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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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× Toyota Hilux Qatari pilot Nasser Al Attiya and French co-pilot Mathieu Baumel compete during the second leg of the Silk Way Rally 2018 Astrakhan-Elista on July 22, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / DAMIEN MEYER

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× Nafessa Williams, from left, China Anne McClain and Christine Adams attend the Entertainment Weekly Comic-Con Celebration on day three of Comic-Con International on Saturday, July 21, 2018, in San Diego. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

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× WINDHOEK, 18 July 2018 - National Assembly speaker, Professor Peter Katjavivi speaking at the Women’s Action for Development (WAD) project launch, ‘Promoting Women’s Rights and Gender Equality in Political Representation in Namibia’ and the WAD 24th Anniversary on Wednesday in Windhoek. (Photo by: Panduleni Amwaalwa) NAMPA

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× OUTJO, 21 July 2018 - Newly crowned champions of the Kunene Second Division Football League, Outjo Football Academy celebrating with fans after playing out a 1-all draw with PUBS Football Club on Saturday. (Photo: Contributed) NAMPA

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× (FILES) In this file photo taken on October 6, 2014 French skipper and former pole vaulting olympic champion Jean Galfione sails his monohull Serinis, in the bay of Concarneau, western France, before embarking on the Route du Rhum transatlantic yacht race next month. 3 months ahead of the start of the Route du Rhum, the Dhream Cup will allow several sailors already committed to the legendary transat solo to test for four days from July 23, 2018 in the Irish Sea, and for some validate their participation like Olympic pole champion Jean Galfione. The Dhream Cup 2018 starts and sailors will compete for four days in order to get qualified for the legendary transat solo, the Route du Rhum, as French former star Jean Galfione. / AFP PHOTO / Fred TANNEAU

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× Peugeot 3008 DKR British pilot Harry Hunt and French co-pilot Sebastien Delaunay compete during the second leg of the Silk Way Rally 2018 Astrakhan-Elista on July 22, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / DAMIEN MEYER

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× Israeli protesters attend a rally in Tel Aviv on July 22, 2018, to protest against a law on surrogacy parenthood that excludes gay men. / AFP PHOTO / JACK GUEZ