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WDSS tourney hailed a success

The just ended Winter Deaf School Sports Tournament (WDSS) held at the Rundu Sports Stadium was hailed a success.
Hosted by Maria Mwengere Secondary School this year, the annual tournament is aimed to enhance the participation of hearing impaired learners in different sport codes.
Its organising committee’s chairperson Chris Sindendere told Nampa in an interview on Friday that the two-day tournament was a success as most of the invited schools showed up and took part in the competitions.

Samaria appointed Brave Warriors coach

African Stars’ head coach, Bobby Samaria, has been temporarily appointed as the senior men’s national football team coach for the 2020 African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifier matches against Comoros Island scheduled for 26 July and 02 August.
The International Federation of Association Football’s Normalisation Committee chairperson, Hilda Basson-Namundjebo, confirmed Samaria’s appointment through a media statement on Monday.

Kalenga’s faction surrenders OTA office keys

Royal prince Konisa Kalenga’s faction has surrendered the Ondonga Traditional Authority (OTA) office to the governor of the Oshana Region on Monday.
Governor Elia Irimari confirmed to Nampa on Monday that Kalenga’s faction gave up and surrendered the keys to the OTA offices to his office on Monday morning.
“All the keys to the OTA office have been surrendered to us, as well as the official vehicle which is now parked on our premises,” stated Irimari.

Education Minister found guilty of corruption

The Minister of Education, Arts and Culture, Katrina Hanse-Himarwa who stands accused of corruption in connection with the allocation of housing at Mariental in 2014, was found guilty in the High Court on Monday.
Hanse-Himarwa was found guilty of wrongly and corruptly using her office or position as the governor of the Hardap Region for self-gratification when she made changes to the original list of the mass housing project.
The minister was found guilty in a judgement handed down by High Court Judge Christie Liebenberg on Monday morning.

USA win FIFA Women’s World Cup

The United States Women’s National Team (USWNT) have successfully defended the FIFA Women’s Cup they won in 2015 following their 2-0 defeat of the Netherlands on Sunday.

This is a record fourth world title for the American women who were simply unstoppable all through the tournament staged in France; although the final match proved most difficult.

Ndonga Linena youth introduce ‘Ghupampi day’

Youth from the Ndonga Linena Constituency plan to from this year on celebrate ‘Ghupampi day’, translated as ‘day of hard work’ at various villages within the constituency.
The day will be celebrated annually on 28 September.
This was discussed at a meeting the young people held in Rundu on Saturday evening together with the constituency’s councillor Petrus Kavhura.

Education Minister to hear court judgement Monday

Judgement in a case in which Minister of Education, Arts and Culture, Katrina Hanse-Himarwa stands accused of corruption in connection with the allocation of housing at Mariental in 2014, is expected to be handed down in the High Court here on Monday.
High Court Judge Christie Liebenberg on 22 May 2019, after having listened to submissions for judgement by both the prosecution and the accused’s defence team, announced that he would deliver his verdict in the matter on Monday at about 10h00.