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PDM wants voter paper trail for next elections

Written by Uerikoha Tjijombo on 19 September 2018

WINDHOEK, 19 SEP (NAMPA) – The Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) will soon approach the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) to enquire on the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), PDM President McHenry Venaani has said.
He told Nampa in an interview on Tuesday that the party was ready for the 2019 general elections, but want to make sure the EVMs will be “fixed”.
“We want the EVMs to have a paper trail for proper verification purposes,” he said.
Venaani appealed to ECN chief, Theo Mujoro to ensure that thi ...


//Kharas Governor’s Cup slated for this weekend

Written by Suzith Tjitaura on 19 September 2018

KEETMANSHOOP, 19 SEP (NAMPA) – The Office of the Governor in the //Kharas Region will host a football and netball tournament this weekend to select players for regional teams for both sports.
Eight football and netball teams from the seven constituencies in the region will take part in the competition.
A statement issued on Tuesday by the governor’s office said the aim of the tournament is to create an annual opportunity for the two sports codes to select regional teams to compete in inter-regional, natio ...

Miss Namibia launches mental health programme

WINDHOEK, 14 SEP (NAMPA) – Miss Namibia 2018, Selma Kamanya on Friday launched a programme aimed at focusing on mental health among the youth and on educating them about the dangers of alcohol and drug abuse. (NAMPA) LP/PJ/EK/AS (Video by Lydia Pitiri)

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× WINDHOEK, 19 September 2018 - Helena Johannes is one of the first Namibian graduates who obtained a diploma in Animal Husbandry at the Loudima Institute for Technical and Vocational Training in the Republic of Congo. (Photo by: Esme Konstantinus) NAMPA

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× Soccer Football - Champions League - Group Stage - Group H - Valencia v Juventus - Mestalla, Valencia, Spain - September 19, 2018 Juventus' Daniel Parejo misses a penalty REUTERS/Sergio Perez

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× WINDHOEK, 18 September 2018 - The Mix informal settlement some 20 kilometres north of Windhoek. (Photo by: Linea Dishena) NAMPA

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× KHORIXAS, 17 September 2018 - Khorixas Mayor Elizabeth Geises. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× GAM, 15 September 2018 - Donkeys are a major form of transport in Gam, located some 400km north-east of Grootfontein in the Otjozondjupa Region. (Photo by: Charles Tjatindi) NAMPA

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× German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks to journalists as she arrives at the Felsenreitschule prior to their informal dinner as part of the EU Informal Summit of Heads of State or Government in Salzburg, Austria on September 19, 2018. (Photo by JOE KLAMAR / AFP)

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× WINDHOEK, 18 September 2018 - The Mix informal settlement some 20 kilometres north of Windhoek. (Photo by: Linea Dishena) NAMPA

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× Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku, Juan Mata and Young Boys' goalkeeper David Von Ballmoos, from left, in action during the UEFA Champions League group H matchday 1 soccer match between Switzerland's BSC Young Boys and England's Manchester United FC in the Stade de Suisse in Berne, Switzerland, on Wednesday, September 19, 2018. (Alessandro della Valle/Keystone via AP)