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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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× OTJIWARONGO, 19 June 2018 - Chief Ananias Soroseb of the Kai !Akhoen Hai//om San community of Otjiwarongo (seated with black suit, hat and walking stick) and his traditional councillors pictured on Tuesday at Otjiwarongo. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Nigeria's Ahmed Musa celebrates his team's second goal 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/Darko Vojinovic)

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× Nigeria goalkeeper Francis Uzoho, right, stops a kick from Iceland's Alfred Finnbogason 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/Andrew Medichini)

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 14 June 2018 - Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Peya Mushelenga addressing senior public officials in Keetmanshoop on Thursday. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 20 June 2018 - The former Chief of the Namibian Defence Force, Lieutenant General (Rtd) Epaphras Denga Ndaitwah during the handover of his books to the Ministry of Defence. (Photo by: Elizabeth Shaakuka) NAMPA

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× Soccer Football - World Cup - Group E - Brazil vs Costa Rica - Saint Petersburg Stadium, Saint Petersburg, Russia - June 22, 2018 Members of the media before the match REUTERS/Lee Smith

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× Nigeria's Kenneth Omeruo, left, and Nigeria goalkeeper Francis Uzoho, react after Iceland's Gylfi Sigurdsson missed a penalty kick 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/Andrew Medichini)

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× Kashmiri women react as they follow the funeral of Dawood Salafi, a local rebel commander, on the outskirts of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Friday, June 22, 2018. At least four rebels, a counterinsurgency police official and a civilian were killed during a gunbattle in disputed Kashmir on Friday, triggering anti-India protests and clashes in which several people were injured. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)