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Mujoro appointed new ECN boss

Written by Uerikoha Tjijombo on 22 June 2018

WINDHOEK, 22 JUN (NAMPA) – The Director of Operations at the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN), Theophilus Mujoro has been appointed as new Chief Electoral and Referenda Officer with effect from 01 September 2018, the ECN has announced.
This position was previously known as Director of Elections.
Mujoro is taking over from Professor Paul Isaak, whose five-year term as Director of Elections ends on 31 August this year.
He was interviewed for this position on Monday, along with other shortlisted candidate ...


Speakers make a mockery of Parliament: Muharukua

Written by Edward Mumbuu Jnr on 22 June 2018

WINDHOEK, 22 JUN (NAMPA) – The Speakers of the National Assembly (NA) are weak, biased and are making a joke of Parliament to the detriment of the nation, Popular Democratic Movement’s (PDM) Vipuakuje Muharukua claimed.
He made these comments in an interview with Nampa on Thursday, shortly after the NA session was abruptly adjourned by Deputy Speaker, Loide Kasingo, when proceedings in the house went out of control.
Drama unfolded when opposition parliamentarians felt insulted by Land Reform Minister, Uton ...

Namibia wants to increase beef exports to Norway

WINDHOEK, 20 JUN (NAMPA) – Namibia should consider exporting processed meat products to Norway in order to add value to the country’s beef products and create more employment. Outgoing Norwegian Ambassador to Namibia, Trine Skymoen said this on Tuesday when she bade farewell to President Hage Geingob at State House. (NAMPA) LP/EK/PS (Video by Lydia Pitiri)

Norway lobbies Namibia for support for seat at UN Security Council (Geingob)

Norway lobbies Namibia for support for seat at UN Security Council (Skymoen)

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× WINDHOEK, 21 June 2018 - Mayor of the City of Windhoek, Muesee Kazapua unveiling the plaque of the Namibian Police Central Logistics Warehouse in Windhoek, while Inspector General of the Namibian Police Force, Lieutenant-General Sebastian Ndeitunga looks on. (Photo by: Uerikoha Tjijombo) NAMPA

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× Egypt's forward Mohamed Salah (C) and his teammates attend a training session at the Akhmat Arena stadium in Grozny on June 22, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / KARIM JAAFAR

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× Jordanian King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein arrives for a meeting with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during a working luncheon at the US State Department in Washington, DC on June 22, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS

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× Soccer Football - World Cup - Group E - Brazil vs Costa Rica - Saint Petersburg Stadium, Saint Petersburg, Russia - June 22, 2018 Brazil's Neymar during the warm up before the match REUTERS/Lee Smith

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× OSIRE, 20 June 2018 - Deputy Minister of Home Affairs and Immigration, Maureen Hinda at the event that marked the celebration of International World Refugee Day for 2018 at Osire settlement in the Otjozondjupa Region on Wednesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Horse Racing - Royal Ascot - Ascot Racecourse, Ascot, Britain - June 22, 2018 General view of empty bottles and cans on a window ledge as racegoers arrive for Royal Ascot Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

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× (180622) -- VOLGOGRAD, June 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Leon Balogun (top) of Nigeria competes for a header during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group D match between Nigeria and Iceland in Volgograd, Russia, June 22, 2018. (Xinhua/He Canling)

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× Iceland's Jon Bodvarsson, left, is airborne with Nigeria's William Ekong during the group D match between Nigeria and Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)