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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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× The Baby Warriors team that is taking part in the 2018 Under-17 Cosafa Championship in Mauritius. (Photo: Contributed)

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× Great Britain's Geraint Thomas (L) rides in the last ascent away from (From L) Slovenia's Primoz Roglic, Colombia's Nairo Quintana, Italy's Vincenzo Nibali (Behind Quintana), Great Britain's Christopher Froome and France's Romain Bardet, on his way 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 / Jeff PACHOUD

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× (180718) -- LIUZHI, July 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- People of Bouyei ethnic group celebrate the Double Sixth Festival in Liuzhi, southwest China's Guizhou Province, July 18, 2018. Double Sixth Festival, an important traditional festival for Bouyei people, falls on the sixth day of the sixth lunar month when people make offerings to gods, sing and dance in traditional costumes. (Xinhua/Tao Liang) (wyl)

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× OTJIWARONGO, 12 July 2018 - The signing of salary increases and workers’ benefits between the Namibia Public Workers’ Union (NAPWU) representative, Hambira Mathe (seated left) and Chairperson of Otjiwarongo’s management committee, Hilda Jesaja on Thursday at Otjiwarongo. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× National team coach Ricardo Mannetti greeting young players at the final of the Crown Build It Tournament in Windhoek last year. (Photo: Contributed)

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× (180718) -- BEIJING, July 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Aug. 5, 2017 shows flowers blooming on a grassland in Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Sichuan Province.(Xinhua/Jiang Hongjing) (zwx)

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× The Team Sky armada sets the pace for stage winner and new overall leader Britain's Geraint Thomas, second left, as he rides next to Colombia's Egan Arley Bernal Gomez, left, during the eleventh stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 108.5 kilometers (67.4 miles) with start in Albertville and finish in La Rosiere Espace San Bernardo, France. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

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× Aerial view of fire at palm oil plantation in Ogan Komering Ilir, South Sumatra Province, Indonesia, July 18, 2018. Antara Foto/Nova Wahyudi/via REUTERS - ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. INDONESIA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN INDONESIA.