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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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× SWAKOPMUND, 23 November 2017 - Catherine Kooper, 24, is facing a rape charge for allegedly sleeping with a 15-year-old boy from Usakos. (Photo by: Paulus Kiiyala Shiku) NAMPA

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× RUNDU, 20 November 2017 - Team Harambee at its campaign event held at Rundu. (Photo by: Peter Muronga) NAMPA

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× Antonio Castro (R), son of late Cuban leader Fidel Castro and World Ambassador to the Confederation of Baseball and Softball is pictured during an exhibition for the launching of the project Baseball 5 in Havana, on November 23, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / YAMIL LAGE

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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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× WINDHOEK, 23 November 2017 - Delegates greet one another while they wait for the official opening of the Swapo party's 6th congress to commence at the Safari Hotel in the capital. (Photo by: Anna Salkeus) NAMPA

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× Cruz Azul's Felipe Mora, front, fights for the ball with America's Pablo Cesar Aguilar during a Mexico soccer league match, in Mexico City, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)

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× Antonio Castro (R), son of late Cuban leader Fidel Castro and World Ambassador to the Confederation of Baseball and Softball is pictured during an exhibition for the launching of the project Baseball 5 in Havana, on November 23, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / YAMIL LAGE

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× Players of Colombia's Junior leave the field after losing the Copa Sudamericana soccer match against Brazil's Flamengo at Maracana stadium, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017. Flamengo won 2-1. (AP Photo/Bruna Prado)