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

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× WINDHOEK, 11 July 2018 - Seated, City of Windhoek (CoW) Councillor, Ananias Niizimba, Olof Palme Primary School principal, Julia Hangula, CoW Councillor, Fransina Kahungu and head for social youth development, James Kalundu (standing right) pictured at the donation of corn and spinach to learners and community members in the capital on Wednesday. (Photo by: Panduleni Amwaalwa) NAMPA

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× EENHANA, 16 July 2018 - Chairperson of the Ohangwena Region’s Okongo Village Council, Paulus Mwahanyekange (front row right), Eenhana Town’s Mayor Amos Nangolo (second from right) and others attending the presentation of Ohangwena Governor Usko Nghaamwa’s 2018 State of the Region Address by Chairperson of the Ohangwena Regional Council, Erickson Ndawanifa at Eenhana on Monday. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× (180718) -- JINPING, July 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Villagers in traditional costumes walk to prepare banquet 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/Yang Xiaohai) (zwx)

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× KOMBAT, 17 July 2018 - Otjozondjupa Governor, Otto Ipinge speaks on Tuesday at a consultative public meeting at the Neu Sommerau resettlement farm near Kombat about the abandoned newly-constructed school at the farm. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× (180718) -- CHONGQING, July 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A staff member introduces the operation of managing center at the Chongqing West bullet train application in Chongqing, southwest China, July 18, 2018. The Chongqing West bullet train application was put into official use Wednesday. (Xinhua/Tang Yi) (zwx)

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× Great Britain's Geraint Thomas celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the eleventh stage of the 105th edition of the Tour de France cycling race between Albertville and La Rosiere, French Alps, on July 18, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Marco BERTORELLO

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× Satoshi Kodaira of Japan prepares to putt on the 4th green during a practice round ahead of the British Open Golf Championship in Carnoustie, Scotland, Wednesday July 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Jon Super)