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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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× OTJIWARONGO, 16 January 2018 - Some of the 40 new houses handed over by the Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Sofia Shaningwa at Otjiwarongo on Tuesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× (180118) -- ZIGUI, Jan. 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Technicians work at a navel orange wine fermenting workshop in Zigui County, central China's Hubei Province, Jan. 17, 2018. Zigui County, known as China's hometown of navel oranges, has 300,000 mu (20,000 hectares) of navel oranges with 150,000 related workers. Most farmers live on planting navel oranges. Zigui now produces more than 30 varieties of oranges meeting the markets. (Xinhua/Zheng Jiayu) (wyl)

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× (180118) -- BEIJING, Jan. 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Wang Chunying, spokesperson of the State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE), speaks at a press conference in Beijing, capital of China, Jan. 18, 2018. According to the SAFE, China saw more balanced cross-border capital flow in 2017 as willingness to purchase the greenback waned thanks to rising confidence in the Chinese yuan and the domestic economy. (Xinhua/Shen Hong) (wf)

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× Actors rehearse scenes of French director Franck Dimech's play 'Les Chinois d'Aubervilliers' on stage at the theatre de la Commune in Aubervilliers north of Paris on January 16, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT

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× OUTAPI, 16 January 2018 - Students wait to register for Namcol classes outside the David Sheehama Secondary School in Outapi. (Photo by:Isabel Bento) NAMPA

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× Skiing - Alpine Skiing World Cup - Women's Second Downhill Training - Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy - January 18, 2018. Austria's Cornelia Huetter in action. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

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× (180118) -- HANGZHOU, Jan. 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Staff workers maintain locomotives in Hangzhou, east China's Zhejiang Province, Jan. 18, 2018. Local railway staff checked locomotives to ensure the safety during the upcoming Spring Festival travel rush. (Xinhua/Han Chuanhao) (wyl)

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× British primatologist and UN peace ambassador Jane Goodall, the world's famous authority on chimpanzees, poses for a photograph on January 18, 2018 in Paris. For more than 40 years, Jane Goodall lived in the forests around lake Tanganyika in Tanzania, observing the life and habits of chimpanzees. / AFP PHOTO / STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN