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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)

Swapo congress in full swing

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× WINDHOEK, 23 November 2017 - Minister of Public Enterprises, Leon Jooste (L) chats with NEPC Chief Executive Officer Audrin Mathe during the official opening of the Swapo congress on Thursday. (Photo by: Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× Nov 23, 2017; Portland, OR, USA; Michigan State Spartans forward Xavier Tillman (23) reacts after going for the ball DePaul Blue Demons guard Max Strus (31) and forward Jaylen Butz (2) in the first half at Moda Center. Mandatory Credit: Jaime Valdez-USA TODAY Sports

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× Pakistani security personnel inspect a destroyed vehicle at the site of suicide bomb attack that targeted a senior police officer in Peshawar on November 24, 2017. A top police official in Pakistan's northwest was killed along with his bodyguard when a suicide bomber on a motorbike rammed into their vehicle on November 24, police said. / AFP PHOTO / ABDUL MAJEED

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× FILES): This file photo taken on March 20, 2017 shows US Senator Al Franken (D-MN) taking a break during the Neil Gorsuch Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing as US President Donald Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. US Senator and former Saturday Night Live star Al Franken, accused of groping women, issued a fresh apology on Thanksgiving Day, November 23, 2017, after new complaints of inappropriate behaviour emerged this week. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan SMIALOWSKI

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× OSHAKATI, 01 July 2017 - A volleyball game played at Oshakati during the Far Northern Volleyball Association (FNVA)-hosted tournament for corporate entities in July 2017. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× A student works with the civics computer game iCivics during Phoebe Sherman's 11th grade social studies class at Roosevelt High School's International Academy in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor are backing iCivics that is now being translated into Spanish. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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× FILE PHOTO: A Reserve Bank of India (RBI) logo is seen at the entrance gate of its headquarters in Mumbai, India June 7, 2017. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade/File Photo

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× (171124) -- ZAGREB, Nov. 24, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Mario Vuglac (R) of PPD Zagreb shoots during the EHF Champions League handball match against FC Barcelona in Zagreb, Croatia, on Nov. 23, 2017. Barcelona won 32-24. (Xinhua/Goran Stanzl)