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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.

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× OUTAPI, 16 January 2018 - Students wait to register for Namcol classes outside the David Sheehama Secondary School in Outapi. (Photo by:Isabel Bento) NAMPA

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× A horse stands inside a countryside enclosure before the ritual in honor of Saint Anthony the Abbot, the patron saint of animals, in San Bartolome de Pinares, Spain, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. Horses burst through the soaring flames of night-time bonfires in a dramatic annual festival in this small Spanish town. The bonfires are called "luminarias," and the Las Luminarias festival is believed to be centuries-old. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

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× (180119) -- HOHHOT, Jan. 19, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A herdsman tames the horse on the snow-covered grassland in Xilinhot city, north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Jan. 18, 2018. Snow-themed tourism was a hit in north China during the winter season and watching snowfield horse taming on Xilingol Grasslands is one of the most popular tourist events. (Xinhua/Lian Zhen)(wsw)

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× OUTJO, 11 January 2018 - Outjo Magistrate, Peingondjabi Shipo (L) swears in the new Outjo ordinary council member, Mwahafa Friedrich Shinime (R) at the council chambers on Thursday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Windhoek, 17 January 2018- Estate Administrator, Mervin Kozonguizi who is accused of fraud. (Photo: Contributed) NAMPA.

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× (180119) -- HANGZHOU, Jan. 19, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Citizens visit an exhibition about Chinese watercolor block printing at Zhejiang Art Museum in Hangzhou, east China's Zhejiang Province, Jan. 19, 2018. About 140 pieces of works are displayed here. (Xinhua/Long Wei)(wsw)

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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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× OTJIWARONGO, 16 January 2018 - Some of the 40 new houses handed over by the Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Sofia Shaningwa at Otjiwarongo on Tuesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA