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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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× NECKARTAL DAM, 17 January 2018 – The Neckartal Dam, which is located in the Fish River in the //Kharas Region. The dam will only be completed in October this year and not in April as promised earlier. (Photo: Contributed)

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× (180119) -- ANKANG, Jan. 19, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Liu Qingqing (L) introduces bamboo products to a netizen in Dongshanzhai Village of Pingli County in Ankang, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Jan. 18, 2018. The 29-year-old farmer Liu became an abandoned child at the age of five and grew up with the help of local villagers. In 2013, she suffered from a serious disease and got into debt because of the medical costs. In 2016, local poverty relief staff advised her running an e-commerce shop and helped her do the decoration. She concentrated her attention on the shop's business and sold local specialties for impoverished families to increase their income. (Xinhua/Tao Ming)(mcg)(zt)

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× Tennis - Australian Open - Hisense Arena, Melbourne, Australia, January 19, 2018. Italy's Andreas Seppi celebrates winning his match against Croatia's Ivo Karlovic. REUTERS/Issei Kato

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× Elisabeth Leopold, the widow of art collector and creator of the Leopold Museum Rudolf Leopold, speaks during the presentation of the exhibition titled "Vienna 1900!" devoted to the key figures of the Viennese Modernism on January 18, 2018 at the Leopold Museum in Vienna. The museum will present select works by the main exponents of Viennese Jugendstil (art nouveau) Gustav Klimt and Koloman Moser, as well as by ground-breaking Expressionists Richard Gerstl and Oskar Kokoschka. / AFP PHOTO / ALEX HALADA

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

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× Italy's Andreas Seppi celebrates after defeating Croatia's Ivo Karlovic in their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

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× (180119) -- HOHHOT, Jan. 19, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Herdsmen tame the horses 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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× A young man plays with his smartphone while waiting for customers in front of his electronics shop in Jakarta on January 19, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / BAY ISMOYO