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MVA implores road users to be responsible

Written by Maria Kandjungu on 24 November 2017

WINDHOEK, 23 NOV (NAMPA) – The Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) Fund on Thursday appealed to members of the public to avoid being the sources of trouble and misfortune on the roads by acting responsibly as the festive season begins.
“This is in view of the fact that during the previous festive season between 22 November 2016 and 17 January 2017, Namibian roads claimed the lives of 124 persons,” said a statement issued by the MVA Fund.
It further stated that of the 124 deceased, 70 per cent were male and 30 pe ...


Ombudsman launches racism, tribalism and discrimination report

Written by Maria Kandjungu on 23 November 2017

WINDHOEK, 23 NOV (NAMPA) – Ombudsman John Walters on Thursday launched a report on a national inquiry into racism, racial and other forms of discrimination and tribalism.
The report named ‘A nation divided: Why do racism and other forms of discrimination still persist 27 years after independence?’ was compiled by the office of the Ombudsman after public hearings to establish the level of discrimination in Namibia.
The report deals with issues of access to justice, disability, indigenous people, land resettl ...

Swapo not a shortcut to personal wealth: Geingob

WINDHOEK, 23 NOV (NAMPA) - Speaking during the official opening of the party’s 6th ordinary congress on Thursday, President Hage Geingob said the Swapo Party is not a personality cult or an exclusive club, but bigger than any individual. (Video by George Hendricks)

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× WINDHOEK, 23 November 2017 - Minister of Public Enterprises, Leon Jooste (L) chats with NEPC Chief Executive Officer Audrin Mathe during the official opening of the Swapo congress on Thursday. (Photo by: Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× (171124) -- LONDON, Nov. 24, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Light installations are seen in Chiswick House Gardens during the Magical Lantern Festival switching-on ceremony in London, Britain, on Nov. 23, 2017. Hundreds of handmade, illuminated installations will be on display from Nov. 24, 2017 until Jan. 1, 2018. (Xinhua/Han Yan)(yy)

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× FULLERTON, CA - NOVEMBER 23: Chibueze Jacobs #1 and Jeff Wu #14 of the Sacramento State Hornets guard Matt Mitchell #11 of the San Diego State Aztecs as he drives to the basket in the first half of the game at Titan Gym on November 23, 2017 in Fullerton, California. Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× (171124) -- MOSCOW, Nov. 24, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Vladimir Bryukvin (front) of Dynamo Moscow vies for the ball during the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) match against Ugra in Moscow, Russia, on Nov. 23, 2017. Dynamo Moscow won 2-0. (Xinhua/Evgeny Sinitsyn)

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× WINDHOEK, 23 November 2017 - Former Prime Minister Libertine Amathila greet a delegate at the official opening of the Swapo party's sixth congress in the capital on Thursday. (Photo by: Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× Windhoek, 18 November 2017 - National senior rugby team player Christo van der Merwe (in white) and Juan Echeverria of Uruguay in action at the Hage Geingob Stadium in Windhoek during their test series. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA.

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× FULLERTON, CA - NOVEMBER 23: Joshua Patton #30 of the Sacramento State Hornets blocks a shot by Matt Mitchell #11 of the San Diego State Aztecs in the first half of the game at Titan Gym on November 23, 2017 in Fullerton, California. Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× (171124) -- DALI, Nov. 24, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Nov. 20, 2017 shows the scenery of the Zibi Lake in Eryuan County of Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Yunnan Province. Water quality of Zibi Lake has been improved since local authorities took measures including reversing land reclamation and water ecological restoration. (Xinhua/Shen Hong)(wsw)