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SPYL vows to expel members insulting leaders on social media

Written by Sawi Hausiku on 20 May 2018

RUNDU, 20 MAY (NAMPA) – Secretary of the Swapo Party Youth League (SPYL), Ephraim Nekongo said the league will expel members who are found insulting party leaders on social media platforms.
Nekongo made the remarks at a meeting he held with SPYL members in the Kavango East Region on Saturday during his regional visit.
“I will not allow anarchy within the youth league, unless if I resign. But for as long as I am the Secretary, that will not happen. We know that you are insulting leaders on Facebook,” he said ...


Stars crowned Debmarine Namibia Cup Champions

Written by Hesron Kapanga on 20 May 2018

WINDHOEK, 20 MAY (NAMPA) – Newly-crowned Namibia Premier League (NPL) champions African Stars made it a double when they clinched their second trophy of the season at the Sam Nujoma Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
Stars beat UNAM 1-0 to become the second holders of the Debmarine Namibia Cup after Gobabis-based NPL outfit Young African won the trophy in its maiden season in 2017.
The University of Namibia outfit on Saturday came to the game well-prepared as they dominated the first half but only managed to g ...

Omaruru Municipal launches five-year strategic plan

OMARURU, 18 MAY (NAMPA) – The Omaruru Municipal Council has launched a new five-year strategic plan to enhance excellent service delivery and bring about development to its residents. The strategic plan titled ‘Co-creating the Future of Our Town Together’ will run from 2018 to 2022. (Video by: Linea Dishena) NAMPA.

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× WINDHOEK, 16 May 2018 – Ministry of Safety and Security Permanent Secretary, Trephine Kamati speaking at a media briefing on the successes of Operation Basadi which was conducted nationwide earlier this month. (Photo by: Panduleni Amwaalwa) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 16 May 2018 – Entertainer Adriano Visagie (Tina), in perfect resemblance to musical icon Tina Turner, delivering a stunning lip synch performance of Turner in Windhoek on Wednesday evening. Turner, a survivor of gender-based violence (GBV), is also an inspirational woman of courage and determination. Organisers of the show, who wanted to celebrate Turner as a performer, said this strength of will is of relevance to the LGBT community for the oppression (and often physical assault) they face daily. (Photo by: Lydia Pitiri) NAMPA

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× (180520) -- XI'AN, May 20, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Students from a special education school of Shangluo perform dancing during a comprehensive qualities show in Xi'an, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, May 20, 2018. (Xinhua/Liu Xiao)(mcg)

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× Iranian actress and daughter of Jafar Panahi Solmaz Panahi (L), who represents her father Jafar Panahi, and Italian director Alice Rohrwacher pose on stage after they were jointly awarded with the Best Screenplay prize for respectively the films "3 Faces (Se Rokh)" and "Happy As Lazzaro (Lazzaro Felice)" on May 19, 2018 during the closing ceremony of the 71st edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. / AFP PHOTO / Alberto PIZZOLI

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× WINDHOEK, 05 May 2018 – Omaheke Trade Fair administrator, Tucy Katire (L) and Omaheke Trade Fair board member, Ludwig Nunuheb pictured at the signing of a five-year memorandum of understanding between the trade fair committee and Indigenous People's Business Forum for funding and hosting of the trade fair. (Photo by: Panduleni Amwaalwa) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 11 May 2016 - //Kharas (red) and Khomas (blue) under-17 netball team players during the National Youth Games at the University of Namibia courts. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA.

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× Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-Eda poses on stage after he was awarded with the Palme d'Or for the film "Shoplifters (Manbiki Kazoku)" on May 19, 2018 during the closing ceremony of the 71st edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. / AFP PHOTO / Valery HACHE

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× WINDHOEK, 10 May 2016 - Otjozondjupa (in blue) and Hardap players during the National Youth Games at the University of Namibia. (Photo by: Hesron Kapanga) NAMPA.