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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, 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

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× WINDHOEK, 18 November 2017- A City Police motorcade followed by its members parade down Eveline Street on Saturday in celebration of the City Police's 11th anniversary. (Photo by: by Lydia Pitiri) NAMPA

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× A Volkswagen logo is pictured at the International Auto Show in Mexico City, Mexico November 23, 2017. REUTERS/Henry Romero

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× People line up to check out as they shop a Black Friday sale at a Best Buy store on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, in Overland Park, Kan. Shoppers are hitting the stores on Thanksgiving as retailers under pressure look for ways to poach shoppers from their rivals. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

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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

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× (171123) -- CHICAGO, Nov. 23, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Performers march during the Thanksgiving Day Parade in Chicago, the United States, on Nov. 23, 2017. (Xinhua/Wang Ping)

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× (171124) -- MAR DEL PLATA, Nov. 24, 2017 (Xinhua) -- A relative of one of the crew members of Argentine missing submarine ARA San Juan reacts at the Mar del Plata Navy Base, in Mar del Plata, Argentina, on Nov. 23, 2017. Argentina's Navy confirmed on Thursday that there was a "singular, abnormal, short, violent and non-nuclear event" consistent with an explosion in the area where the submarine was lost. (Xinhua/Martin Zabala) (jg) (ah)(yy)

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× Nov 23, 2017; Landover, MD, USA; Washington Redskins running back Samaje Perine (32) is tackled by New York Giants outside linebacker Jonathan Casillas (52) during the first half at FedEx Field. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports