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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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× Signs point to sale items during the Black Friday sales event on Thanksgiving Day at Target in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. November 23, 2017. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski

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× WINDHOEK, 23 November 2017 - Minister of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare Zephania Kameeta (L) and Finance Minister Calle Schlettwein chat during the Swapo party's 6th congress in the capital on Thursday. (Photo by: Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× (171123) -- CHICAGO, Nov. 23, 2017 (Xinhua) -- An actor dressed in Ronald McDonald's costume interacts with spectators during the Thanksgiving Day Parade in Chicago, the United States, on Nov. 23, 2017. (Xinhua/Wang Ping)

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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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× (171123) -- NEW YORK, Nov. 23, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Police officers stand guard during the 2017 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, the United States, on Nov. 23, 2017. (Xinhua/Li Muzi)

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× Darbrett Black of Texas, a suspect in the shooting of a Texas state trooper, is pictured in this undated handout photo obtained by Reuters November 23, 2017. Navarro County OEM/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY.

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× (171124) -- LONDON, Nov. 24, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Light installations are seen in Chiswick House Gardens during the Magical Lantern Festival switching-on ceremony in London, Britain, on Nov. 23, 2017. Hundreds of handmade, illuminated installations will be on display from Nov. 24, 2017 until Jan. 1, 2018. (Xinhua/Han Yan)(yy)