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Eighteen minibus occupants survive accident

Written by Mulisa Simiyasa on 24 November 2017

OTJIWARONGO, 24 NOV (NAMPA) – Eighteen people survived a road accident after a minibus they were travelling in overturned twice on the Okahandja-Otjiwarongo road on Thursday afternoon.
Namibian Police Force Spokesperson in Otjozondjupa, Warrant Officer Maureen Mbeha shortly after the accident told Nampa that 13 occupants, including the driver, sustained serious injuries while five suffered slight body injuries.
They were taken to the Otjiwarongo and Okahandja State hospitals for medical attention.
The mini ...


MVA implores road users to be responsible

Written by Maria Kandjungu on 24 November 2017

WINDHOEK, 23 NOV (NAMPA) – The Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) Fund on Thursday appealed to members of the public to avoid being the sources of trouble and misfortune on the roads by acting responsibly as the festive season begins.
“This is in view of the fact that during the previous festive season between 22 November 2016 and 17 January 2017, Namibian roads claimed the lives of 124 persons,” said a statement issued by the MVA Fund.
It further stated that of the 124 deceased, 70 per cent were male and 30 pe ...

Swapo not a shortcut to personal wealth: Geingob

WINDHOEK, 23 NOV (NAMPA) - Speaking during the official opening of the party’s 6th ordinary congress on Thursday, President Hage Geingob said the Swapo Party is not a personality cult or an exclusive club, but bigger than any individual. (Video by George Hendricks)

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× WINDHOEK, 23 November 2017 - Ovambanderu Traditional Authority (OTA) Chief Kilus Nguvauva draped in a graduation attire of Swapo colours at the official opening of the sixth Swapo congress.(Photo by:Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 23 November 2017 - Ovambanderu Traditional Authority (OTA) Chief Kilus Nguvauva draped in a graduation attire of Swapo colours at the official opening of the sixth Swapo congress.(Photo by:Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× (171124) -- LOS ANGELES, Nov. 24, 2017 (Xinhua) -- People enjoy their free Thanksgiving meal in Los Angeles, the United States, on Nov. 23, 2017. Thousands of Skid Row residents and homeless people from downtown and beyond were served Thanksgiving meals during an annual free holiday feast event. (Xinhua/Zhao Hanrong)(yy)

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× STARKVILLE, MS - NOVEMBER 23: Keytaon Thompson #10 of the Mississippi State Bulldogs is tackled by Zedrick Woods #36 and Myles Hartsfield #15 of the Mississippi Rebels after a long run during the first half of an NCAA football game at Davis Wade Stadium on November 23, 2017 in Starkville, Mississippi. Butch Dill/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× WINDHOEK, 23 November 2017 - Former Prime Minister Libertine Amathila greet a delegate at the official opening of the Swapo party's sixth congress in the capital on Thursday. (Photo by: Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× In this Nov. 18, 2017, photo, Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green reacts during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Philadelphia 76ers in Philadelphia. Green and Kevin Durant bet on just about anything. "Life," Green explained, "who drives home faster from the practice facility, who gets to the game earlier. You want us to tell you our whole life?" KD and Dray have formed quite a bond since way back, when Green was part of the strategic recruiting process to bring Durant to the Bay Area from Oklahoma City before last season. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola, File)

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× WINDHOEK, 23 November 2017 - Founding Father Sam Nujoma (L) and Swapo Secretary-General Nangolo Mbumba at the official opening of the party's sixth congress in the capital on Thursday. (Photo by: Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× FILES): This file photo taken on March 20, 2017 shows US Senator Al Franken (D-MN) taking a break during the Neil Gorsuch Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing as US President Donald Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. US Senator and former Saturday Night Live star Al Franken, accused of groping women, issued a fresh apology on Thanksgiving Day, November 23, 2017, after new complaints of inappropriate behaviour emerged this week. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan SMIALOWSKI