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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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× KALKFELD, 14 November 2017 - The unserviced portion of Ondundu-yo-vitenda, where members of the Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia at Kalkfeld in the Otjozondjupa Region are expected to build houses. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× A man cheers as a military vehicle loaded with soldiers drives past him during a rally to demand the resignation of Zimbabwe's president at the a public ground on November 18, 2017, in Harare. Zimbabwe's president clings to office, the military is in power and the much-feared ZANU-PF party still rules -- but Zimbabweans put such issues aside on November 18, 2017 to happily embrace what they hope is a new era for the country. / AFP PHOTO / STR

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× Rugby Union - Autumn Internationals - England vs Australia - Twickenham Stadium, London, Britain - November 18, 2017 England players drive a maul during the match REUTERS/Hannah McKay

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× Masked Zimbabwean Soldiers sit in a vehicle as they patrol in the streets during a rally to demand the resignation of Zimbabwe's president at the a public ground on November 18, 2017, in Harare. Zimbabwe's president clings to office, the military is in power and the much-feared ZANU-PF party still rules -- but Zimbabweans put such issues aside on November 18, 2017 to happily embrace what they hope is a new era for the country. / AFP PHOTO / STR

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× WINDHOEK, 15 November 2017 – Peter Ngatane from Boxing South Africa (BSA) facilitating the boxing Indaba in Windhoek. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× THIS CAPTION CORRECTS SPELLING OF 'Katuutire' IN PREVIOUS PIC. GROOTFONTEIN, 12 November 2017 - President Hage Geingob (L) welcomes former DTA of Namibia President Katuutire Kaura (white hat) to the ruling Swapo-party at Grootfontein campaign meeting on Sunday afternoon. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Rugby Union - Autumn Internationals - Wales vs Georgia - Principality Stadium, Cardiff, Britain - November 18, 2017 Georgia's Mirian Modebadze in action with Wales' Josh Navidi (C) and Tomas Francis Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

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× Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian forward Neymar (L) outruns Nantes' French midfielder Enock Kwateng during the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Nantes (FCN) at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris on November 18, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / BERTRAND GUAY