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The Hage Geingob Hage Geingob (born 3 August 1941 in the Grootfontein District, Namibia) was the first Prime Minister of independent Namibia. He is a member of the SWAPO Party. Early life
Geingob received his early education at Otavi in Namibia under the hated Bantu Education System.
 Secondary School will host its first ever Pregnancy Awareness Week from 6 to 10 February. The week-long programme is aimed at involving the community and other stake holders in finding a solution to teenage pregnancies and is the brainchild brain¬∑child ¬†
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 of Delphia Jimmy, a life skills teacher at the Katutura situated school.

Last year, between six and seven of her learners dropped out of school as a result of pregnancies says Jimmy. It is in light of this that she came up with the idea of a teenage pregnancy teenage pregnancy Adolescent pregnancy, teen pregnancy Social medicine Pregnancy by a ♀, age 13 to 19; TP is usually understood to occur in a ♀ who has not completed her core education–secondary school, has few or no marketable skills, is  awareness campaign so that other learners can be educated as well as to involve parents in the fight against teenage pregnancies.

Jimmy says the event is aimed at the whole community and other schools, not only Hage Geingog Secondary.

The event will involve guest speakers, who will talk to parents as well as the learners in the hope that the discussions will lead to action. Various NGO's will be part of the initiative, such as the Star for life project as well as the Forum for African Women Educationalists in Namibia (FAWENA).

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Title Annotation:Community & Culture
Publication:Namibia Economist (Windhoek, Namibia)
Date:Feb 3, 2012
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