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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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× 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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× Senegal's coach Aliou Cisse (C) addresses his players during a training session, on June 23, 2018 at Ekaterinburg Arena, on the eve of the team's third match as part of the Russia 2018 World Cup football tournament. / AFP PHOTO / Anne-Christine POUJOULAT

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× (180623) -- MOSCOW, June 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A fan of Tunisia reacts after the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group G match between Belgium and Tunisia in Moscow, Russia, June 23, 2018. Belgium won 5-2. (Xinhua/Wu Zhuang)

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× Windhoek, 21 June 2018 - Popular Democratic Movement MP Vipuakuje Muharukua makes a contribution in the National Assembly on a debate on urbanisation and its impacts on Thursday. (Photo by: Edward Mumbuu Jnr) NAMPA

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× OTJIWARONGO, 22 June 2018 - Otjozondjupa Regional Constituency Councillor for Okakarara, Vetaruhe Kandorozu (R) being sworn-in to the position of regional council management committee member at Otjiwarongo by Magistrate Eduard Kesslau. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Mexico's Andres Guardado, right, challenges for the ball with South Korea's Kim Young-gwon 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/Eduardo Verdugo)

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× Windhoek, 21 June 2018 - Popular Democratic Movement MP Vipuakuje Muharukua makes a contribution in the National Assembly on a debate on urbanisation and its impacts on Thursday. (Photo by: Edward Mumbuu Jnr) NAMPA

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× Backdropped by housing complex, a Turkish flag flies on top a mosques minaret, still under construction in Istanbul, Saturday, June 23, 2018. Turkish voters will vote Sunday, June 24, in a historic double election for the presidency and parliament. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)