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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 - Murder convict, David Soroseb, 27, was sent to jail for life on Thursday. (Photo: Contributed) NAMPA

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× (180622) -- TEL AVIV, June 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- An Israeli man displays the noodle he made during a Chinese food festival event at the Chinese Cultural Center in Tel Aviv, Israel, on June 22, 2018. (Xinhua/Guo Yu) (lrz)

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× FILE - In this June 7, 2018, file photo, South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster, left, speaks while his running mate Pamela Evette listens during a campaign stop in Aiken, S.C. Days before voters select South Carolina’s Republican gubernatorial nominee, Rep. Joshua Putnam accused Evette of publicly berating him for supporting McMaster's challenger, businessman John Warren, in the GOP primary runoff. (Michael Holahan/The Augusta Chronicle via AP, File)

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× CROMWELL, CT - JUNE 22: Kyle Stanley watches his tee shot on the 15th hole during the second round of the Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands on June 22, 2018 in Cromwell, Connecticut. Matt Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× OTJINENE, 07 June 2018 - Otjinene Regional Councillor Erwin Katjizeu, Deputy Minister of Urban and Rural Development Derek Klazen, Maggy Mengo of Standard Bank Namibia and Pijoo Nganate, Special Advisor to the Omaheke Governor, break ground for the construction of new houses under the Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia. (Photo by: Charles Tjatindi) NAMPA

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× US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets with Jordanian King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein 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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× KEETMANSHOOP, 20 June 2018 – Ueritjiua Kauaria, Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources at the regional workshop on applications for marine fishing rights at the Moth Hall in Keetmanshoop. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× A displaced Syrian man from Daraa hammers in a makeshift camp in Quneitra, southwestern Syria, near the border with Israel, on June 22, 2018. Thousands of civilians have fled regime bombardment on rebel-held areas in Syria's southern province of Daraa, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said on June 21, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Ahmad al-Msalam