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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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× OSHAKATI, 17 November 2017- Head of Neonatal Ward at the Oshakati Intermediate Hospital, Dr Richard Biseko (standing behind) speaks at the World Prematurity Day commemoration at Oshakati in the Oshana Region on Friday, while mothers of premature babies demonstrate the Kangaroo Mother Care. (Photo by Mathias Nanganda) NAMPA

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× FULLERTON, CA - NOVEMBER 23: Chibueze Jacobs #1 and Jeff Wu #14 of the Sacramento State Hornets guard Matt Mitchell #11 of the San Diego State Aztecs 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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× Sri Lanka's Dimuth Karunaratne plays a shot during the first day of their second test cricket match against India in Nagpur, India, Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)

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× WINDHOEK, 23 November 2017 - Ovambanderu Traditional Authority (OTA) Chief Kilus Nguvauva draped in a graduation attire of Swapo colours at the official opening of the sixth Swapo congress.(Photo by:Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× Cruz Azul's Julio Cesar Dominguez, left, fights for the ball with America's Oribe Peralta during a Mexico soccer league match, in Mexico City, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)

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× (171124) -- LOS ANGELES, Nov. 24, 2017 (Xinhua) -- A volunteer serves free Thanksgiving meal in Los Angeles, the United States, on Nov. 23, 2017. Thousands of Skid Row residents and homeless people from downtown and beyond were served Thanksgiving meals during an annual free holiday feast event. (Xinhua/Zhao Hanrong)(yy)

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× A common Poochard diving duck swims on a pond reflecting colorful autumn leaves at a park in Tokyo, Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)