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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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× OPUWO,22 November 2017(NAMPA) - Elderly people receive donations from the Mission Work for Christ Church. (Photo by : Tjizumaue Undari) NAMPA

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× FILE PHOTO: Cans of beer move along a production line at a factory of Saigon Beer Corporation (Sabeco) in Hanoi, Vietnam June 23, 2017. REUTERS/Kham/File Photo

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× A Mazda Motor Corp. logo is pictured at the International Auto Show in Mexico City, Mexico November 23, 2017.REUTERS/Henry Romero

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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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× OPUWO,22 November 2017(NAMPA) - Elderly people receive donations from the Mission Work for Christ Church. (Photo by : Tjizumaue Undari) NAMPA

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× (171123) -- NEW YORK, Nov. 23, 2017 (Xinhua) -- The balloonicle of Mouse King is seen 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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× 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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× (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)