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Refrain from making corruption accusations: Geingob

Written by Maria Kandjungu on 13 December 2017

WINDHOEK, 13 DEC (NAMPA) – President Hage Geingob has called on members of the public to refrain from making accusations of corruption as it destroys people’s lives.
Geingob was speaking at the year-end media conference at State House on Wednesday, saying: “Everyone is innocent until proven guilty, so let them be proven guilty”.
The president explained that corruption is however a hard thing to prove, and questioned why people are condemning the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC).
He added that there are many ...


Schoolgirls get pregnant over holidays

Written by Maria Kandjungu on 13 December 2017

WINDHOEK, 13 DEC (NAMPA) – The Ministry of Education Arts and Culture (MEAC) is urging parents to take care of their girls during holidays as most pregnancies in learners are recorded a few months after school breaks.
Speaking to Nampa recently, Deputy Director in the HIV/AIDS Management Unit at MEAC, Julius Nghifikwa said they have generally observed that girls are getting pregnant during holidays when they are away from schools and under parents’ care.
“Children get pregnant while at home, especially [du ...

Geingob throws suprise party for State House employees

WINDHOEK, 12 DEC (NAMPA) – President Hage Geingob hosted a surprise year-end function for State House employees here on Thursday. Over 150 people, including employees from the office of the vice-president, prime minister, and the two former presidents attended the function at State House. (NAMPA) MM/HP/ND (Video by: Lydia Pitiri)

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× OTJIWARONGO, 13 December 2017 - Members of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in the Otjozondjupa Region ride bicycles which were donated to them by the Central North Regional Electricity Distributor (Cenored) at Otjiwarongo on Wednesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× MIAMI, FL - DECEMBER 13: Damian Lillard #0 of the Portland Trail Blazers controls the ball in the third quarter against the Miami Heat at American Airlines Arena on December 13, 2017 in Miami, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Cliff Hawkins/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× Utah Jazz guard Rodney Hood, center, looks to pass as Chicago Bulls guard Justin Holiday, left, and forward Bobby Portis guard during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, in Chicago. The Bulls won 103-100. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

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× Actress Jessica Chastain attends the premiere of "Molly's Game" at AMC Loews Lincoln Square on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

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× SWAKOPMUND, 11 December 2017 - Minister of Works and Transport Alpheus !Naruseb speaks at the official opening of the PIDA week in Swakopmund. (Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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× OTJIWARONGO, 12 December 2017 - Idan Ndapandula receives her Christmas food parcel from the office of the Otjozondjupa Regional Governor, Otto Ipinge on Tuesday afternoon at Otjiwarongo. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Boston Bruins right wing David Pastrnak (88) shoots against the Detroit Red Wings in the third period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

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× MIAMI, FL - DECEMBER 13: Ed Davis #17 of the Portland Trail Blazers and Josh Richardson #0 of the Miami Heat vie for a rebound in the fourth quarter at American Airlines Arena on December 13, 2017 in Miami, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Cliff Hawkins/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==