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Road safety efforts should be harmonised: !Owos-Oab

Written by Edward Mumbuu Jnr on 18 January 2018

KARIBIB, 18 JAN (NAMPA) - National Road Safety Council (NRSC) Chairman, Eliphas !Owos-Oab has called for the harmonisation of efforts to curb road carnage in Namibia.
In a recent interview with Nampa, !Owos-Oab said this can be realised by the unification of traffic law enforcement agencies from local authorities, the Namibian Police Force (NamPol), Roads Authority (RA) and NRSC under one umbrella.
According to !Owos-Oab, the NRSC has submitted a draft proposal in this regard to Parliament.
“Bringing the ...


OTA leadership assistance needed in repatriation effort

Written by Uerikoha Tjijombo on 18 January 2018

WINDHOEK, 18 JAN (NAMPA) - Support from the Ovaherero Traditional Authority (OTA) is needed to accelerate the repatriation of Ovaherero people from Botswana, Chief Alex Kavei from Gam has said.
Kavei’s sentiments come after John Vatjiukua Veiue, a Ovaherero who was repatriated from Botswana to Namibia, during a mass prayer session on Saturday at Okahandja urged OTA leader, Vekuii Rukoro, to support the intended repatriation of more than 4 000 remaining Ovaherero and Ovambanderu people from Botswana to Namib ...

Registration chaos at Namcol

WINDHOEK, 15 JAN (NAMPA) - Security guards used pepper spray to control hundreds of learners who crowded the entrance of the Namibian College of Open Learning (Namcol) in Windhoek Monday to register for Grade 10 and 12 subjects. (NAMPA) MM/AS/HP (Video by: Lydia Pitiri) NAMPA.

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× WINDHOEK, 17 January 2018 - Minister of Higher Education, Training and Innovation Itah Kandjii-Murangi (front row left), her deputy Becky Ndjoze-Ojo (second right) and Permanent Secretary (PS) Alfred van Kent (far right) with the new directors of the Namibia Students Financial Assistance Fund Board. (Photo by: Esme Konstantinus) NAMPA

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× (FILES) This file photo taken on April 21, 2017 shows Cameroonian--French mixed martial artist Francis Ngannou posing during a training session at the MMA Factory in Paris. Ngannou will compete on January 20, 2018 in Boston his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fight against titleholder US Stipe Miocic. / AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFE

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× WINDHOEK, 17 January 2018 - Namibia University of Science and Technology logo. (Photo: Contributed) NAMPA

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× Tennis - Australian Open - Melbourne, Australia, January 19, 2018. Kaia Kanepi of Estonia rests with an ice pack on her head during a break in her match against Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain. REUTERS/Edgar Su

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× BRANDBERG, January 2017 - Some of the 172 sheep killed by lions in the Brandberg area. (Photo: Contributed)

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× FILE - In this March 23, 2017, file photo, United States' Becca Hamilton releases the stone during a match against Switzerland in the Women's World Curling Championship in Beijing. No one will work longer hours at the Pyeongchang Olympics than American curlers Matt and Becca Hamilton. By qualifying for both the new mixed doubles discipline and the traditional, single-gender curling event, the siblings from McFarland, Wisconsin, could be on the ice for as many as 50 hours _ by far the longest anyone will be in live competition at the Winter Games. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)

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× FILE- In this Thursday Jan. 26, 2017 file photo, Gambian President Adama Barrow greets the crowds after arriving at Banjul airport in Gambia. In the year since the world marvelled at the fall of African dictator Yahya Jammeh, the tiny nation of Gambia has risen from the shadows of his "rule of fear" with its arbitrary arrests, enforced disappearances and extrajudicial killings. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay, File)

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× German Agriculture Minister Christian Schmidt and Russian deputy minister of Agriculture Evgeny Gromyko attend the opening tour of the Green Week international food, agriculture and horticulture fair in Berlin, Germany, January 19, 2018. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke