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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 - Ovambanderu Traditional Authority (OTA) Chief Kilus Nguvauva draped in a graduation attire of Swapo colours at the official opening of the sixth Swapo congress.(Photo by:Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× Nov 23, 2017; Landover, MD, USA; Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) passes the ball in front of New York Giants defensive end Olivier Vernon (54) in the first quarter at FedEx Field. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

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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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× In this late Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 photo, men hold candles at the Heroes of the Battle of Vertieres monument during a voodoo ceremony one day before the 214th anniversary of the battle that led to Haiti's independence from France in Cap Haitien, Haiti. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

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× WINDHOEK, 23 November 2017 - President Hage Geingob (with Swapo scarf) arrives at the official opening of the Swapo party's sixth congress in the capital on Thursday. (Photo by: Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× HELAO NAFIDI, 18 November 2017 - International investor, Raed Hijazi of the International Commercial at Oshikango in the Ohangwena Region speaks at the official opening of the Oshikango Open Market on Saturday. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× Nov 23, 2017; Landover, MD, USA; New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (10) is sacked by Washington Redskins outside linebacker Ryan Kerrigan (91) in the first quarter at FedEx Field. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

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× WINDHOEK, 16 November 2017 – Namibian senior rugby coach Phil Davis stress a point ahead of his sides clash with Uruguay in Windhoek. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA