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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 ...

Zimbabweans in Namibia stage a peaceful demonstration

WINDHOEK, 18 NOV(NAMPA)- More than a thousand of Zimbabweans living in Namibia staged a peaceful march in solidarity with the political crisis happening in their country. Their intention is to march in a peaceful manner to appeal to their Embassy here in Namibia to call for the peaceful transition in the action initiated by the Zimbabwean National army. LP/MT (NAMPA) (Video by: Lydia Pitiri)

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× WINDHOEK, 17 November 2017 – Action between Orland Pirates and Black Africa in the 2017/18 NPL match at Sam Nujoma Stadium. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× Soccer Football - Premier League - West Bromwich Albion vs Chelsea - The Hawthorns, West Bromwich, Britain - November 18, 2017 Chelsea manager Antonio Conte after the match REUTERS/Peter Nicholls EDITORIAL USE ONLY. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details.

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× HENTIES BAY, 17 November 2017 - About four kilometres of the gravel road between Swakopmund and Henties Bay to Uis is already upgraded to bitumen. (Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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× Soccer Football - Premier League - Burnley vs Swansea City - Turf Moor, Burnley, Britain - November 18, 2017 Burnley manager Sean Dyche applauds fans after the match Action Images via Reuters/Craig Brough EDITORIAL USE ONLY. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or "live" services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details.

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× OVITOTO, 15 November 2017 - Community members of the Otjongombe village in the Ovitoto area on Wednesday received 55 pit toilets from the Otjozondjupa Regional Council. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× David Goffin of Belgium serves to Roger Federer of Switzerland during their ATP World Tour Finals semifinal tennis match at the O2 Arena in London, Saturday Nov. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

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× Lazio's defender from Brazil Lucas Leiva (R) vies with Roma's Bosnian striker Edin Dzeko during the Italian Serie A football match AS Roma vs Lazio on November 18, 2017 at the Olympic stadium in Rome. / AFP PHOTO / Filippo MONTEFORTE

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× Leicester Manager Claude Puel, centre, speaks to his players during the English Premier League soccer match between Leicester City and Manchester City at the King Power Stadium in Leicester, England, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)