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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, The speedy response of the Windhoek Emergency Service's Fire Brigade prevented a family house in Avis from extensive fire damage. The fire that allegedly started in the kitchen was confined and extinguished before it could spread to other parts of the house. The fire broke out around 11h00 on Thursday. The Avis Neighbourhood Watch group already started with assistance to ensure the residents will not endure any discomfort due to the fire damage. (Photo by: Francois Lottering) NAMPA

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× (171124) -- MOSCOW, Nov. 24, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Alexander Petunin (front) of Dynamo Moscow vies for the ball during the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) match against Ugra in Moscow, Russia, on Nov. 23, 2017. Dynamo Moscow won 2-0. (Xinhua/Evgeny Sinitsyn)

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× (171124) -- DALI, Nov. 24, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Nov. 20, 2017 shows the scenery of the Zibi Lake and the wetland in Eryuan County of Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Yunnan Province. Water quality of Zibi Lake has been improved since local authorities took measures including reversing land reclamation and water ecological restoration. (Xinhua/Shen Hong)(wsw)

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× WINDHOEK, 23 November 2017 - Founding Father Sam Nujoma (L) and Swapo Secretary-General Nangolo Mbumba at the official opening of the party's sixth congress in the capital on Thursday. (Photo by: Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× SWAKOPMUND, 23 November 2017 - Catherine Kooper, 24, is facing a rape charge for allegedly sleeping with a 15-year-old boy from Usakos. (Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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× Australia's Jason Day hits a shot from the fairway on the 6th hole during the second round of the Australian Open Golf tournament in Sydney, Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

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× WINDHOEK, 23 November 2017 - Former Prime Minister Libertine Amathila greet a delegate at the official opening of the Swapo party's sixth congress in the capital on Thursday. (Photo by: Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× OTJIWARONGO, 22 November 2017 - The Deputy Minister of Health and Social Services, Juliet Kavetuna speaks at the occasion that marked the graduation of 96 community health extension workers at Otjiwarongo on Wednesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA