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UPDATE: Poet Ya Nangolo dies

Written by Maggy Thomas on 25 April 2019

WINDHOEK, 25 APR (NAMPA) - Retired Chief Executive Officer of the National Council for Higher Education, Mocks Shivute has described the late Mvula Ya Nangolo as a critical thinker, a poet of distinction and historian.
The seasoned journalist and liberation struggle icon died Thursday morning at the age of 75.
Shivute worked with Ya Nangolo in Swapo’s department of information and publicity abroad and was Shivute’s editor at Namibia Today newspaper immediately after independence in 1990.
“We are both foundi ...


Poet Ya Nangolo dies

Written by Maggy Thomas on 25 April 2019

WINDHOEK, 25 APR (NAMPA) – Seasoned journalist and liberation struggle icon, Mvula ya Nangolo has died.
He was 75.
The former Special Advisor to the Minister of Information and Communication Technology died at his house in Windhoek Thursday morning.
This was confirmed to Nampa by Ministry of Information and Communication Technology Executive Director, Mbeuta Ua-Ndjarakana.
Ya Nangolo was one of Namibia’s first black journalists and has also worked for the European press.
He was born on 09 August 1943 in On ...

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× NTARA, 16 April 2019 - Deputy Minister of Education, Arts, and Culture Ester Nghipondoka (R) and the Ambassador of Japan to Namibia, Hideaki Harada shaking hands during the official handing over of a block of classrooms at Ntara Combined School. The classrooms were constructed with the assistance of the Japanese government. (Photo by: Petrus Muronga) NAMPA

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× Spanish centre-right Ciudadanos party candidate for prime minister, Albert Rivera, greets supporters during a campaign rally in Barcelona on April 25, 2019 ahead of the April 28 general election. - The centre-right Ciudadanos leader from Barcelona with a liberal economic and social programme fiercely defends the unity of Spain in the face of separatists in his native Catalonia. The 39-year-old's Ciudadanos entered the national parliament with a bang in 2015, pledging to wipe out the traditional left-right divide. (Photo by LLUIS GENE / AFP)

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× MARIENTAL, 21 April 2019 - Oshana player keeping an eye on two Khoms player in a match that Khomas won 4-1 to advance to the semi-finals and set up a date with Otjozondjupa on Sunday afternoon. (Photo: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× Anna Sorokin and her lawyer Todd Spodek listen to testimony read back during jury deliberations in her trial at New York State Supreme Court, in New York, Thursday, April 25, 2019. Sorokin, who claimed to be a German heiress, is on trial on grand larceny and theft of services charges. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

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