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NYC to focus on road safety during youth week

Written by Panduleni Amwaalwa on 19 April 2018

WINDHOEK, 19 APR (NAMPA) - The National Youth Council (NYC) will this year focus on advocacy for the plight of the youth and unsafe road use in Namibia during the 11th National Youth Week that was launched here on Wednesday.
The National Youth Week, launched under the theme ‘Youth and unsafe road use in Namibia’ by the Minister of Sport, Youth and National Service, Erastus Uutoni, aims to celebrate and acknowledge the contribution of young people to national development and to highlight the challenges, hope ...


Okahandja residents call for removal of councillors

Written by Lydia Pitiri on 19 April 2018

OKAHANDJA, 19 APR (NAMPA) - Over 400 Okahandja residents on Wednesday marched to their municipal office, demanding the removal of town councillors.
They handed over a petition to Deputy Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Derek Klazen.
In the document availed to this agency, the community committee members accuse the councillors of corruption, poor service delivery and inflation of water bills, amongst others.
Delivering the petition on behalf of the committee, spokesperson Hidipohamba Vatilifa said th ...

Okahandja residents call for removal of councillors

OKAHANDJA, 19 APR (NAMPA) - Over 400 Okahandja residents on Wednesday marched to their municipal office, demanding the removal of town councillors. (NAMPA) LP/HP/ND (Video by Lydia Pitiri)

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 19 April 2018 – Deputy Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Derek Klazen cutting the ribbon at the new Keetmanshoop fire station. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× WINDHOEK, 12 April 2018 - An unidentified Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) student show the first stage of assembling the base of a car during a demonstration at the handover of training kit materials and launch of the employability improvement project at NUST. (Photo by: Panduleni Amwaalwa) NAMPA

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× (180420) -- LUOYANG, April 20, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Tourists select souvenirs inspired by cultural resources of museums in Luoyang City, central China's Henan Province, April 6, 2018. A total of 66 museums in various kinds are open to the public in Luoyang, a city with civilization history of over 5,000 years. (Xinhua/Zhu Xiang) (ry)

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× Boston Red Sox third baseman Rafael Devers fields a ball hit by Los Angeles Angels' Ian Kinsler during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Thursday, April 19, 2018. Kinsler was thrown out at first. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

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× WINDHOEK, 16 April 2017 - Community members in the Abraham Iyambo settlement searching for the toddler who was swept away by floodwaters. (Photo by: Panduleni Amwaalwa) NAMPA

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× (180420) -- NANCHANG, April 20, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Egrets rest at the Xiangshan Forest Park in Nanchang City, east China's Jiangxi Province, April 19, 2018. Hundreds of thousands of egrets have settled down at the park to spend their breeding season. (Xinhua/Wan Xiang) (ry)

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× (180420) -- TIANJIN, April 20, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Children take part in sports games at the No. 2 Kindergarten of Hedong District in Tianjin, north China, April 19, 2018. (Xinhua/Liu Dongyue) (ry)

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× A quote by Jesus Christ reads 'The poor above all' as the zucchetto of Pope Francis is blown away by a gust of wind while he attends a commemoration ceremony for the 25th anniversary of the death of Don Tonino Bello in Alessano, southern Italy on April 20, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Vincenzo PINTO