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MVA urges responsible driving over Heroes' Day weekend

Written by Simon Endjala on 25 August 2016

WINDHOEK, 25 AUG (NAMPA) - The Motor Vehicle Accident Fund (MVA) has appealed for responsible driving on national roads during this year’s Heroes’ Day commemoration, which takes place at Walvis Bay for Friday.
It also urged all drivers to refrain from speeding, reckless driving, consuming alcohol while on national roads and to not allow themselves to become distracted while driving to reduce the carnage on the national roads over the upcoming weekend.
Apart from the Heroes' Day commemoration at the Kuisebmo ...


Nujoma launches preparations for second land conference

Written by Pearl Coetzee on 25 August 2016

WINDHOEK, 25 AUG (NAMPA) – The Minister of Land Reform, Utoni Nujoma on Wednesday launched preparations to host the second national land conference in Namibia.
The date of the conference is not yet set but the national event is planned to take place in November 2016 or early next year.
In 1990, the Namibian government initiated a land reform programme to bring about more equal distribution of agricultural land after years under the apartheid regime of the South African government.
The first land conference ...

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× WINDHOEK, 20 August 2016 - Tangeni Nakale pictured with the children who took part in the Tangeni Nakele Athletic (TNA) Kids Fun Run that was held at the Okuryangava informal settlement in Katutura. (Photo: Contributed)

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× Curd spills as Indian devotees form a human pyramid and break the "Dahi handi", an earthen pot filled with curd, as part of celebrations to mark Janmashtami in Mumbai, India, Aug. 25, 2016. The holiday marks the birth of Hindu god Krishna. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)

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× A staff member of nuTonomy demonstrates their self-driving taxi booking app on a mobile phone drives during its public trial in Singapore August 25, 2016. REUTERS/Edgar Su

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× North Korean men use umbrellas ina light rain as they watch a propaganda movie outside of the train station in Pyongyang, North Korea, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

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× OTJIWARONGO, 22 August 2016 - Local businessman Dan-Boy Ndjadila pictured at a press conference on Monday on the confusion surrounding the land deal he entered into with the Otjiwarongo Municipality in August 2015. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× (160825) -- WENXIAN, Aug. 25, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Foreign learners practise Taiji in Chenjiagou Village of Wenxian County, central China's Henan Province, Aug. 24, 2016. (Xinhua/Feng Dapeng) (ry)

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× WINDHOEK, 24 August 2016 - Rudolf Goagoseb, a resident of Okahandja arrested in October 2010 after he allegedly violently attacked and sexually assaulted three girls, goes on trial in the High Court on 05 September 2016. (Photo by: Simon Endjala) NAMPA

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× Indian school teachers supervise children dressed as Hindu god Lord Krishna and his consort Radha at a fancy dress competition on the ocassion of Janamashthami, the birthday of Lord Krishna, in Hyderabad on August 25, 2016 Janmashtami celebrates the birth of one of the most popular Gods of Hindu religion, Lord Krishna. / AFP PHOTO / NOAH SEELAM