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Road safety efforts should be harmonised: !Owos-Oab

Written by Edward Mumbuu Jnr on 18 January 2018

KARIBIB, 18 JAN (NAMPA) - National Road Safety Council (NRSC) Chairman, Eliphas !Owos-Oab has called for the harmonisation of efforts to curb road carnage in Namibia.
In a recent interview with Nampa, !Owos-Oab said this can be realised by the unification of traffic law enforcement agencies from local authorities, the Namibian Police Force (NamPol), Roads Authority (RA) and NRSC under one umbrella.
According to !Owos-Oab, the NRSC has submitted a draft proposal in this regard to Parliament.
“Bringing the ...


OTA leadership assistance needed in repatriation effort

Written by Uerikoha Tjijombo on 18 January 2018

WINDHOEK, 18 JAN (NAMPA) - Support from the Ovaherero Traditional Authority (OTA) is needed to accelerate the repatriation of Ovaherero people from Botswana, Chief Alex Kavei from Gam has said.
Kavei’s sentiments come after John Vatjiukua Veiue, a Ovaherero who was repatriated from Botswana to Namibia, during a mass prayer session on Saturday at Okahandja urged OTA leader, Vekuii Rukoro, to support the intended repatriation of more than 4 000 remaining Ovaherero and Ovambanderu people from Botswana to Namib ...

Registration chaos at Namcol

WINDHOEK, 15 JAN (NAMPA) - Security guards used pepper spray to control hundreds of learners who crowded the entrance of the Namibian College of Open Learning (Namcol) in Windhoek Monday to register for Grade 10 and 12 subjects. (NAMPA) MM/AS/HP (Video by: Lydia Pitiri) NAMPA.

Mnangagwa advises Namibia on land

Mnangagwa invites Zimbabweans to return home

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× OTJIWARONGO, 16 January 2018 - The Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Sophia Shaningwa (front second left) with some Otjozondjupa regional leaders and beneficiaries of 40 new houses she officially handed to them at Otjiwarongo on Tuesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Tennis - Australian Open - Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne, Australia, January 19, 2018. Spain's Rafael Nadal in action during his match against Bosnia and Herzegovina's Damir Dzumhur. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

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× Spain's Rafael Nadal changes his shirt during a break in his third round match against Damir Dzumhur of Bosnia and Herzegovina at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

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× (180119) -- FONTVIEILLE, Jan. 19, 2018 (Xinhua) -- An artist performs during the 42nd Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival in Fontvieille, Monaco, on Jan. 18, 2018. The 11-day circus festival opened on Thursday, with 160 artists from 17 countries and regions bringing to the audiences 30 performances including circus, acrobatics and magics. (Xinhua/Chen Yichen) (psw)

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× WINDHOEK, 17 January 2018 - Namibia University of Science and Technology logo. (Photo: Contributed) NAMPA

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× (FILES) This file picture taken on August 24, 2017 shows a general view of casino resorts in Macau, including the Wynn (at L). Police in the world's biggest gambling hub Macau have arrested a croupier and a security guard over a massive casino heist, which took place on January 16, 2018 at the Wynn Macau, where almost 6 million US in gaming chips were stolen from a VIP room. / AFP PHOTO / ANTHONY WALLACE

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× Indonesian Defence Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu inspects a guard of honour at the Indian Ministry of Defence in New Delhi on January 19, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / MONEY SHARMA

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× Armed police officers block an area around a school in Sosnovy Bor on the outskirts of Ulan-Ude, the regional capital of Buryatia, a region near the Russia-Mongolia border, Russia, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. Russian officials say a teenager armed with an ax has attacked fellow students at a school in southern Siberia, wounding five children and their teacher. (AP Photo/Anna Ogorodnik)