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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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× OKAHANDJA, 17 June 2018 - Ovambanderu community members marching to the graveyard in Okahandja to pay tribute to Chief Kahimemua Nguvauva, Chief Munjuku Nguvauva and Peter Nguvauva.(Photo by: Zebald Ngaruka) NAMPA

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× US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets with Jordanian King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein during a working luncheon at the US State Department in Washington, DC on June 22, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS

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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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× (180622) -- VOLGOGRAD, June 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A fan of Nigeria is seen prior to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group D match between Nigeria and Iceland in Volgograd, Russia, June 22, 2018. (Xinhua/Lui Siu Wai)

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× OKAHANDJA, 17 June 2018 - Ovambanderu community members marching to the graveyard in Okahandja to pay tribute to Chief Kahimemua Nguvauva, Chief Munjuku Nguvauva and Peter Nguvauva.(Photo by: Zebald Ngaruka) NAMPA

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× (180622) -- SAINT PETERSBURG, June 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Players of Brazil celebrate Philippe Coutinho's scoring during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group E match between Brazil and Costa Rica in Saint Petersburg, Russia, June 22, 2018. Brazil won 2-0. (Xinhua/Cao Can)

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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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× Marion Marechal, former far-right lawmaker, inaugurates her school of political science, the Institut des Sciences Sociales, Economiques et Politiques (ISSEP) in Lyon, France, June 22, 2018. REUTERS/Emmanuel Foudrot