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  1. Namibia: President Unaware of China's Naval Base PlansRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    ... gun... I do not know anything about such a proposal. It never came to me, maybe to the former president [Hifikepunye Pohamba]." Both China and Namibia have repeatedly denied that they plan to set up a naval base in the country, after reports in this ...

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  2. Magufuli creates enemiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2015 | IPPMEDIA

    ... president Joyce Banda who sold the government plane and 60 Mercedes limousines and Namibia ex-President Hifikepunye Pohamba, who was awarded this year's Mo Ibrahim prize for good leadership.

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  3. AIDS under renewed attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2015 | New Vision

    ... Motlanthe of South Africa, H.E Joyce Banda of Malawi, H.E Speciosa Wandira-Kazibwe of Uganda, H.E Hifikepunye Pohamba of Namibia Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa, Prof. Miriam Were of Kenya, and Edwin Cameron of South Africa. New Vision ...

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  4. Africa: Governance Forum Focuses on Urbanisation of AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    ... ndation. On Friday 20 November, the Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership was presented to Hifikepunye Pohamba, the

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  5. Ex-Namibian leader awarded Ibrahim PrizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    Former Namibian president Hifikepunye Pohamba has been awarded the 2014 Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership, the Mo Ibrahim Foundation said on Saturday. The award was presented at a special ceremony in Accra, Ghana, on Friday night, the foundation said on its website.

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  6. Former Namibian President Pohamba Accepts Leadership PrizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | Voice of America

    "This honor is not for me alone," Pohamba said Friday at a ceremony in Accra, Ghana. "I accept it with a sense of great humility, on behalf of the Namibian people, who entrusted me, through democratic processes, to lead our country as president for two consecutive terms."

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  7. Africa: President Pohamba Accepts Ibrahim Leadership PrizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Hifikepunye Pohamba, the former President of Namibia, tonight accepted the 2014 Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership at a special ceremony in Accra, Ghana. The Ibrahim Prize recognises and celebrates excellence in African leadership.

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  8. Namibia: Geingob Splurges On PoliticiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    ... increased spending on politicians. It comes after he formed a larger executive than his predecessor Hifikepunye Pohamba, sending government's wage bill ballooning, especially for members of the executive who come with expensive perks. Pohamba had a ...

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  9. Namibia: Govt Scraps Exam Fees for Secondary EducationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    ... the decision taken in 2013 by the government to ban school fees in secondary schools. Former President Hifikepunye Pohamba introduced Free Universal Primary Education in 2013, while Free Universal Secondary Education was put on the cards. ...

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  10. Nujoma, Greed and Systemic CorruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2015 | The Namibian

    ... Nujoma a house costing more than N$20 million (perhaps even much more considering that former President Hifikepunye Pohamba recently got a retirement house as a gift from the state worth over N$35 million). The report in this newspaper said that ...

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  11. In the shadows of a powerful silent chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | The Namibian

    ... not stop until they are cleansed. This year's festival is a very special one because former president Hifikepunye Pohamba is the guest of honour. And Mutumba says most of the people have come because they heard about Pohamba's presence. "We are a ...

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  12. Calls intensify for release of delimitation reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | The Namibian

    ELECTION Watch Namibia has a movement calling for the fourth Delimitation Commission report to be released to the public. On 3 September last year, Action Coalition, which comprises several groups campaigning for access to information legislation in Namibia, requested former President Hifikepunye Pohamba to release the report to the public in the interests of transparency, accountability and democracy.

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  13. Anger doesn't solve anything - Mafwe chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2015 | The Namibian

    THE Mafwe chief in the Zambezi region has urged those who were found not guilty in the treason trial two weeks ago not to habour anger because it does not solve anything. Addressing hundreds of people including former President Hifikepunye Pohamba yesterday at Katima Mulilo during the Lusata Cultural Festival, chief George Mamili the 7th encouraged the men to integrate and work with others in the community in developing the region.

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  14. Namibia: President Receives Honorary Doctorate from U.S. UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    ... democratic country, adding that first president Sam Nujoma brought about peace and former president Hifikepunye Pohamba brought stability, while he is now tasked with bringing about prosperity. "People enjoy democracy and a good constitution, but we ...

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  15. Openly Debate Secession, For the Sake of PeaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2015 | The Namibian

    ... like Mishake Muyongo (the exiled foremost secession leader) and former Presidents Sam Nujoma and Hifikepunye Pohamba, bad blood will flow among their foot soldiers. Animosity will be passed on from generation to generation if nothing is done to ...

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  16. Kata job haunts NHERead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2015 | The Namibian

    ... and student nurses. A N$16 MILLION housing tender awarded to a company co-owned by former President Hifikepunye Pohamba's daughter has come back to haunt the National Housing Enterprise after it emerged that several houses are giving residents ...

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  17. Congo seeks land in NamibiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2015 | The Namibian

    ... Institute for Technical and Vocational Training situated in the Republic of Congo. Former President Hifikepunye Pohamba and Congolese head of state Denis Sassou-Nguesso inaugurated the centre last year and it will be home to Namibian and Congolese ...

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  18. Nujoma, Greed and Systemic CorruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2015 | The Namibian

    ... Nujoma a house costing more than N$20 million (perhaps even much more considering that former President Hifikepunye Pohamba recently got a retirement house as a gift from the state worth over N$35 million). The report in this newspaper said that ...

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  19. Nujoma left 'homeless'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 | The Namibian

    ... the decision was linked to those in government trying to justify building a house for former President Hifikepunye Pohamba at a cost of more than N$35 million. Works and transport permanent secretary Willem Goeieman said he could not comment on the ...

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  20. Hamutenya makes a U-turnRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2015 | The Namibian

    ... in the ruling party, since the 2004 Swapo extraordinary congress. In 2004 he lost to former President Hifikepunye Pohamba at Swapo's extraordinary congress to elect the party's presidential candidate for that year's presidential elections since ...

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