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Nambundunga accorded State funeral

Written by Anna Salkeus on 22 January 2019

WINDHOEK, 22 JAN (NAMPA) – Former army commander, Retired Major General Peter Nambundunga, has been accorded a State funeral by President Hage Geingob.
Nambundunga died at Ongwediva on 14 January 2019, at the age of 72.
A statement issued Monday said a period of national mourning during which all flags in Namibia will be flown at half-mast, will be observed from 23 to 26 January 2019.
With a State funeral, Government arranges the burial and covers all funeral costs.
The remains of the late Nambundunga will ...


Otjiwarongo residents attempt to grab land in Ombili

Written by Mulisa Simiyasa on 22 January 2019

OTJIWARONGO, 22 JAN (NAMPA) - More than 100 residents of Otjiwarongo on Monday attempted to grab unserviced municipal land in the new Ombili informal settlement.
Equipped with rakes, shovels, axes and hoes, they started demarcating and clearing land before members of the Namibian Police Force and municipality officials intervened.
Erwin Haraseb, 33, said he applied for an erf in 2012, 2013 and 2014 and has not received a convincing response yet.
“For how long must my two children and I wait?” Haraseb asked. ...

Zim nationals march in solidarity with countrymen

WINDHOEK, 18 JAN (NAMPA) – About 100 Zimbabwean nationals living in Namibia marched to their country’s embassy here on Friday, to hand over a petition calling for an end to the crackdown on anti-government protests in Zimbabwe. The attacks on civilians by the military followed demonstrations from Monday, sparked by an announcement that fuel prices would be doubled. (Video by: George Hendricks) NAMPA.

Crime prevention operations a success: NamPol

Lack of pre-primary education hampers teaching at Baumgartsbrunn PS

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× OTJIWARONGO, 22 January 2019 - The entrance to the office complex of the Ministry of Finance’s Directorate of Inland Revenue at Otjiwarongo. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× OKAKARARA, 14 December 2018 - Okakarara's new mayor, Erenfriede Kamutuezu (R) being sworn in by Magistrate Masule Kwizi (L). (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Iraq's forward Mohanad Ali Kadhim Alshammari (R) collides with Qatar's goalkeeper Saad Al Sheeb (L) during the 2019 AFC Asian Cup Round of 16 football match between Qatar and Iraq at the Al Nahyan Stadium in Abu Dhabi on January 22, 2019. (Photo by Khaled DESOUKI / AFP)

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× Iraq's goalkeeper Jalal Hassan (R) is closed down by Qatar's midfielder Abdelaziz Hatim during the 2019 AFC Asian Cup Round of 16 football match between Qatar and Iraq at the Al Nahyan Stadium in Abu Dhabi on January 22, 2019. (Photo by Khaled DESOUKI / AFP)

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× OTJIWARONGO, 21 January 2019 - The Ombili project school was established on Monday for the Grade 1 learners at Otjiwarongo. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Iraq's starting eleven pose for a picture ahead of the 2019 AFC Asian Cup Round of 16 football match between Qatar and Iraq at the Al Nahyan Stadium in Abu Dhabi on January 22, 2019. (Photo by Khaled DESOUKI / AFP)

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× FILE PHOTO: The easyJet Airbus A320-251N takes off from Nice international airport for its inaugural flight between Nice and Tenerife, in Nice, France, September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard/File Photo

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× WINDHOEK, 10 January 2019 - Minister of Education, Arts and Culture, Katrina Hanse-Himarwa announcing the results of the Namibia Senior Secondary Certificate (NSSC) ordinary level examinations in the capital on Thursday. (Photo by: Anna Salkeus) NAMPA


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