Dibasen Junior Secondary School

Dibasen Junior Secondary School

Dibasen Junior Secondary School is a school in Okombahe, 60 km west of Omaruru in the Erongo Region of central Namibia.[1] It was founded in 1982[2] and has 16 teachers and about 360 learners in grades 7 to 9.[3]

The school was the target of several arson attacks at the time of Namibia's transition into independence in the late 1980s and early 1990s. As a result of those politically motivated attacks, student numbers went down from 900 to 200. During an attempt to rebuild the school the remaining hostel blocks burned down in 2005.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Maletzky, Christof (14 July 2005). "Dibasen School hostel burns down". The Namibian. http://www.namibian.com.na/index.php?id=28&tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=15436&no_cache=1. 
  2. ^ Maletzky, Christof (7 October 2003). "Dibasen School Marks 21 Years With Rebuilding Drive". The Namibian (via allafrica.com). http://allafrica.com/stories/200310070190.html. 
  3. ^ "Erongo Schools". Association of Regional Councils in the Republic of Namibia. http://www.arc.org.na/home.php?pn=erongo_schools. Retrieved 29 June 2011. 

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