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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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Mnangagwa invites Zimbabweans to return home

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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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× OTJIWARONGO, 11 January 2018 – The Otjozondjupa Region’s top performer in the Grade 12 ordinary level examinations, Marichen Heibes of the Paresis Senior Secondary School. She obtained 43 points in six subjects. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× SESFONTEIN, 17 September 2017 - Sesfontein Constituency Councillor, Julius Kaujova (in white) during a handover ceremony of goats to identified farmers in his constituency. Kaujova is also the chairperson of the Kunene Regional Council. (Photo by: Uerikoha Tjijombo) 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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× BRANDBERG, January 2017 - Some of the 172 sheep killed by lions in the Brandberg area. (Photo: Contributed)

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× FILE- In this Thursday Jan. 26, 2017 file photo, Gambian President Adama Barrow greets the crowds after arriving at Banjul airport in Gambia. In the year since the world marvelled at the fall of African dictator Yahya Jammeh, the tiny nation of Gambia has risen from the shadows of his "rule of fear" with its arbitrary arrests, enforced disappearances and extrajudicial killings. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay, File)

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× FILE- In this Thursday Jan. 26, 2017 file photo, Gambian President Adama Barrow greets the crowds after arriving at Banjul airport in Gambia. In the year since the world marvelled at the fall of African dictator Yahya Jammeh, the tiny nation of Gambia has risen from the shadows of his "rule of fear" with its arbitrary arrests, enforced disappearances and extrajudicial killings. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay, File)

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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)