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Road safety efforts should be harmonised: !Owos-Oab

Written by Edward Mumbuu Jnr on 18 January 2018

KARIBIB, 18 JAN (NAMPA) - National Road Safety Council (NRSC) Chairman, Eliphas !Owos-Oab has called for the harmonisation of efforts to curb road carnage in Namibia.
In a recent interview with Nampa, !Owos-Oab said this can be realised by the unification of traffic law enforcement agencies from local authorities, the Namibian Police Force (NamPol), Roads Authority (RA) and NRSC under one umbrella.
According to !Owos-Oab, the NRSC has submitted a draft proposal in this regard to Parliament.
“Bringing the ...


OTA leadership assistance needed in repatriation effort

Written by Uerikoha Tjijombo on 18 January 2018

WINDHOEK, 18 JAN (NAMPA) - Support from the Ovaherero Traditional Authority (OTA) is needed to accelerate the repatriation of Ovaherero people from Botswana, Chief Alex Kavei from Gam has said.
Kavei’s sentiments come after John Vatjiukua Veiue, a Ovaherero who was repatriated from Botswana to Namibia, during a mass prayer session on Saturday at Okahandja urged OTA leader, Vekuii Rukoro, to support the intended repatriation of more than 4 000 remaining Ovaherero and Ovambanderu people from Botswana to Namib ...

Registration chaos at Namcol

WINDHOEK, 15 JAN (NAMPA) - Security guards used pepper spray to control hundreds of learners who crowded the entrance of the Namibian College of Open Learning (Namcol) in Windhoek Monday to register for Grade 10 and 12 subjects. (NAMPA) MM/AS/HP (Video by: Lydia Pitiri) NAMPA.

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× Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro, right, walks past her opponent Estonia's Kaia Kanepi during a change of ends in their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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× Russian President Vladimir Putin plunges into the icy waters of lake Seliger during the celebration of the Epiphany holiday in Russia's Tver region early on January 19, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / SPUTNIK / Alexey DRUZHININ

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× (180119) -- HOHHOT, Jan. 19, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A herdsman tames the horse on the snow-covered grassland in Xilinhot city, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Jan. 18, 2018. Snow-themed tourism was a hit in north China during the winter season and watching snowfield horse taming on Xilingol Grasslands is one of the most popular tourist events. (Xinhua/Lian Zhen)(wsw)

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× NECKARTAL DAM, 17 January 2018 – Senior civil servants pictured during a familiarisation tour to the Neckartal Dam located in the Fish River of the Berseba Constituency in the //Kharas Region. (Photo: Contributed) NAMPA

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× Japanese Olympic Committee president Tsunekazu Takeda speaks during an interview with AFP at his office in Tokyo on January 19, 2018. The Japanese city of Sapporo would not need to construct a single venue in a potential bid to host the 2026 Winter Games, Japan's top Olympic official said on January 19. / AFP PHOTO / Toshifumi KITAMURA

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× (180119) -- HOHHOT, Jan. 19, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Herdsmen tame the horses on the snow-covered grassland in Xilinhot city, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Jan. 18, 2018. Snow-themed tourism was a hit in north China during the winter season and watching snowfield horse taming on Xilingol Grasslands is one of the most popular tourist events. (Xinhua/Lian Zhen)(wsw)

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× (180119) -- KUALA LUMPUR, Jan. 19, 2018 (Xinhua) -- People visit the decoration named "Dream Garden of Prosperity" which is set to welcome the upcoming Chinese lunar New Year at Pavilion shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Jan. 19, 2018. (Xinhua/Zhu Wei) (psw)