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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, 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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× Police officers treat a woman with a head wound during a fight on November 11, 2017, in Cali, Colombia. 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 / LUIS ROBAYO

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× (171124) -- BELGRADE, Nov. 24, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Partizan's Marko Jevtovic (L) vies with Young Boys' Guillaume Hoarau during the UEFA Europa League match in Belgrade, Serbia on Nov. 23. 2017. Partizan won 2-1. (Xinhua/Predrag Milosavljevic)

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× Felipe Vizeu of Brazil's Flamengo celebrates his goal during a Copa Sudamericana soccer match against Colombia's Junior at Maracana stadium, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017. Flamengo won 2-1. (AP Photo/Bruna Prado)

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× WINDHOEK, 23 November 2017 - President Hage Geingob (with Swapo scarf) arrives 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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× Customers arrive for the Black Friday sales event on Thanksgiving Day at Target in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. November 23, 2017. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski

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× America's Pablo Cesar Aguilar, left, and Edison Omar Alvarez, right, go for a header with Cruz Azul's Julio Cesar Dominguez, center, during a Mexico soccer league match, in Mexico City, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)

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× WINDHOEK, 21 NOVEMBER 2017 - Some Zimbabweans in Namibia celebrating the news of the resignation of their long-serving President Robert Mugabe on Tuesday.(Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA