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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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