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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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× WINDHOEK, 17 January 2018 - Minister of Higher Education, Training and Innovation Itah Kandjii-Murangi (front row left), her deputy Becky Ndjoze-Ojo (second right) and Permanent Secretary (PS) Alfred van Kent (far right) with the new directors of the Namibia Students Financial Assistance Fund Board. (Photo by: Esme Konstantinus) NAMPA

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× Russian President Vladimir Putin walks down into a hole in the ice before taking a dip in the freezing waters of Lake Seliger during Orthodox Epiphany celebrations in Tver region, Russia January 19, 2018. Sputnik/Alexei Druzhinin/Kremlin via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY.

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× WINDHOEK, 17 January 2018 - Mark Wayne Van Wyk has admitted to fraud of over N.dollars 1.6 million at Standard Bank in Gobabis. (Photo by: Simon Endjala) NAMPA

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× MARRAKECH, 16 January 2018 - Former Brave Warriors team captain Congo Hindjou pictured after an interview with Nampa in Marrakech during the 2018 CHAN tournament. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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

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× A water buffalo is seen during the opening of the Green Week international food, agriculture and horticulture fair in Berlin, Germany, January 19, 2018. Picture taken with a fish-eye lens. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

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× A young girl takes bath outside her home in Prek Kmeng village, Kandal province, eastern Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. Prek Kmeng is a well-known place for selling smoked fish as its located at the middle of a large lake in Kamdal province. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)

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× WINDHOEK, 16 January 2018 - MTC's Chief Human Capital and Corporate Affairs Officer Tim Ekandjo (L) and NAMAs Executive Chairperson Umbi Karuaihe-Upi pictured at a media briefing in Windhoek on Tuesday. (Photo by: Chelva Wells) NAMPA