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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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× REMOVES REFERENCE TO AGE AND BIRTHDAY - In this June 15, 2018 photo, actress Betty Buckley poses for a portrait in Los Angeles to promote her album "Hope." Buckley is famous for a number of roles, including the 1976 film “Carrie,” TV’s “Eight is Enough” and Broadway’s “Cats,” for which she won a Tony Award. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

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× Borna Coric from Croatia prepares to return the ball to Andreas Seppi from Italy during their match at the ATP Gerry Weber Open tennis tournament in Halle, western Germany, on June 22, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / CARMEN JASPERSEN

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× (180622) -- VOLGOGRAD, June 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Gylfi Sigurdsson (R) of Iceland vies with John Obi Mikel of Nigeria during 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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× 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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× OSIRE, 20 June 2018 - Deputy Minister of Home Affairs and Immigration, Maureen Hinda (front right) and her entourage at an event that marked the celebration of the International World Refugee Day at Osire settlement in the Otjozondjupa Region on Wednesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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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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× OTJIWARONGO, 14 June 2018 - Some of security guards working for Ombandje Security Company who downed tools at Otjiwarongo on Thursday over their outstanding salaries. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA