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Pohamba commends commmunity leaders for 'visionary assistance'

Written by Pearl Coetzee on 15 April 2014

GOBABIS, 15 APR (NAMPA) – President Hifikepunye Pohamba has applauded community leaders in the country for the visionary and inspiring assistance which they rendered to him during his two-term tenure as Head of State.
Pohamba’s term of office ends on 21 March 2015. He won the 2004 elections overwhelmingly as the candidate of the ruling Swapo Party, and was re-elected in the 2009 general elections.
Speaking during a fact-finding mission on infrastructural development projects at Gobabis in the Omaheke Regi ...


Pohamba disappointed by lack of progress on MR 19 road

Written by Pearl Coetzee on 15 April 2014

GOBABIS, 15 APR (NAMPA) – President Hifikepunye Pohamba has expressed his disappointment at the lack of progress made so far on the upgrading of the Gobabis-Aminuis-Aranos (MR19) road.
He was speaking here on Monday during a fact-finding mission on the infrastructure development projects which were initiated last year in the Omaheke Region.
“I’m a little bit disappointed, as I would have wanted to see that progress has been made on the Gobabis-Aminuis-Aranos road, just like the progress made so far on the G ...

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× BEIJING, 15 April 2014 - President of the Research and Training Institute of the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television, Li Gehua addressing Namibian journalists and information officers in Beijing on Tuesday. (Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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× This picture taken on April 15, 2014 shows a man controlling a drone to spray pesticides on a farm in Bozhou, central China's Anhui province. China's economy expanded 7.4 percent year-on-year in the first three months of the year, the government said Wednesday, marking a further slowing in the world's second-largest economy. CHINA OUT AFP PHOTO

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× This picture taken on April 15, 2014 shows people controlling drones to spray pesticides on a farm in Bozhou, central China's Anhui province. China's economy expanded 7.4 percent year-on-year in the first three months of the year, the government said Wednesday, marking a further slowing in the world's second-largest economy. CHINA OUT AFP PHOTO

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× Celebrity coach Blake Shelton's team members (from L to R) Audra McLaughlin, Sisaundra Lewis and Jake Worthington pose as they attend a media event for the television show "The Voice" in Universal City, California April 15, 2014. REUTERS/Kevork Djansezian (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)

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× MARIENTAL, 15 April 2014 - President Hifikepunye Pohamba emphasizing a point while addressing the Regional and Local Authority Councillors at the Mariental Municipality hall during his working visit to the Hardap Region on Tuesday. Looking on is the SWAPO-Party Regional Coordinator Stafanus Tiboth. (Photo by: Joseph Nekaya) NAMPA

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× Oakland Athletics' Brandon Moss, right, reacts after he struck out as Los Angeles Angels catcher Chris Iannetta throws the ball to starting pitcher Garrett Richards during the fifth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

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× A rescued passenger from a ferry sinking off South Korea's southern coast, is carried by rescue teams on his arrival at Jindo port in Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Dozens of military boats and helicopters scrambled Wednesday to rescue more than 470 people, including 325 high school students on a school trip, after the ferry sank off South Korea's southern coast, officials said. (AP Photo/Park Chul-heung, Yonhap) KOREA OUT

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× Cincinnati Reds manager Bryan Price, right, congratulates third baseman Todd Frazier after the Reds defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-5 in a baseball game, Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Cincinnati. Frazier hit a two run home run in the game. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)