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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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× (FILES) This file photo taken on April 21, 2017 shows Cameroonian--French mixed martial artist Francis Ngannou during a training session at the MMA Factory in Paris. Ngannou will compete on January 20, 2018 in Boston his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fight against titleholder US Stipe Miocic. / AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFE

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

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× Windhoek, 11 January 2017 - Namibia’s World Boxing Council (WBC) International Silver Super Bantamweight Title holder Paulus “El Jesus” Ambunda poses for a picture at a press conference that announced Tyson Uushona's first challenge for the vacant International Boxing Organization (IBO) world title in the United Kingdom. (Photo: contributed) NAMPA

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

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× OUTJO, 11 January 2018 - Outjo Magistrate, Peingondjabi Shipo (L) swears in the new Outjo Municipality's management committee chairperson, Pieter Morstert (R) at the council chambers on Thursday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× (180119) -- FONTVIEILLE, Jan. 19, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Hungarian artists perform during the 42nd Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival in Fontvieille, Monaco, on Jan. 18, 2018. The 11-day circus festival opened on Thursday, with 160 artists from 17 countries and regions bringing to the audiences 30 performances including circus, acrobatics and magics. (Xinhua/Chen Yichen) (psw)

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× (180119) -- HOHHOT, Jan. 19, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A herdswoman 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)