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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)

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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; Washington Redskins outside linebacker Ryan Kerrigan (91) sacks New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (10) during the first half at FedEx Field. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports

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× OTJIWARONGO, 22 November 2017 - Overall best 2016-2017 community health extension graduate, Caroline Muharukua (L) shakes hand with the Okahandja District Medical Doctor, Steve Kabamba at the occasion that marked the graduation of 96 community health extension workers at Otjiwarongo on Wednesday. The lead trainer of students Asser Ngula (R) and Otjiwarongo local authority councillor Gottfried !Ubu-gaeb (far left) also attended the event. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Windhoek, 22 November 2017. Cleaners contracted to the City of Windhoek march from Manwu offices in Katutura to City of Windhoek head office. (Photo by: Lydia Pitiri) NAMPA.

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× (171124) -- BELGRADE, Nov. 24, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Crvena Zvezda's Mathias Lessort (C) vies with Baskonia's Janis Tima (L) and Tornike Shengelia during the Euroleague basketball match in Belgrade, Serbia on Nov. 23. 2017. Baskonia won 85-81. (Xinhua/Predrag Milosavljevic)

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× Best Buy worker Josh Moran, left, talks with customers about laptops at the store on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, in Bowling Green, Ky. Shoppers are hitting the stores on Thanksgiving as retailers under pressure look for ways to poach shoppers from their rivals. (Bac Totrong/Daily News via AP)

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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