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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 - 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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× QUEBEC CITY, QC - NOVEMBER 23: Vincent Tremblay-Lapalme #37 of the Chicoutimi Sagueneens is congratulated by his teammates after he scored a goal against the Quebec Remparts 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 ==

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× WINDHOEK, 23 November 2017 - Khomas Regional Governor and Swapo Deputy Secretary-General Laura Mcleod-Katjirua (L) and former Namibian President Hifikepunye Pohamba at the official opening of the party's 6th congress in the capital on Thursday. (Photo by: Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× Players of Colombia's Junior leave the field after losing the Copa Sudamericana soccer match against Brazil's Flamengo at Maracana stadium, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017. Flamengo won 2-1. (AP Photo/Bruna Prado)

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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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× Brazil's Flamengo coach Reinaldo Rueda gestures during their Copa Sudamericana first leg semifinal football match against Colombia's Junior de Barranquilla at Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on November 23, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / LEO CORREA

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× (171124) -- MAR DEL PLATA, Nov. 24, 2017 (Xinhua) -- A relative of one of the crew members of Argentine missing submarine ARA San Juan reacts at the Mar del Plata Navy Base, in Mar del Plata, Argentina, on Nov. 23, 2017. Argentina's Navy confirmed on Thursday that there was a "singular, abnormal, short, violent and non-nuclear event" consistent with an explosion in the area where the submarine was lost. (Xinhua/Martin Zabala) (jg) (ah)(yy)

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× FILE PHOTO: A Commonwealth Bank of Australia logo adorns the wall of a branch in Sydney, Australia, May 8, 2017. REUTERS/David Gray/File Photo