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Eighteen minibus occupants survive accident

Written by Mulisa Simiyasa on 24 November 2017

OTJIWARONGO, 24 NOV (NAMPA) – Eighteen people survived a road accident after a minibus they were travelling in overturned twice on the Okahandja-Otjiwarongo road on Thursday afternoon.
Namibian Police Force Spokesperson in Otjozondjupa, Warrant Officer Maureen Mbeha shortly after the accident told Nampa that 13 occupants, including the driver, sustained serious injuries while five suffered slight body injuries.
They were taken to the Otjiwarongo and Okahandja State hospitals for medical attention.
The mini ...


MVA implores road users to be responsible

Written by Maria Kandjungu on 24 November 2017

WINDHOEK, 23 NOV (NAMPA) – The Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) Fund on Thursday appealed to members of the public to avoid being the sources of trouble and misfortune on the roads by acting responsibly as the festive season begins.
“This is in view of the fact that during the previous festive season between 22 November 2016 and 17 January 2017, Namibian roads claimed the lives of 124 persons,” said a statement issued by the MVA Fund.
It further stated that of the 124 deceased, 70 per cent were male and 30 pe ...

Swapo not a shortcut to personal wealth: Geingob

WINDHOEK, 23 NOV (NAMPA) - Speaking during the official opening of the party’s 6th ordinary congress on Thursday, President Hage Geingob said the Swapo Party is not a personality cult or an exclusive club, but bigger than any individual. (Video by George Hendricks)

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× WINDHOEK, 23 November 2017 - Former Prime Minister Libertine Amathila and other delegates arrive for the official opening of the 6th Swapo congress on Thursday. (Photo by:Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× Zhang Lianwei of China hits a shot during round two of the Hong Kong Open at the Hong Kong Golf Club on November 24, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Anthony WALLACE

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× FULLERTON, CA - NOVEMBER 23: Malik Pope #21 of the San Diego State Aztecs is fouled by Justin Strings #3 of the Sacramento State Hornets as he drives to the basket in the first half of the game at Titan Gym on November 23, 2017 in Fullerton, California. Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× In this Nov. 20, 2017, file photo, model Stella Maxwell of New Zealand is made up at backstage before the Victoria's Secret fashion show inside the Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai, China. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)

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× Windhoek, 22 November 2017. Cleaners contracted to the City of Windhoek march from Manwu offices in Katutura to City of Windhoek head office. (Photo by: Lydia Pitiri) NAMPA.

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× STARKVILLE, MS - NOVEMBER 23: A.J. Brown #1 of the Mississippi Rebels celebrates after a touchdown during the second half of an NCAA football game against the Mississippi State Bulldogs at Davis Wade Stadium on November 23, 2017 in Starkville, Mississippi. Butch Dill/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× FULLERTON, CA - NOVEMBER 23: Chibueze Jacobs #1 of the Sacramento State Hornets is fouled by Jordan Schakel #20 of the San Diego State Aztecs in the first half of the game at Titan Gym on November 23, 2017 in Fullerton, California. Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× Nov 23, 2017; Portland, OR, USA; DePaul Blue Demons guard Eli Cain (11) reacts after losing control of the ball against the Michigan State Spartans in the first half at Moda Center. Mandatory Credit: Jaime Valdez-USA TODAY Sports