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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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× WINDHOEK, 23 November 2017 - Former Prime Minister Libertine Amathila and other delegates arrive for the official opening of the 6th Swapo congress on Thursday. (Photo by:Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× (FILES) This file photo taken on October 17, 2017 shows a general view of Napoleon last residence during his exile in Longwood, on the British Overseas Territory of Saint Helena. Coin-operated telephone boxes, a capital without a cash machine and a local shop with a wooden floor: St. Helena is Britain of yesteryear, in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. / AFP PHOTO / GIANLUIGI GUERCIA

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× America's Bruno A. Valdez, left, fights for the ball with Cruz Azul's Gerardo Flores, center, during a Mexico soccer league match, in Mexico City, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)

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× Windhoek, 23 November 2017. Ombudsman, John Walters speaks at the launch of a report on national inquiry into racism, racial and other forms of discrimination and tribalism. (Photo by: Maria Kandjungu) NAMPA.

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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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× FILE PHOTO: White House National Security Advisor Michael Flynn speaks at the White House in Washington, U.S. on February 1, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo

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× A wooden boat is moored at a nearby marina, in Yurihonjo, Akita prefecture, northern Japan, Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. Japanese police are investigating eight men found on Japan's northern coast who say they are from North Korea and washed ashore after their boat broke down. Akita prefectural police said Friday they found the men late Thursday after receiving a call that a group of suspicious men were standing around at the seaside in Yurihonjo town. Police also found the wooden boat at the marina. (Kyodo News via AP)

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× WINDHOEK, 23 November 2017, The speedy response of the Windhoek Emergency Service's Fire Brigade prevented a family house in Avis from extensive fire damage. The fire that allegedly started in the kitchen was confined and extinguished before it could spread to other parts of the house. The fire broke out around 11h00 on Thursday. The Avis Neighbourhood Watch group already started with assistance to ensure the residents will not endure any discomfort due to the fire damage. (Photo by: Francois Lottering) NAMPA