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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

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× ONGHALA, 10 December 2017 – Omaalala Football Club (FC) are the champions of the Nanghili Nashima Tournament held at Onghala yaShikondjo village in the Ohangwena Region on Saturday and Sunday. Players and officials of the club are pictured here shortly after their team beat Sevila FC 2-1 in the final on Sunday. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× Dec 13, 2017; Orlando, FL, USA; Orlando Magic center Bismack Biyombo (11) blocks LA Clippers forward Sam Dekker (7) shdoyt during the second half at Amway Center. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

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× ONGHALA, 10 December 2017 – Omaalala Football Club (FC) are the champions of the Nanghili Nashima Tournament held at Onghala yaShikondjo village in the Ohangwena Region on Saturday and Sunday. Players and officials of the club are pictured here shortly after their team beat Sevila FC 2-1 in the final on Sunday. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× Cricket - Ashes test match - Australia v England - WACA Ground, Perth, Australia, December 14, 2017. England's Mark Stoneman watches the ball after a short delivery from Australia's Mitchell Starc during the first day of the third Ashes cricket test match. REUTERS/David Gray

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× PYAMKUU, 11 December 2017 - Finance Deputy Minister Natangue Ithete and Omusati regional councillor for Ogongo Constituency, Willem Iyambo (left) pictured during the commemoration of the International Human Rights Day at Pyamukuu village in the constituency on Monday. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× Windheok, 06 December 2017 - Geo-scientist in the Ministry of Mines and Energy, Mako Siltali. (Photo Contributed) NAMPA

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× In this image released by the Myanmar Ministry of Information and broadcast by Myanmar's MRTV, on Dec. 13, 2017, Reuters reporters Wa Lone, left, and Kyaw Soe Oo stand handcuffed in Myanmar. Reuters news agency called on Myanmar to immediately release its two journalists who were arrested for possessing "important secret papers" obtained from two policemen who had worked in Rakhine state, where violence widely blamed on security forces has forced more than 625,000 minority Rohingya Muslims to flee into neighboring Bangladesh. (MRTV/Myanmar Ministry of Information via AP)

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× ENGOMBE, 08 December 2017 - Members of the Iipumbu yaTshilongo Community Conservancy in a meeting addressed by Environment and Tourism Minister Pohamba Shifeta on community conservancy issues on Friday. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA