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Ombudsman launches racism, tribalism and discrimination report

Written by Maria Kandjungu on 23 November 2017

WINDHOEK, 23 NOV (NAMPA) – Ombudsman John Walters on Thursday launched a report on a national inquiry into racism, racial and other forms of discrimination and tribalism.
The report named ‘A nation divided: Why do racism and other forms of discrimination still persist 27 years after independence?’ was compiled by the office of the Ombudsman after public hearings to establish the level of discrimination in Namibia.
The report deals with issues of access to justice, disability, indigenous people, land resettl ...


Swapo not a shortcut to personal wealth: Geingob

Written by Anna Salkeus on 23 November 2017

WINDHOEK, 23 NOV (NAMPA) – The Swapo party is not a shortcut to personal wealth and power, but a movement of the people, President Hage Geingob has said.
Speaking during the official opening of the party’s 6th ordinary congress on Thursday, Geingob said the party was not a personality cult or an exclusive club, but bigger than any individual.
He said personal interests in the party should be buried and the growth of the country should be pursued instead of individual careers.
“The exercise of internal party ...

Swapo not a shortcut to personal wealth: Geingob

WINDHOEK, 23 NOV (NAMPA) - Speaking during the official opening of the party’s 6th ordinary congress on Thursday, President Hage Geingob said the Swapo Party is not a personality cult or an exclusive club, but bigger than any individual. (Video by George Hendricks)

Swapo congress in full swing

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× OTJIWARONGO, 22 November 2017 - Special Advisor in the Office of the Otjozondjupa Regional Governor, Moses Tjipurua !Omeb speaks at the occasion that marked the graduation of 96 community health extension workers at Otjiwarongo on Wednesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× QUEBEC CITY, QC - NOVEMBER 23: Vladislav Kotkov #23 of the Chicoutimi Sagueneens celebrates his goal against the Quebec Remparts during the third period their QMJHL hockey game at the Centre Videotron on November 23, 2017 in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. Mathieu Belanger/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× Antonio Castro (L), son of late Cuban leader Fidel Castro and World Ambassador to the Confederation of Baseball and Softball takes part in an exhibition during the launching of the project Baseball 5 in Havana, on November 23, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / YAMIL LAGE

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× Australia's Nathan Lyon, right, celebrates with Peter Handscomb, left, after getting the wicket of England's Chris Woakes, not shown, during the Ashes cricket test between England and Australia in Brisbane, Australia, Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)

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× WINDHOEK, 23 November 2017 - Khomas Regional Governor and Swapo Deputy Secretary-General Laura Mcleod-Katjirua (L) and former Namibian President Hifikepunye Pohamba at the official opening of the party's 6th congress in the capital on Thursday. (Photo by: Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× ONGWEDIVA, 16 November 2017 - Swapo presidential candidate Hage Geingob (C) arrive at Ongwediva for a campaign meeting on Thursday. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× FILE PHOTO: A view shows ingots of 99.99 percent pure gold at the Krastsvetmet non-ferrous metals plant, one of the world's largest producers in the precious metals industry, in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia September 22, 2017. REUTERS/Ilya Naymushin/File Photo

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× PORTLAND, OR - NOVEMBER 23: Head coach Mike Krzyzewski of the Duke Blue Devils has some words with an official during the second half of the game against the Portland State Vikings at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum on November 23, 2017 in Portland, Oregon. Duke won the game 99-81. Steve Dykes/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==