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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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× WINDHOEK, 15 April 2018 - Aubrey Amseb (in red) of African Stars attempts to cross a ball while under pressure from a Tigers player (in blue) during a match the 2017/2018 season at the Sam Nujoma Stadium. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× Members of the security staff walk down stairs at the main train station in Berlin, Germany, Friday, April 20, 2018. Berlin police are evacuating thousands from a central area of the German capital and shutting down the main train station in preparation for the removal of an unexploded World War II bomb found during recent construction work. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

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× A quote by Jesus Christ reads 'The poor above all' in the background 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

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× Pope Francis prays at the tomb of Don Tonino Bello in the cemetery of Alessano, southern Italy on April 20, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Vincenzo PINTO

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× WINDHOEK, 18 APRIL 2018 - from left, The Ambassador of the National Youth week, Ebernard Ripunda Brighton Kawana and the Chairperson of the National Youth Council, Mandela kapele at the launch of the National Youth Week. (Photo by: Panduleni Amwaalwa) NAMPA

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× A gust of wind captures Pope Francis' skull cup after he prayed on the tomb of Bishop Tonino Bello on the 25th anniversary of his death, in Alessano, Southern Italy, Friday, April 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

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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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× FILE - In this Sunday, April 15, 2018, file photo, Vegas Golden Knights center Cody Eakin (21) celebrates after scoring against the Los Angeles Kings during the third period of Game 3 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series in Los Angeles. The expansion Golden Knights were long shots at the start of the year to make the playoffs. Now the team is one of the best bets to hoist the Stanley Cup Trophy. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)