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RA signs agreement with SMEs for road construction

Written by Esme Rusberg on 19 September 2014

WINDHOEK, 19 SEP (NAMPA) - The Roads Authority (RA) has signed an agreement with local company Emirates Trading for the construction of section two of the Amwaanda to Omatambo-Maowe district road in the Omusati Region.
The N.dollars 54,7 million project is fully-financed by the government.
Signing the agreement on behalf of the RA here on Thursday, RA Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Conrad Lutombi explained that the construction of section one of the same road, District Road 3635, from Amwaanda to Olumpelengw ...


Pohamba condemns removal of Haihambo Primary School principal

Written by Mathias Nanghanda on 19 September 2014

OSHIKUNDE, 19 SEP (NAMPA) - President Hifikepunye Pohamba has expressed dissatisfaction with the manner in which the principal of Haihambo Primary School, Rosalia Ndamanomhata, was removed from the school.
Pohamba indicated that he is not happy about the matter while officially inaugurating the newly established Dr Abraham Iyambo Senior Secondary School (SSS) in the Ohangwena Regionís Ohakafiya Circuit on Thursday.
The Ministry of Education removed Ndamanomhata from office some three years ago by transferri ...


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× WINDHOEK, 13 September 2014 - Namibia Football Association (NFA) president John Muinjo (L) and Telecom Namibia's Chief Mobile Officer Armando Perny pictured with the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Women's Trophy to be contested in Windhoek in October. (Photo: Contributed) NAMPA

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× TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY SUSAN NJANJI Scrapyard manager Rita Gathino and one of her worker check for holes in the property fence on August 27, 2014 in Cullinan, South Africa. Many properties in crime-ridden South Africa are secured by electronic burglar alarms and high concrete walls topped with high-voltage electric fences, but in the quaint small diamond mining town of Cullinan, coffins are the latest security gadgets. Following a spate of robberies in the semi-rural town of around 9.000 people, at least two residents have found that coffins are keeping robbers at bay. AFP PHOTO/GIANLUIGI GUERCIA

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× TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY REUBEN KYAMA Eunice Khavetsa, 27, widow of Kenyan security guard Maurice Adembesa, weeps at her home in one of Nairobi's crowded suburbs as she recounts seeing her late husband's body following the massacre of 67 people at the upmarket Wesgate mall a year ago on September 21. "Our lives have changed forever," said Ombisa's widow Eunice Khavetsa, who now cares for her nine-year old son and seven-year old daughter alone. AFP PHOTO/Tony KARUMBA

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× Supporters of the No campaign for the Scottish independence referendum celebrate after the final result was announced at a No campaign event at a hotel in Glasgow, Scotland, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. Scottish voters have rejected independence and decided that Scotland will remain part of the United Kingdom. The result announced early Friday was the one favored by Britain's political leaders, who had campaigned hard in recent weeks to convince Scottish voters to stay. It dashed many Scots' hopes of breaking free and building their own nation. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

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× WINDHOEK, 13 September 2014 - Namibia Football Association (NFA) president John Muinjo (L), 'Madam Oryx' (middle), and Telecom Namibia's Chief Mobile Officer Armando Perny pictured with the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Women's Trophy to be contested in Windhoek in October. (Photo: Contributed) NAMPA

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× This picture taken on September 18, 2014 shows workers assembling a huge "flower basket" decoration on Tiananmen Square to mark the upcoming National Day in Beijing, which falls on October 1. The flower basket, named as "Bless the Motherland", comprises of artificial flowers including 8 peony flowers each weighing more than 300 kilograms, Chinese roses, magnolias, hibisci and sunflowers, local media reported. CHINA OUT AFP PHOTO

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× OSHIKUNDE VILLAGE, 18 September 2014 - President Hifikepunye Pohamba emphasizing a point while addressing the audience during the official inauguration of the newly built at Oshikunde village east of Eenhana. named after late Education Minister Dr. Abraham Iyambo. The Dr.Abraham Iyambo Senior Secondary School is build next to the Oshikunde Junior school some 44 km east of Eenhana. (photo by: Joseph Nekaya) NAMPA

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× Dejected supporters from the "Yes" Campaign walk through George Square in Glasgow, Scotland September 19, 2014. Scotland's First Minister Alec Salmond conceded defeat on Friday over his bid to win independence and demanded the British government rapidly meet its promise of more powers for Edinburgh. REUTERS/Paul Hackett (BRITAIN - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)