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MMI holdings support Onandjokwe Hospital

Written by Mathias Nanghanda on 21 August 2014

ONANDJOKWE, 21 AUG (NAMPA) – The Metropolitan and Momentum Investment (MMI) Holdings on Thursday donated a tablets’ counting machine to the Onandjokwe Lutheran Hospital at the Oniipa Constituency in the Oshikoto Region.
Florian Amulungu, the general manager for Marketing and Corporate Support at Methealth Namibia, which falls under Metropolitan, handed over the machine to the hospital’s Senior Pharmacist, Raphael Mushi.
The handover took place in the presence of the hospital’s Medical Superintendent, Dr Igo ...


All systems go for Friday’s Bukalo election

Written by Haikera Olavi on 21 August 2014

KATIMA MULILO, 21 AUG (NAMPA) - It is all systems go for the Bukalo Local Authority election which takes place on Friday morning.
The town of Bukalo is situated some 40km east of Katima Mulilo in the Zambezi Region.
Bukalo was proclaimed a town on recommendation by the Fourth Delimitation Commission last year.
According to the provisional voters’ roll, a total of 346 eligible voters residing in Bukalo are expected to participate in the Local Authority election.
Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) officia ...

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× WINDHOEK, 21 August 2014 - Namibian liberation struggle icon Andimba Herman Toivo ya Toivo (left) and Speaker of the National Assembly Theo-Ben Gurirab posing with the booklet on Ya Toivos' life launched in the capital on Thursday. The booklet forms part of the celebration of Ya Toivo's 90th birthday on 22 August 2014. (Photo by: Esme Konstantinus) NAMPA

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× Details on a marble sphinx guarding the entrance of a massive ancient tomb in the town of Amphipolis in northeast Greece is seen in this handout photo taken August 20, 2014 and provided by Greece's Culture Ministry. Archaeologists have unearthed the vast ancient tomb distinguished by two sphinxes and frescoed walls and dating to 300-325 B.C., in the country's northeast Macedonian region. The find marks a significant discovery from the early Hellenistic era, and a Culture Ministry official said said the site appeared to be the largest ancient tomb to have been discovered in Greece. Archaeologists, who began excavating the site in 2012, expect to enter the tomb by the end of August 2014 to determine out who was buried there. Picture taken August 20. REUTERS/Hellenic Culture Ministry/Handout via Reuters (GREECE - Tags: SOCIETY TRAVEL) ATTENTION EDITORS – THIS PICTURE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. REUTERS IS UNABLE TO INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THE AUTHENTICITY, CONTENT, LOCATION OR DATE OF THIS IMAGE. NO SALES. NO ARCHIVES. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS PICTURE IS DISTRIBUTED EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS

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× ANCYL ready for new leadership, 20 August 2014 - ANC Youth League national convener Mzwandile Masina fields questions at a news conference in Johannesburg, Wednesday, 20 August 2014. The league's elective conference would be held from September 24 to 28 in Gauteng. The national task team (NTT) was put in place last year after the ANC disbanded the ANCYL's leadership. Masina said the majority of the league's structures had been reconstituted since then.Picture: Werner Beukes/SAPA

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× Aug 21, 2014; Paramus, NJ, USA; Charl Schwartzel hits his tee shot on the first hole during the first round of The Barclays golf tournament at Ridgewood Country Club. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

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× WINDHOEK, 20 August 2013 - The Botswana senior women’s football team ahead of their friendly match against Namibia here on Wednesday. Namibia won 5-2. (Photo: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA.

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× New Sexual Offences Court for Free State, 15 August 2014 - Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Michael Masutha is seen at the launch of the Sexual Offences Court in Bethlehem in the Free State on Friday,15 August 2014. Picture: GCIS/SAPA

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× WINDHOEK, 21 August 2014 - Zimbabwean middleweight boxer Brian Mwando (right) and Walter “The Executioner” Kautondokwa from Namibia during a media briefing on Thursday. The two will fight this Saturday in an international non-title 10-round bout. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× EFF chaos in Parliament, 21 August 2014 - Policemen break up a scuffle between Economic Freedom Fighters MPs and ANC members at Parliament in Cape Town on Thursday, 21 August 2014. Members of the EFF earlier stood their ground and refused to leave Parliament after being ordered to do so.An hour after being ordered to leave the House, EFF MPs were still sitting in their benches chanting and singing. EFF leader Julius Malema was not happy with President Jacob Zuma's reply to a question about when he was going to "pay back" part of the money spent on the R246m security upgrades to his private Nkandla homestead in KwaZulu-Natal. Picture: Nardus Engelbrecht/SAPA