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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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× ONALUSHWA, 26 May 2018 - Women displaying clay pots of omagongo during the 2018 Omagongo Annual Cultural Festival at the Uukwaluudhi Royal House on Saturday. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MAY 27: Graham Rahal, driver of the #15 United Rentals Honda prepares to drive during the 102nd Running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motorspeedway on May 27, 2018 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Chris Graythen/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× OTJIWARONGO, 26 May 2018 - The accident scene between Kalkfeld and Otjiwarongo where a train derailed on Saturday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 25 May 2018 - Minister of Education, Arts and Culture, Katrina Hanse-Himarwa at the official opening of the first Nama Cultural Festival at the Westdene Stadium in Keetmanshoop. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× ONALUSHWA, 26 May 2018 - Women displaying clay pots of omagongo during the 2018 Omagongo Annual Cultural Festival at the Uukwaluudhi Royal House on Saturday. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× RUNDU, 12 May 2018 - Founder and President of the Women Embracing Change Namibia, Josephine Ndara. (Photo by: Sawi Hausiku) NAMPA

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× Colombian presidential candidate German Vargas Lleras, for the Cambio Radical party, votes at a polling station in Bogota during presidential elections in Colombia on May 27, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Diana SANCHEZ

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× Handball - Men's EHF Champions League Final - HBC Nantes vs Montpellier HB - Lanxess Arena, Cologne, Germany - May 27, 2018. Dominik Klein of HBC Nantes celebrates after scoring. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen