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

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× US golfer Justin Thomas smiles during a practice round at The 147th Open golf Championship at Carnoustie, Scotland on July 18, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Andy BUCHANAN

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× Golf - The 147th Open Championship - Carnoustie, Britain - July 18, 2018 England's Ian Poulter in action during the practice round REUTERS/Andrew Yates

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× WINDHOEK, 17 July 2018 - Brave Warriors coach Ricardo Mannetti (L) and manager Tim Isaacs share a light moment with members of the media during the announcement of the team's training squad for the Afcon qualifier game against Zambia in September. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× LÜDERITZ, 13 July 2018 - The Bogenfels rock arch is found in the Tsau //Khaeb National Park, formerly known as the Sperrgebiet. The 55 metre high lime rock is situated in the restricted diamond area about 100 kilometres south of Lüderitz. (Photo by: Linea Dishena) NAMPA

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× FC Barcelona's Arthur Melo gestures during a training session at the Sports Center FC Barcelona Joan Gamper in Sant Joan Despi, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

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× People stand in front of a sign that reads "Memory and Justice" next to the names of the victims of the 1994 Argentine Israeli Mutual Association (AMIA) bombing during commemorations of the 24th anniversary of the attack in Buenos Aires, Argentina, July 18, 2018. REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci