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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 - Minister of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare Zephania Kameeta (L) and Finance Minister Calle Schlettwein chat during the Swapo party's 6th congress in the capital on Thursday. (Photo by: Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× A woman looks at a member of Western Front of War Omar Gomez of the National Liberation Army (ELN) guerrilla, walking on November 20, 2017, in banks of the San Juan river, department of Choco, Colombia. Colombia's landmark peace deal with Marxist FARC rebels was supposed to mean peace for all but it has made little difference to indigenous and Afro-Colombian minorities, Amnesty International said on November 22, 2017. Although the agreement between the Colombian government and the FARC was signed, armed conflict is still very much the reality for millions across the country," said Salil Shetty, Secretary General at Amnesty International. / AFP PHOTO / LUIS ROBAYO

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× A wooden boat is seen 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. (Hironori Asakawa/Kyodo News via AP)

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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

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× WINDHOEK, 23 November 2017 - Former Prime Minister Libertine Amathila greet a delegate 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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× (171123) -- NEW YORK, Nov. 23, 2017 (Xinhua) -- The balloon of Pikachu is seen during the 2017 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, the United States, on Nov. 23, 2017. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

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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, 21 NOVEMBER 2017 - Some Zimbabweans in Namibia celebrating the news of the resignation of their long-serving President Robert Mugabe on Tuesday.(Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA