the 2018 Build it Football Tournament after beating their counterparts from Kleine Kuppe PS at Ongwediva 2-1 in the final of the tournament. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× (180718) -- KABUL, July 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- An Afghan worker makes the prosthetic legs at the Orthopedic Center of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Kabul, capital of Afghanistan, July 18, 2018. Up to 1,692 Afghan civilians were killed as a result of conflicts and terrorist attacks in the first half of this year, hitting a record high, a UN mission said on Sunday. (Xinhua/Rahmat Alizadah) (rh)

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× WINDHOEK, 16 July 2018 - Karasburg resident and alleged killer August van Wyk in court. (Photo by: Simon Endjala) NAMPA

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× Zamaswazi Dlamini-Mandela, the grand-daughter of Nelson Mandela, lays a wreath by a memorial stone during a service to mark the centenary of the birth of South Africa's former President, at Westminster Abbey in central London on July 18, 2018. A memorial stone to the late South African Leader and anti-apartheid revolutionary was dedicated in Westminster Abbey today. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Jack Taylor