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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 - 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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× Cruz Azul's Julian Velazquez, left, fights for the ball with America's Guido Rodriguez during a Mexico soccer league match, in Mexico City, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)

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× WINDHOEK, 23 November 2017, The speedy response of the Windhoek Emergency Service's Fire Brigade prevented a family house in Avis from extensive fire damage. The fire that allegedly started in the kitchen was confined and extinguished before it could spread to other parts of the house. The fire broke out around 11h00 on Thursday. The Avis Neighbourhood Watch group already started with assistance to ensure the residents will not endure any discomfort due to the fire damage. (Photo by: Francois Lottering) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 16 NOVEMBER 2017 - This Shoprite employee (l) fell victim to the violent actions that broke out between members of the Special Field Force of the Namibian Police (Nampol) and an angry mob which was accusing a house owner in Golgotha 14, Katutura of kidnapping children. The police had to use teargas on the crowd in response to the stones thrown on them by the members of the public. (Photo by: Uerikoha Tjijombo) Nampa

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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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× (171124) -- MOSCOW, Nov. 24, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Daniil Tarasov of Dynamo Moscow celebrates during the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) match against Ugra in Moscow, Russia, on Nov. 23, 2017. Dynamo Moscow won 2-0. (Xinhua/Evgeny Sinitsyn)

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× (171124) -- ZAGREB, Nov. 24, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Mario Vuglac (R) of PPD Zagreb shoots during the EHF Champions League handball match against FC Barcelona in Zagreb, Croatia, on Nov. 23, 2017. Barcelona won 32-24. (Xinhua/Goran Stanzl)

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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