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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, 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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× Felipe Vizeu of Brazil's Flamengo celebrates his goal as he kisses his jersey during a Copa Sudamericana soccer match against Colombia's Junior at Maracana stadium, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Bruna Prado)

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× (171124) -- BELGRADE, Nov. 24, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Partizan's Miroslav Vulicevic (R) vies with Young Boys' Loris Benito during the UEFA Europa League match in Belgrade, Serbia on Nov. 23. 2017. Partizan won 2-1. (Xinhua/Predrag Milosavljevic)

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× QUEBEC CITY, QC - NOVEMBER 23: Vladislav Kotkov #23 of the Chicoutimi Sagueneens skates with the puck 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, 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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× Jesus Reyes pushes a television down an aisle as he shops a 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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× OTJIWARONGO, 22 November 2017 - The 2016-2017 community health extension graduate, Zuaki Chakwanda (L) shakes hands with the Director of Primary Health Care, Maria Kavezembi (middle) at the occasion that marked the graduation of 96 community health extension workers at Otjiwarongo on Wednesday. The Deputy Minister of Health and Social Services, Juliet Kavetuna (second from left) and Special Advisor in the Office of the Otjozondjupa Regional Governor, Moses Tjipurua !Omeb (R) also attended the event. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× HELAO NAFIDI, 18 November 2017 - President Hage Geingob (R) inaugurates an Open Market at the Helao Nafidi Town's Oshikango suburb on Saturday, while Ohangwena regional governor Usko Nghaamwa (L) and mayor of the town, Eliaser Nghipangelwa, look on. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA