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Boy drowns in a dam at Ovitoto

Written by Mulisa Simiyasa on 17 April 2015

OTJIWARONGO, 17 APR (NAMPA) – A 14-year-old boy allegedly drowned in an earth dam at the Ondamekondo village in the area of Ovitoto on Thursday afternoon.
The village is situated approximately 48 kilometres south-east of Okahandja in the Omatako Constituency of the Otjozondjupa Region.
The deceased has been identified as Petrus Nanub. His close relatives were informed of his death.
Nanub was a Grade Seven learner at the KV von Maree Primary School in Okahandja. He had gone for holiday to the Ondamekondo vi ...


Coronation of OvaHerero Paramount Chief in May at Okahandja

Written by Mulisa Simiyasa on 17 April 2015

OTJIWARONGO, 17 APR (NAMPA) – The coronation of OvaHerero Paramount Chief, Advocate Vekuii Rukoro is set for 01 May 2015 at Okahandja in the Otjozondjupa Region.
The 61-year-old Rukoro succeeded the late OvaHerero Paramount Chief, Kuaima Riruako who died in Windhoek on 02 June 2014 after a short illness.
Riruako was 79.
Rukoro was elected by the traditional councillors under the OvaHerero Traditional Authority (OTA) as the rightful successor of Chief Riruako in September 2014.
The OTA’s organising committee ...

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× WINDHOEK, 17 April 2015 - Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila pictured while attending the 20th graduation ceremony of the Polytechnic of Namibia. (Photo by: Joseph Nekaya) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 16 April 2015 - Rebels Football Club's Phostrich Katuso (in white and red) and Orlando Pirates midfielder Gustav Isaak fighting for ball possession during their Namibia Premier League clash at the Independence Stadium. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 16 APRIL 2015- Nanjing Mayor Miao Ruilin (centre) handing over 110 solar power systems to Windhoek Mayor Muesee Kazapua on Thursday. Looking on is Chinese Ambassador to Namibia, Xin Shunkang. (Photo by: Etuna Shikalepo) NAMPA

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