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Onembaba school celebrates 70th anniversary in style

Written by Mathias Nanghanda on 22 July 2018

ONEMBABA, 22 JUL (NAMPA) – Onembaba Combined School (CS) of the Okalongo Education Circuit in the Omusati Region on Saturday celebrated its 70th anniversary, which coincided with both the former teachers and learners’ reunion and fundraising.
Situated a few kilometres from the Namibia-Angola border, Onembaba CS was established by the late Lucas Haimbodi Mungolo in 1948.
The celebration event heard from the current principal, Rauha Haipinge, that Mungolo started the school by offering religious education and ...


Namibia Rugby Seven’s team finishes second at AYG

Written by Hesron Kapanga on 22 July 2018

WINDHOEK, 22 JUL (NAMPA) – The National Youth Rugby Seven’s team finished second on Saturday at the African Youth Games (AYG) currently underway in the city of Algiers, Algeria.
The African Youth Games are an international multi-sport event held every four years to complement the current All-Africa Games and Algeria is hosting the third AYG from 18 to 28 July 2018.
Over 3 000 athletes from 54 nations, engaging in 30 disciplines are competing at the games.
Namibia’s Seven’s team lost 12-32 in the final again ...

Geingob bids farewell to ‘giant’ Gurirab

WINDHOEK, 21 JUL (NAMPA) – President Hage Geingob on Saturday bade farewell to the late Theo-Ben Gurirab at the Heroes\' Acre outside Windhoek, describing him as a giant who carried Namibia’s weight on his shoulders, effortlessly. (NAMPA) MEM/HP (Video by Lydia Pitiri)

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× KALKRAND, 20 July 2018 - The wreckage of an accident that claimed the lives of three people on the B1 Road between Kalkrand and Mariental on Friday evening. (Photo: Contributed) NAMPA

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× Tokyo 2020 Olympics Games mascots, Miraitowa and Someity ride on a boat during their debut event of water parade in front of the Rainbow bridge in Tokyo, Japan July 22, 2018. Toshifumi Kitamura/Pool via Reuters

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× WINDHOEK, 20 July 2018- Founding President, Sam Nujoma giving his message of condolence at the late Gurirab's state memorial service in Windhoek. (Photo: by Linea Dishena) NAMPA

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× Jul 21, 2018; Arlington, TX, USA; Texas Rangers designated hitter Shin-Soo Choo (17) grounds into a fielders choice in the eighth inning against the Cleveland Indians at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

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× Athletes swim from Asia to Europe in the Bosphorus strait during the Bosporus Cross-Continental Swimming Race in Istanbul, Sunday, July 22, 2018. Over 2,000 open-water competitors plunged into the water from a ferry docked on the city's Asian side and swam for about 6.5km in the cross-continental event. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

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