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Mujoro appointed new ECN boss

Written by Uerikoha Tjijombo on 22 June 2018

WINDHOEK, 22 JUN (NAMPA) – The Director of Operations at the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN), Theophilus Mujoro has been appointed as new Chief Electoral and Referenda Officer with effect from 01 September 2018, the ECN has announced.
This position was previously known as Director of Elections.
Mujoro is taking over from Professor Paul Isaak, whose five-year term as Director of Elections ends on 31 August this year.
He was interviewed for this position on Monday, along with other shortlisted candidate ...


Speakers make a mockery of Parliament: Muharukua

Written by Edward Mumbuu Jnr on 22 June 2018

WINDHOEK, 22 JUN (NAMPA) – The Speakers of the National Assembly (NA) are weak, biased and are making a joke of Parliament to the detriment of the nation, Popular Democratic Movement’s (PDM) Vipuakuje Muharukua claimed.
He made these comments in an interview with Nampa on Thursday, shortly after the NA session was abruptly adjourned by Deputy Speaker, Loide Kasingo, when proceedings in the house went out of control.
Drama unfolded when opposition parliamentarians felt insulted by Land Reform Minister, Uton ...

Namibia wants to increase beef exports to Norway

WINDHOEK, 20 JUN (NAMPA) – Namibia should consider exporting processed meat products to Norway in order to add value to the country’s beef products and create more employment. Outgoing Norwegian Ambassador to Namibia, Trine Skymoen said this on Tuesday when she bade farewell to President Hage Geingob at State House. (NAMPA) LP/EK/PS (Video by Lydia Pitiri)

Norway lobbies Namibia for support for seat at UN Security Council (Geingob)

Norway lobbies Namibia for support for seat at UN Security Council (Skymoen)

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× OTJINENE, 07 June 2018 - Otjinene Regional Councillor Erwin Katjizeu, Deputy Minister of Urban and Rural Development Derek Klazen, Maggy Mengo of Standard Bank Namibia and Pijoo Nganate, Special Advisor to the Omaheke Governor, break ground for the construction of new houses under the Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia. (Photo by: Charles Tjatindi) NAMPA

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× Nigeria's Ahmed Musa celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the group D match between Nigeria and Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

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× (180622) -- SAINT PETERSBURG, June 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Neymar of Brazil kneels on the pitch and cries after the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group E match between Brazil and Costa Rica in Saint Petersburg, Russia, June 22, 2018. Brazil won 2-0. (Xinhua/Cao Can)

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× Spain's coach Fernando Hierro plays with a ball during a training session at Krasnodar Academy on June 22, 2018, during the Russia 2018 World Cup football tournament. / AFP PHOTO / PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 20 June 2018 – Ueritjiua Kauaria, Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources at the regional workshop on applications for marine fishing rights at the Moth Hall in Keetmanshoop. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan addresses his supporters in Istanbul, Turkey June 22, 2018. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

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× Iceland's Gylfi Sigurdsson kicks the ball over the bar on a penalty during the group D match between Nigeria and Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

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× Marion Marechal, former far-right lawmaker, inaugurates her school of political science, the Institut des Sciences Sociales, Economiques et Politiques (ISSEP) in Lyon, France, June 22, 2018. REUTERS/Emmanuel Foudrot