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New permanent secretaries appointed, re-assigned

Written by Anna Salkeus on 17 July 2018

WINDHOEK, 17 JUL (NAMPA) - Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila on Tuesday announced the appointment and re-assignment of five permanent secretaries (PSs).
I-Ben Nashandi had been transferred from the Ministry of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare to the Office of the Prime Minister, where he will serve for the remainder of his contract until 2020.
Esther Lusepani replaces Nashandi, with her term set to run until 31 July 2023.
Lusepani was deputy PS in the land reform ministry.
Annely Haiphene was ...


Usakos prepared to host Gurirab’s memorial service

Written by Isabel Bento on 17 July 2018

USAKOS, 17 JUL (NAMPA) – The town of Usakos has expressed readiness to host the memorial service of former Prime Minister, Dr Theo-Ben Gurirab, who died on Saturday.
In an interview with Nampa here on Tuesday, the town’s Mayor, Akser Mwafangeyo said although the news to host the memorial service came to them on short notice, they were glad to have been granted the opportunity.
“We would also like to thank the wife and family for finding it fit to have a memorial service in Usakos in honour of the late Guri ...

USAKOS, 17 JUL (NAMPA) – The town of Usakos has expressed readiness to host the memorial service of former Prime Minister, Dr Theo-Ben Gurirab, who died on Saturday. (Video by: Lydia Pitiri) NAMPA.

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× OTJIWARONGO, 16 July 2018 - The 34-year-old murder accused, Phidelia Philander appears in the Otjiwarongo Magistrate's Court on Monday. She was remanded in custody for further police investigations. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× (180717) -- KUALA LUMPUR, July 17, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Cheng Xiangyang, deputy secretary general, director of venue operation and director of marketing of BWF World Championship 2018 Nanjing LOC (local organizing committee), addresses the Total BWF World Championships 2018 Draw Ceremony in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, July 17, 2018. (Xinhua/Zhu Wei)

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× Former Swedish tennis player Bjorn Borg and wife Patricia Ostfeld attend the premiere of Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again in Vastervik, Sweden, July 17, 2018. TT News Agency/Ivan Da Silva/Zap Events via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. SWEDEN OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN SWEDEN. MANDATORY CREDIT.

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× A soldier of the rapid response forces patrols in Basra after demonstrations on July 17, 2018. The protests that have gripped Iraq are the result of years of social anger that had been swept under the carpet as the country battled the Islamic State group, experts say. / AFP PHOTO / Haidar MOHAMMED ALI

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× REHOBOTH, 14 July 2018 - Elsie Petha-Kariseb, facilitator of the Hardap Region Disaster Risk Management Workshop held in Rehoboth Urban East Constituency on Saturday. (Photo by: Rhonie ||Garoeb) NAMPA

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× (FILES) In this file photo taken on September 14, 1997 French Daniel Tibi looks out of the window from his prison cell at the Guayaquil penitentiary in Ecuador. Daniel Tibi returned to Ecuador on July 17, 2018 during his research to establish responsibilities in his illegal imprisonment demanded by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights. / AFP PHOTO / Martin BERNETTI

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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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× FILE - In this file photo dated Saturday, June 23, 2018, opponents of the deal between Greece and Macedonia, on changing the country's new name to "North Macedonia", outside the parliament in Skopje, Macedonia. The Russian Embassy in Macedonia on Tuesday July 17, 2018, denied allegations from Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, that Moscow has been involved in public protests against an agreement with Greece, that would enable the former Yugoslav republic to join NATO.(AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski, FILE)