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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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× OSHAKATI, 01 July 2017 - A volleyball game played at Oshakati during the Far Northern Volleyball Association (FNVA)-hosted tournament for corporate entities in July 2017. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) 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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× Cubans take part in an exhibition during the launching of the project Baseball 5 in Havana, on November 23, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / YAMIL LAGE

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× Antonio Castro (L), son of late Cuban leader Fidel Castro and World Ambassador to the Confederation of Baseball and Softball takes part in an exhibition during the launching of the project Baseball 5 in Havana, on November 23, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / YAMIL LAGE

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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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× FILE PHOTO: A man walks past a factory at the Keihin industrial zone in Kawasaki, south of Tokyo, Japan, August 18, 2016. Picture taken on August 18, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo

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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)

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× QUEBEC CITY, QC - NOVEMBER 23: Dereck Baribeau #30 of the Quebec Remparts makes a save against the Chicoutimi Sagueneens during the third period their QMJHL hockey game at the Centre Videotron on November 23, 2017 in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. Mathieu Belanger/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==