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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 - Former Prime Minister Libertine Amathila greet a delegate 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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× 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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× Australia's David Warner, left, celebrates with Tim Paine after getting the wicket of England's Jake Ball during the Ashes cricket test between England and Australia in Brisbane, Australia, Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)

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× (FILES) This file photo taken on October 20, 2017 shows the Plantation House, the United Kingdom Governor official residence in Saint Helena, a British Overseas Territory in the South Atlantic Ocean. Coin-operated telephone boxes, a capital without a cash machine and a local shop with a wooden floor: St. Helena is Britain of yesteryear, in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. / AFP PHOTO / GIANLUIGI GUERCIA

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

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× View of garbage at Omoa beach, Cortes department, Honduras, on November 11, 2017. Floating masses of garbage offshore from some of the Caribbean's pristine beaches are testimony to a vast and growing problem of plastic pollution heedlessly dumped in our oceans, locals, activists and experts say. / AFP PHOTO / ORLANDO SIERRA / TO GO WITH AFP STORY by NOE LEIVA

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× A Cuban young man takes part in an exhibition during the launching of the project Baseball 5 in Havana, on November 23, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / YAMIL LAGE