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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, 22 November 2017. Cleaners contracted to the City of Windhoek march from Manwu offices in Katutura to City of Windhoek head office. (Photo by: Lydia Pitiri) NAMPA.

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× (FILES) This file photo taken on July 26, 2006 shows Cuban President Fidel Castro checking the weather by looking at the sky, as he delivers a speech at the Plaza de la Patria square in Bayamo, in the province of Granma, during a ceremony marking the 53rd anniversary of the assault on the Moncada barracks by rebels led by Castro. The failed Moncada assault marked the beginning of the Cuban Revolution. Cuba marks first anniversary of Fidel Castro's death on November 25, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / ADALBERTO ROQUE

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× Best Buy worker Josh Moran, left, talks with customers about laptops at the store on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, in Bowling Green, Ky. Shoppers are hitting the stores on Thanksgiving as retailers under pressure look for ways to poach shoppers from their rivals. (Bac Totrong/Daily News via AP)

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× People wait in line for a Best Buy store to open for a Black Friday sale 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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× 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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× OPUWO,19 November 2017 - Opuwo Urban Constituency Councillor Weich Mupia speaks during the traditional Okarundu ceremony. (Photo by: Tjizumaue Undari) NAMPA

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× Nov 23, 2017; Landover, MD, USA; Washington Redskins outside linebacker Ryan Kerrigan (91) sacks New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (10) during the first half at FedEx Field. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports

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× "Raspachines" (farmer collector of coca), picks coca leaves in a field near Briceno municipality, Antioquia department, Colombia on November 21, 2017. Colombia's landmark peace deal with Marxist FARC rebels was supposed to mean peace for all but it has made little difference to indigenous and Afro-Colombian minorities, Amnesty International said on November 22, 2017. Although the agreement between the Colombian government and the FARC was signed, armed conflict is still very much the reality for millions across the country," said Salil Shetty, Secretary General at Amnesty International. / AFP PHOTO / JOAQUIN SARMIENTO