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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 - 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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× OPUWO,19 November 2017 - Opuwo Urban Constituency Councillor Weich Mupia speaks during the traditional Okarundu ceremony. (Photo by: Tjizumaue Undari) NAMPA

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× Cuban children take 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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× PORTLAND, OR - NOVEMBER 23: Head coach Mike Krzyzewski speaks with Trevon Duval #1 of the Duke Blue Devils during the second half of the game against the Portland State Vikings at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum on November 23, 2017 in Portland, Oregon. Duke won the game 99-81. Steve Dykes/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPERS, INTERNET, TELCOS & TELEVISION USE ONLY ==

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× OSHAKATI, 01 July 2017 - A volleyball game played at Oshakati during the Far Northern Volleyball Association (FNVA)-hosted tournament for corporate entities in July 2017. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× Forensics carry the body of one of two murderous women on October 5, 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) -- ZAGREB, Nov. 24, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Damir Bicanic (R) of PPD Zagreb vies with Aron Palmarsson of FC Barcelona during the EHF Champions League handball match in Zagreb, Croatia, on Nov. 23, 2017. Barcelona won 32-24. (Xinhua/Goran Stanzl)

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× Rhode Island's Stanford Robinson (13) and Seton Hall's Ismael Sanogo (14) fight for control of the ball during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the NIT Season Tip-Off tournament Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)