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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 - The Northern Industrial Area. (Photo by: Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 05 July 2018 - Convicts in the Avid and Social Security Commission fraud scandal, (from left) Paulus Kapia, Inez //Gases, Sharon Blaauw, Ralph Blaauw and Nico Josea. (Photo by: Simon Endjala) NAMPA

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× FC Barcelona's Arthur Melo walks on the pitch as he attends 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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× FILE PHOTO: The logo of Lactalis Group is seen at the entrance of the French dairy group Lactalis headquarters in Laval, western France, January 12, 2018. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe/File Photo

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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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× 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 / ALTERNATIVE CROP

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× OTJIWARONGO, 12 July 2018 - Otjozondjupa Governor Otto Ipinge (C) discusses a five-year strategic plan outlining new road projects planned for his region with the Roads Authority's Chief Executive Officer, Conrad Lutombi at Otjiwarongo on Thursday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× (180718) -- BEIJING, July 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A symposium to commemorate the 100th birthday of late Jing Shuping is held in Beijing, capital of China, July 18, 2018. Wang Yang, member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), attended the symposium and met Jing's relatives. Jing Shuping was one of the pioneers of the country's modern industrial and commercial sector, and once served as chairman of the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce. (Xinhua/Chen Yehua) (wyl)