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Hepatitis E hits Omusati

Written by Mathias Nanghanda on 27 May 2018

ANALUSHWA, 27 MAY (NAMPA) – Ten cases of Hepatitis E have been confirmed in the Omusati Region, while 41 people are under observation after showing symptoms of the disease.
This was disclosed to Nampa by Omusati Governor, Erginus Endjala in a telephonic interview on Sunday.
Endjala said five cases of Hepatitis E were confirmed at the Tsandi District Hospital, located near the Uukwaluudhi Royal Homestead.
Outapi State Hospital is said to have confirmed three cases, and the origin of the remaining two confirm ...


Nujoma urges Namibians to appreciate cultural heritage

Written by Mathias Nanghanda on 27 May 2018

ONALUSHWA, 27 MAY (NAMPA) – Founding President and Omagongo Annual Cultural Festival patron, Sam Nujoma said Namibian communities need to appreciate cultural heritage that defines their contribution to intercultural dialogue and sustenance of the ways of life.
Nujoma said this whilst officiating at the celebration of the 2018 Omagongo Cultural Festival hosted by Omukwaniilwa (king) of Uukwaluudhi, Josia Shikongo Taapopi at his royal house at Onalushwa village in the Omusati Region’s Tsandi Constituency on S ...

Nearly 1 000 take part in Otjiwarongo clean-up

OTJIWARONGO, 25 MAY (NAMPA) - Nearly 1 000 people turned up for the national clean-up campaign at Otjiwarongo on Friday. MS/AS NAMPA

Residents respond well to national clean-up campaign

Road safety campaign held at Otavi District

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× WINDHOEK, 25 May 2018 - First Lady Monica Geingos (L) and her assistants taking part in the clean-up campaign on Friday. (Photo by: Panduleni Amwaalwa) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 25 May 2018 - First Lady Monica Geingos (L) and her assistants taking part in the clean-up campaign on Friday. (Photo by: Panduleni Amwaalwa) NAMPA

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× ONALUSHWA, 26 May 2018 - (From left) Former presidents Hifikepunye Pohamba and Sam Nujoma and host of the 2018 Omagongo Annual Cultural Festival, Omukwaniilwa (king) of Uukwaluudhi, Josia Shikongo Taapopi pictured during the festival on Saturday. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× Argentina's national football team forward Lionel Messi poses with a supporter during a training session at the Tomas Duco stadium in Buenos Aires on May 27, 2018 ahead of the FIFA World Cup. / AFP PHOTO / Alejandro PAGNI

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× WINDHOEK, 26 May 2018 - Action between Khomas NamPol (yellow) and PC Blue Boys (blue) in the Southern Stream First Division match played at the Sam Nujoma Stadium. NamPol won the game 5-2. (Photo by: Rhonie ||Garoeb) NAMPA

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× RUNDU, 17 May 2018 - Kavango East Sports Officer, Erastus Someno. (Photo: Contributed)

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× Sunrisers Hyderabads Rashid Khan, right, reacts during VIVO IPL cricket T20 final match against Chennai Super Kings in Mumbai, India, Sunday, May 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)

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× Muharrem Ince, presidential candidate of Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party, and his wife Ulku Ince wave to supporters during an election rally in Bergama, Turkey, Sunday, May 27, 2018. Ince is seen as a strong contender to end president Recep Tayyip Erdogan's 16 year rule next month. Turkey holds parliamentary and presidential elections on June 24, 2018, seen as important as it will transform Turkey's governing system to an executive presidency. (Ziya Koseoglu/CHP via AP, Pool))