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Geingob urges delegates to vote right

Written by Mathias Nanghanda on 17 November 2017

ONGWEDIVA, 17 NOV (NAMPA) – Swapo presidential candidate, Hage Geingob has called on delegates to the party’s 6th ordinary congress to be held in Windhoek from 23 to 26 November, to vote for his Team Harambee.
Geingob’s slate includes Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah for vice-president, Sophia Shaningwa for secretary-general (SG) and Marco Hausiku for deputy SG.
Speaking during his campaign rally at Ongwediva in the Oshana Region on Thursday, Geingob said his team is a gender-balanced leadership, including two men a ...


NPPTA concerned with taxi operators involved in crimes

Written by Petrus Muronga on 17 November 2017

RUNDU, 17 NOV (NAMPA) – Namibian Public Passenger Transport Association (NPPTA) in the Kavango East Region is concerned with the escalating crime involving taxi operators.
The association raised this concern during a stakeholder meeting here on Thursday.
NPPTA Regional Chairperson, Thobias Hamutenya said it has come to their attention that taxi drivers or operators are involving themselves in criminal activities.
Hamutenya gave an example of an incident late last month when a taxi driver and his two accompl ...

Russia displeased with paltry Namibia-Russia trade turnover

WINDHOEK, 16 NOV (NAMPA) - The Deputy Prime Minister and Special Envoy to the President of Russia, Yuri Trutnev told President Hage Geingob that he is not pleased with trade turnover between Russia and Namibia at a meeting at State House on Thursday. (Video by: George Hendricks)

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 15 November 2017 – Delegates of the Swapo-Party Youth League dance at Team Harambee’s campaign meeting in Keetmanshoop. (Photo by: Patience Smith) NAMPA

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× The Canary Wharf financial district is seen at dusk in London, Britain, November 17, 2017. Picture taken on November 17. REUTERS/Toby Melville

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× (FILES) This file photo taken on November 14, 2017 shows Wales' manager Chris Coleman wathcing his players during the international friendly football match between Wales and Panama at Cardiff City Stadium in Cardiff. Chris Coleman quit as Wales manager on November 17, 2017, to take over at English Championship club Sunderland after he failed to steer his country to the World Cup. Coleman, who led a Gareth Bale-inspired Wales to the semi-finals of Euro 2016, will be given the job of lifting Sunderland off the bottom of the table and ultimately winning promotion back to the Premier League. / AFP PHOTO / GEOFF CADDICK

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× Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri (C), surrounded by security personel, speaks on the phone as he arrives in Paris early ON November 18, 2017. Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri flew in from Saudi Arabia for talks with French President in a move aimed at defusing the political turmoil sparked by his shock resignation in an announcement from Riyadh. / AFP PHOTO / GEOFFROY VAN DER HASSELT

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 15 November 2017 – Katrina Hanse-Himarwa (L), Marco Hausiku and Sophia Shaningwa pictured at Team Harambee’s campaign meeting in Keetmanshoop. (Photo by: Patience Smith) NAMPA

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× (171118) -- SARPOL-E ZAHAB, Nov. 18, 2017 (Xinhua) -- A girl stands in front of a damaged house after an earthquake at a small village in Sarpol-e Zahab county, Iran, on Nov. 17, 2017. The latest figures showed that 474 people have died and 9,388 others were wounded in the quake-hit areas in Iran. (Xinhua/Ahmad Halabisaz) (zxj)

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× French President Emmanuel Macron and Saad al-Hariri, who announced his resignation as Lebanon's prime minister while on a visit to Saudi Arabia, react on the steps of the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, November 18, 2017. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

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× French President Emmanuel Macron and Saad al-Hariri, who announced his resignation as Lebanon's prime minister while on a visit to Saudi Arabia, react on the steps of the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, November 18, 2017. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier