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Ya Toivo laid to rest

Written by Uerikoha Tjijombo on 24 June 2017

WINDHOEK, 24 JUN (NAMPA) – The late Herman Andimba Toivo ya Toivo on Saturday joined other fallen heroes at the Heroes’ Acre outside Windhoek.
Ya Toivo was buried on the third tier and next to Namibia’s first Minister of Defence, Peter Mweshihange during an official State funeral.
President Hage Geingob and dignitaries of other heads of state from neighbouring and countries of friendship, delivered their messages to a wailing crowd.
The mood was sombre and Ya Toivo’s immediate relatives were in tears when t ...


Honour Ya Toivo with actions; Geingob

Written by Isabel Bento on 24 June 2017

HEROES ACRE, 24 JUN (NAMPA) – In honour of the late Herman Andimba Toivo Ya Toivo, President Hage Geingob has asked Namibians to ponder on several issues that Ya Toivo advocated for before he died.
Paying his last tribute to the departed hero at Heroes’ Acre on Saturday, Geingob questioned mourners whether they would help the poor by committing to fight poverty and corruption, and collaborate to develop Namibia in the spirit of Harambee.
The Head of State noted how heroes like Ya Toivo should not be honoure ...

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× HEROES' ACRE, 24 June 2017 - The casket of the late Andimba Toivo ya Toivo draped in the National Flag at his State funeral. (Photo by: Francois Lottering) NAMPA

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× Actress Miranda Cosgrove attends the premiere of "Despicable Me 3" on June 24, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. / AFP PHOTO / VALERIE MACON

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× Jun 24, 2017; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Nationals center fielder Michael Taylor (3) leaps to attempt to catch a fly ball by Cincinnati Reds second baseman Scooter Gennett (not pictured) as Nationals right fielder Brian Goodwin (8) looks on in the eighth inning at Nationals Park. The Nationals won 18-3. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

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× EDIMBA, 13 June 2017 - Former commander of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in the Oshana Region, Commissioner Ndahangwapo Kashihakumwa has established a security academy under his Tobias Hainyeko Trading Enterprises company. Here he shows Nampa the shooting range of the academy at Edimba village near Eenhana. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× ONAMPIRA, 23 June 2017 - Onampira Combined School's Agriculture subject teacher Edwig Andunge (R) instructs learners during their tomato harvest. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× Kendra Harrison holds a U.S. flag after she won the women's 100 hurdles at the U.S. Track and Field Championships, Saturday, June 24, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

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× Jun 24, 2017; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Nationals center fielder Michael Taylor (3) leaps to attempt to catch a fly ball by Cincinnati Reds second baseman Scooter Gennett (not pictured) as Nationals right fielder Brian Goodwin (8) looks on in the eighth inning at Nationals Park. The Nationals won 18-3. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

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× Jeff Goldblum performs with The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra on Day 1 of the 2017 Arroyo Seco music festival on Saturday, June 24, 2017, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)