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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 - 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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× QUEBEC CITY, QC - NOVEMBER 23: Vincent Tremblay-Lapalme #37 of the Chicoutimi Sagueneens is congratulated by his teammates after he scored a goal against the Quebec Remparts 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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× Cricket - Ashes test match - Australia v England - GABBA Ground, Brisbane, Australia, November 24, 2017. England's Stuart Broad reacts as he walks off the ground with team mate James Anderson after being dismissed during the second day of the first Ashes cricket test match. REUTERS/David Gray

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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. (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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× (171124) -- BELGRADE, Nov. 24, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Young Boys' Miralem Sulejmani (L) vies for the ball during the UEFA Europa League match against Partizan in Belgrade, Serbia on Nov. 23. 2017. Partizan won 2-1. (Xinhua/Predrag Milosavljevic)

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× OTJIWARONGO, 22 November 2017 - Special Advisor in the Office of the Otjozondjupa Regional Governor, Moses Tjipurua !Omeb speaks at the occasion that marked the graduation of 96 community health extension workers at Otjiwarongo on Wednesday. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× (171124) -- LONDON, Nov. 24, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Light installations are seen in Chiswick House Gardens during the Magical Lantern Festival switching-on ceremony in London, Britain, on Nov. 23, 2017. Hundreds of handmade, illuminated installations will be on display from Nov. 24, 2017 until Jan. 1, 2018. (Xinhua/Han Yan)(yy)