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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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× OSIRE, 20 June 2018 - The traditional performances that marked the 2018 celebration of the International World Refugee Day for 2018 at Osire settlement in the Otjozondjupa Region on Wednesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2017, file photo, Buffalo Sabres goalie Robin Lehner looks on prior to the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Columbus Blue Jackets, in Buffalo, N.Y. Lehner will become an unrestricted free agent after Sabres general manager Jason Botterill says the team will not extend a qualifying offer to retain the rights of their third-year starter. Botterill calls it a “difficult decision,” in saying the team has informed Lehner he’s not coming back. He spoke to reporters Friday, June 22, 2018, in Dallas, hours before the Sabres open the NHL draft with the No. 1 pick.(AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes, File)

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× Nigeria's Onyinye Ndidi attempts to control the ball 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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× President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili, his wife Maka Chichua, President of Poland Andrzej Duda and President of Latvia Raimonds Vejonis attend Estonia's centenary celebrations in Tartu, Estonia June 22, 2018. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

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

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× OKAHANDJA, 17 June 2018 - Special envoy leading the 1904-1908 genocide deliberations with the German government, Dr Zed Josef Ngavirue, during the 122nd commemorations of the battle of Otjunda in Okahandja. (Photo by: Zebald Ngaruka) NAMPA

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× (180622) -- NABLUS, June 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- An Israeli soldier aims his weapon at Palestinian protesters during clashes after a protest against the expanding of Jewish settlements in Kufr Qadoom village near the West Bank city of Nablus, on June 22, 2018. (Xinhua/Nidal Eshtayeh) (dtf)