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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 - Ovambanderu Traditional Authority (OTA) Chief Kilus Nguvauva draped in a graduation attire of Swapo colours at the official opening of the sixth Swapo congress.(Photo by:Anna Salkeus) 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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× (171124) -- BELGRADE, Nov. 24, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Partizan's Marko Jevtovic (3rd R) vies with Young Boys' Michel Aebischer (2nd R) during the UEFA Europa League match in Belgrade, Serbia on Nov. 23. 2017. Partizan won 2-1. (Xinhua/Predrag Milosavljevic)

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× FILE PHOTO: A banner for Jianpu Technology Inc. hangs on the front of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to celebrate the company's IPO in New York, U.S., November 16, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo

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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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× 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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× QUEBEC CITY, QC - NOVEMBER 23: Vladislav Kotkov #23 of the Chicoutimi Sagueneens celebrates his 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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× PORTLAND, OR - NOVEMBER 23: Trevon Duval #1 of the Duke Blue Devils is called for an offensive fouls as he knocks over Michael Mayhew #2 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 ==