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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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× OPUWO, 16 January 2018 (NAMPA) - Delegates from the Namibia Sports Commission and Kunene North sports management after a meeting. (Photo by :Tjizumaue Undari) NAMPA

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× MARRAKECH, 14 January 2018 - Brave Warriors player Dynamo Fredericks in action during the 2018 Africa Nations Championship against Ivory Coast at the Marrakech Stadium. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA

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

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× Indian Punjab police personnel take part in a rehearsal ahead of the forthcoming Republic Day parade in Amritsar on January 19, 2018. India will celebrate its 69th Republic Day on January 26. / AFP PHOTO / NARINDER NANU

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× FILE- In this Monday, Sept. 25, 2017 file photo, United States Olympic Winter Games alpine skier Julia Mancuso poses for a portrait at the 2017 Team USA Media Summit, in Park City, Utah. Slowed by persistent hip problems, four-time Olympic medalist Julia Mancuso has announced she will retire after a goodbye run in a World Cup downhill Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, file)

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× Bangladesh cricketer Tamim Iqbal reacts after scoring a half century (50 runs) during the third one day international (ODI) cricket match of the Tri-Nations Series between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka on January 19, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / MUNIR UZ ZAMAN