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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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× MARRAKECH, 17 January 2018 – Sebastien Desabre, the coach of Uganda’s national football team, pictured during a media conference at the Marrakech Stadium on Wednesday. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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× Croatia's Ivo Karlovic reacts after winning the fourth set against Italy's Andreas Seppi during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

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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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× FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2012, file photo, Lindsey Vonn, right, celebrates with third-placed Julia Mancuso after winning an alpine ski, women's World Cup super-G, in St. Moritz, Switzerland. Slowed by persistent hip problems, four-time Olympic medalist Julia Mancuso has announced she will retire after a goodbye run in a World Cup downhill Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta, File)

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× OTJIWARONGO, 16 January 2018 - Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Sofia Shaningwa handed over 40 new houses to beneficiaries at Otjiwarongo on Tuesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× A man pushes his fully loaded cart of collectable waste material along a street in Jakarta on January 19, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / BAY ISMOYO

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× Relatives of Indian boy Sahil kumar who was killed in Pakistani firing and shelling, wail near his body at a hospital in Ranbir Singh Pura district of Jammu and Kashmir, India, Friday, Jan.19,2018. Tensions soared along the volatile frontier between India and Pakistan in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir as soldiers of the rivals continued shelling villages and border posts for third day Friday. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)

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× (180119) -- HARBIN, Jan. 19, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Jan. 19, 2018 shows an ice sculpture at Laodaowai baroque scenic spot in Harbin, capital of northeast China's Heilongjiang Province. Ice sculptures and landscapes at the baroque scenic spot attracted many tourists in winter. (Xinhua/Wang Jianwei)(mcg)