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Late Ilonga to be buried at Heroes’ Acre

Written by Anna Salkeus on 16 December 2018

WINDHOEK, 16 DEC (NAMPA) – President Hage Geingob has accorded the late freedom fighter and trade unionist Petrus Ilonga a State funeral.
A State funeral means Government arranges the burial and covers all funeral costs.
Geingob, in a statement from the Presidency issued Sunday declared the late Ilonga who died at the age of 71 on 11 December a national hero.
The late politician who was born at Etilyasa-Ongandjera in the Omusati Region, died on Tuesday evening after a long illness.
Ilonga will be laid to r ...


Geingob and Pohamba clash with Namoloh at Ndakolo’s memorial

Written by Mathias Nanghanda on 16 December 2018

EENGHANGO, 16 DEC (NAMPA) – President Hage Geingob and his predecessor, Hifikepunye Pohamba criticised Minister of Safety and Security Charles Namoloh, for using the memorial service of the late Colonel Matias ‘Mbulunganga’ Ndakolo to advocate for the interests of war veterans.
Speaking on behalf of Ndakolo’s friends, Namoloh appealed to Geingob to look into the affairs of war veterans in order to improve their standard of living.
Ndakolo was accorded a State funeral over the weekend, and Namoloh described ...

One Nation community members unhappy with Food Bank

WINDHOEK, 12 DEC (NAMPA) – Disgruntled community members from the One Nation informal settlement in Windhoek claim nepotism and favouritism in the distribution of food items by the Food Bank. (Video by: Antonio Barera) NAMPA.

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× RUNDU, 16 December 2018 - Young people seen here taking part in the cleaning campaign at Rundu initiated by the Kavango East Regional Council. (Photo: Contributed) NAMPA

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× Barcelona's Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez celebrates after scoring a goal during the Spanish League football match between Levante and Barcelona at the Ciutat de Valencia stadium in Valencia on December 16, 2018. (Photo by JOSE JORDAN / AFP)

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× OTJIWARONGO, 12 December 2018 - The accident scene outside Otjiwarongo where three men died Wednesday when their vehicles collided after one of the cars drove into a cow standing in the road. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 10 December 2018 - Governor of the Khomas Region, Laura McLeod-Katjirua speaking at the commemoration of the Human Rights Day and Day of the Namibian Women. (Photo by: Esme Konstantinus) NAMPA

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 11 December 2018 - Deputy Minister of Gender Equality and Child Welfare, Lucia Witbooi (L) pictured with some of the beneficiaries who received equipment from the ministry at Keetmanshoop on Tuesday. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× Genoa's Polish forward Krzysztof Piatek celebrates after opening the scoring during the Italian Serie A football match AS Roma vs Genoa on December 16, 2018 at the Olympic stadium in Rome. (Photo by Vincenzo PINTO / AFP)

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× Barcelona's Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez (L) celebrates a goal with Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi during the Spanish League football match between Levante and Barcelona at the Ciutat de Valencia stadium in Valencia on December 16, 2018. (Photo by JOSE JORDAN / AFP)

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× (181211) -- WASHINGTON, Dec. 11, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Google CEO Sundar Pichai testifies before U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee during a hearing "Transparency & Accountability: Examining Google and its Data Collection, Use and Filtering Practices" on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C., the United States, on Dec. 11, 2018. (Xinhua/Liu Jie) 


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