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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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× OUTJO, 22 June 2018 - The Kunene Regional Governor, Marius Sheya (R) at the event that marked the 120th Anniversary of Outjo in the Kunene Region on Friday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Serbia's Novak Djokovic tries but fails to not touch the net during his semifinal tennis match against France's Jeremy Chardy at the Queen's Club tennis tournament in London, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

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× OUTJO, 22 June 2018 - Outjo Mayor, Samuel !Oe-Amseb (L) at the event that marked the 120th Anniversary of Outjo in the Kunene Region on Friday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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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

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× WINDHOEK, 21 June 2018 - Murder convict, David Soroseb, 27, was sent to jail for life on Thursday. (Photo: Contributed) NAMPA

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× South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, and his wife Kim Jung-sook stand for the anthem prior to the group F match between Mexico and South Korea at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

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× South Korea's Moon Seon-min, right, falls after a tackle by Mexico's Jesus Gallardo during the group F match between Mexico and South Korea at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

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× Members are frisked by police officials as they arrive to attend Sporting Lisbon's General Meeting at The Atlantic Pavilion in Lisbon on June 23, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / MIGUEL RIOPA