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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 Public Enterprises, Leon Jooste (L) chats with NEPC Chief Executive Officer Audrin Mathe during the official opening of the Swapo congress on Thursday. (Photo by: Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× PORTLAND, OR - NOVEMBER 23: Trevon Duval #1 of the Duke Blue Devils drives to the basket on Bryce Canda #0 of the Portland State Vikings during the second half of the game at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum on November 23, 2017 in Portland, Oregon. Duke won the game 99-81. Steve Dykes/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× WINDHOEK, 23 November 2017 - Founding Father Sam Nujoma (L) and Swapo Secretary-General Nangolo Mbumba at the official opening of the party's sixth congress in the capital on Thursday. (Photo by: Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× (171124) -- BELGRADE, Nov. 24, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Crvena Zvezda's Taylor Rochestie (L) vies with Baskonia's Rinalds Malmanis during the Euroleague basketball match in Belgrade, Serbia on Nov. 23. 2017. Baskonia won 85-81. (Xinhua/Predrag Milosavljevic)

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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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× People wait in line to purchase electronics during 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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× View of garbage at Omoa beach, Cortes department, Honduras, on November 11, 2017. Floating masses of garbage offshore from some of the Caribbean's pristine beaches are testimony to a vast and growing problem of plastic pollution heedlessly dumped in our oceans, locals, activists and experts say. / AFP PHOTO / ORLANDO SIERRA / TO GO WITH AFP STORY by NOE LEIVA

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× (171124) -- MOSCOW, Nov. 24, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Andrei Ankudinov (R) of Ugra vies for the ball during the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) match against Dynamo Moscow in Moscow, Russia, on Nov. 23, 2017. Dynamo Moscow won 2-0. (Xinhua/Evgeny Sinitsyn)