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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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× Justin Rose (C) of England reacts after a shot during round two of the Hong Kong Open at the Hong Kong Golf Club on November 24, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Anthony WALLACE

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× (171124) -- ZHUHAI, Nov. 24, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Acrobats from an acrobatic troupe of east China's Jinan perform during the 4th China International Circus Festival at Zhuhai Chimelong Hengqin International Circus City in Zhuhai, south China's Guangdong Province, Nov. 23, 2017. Twenty-five teams from 18 countries and regions participated in the circus festival. (Xinhua/Huang Baoguo)(wsw)

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× STARKVILLE, MS - NOVEMBER 23: Keytaon Thompson #10 of the Mississippi State Bulldogs throws a pass during the second half of an NCAA football game against the Mississippi Rebels at Davis Wade Stadium on November 23, 2017 in Starkville, Mississippi. Butch Dill/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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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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× Nov 23, 2017; Landover, MD, USA; Washington Redskins cornerback Kendall Fuller (29) celebrates with teammates after intercepting a pass against the New York Giants in the fourth quarter at FedEx Field. The Redskins won 20-10. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

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× Mitsubishi Materials Corp. President Akira Takeuchi (2nd R) bows with Executive Vice President Naoki Ono (2nd L), Mitsubishi Shindoh Co. President Kazumasa Hori (L) and Mitsubishi Cable Industries Ltd. President Hiroaki Murata during a news conference in Tokyo, Japan November 24, 2017. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

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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