OPUWO: Miss Namibia 2012 Tsakana Nkandih says primary education is a very important aspect of the academic careers of children, as it lays the foundation of knowledge they later have to build on.
As such, primary education needs to be of the right quality, she said whilst addressing learners at the Opuwo Primary School in the Kunene Region yesterday.
She told the 655 learners to put education first in all things they do, and to study hard.
Nkandih said she selected that school because she want it to be the best school, adding that she would assist the school to become one of the best public primary schools in the country through the support of her donors and sponsors.
She noted that this is the first school she is visiting after she was crowned Miss Namibia, adding that she had to see to it that she supports it where she can in order for it to shine.
The acting principal of the Opuwo Primary School, Sipora Ankama thanked the beauty queen for selecting this school, as well as for paying it a visit and donating a printer.
German Member of Parliament Niema Movassat will be in Namibia as from next week to hold talks with the committees of descendants of the victims of the 1904-1908 German genocide, amongst other engagements.
His political advisor, Nicolai Roschert, said in a media statement issued yesterday that Movassat will mainly be in Windhoek from 22 to 29 August to intensify inter-parliamentary dialogue, for political and civil society talks and for talks with the committees of the descendants of the victims of the German genocide.
Within this framework, he will deliver a speech at this year’s Red Flag Day commemoration at Okahandja on 26 August.
Movassat is also a member of the Bundestag Committee on Economic Cooperation and Development.
The motion – Acknowledging the German Colonial Crimes in Former German South-West Africa as Genocide and Working towards Restorative Justice – was moved by the German Left Party Parliamentary (Bundestag) Group, and tabled in March 2012.