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Sheya appointed as Kunene Governor

Written by Maggy Thomas on 15 December 2017

WINDHOEK, 15 DEC (NAMPA) – Current Mayor of Outjo, Marius Sheya is now the Governor of the Kunene Region.
Sheya was appointed by President Hage Geingob on Friday.
The appointment was necessitated after the passing on of Angelika Muharukua in October this year.
The appointment is effective 01 January 2018, for a period of two years, until 20 March 2020, during which the new governor will serve subject to Article 110 B (2) of the Namibian Constitution.
In a statement issued on Friday, Minister of Presidential ...


Tweya furious about Geingob media reports

Written by Paulus Shiku on 15 December 2017

SWAKOPMUND, 15 DEC (NAMPA) – Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Tjekero Tweya on Thursday accused some newspapers in the country of focusing on irrelevant matters, sidelining national issues.
Speaking to journalists in Swakopmund, Tweya said the story about President Hage Geingob’s business dealings in African Sunrise Investment, where he allegedly sold his shares to a business partner, was irrelevant.
Tweya said Geingob and his ministers called an annual press conference on Wednesday to ...

Mass memorial for car accident victims held on Okahandja-Karibieb road

OKAHANDJA, 14 DEC (NAMPA) - A mass memorial service was held Thursday for the 10 people who died in a car crash on the Okahandja-Karibib road on 04 December. Over 350 mourners gathered next to the road where the accident happened, some 20 kilometres from Okahandja, to remember and celebrate the lives of the people who died on the spot after the vehicles they were travelling in collided head-on and burst into flames. (NAMPA) MM/ND (Video by: Lydia Pitiri)

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× OTJIWARONGO, 13 December 2017 - The Namibian Police Force (NamPol)'s Otjozondjupa Regional Police Commander, Commissioner Heinrich Tjiveze on one of the 25 bicycles which were donated by the Central North Regional Electricity Distributor (Cenored) to the police at Otjiwarongo on Wednesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 06 December 2017 – Mateus Shipushu dances at the commemoration of International Day of Persons with Disabilities after giving a motivational speech. (Photo by: Patience Smith) NAMPA

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× North Korean Ambassador to the United Nations Ja Song Nam speaks during a high level Security Council meeting on the situation in North Korea, Friday, Dec. 15, 2017 at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

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× Members of the audience listen as U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks at a graduation ceremony at the FBI Academy on the grounds of Marine Corps Base Quantico in Quantico, Virginia, U.S. December 15, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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× OTJIWARONGO, 13 December 2017 - Members of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in the Otjozondjupa Region ride bicycles which were donated to them by the Central North Regional Electricity Distributor (Cenored) at Otjiwarongo on Wednesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2017 file photo, Brazil's President Michel Temer attends a swearing-in ceremony, in Brasilia, Brazil. Temer was released from the hospital Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, where he underwent surgery for a narrowing of his urethra earlier this week. Sao Paulo's Sirio-Libanes Hospital said in a statement the president was released Friday morning to "return to his normal activities" following a successful surgery. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres, File)

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× Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane (C) walks with his players on the pitch during a training session on the eve of their FIFA Club World Cup final football match at Zayed Sports City Stadium in the Emirati capital Abu Dhabi on December 15, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Giuseppe CACACE

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× A Chinese hostess waits during the official unveiling ceremony of the logo for the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Game in Beijing on December 15, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR