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Muharukua laid to rest next to her father

Written by George Hendricks on 21 October 2017

OPUWO, 21 OCT (NAMPA) The late Governor of the Kunene Region, Angelika Muharukua has been laid to rest next to her father, Uemutonda Langman Ruhozu at Okozongondjoza near Opuwo.
Hundreds of people, including President Hage Geingob, Chief Justice Peter Shivute and Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila, were amongst those who came to pay their last respects.
Paying tribute to the late governor, Geingob described Muharukua as a brave fighter who was not ashamed of saying what she wanted Government to do ...


Rosh Pinah-Oranjemund road opens

Written by Patience Smith on 21 October 2017

ROSH PINAH, 21 OCT (NAMPA) The much-awaited Rosh Pinah-Oranjemund tar road, constructed at a cost of N.dollars 714 million, was officially opened on Friday.
Minister of Works and Transport, Alpheus !Naruseb officiated at the event on behalf of President Hage Geingob.
The opening of the new road signalled the departure of the multi-decade system of travellers submitting to security clearance before entering the Sperrgebiet area leading to diamond mining town, Oranjemund.
In a speech read on his behalf, Gei ...

Muharukua laid to rest next to her Father

OPUWO 21 OCT (NAMPA) Governor of Kunene Region, Angelika Muharukua has been laid to rest at the Okozongondjoza next to her father. Okozongondjoza is situated almost 23 kilometres north of Opuwo in the Epupa Constituency of Kunene Region. (Video by George Hendricks) NAMPA

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