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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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× WINDHOEK, 20 June 2018 - Head of the Directorate Education and Civil Training at the Ministry of Defence and Namibian Defence Force. (Photo by: Elizabeth Shaakuka) NAMPA

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× Supporters of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan attend an election rally in Istanbul, Turkey June 22, 2018. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

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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

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× (180622) -- VOLGOGRAD, June 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- John Obi Mikel (1st L) of Nigeria competes during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group D match between Nigeria and Iceland in Volgograd, Russia, June 22, 2018. (Xinhua/He Canling)

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× WINDHOEK, 21 June 2018 - Murder convict, David Soroseb, 27, was sent to jail for life on Thursday. (Photo: Contributed) NAMPA

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× Former East Timor independence fighter Jose Maria de Vasconcelos, popularly known as Taur Matan Ruak is seen following his swearing in ceremony as the country's new prime minister in Dili, East Timor June 22, 2018. REUTERS /Lirio da Fonseca

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× WINDHOEK, 20 June 2018 - Head of the Directorate Education and Civil Training at the Ministry of Defence and Namibian Defence Force. (Photo by: Elizabeth Shaakuka) NAMPA

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× (180622) -- VOLGOGRAD, June 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Wilfred Ndidi (top) of Nigeria competes for a header during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group D match between Nigeria and Iceland in Volgograd, Russia, June 22, 2018. (Xinhua/He Canling)