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Mujoro appointed new ECN boss

Written by Uerikoha Tjijombo on 22 June 2018

WINDHOEK, 22 JUN (NAMPA) – The Director of Operations at the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN), Theophilus Mujoro has been appointed as new Chief Electoral and Referenda Officer with effect from 01 September 2018, the ECN has announced.
This position was previously known as Director of Elections.
Mujoro is taking over from Professor Paul Isaak, whose five-year term as Director of Elections ends on 31 August this year.
He was interviewed for this position on Monday, along with other shortlisted candidate ...


Speakers make a mockery of Parliament: Muharukua

Written by Edward Mumbuu Jnr on 22 June 2018

WINDHOEK, 22 JUN (NAMPA) – The Speakers of the National Assembly (NA) are weak, biased and are making a joke of Parliament to the detriment of the nation, Popular Democratic Movement’s (PDM) Vipuakuje Muharukua claimed.
He made these comments in an interview with Nampa on Thursday, shortly after the NA session was abruptly adjourned by Deputy Speaker, Loide Kasingo, when proceedings in the house went out of control.
Drama unfolded when opposition parliamentarians felt insulted by Land Reform Minister, Uton ...

Namibia wants to increase beef exports to Norway

WINDHOEK, 20 JUN (NAMPA) – Namibia should consider exporting processed meat products to Norway in order to add value to the country’s beef products and create more employment. Outgoing Norwegian Ambassador to Namibia, Trine Skymoen said this on Tuesday when she bade farewell to President Hage Geingob at State House. (NAMPA) LP/EK/PS (Video by Lydia Pitiri)

Norway lobbies Namibia for support for seat at UN Security Council (Geingob)

Norway lobbies Namibia for support for seat at UN Security Council (Skymoen)

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× OTJINENE, 07 June 2018 - Otjinene Regional Councillor Erwin Katjizeu, Deputy Minister of Urban and Rural Development Derek Klazen, Maggy Mengo of Standard Bank Namibia and Pijoo Nganate, Special Advisor to the Omaheke Governor, break ground for the construction of new houses under the Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia. (Photo by: Charles Tjatindi) NAMPA

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× OUTAPI, 07 June 2018 - Northern media practitioners and facilitators of a workshop on climate change for journalists held at Outapi on Thursday. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× OSIRE, 20 June 2018 - The traditional performances that marked the 2018 celebration of the International World Refugee Day for 2018 at Osire settlement in the Otjozondjupa Region on Wednesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× CROMWELL, CT - JUNE 22: Chesson Hadley watches his tee shot on the 15th hole during the second round of the Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands on June 22, 2018 in Cromwell, Connecticut. Matt Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× WINDHOEK, 20 June 2018 - The former Chief of the Namibian Defence Force, Lieutenant General (Rtd) Epaphras Denga Ndaitwah during the handover of his books to the Ministry of Defence. (Photo by: Elizabeth Shaakuka) NAMPA

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× Horse Racing - Royal Ascot - Ascot Racecourse, Ascot, Britain - June 22, 2018 A racegoer poses for a photograph during Royal Ascot Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers

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× Spain's defender Sergio Ramos (L) vies with Spain's forward Diego Costa during a training session at Krasnodar Academy on June 22, 2018, during the Russia 2018 World Cup football tournament. / AFP PHOTO / PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU

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× (180622) -- VOLGOGRAD, June 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Hordur Magnusson (L top) of Iceland competes for a header during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group D match between Nigeria and Iceland in Volgograd, Russia, June 22, 2018. (Xinhua/Lui Siu Wai)