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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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× OUTJO, 22 June 2018 - The Kunene Regional Governor, Marius Sheya (R) at the event that marked the 120th Anniversary of Outjo in the Kunene Region on Friday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Members of a Colombian special forces unit stand outside the National Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences after family members of two Ecuadorean journalists and their driver, who were kidnapped and killed, arrived in Cali, Colombia June 22, 2018. REUTERS/Nelson Rios

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× (180623) -- YANGON, June 23, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Visitors try to write calligraphy during a Chinese culture and art show in Yangon, Myanmar, June 23, 2018. Activities including calligraphy, Chinese paper-cutting, Chinese knotting, Chinese face mask painting, Chinese traditional dress photo-op and Tea art display and retail were performed at the event, which was held in Yangon on June 23, 2018. (Xinhua/U Aung) (wtc)

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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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× Colombia's forward Carlos Bacca (L) takes part in a training session at the Kazan Arena in Kazan on June 23, 2018, on the eve of the Russia 2018 World Cup Group H football match between Poland and Colombia. / AFP PHOTO / BENJAMIN CREMEL

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× OUTJO, 22 June 2018 - Vice President, Nangolo Mbumba (fourth from right) cuts a cake to mark the 120-year anniversary of Outjo in the Kunene Region. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Senegal's coach Aliou Cisse 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 / HECTOR RETAMAL