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Refrain from making corruption accusations: Geingob

Written by Maria Kandjungu on 13 December 2017

WINDHOEK, 13 DEC (NAMPA) – President Hage Geingob has called on members of the public to refrain from making accusations of corruption as it destroys people’s lives.
Geingob was speaking at the year-end media conference at State House on Wednesday, saying: “Everyone is innocent until proven guilty, so let them be proven guilty”.
The president explained that corruption is however a hard thing to prove, and questioned why people are condemning the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC).
He added that there are many ...


Schoolgirls get pregnant over holidays

Written by Maria Kandjungu on 13 December 2017

WINDHOEK, 13 DEC (NAMPA) – The Ministry of Education Arts and Culture (MEAC) is urging parents to take care of their girls during holidays as most pregnancies in learners are recorded a few months after school breaks.
Speaking to Nampa recently, Deputy Director in the HIV/AIDS Management Unit at MEAC, Julius Nghifikwa said they have generally observed that girls are getting pregnant during holidays when they are away from schools and under parents’ care.
“Children get pregnant while at home, especially [du ...

Geingob throws suprise party for State House employees

WINDHOEK, 12 DEC (NAMPA) – President Hage Geingob hosted a surprise year-end function for State House employees here on Thursday. Over 150 people, including employees from the office of the vice-president, prime minister, and the two former presidents attended the function at State House. (NAMPA) MM/HP/ND (Video by: Lydia Pitiri)

Nujoma happy with operation of Etunda clinic

Namibians observe national and international days

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× OTJIWARONGO, 13 December 2017 - Members of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in the Otjozondjupa Region ride bicycles which were donated to them by the Central North Regional Electricity Distributor (Cenored) at Otjiwarongo on Wednesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Mexican actor Diego Luna marches as he protests against a new security bill, Law of Internal Security, in Mexico City, Mexico, December 13, 2017. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

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× A worker adjusts a hoarding of an international conference on security in Chiang Mai, Thailand, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. The two-day gathering of the Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific (CSCAP) began on Thursday aiming at ensuring a peaceful evolution of regional security order in the Asia–Pacific. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)

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× WINDHOEK, 07 December 2017 - Tobias Hainyeko Constituency Councillor Christopher Likuwa (L) and Minister of Urban and Rural Development Sophia Shaningwa officially inaugurate the Tobias Hainyeko Constituency Office on Wednesday. (Photo by: Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× OPUWO,12 DECEMBER(NAMPA)- Participants of the Blueprint on Wealth Redistribution and Poverty Eradication document presentation workshop by the Ministry of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare. (Photo by :Tjizumaue Undari) NAMPA

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× (171214) -- WUHAN, Dec. 14, 2017 (Xinhua) -- A model presents a creation designed by Liu Yong during 2017 Wuhan Fashion Week in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province, Dec. 13, 2017. (Xinhua/Chen Jianli) (yxb)

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× OPUWO,12 DECEMBER(NAMPA)- Participants of the Blueprint on Wealth Redistribution and Poverty Eradication document presentation workshop by the Ministry of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare. (Photo by :Tjizumaue Undari) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 05 December 2017- Namibia Qualification Authority (NQA) Board Chairperson Gilbert Likando (L); Minister of Higher Education, Training and Innovation Itah Kandjii-Murangi (C) and deputy chairperson Anicia Peters. (Photo by: Linea Dishena) NAMPA