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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, 19 April 2018 - Officers of the Windhoek Fire Brigade search for the body of the toddler swept away by floodwaters on Monday. (Photo by: Lydia Pitiri) NAMPA

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× Detained Reuters journalist Wa Lone is escorted by police before a court hearing in Yangon, Myanmar April 20, 2018. REUTERS/Ann Wang

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× (180420) -- LUOYANG, April 20, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Actors perform at the opening ceremony of the Peony Cultural Festival in front of the Dingding Gate Musuem in Luoyang City, central China's Henan Province, April 10, 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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× (180420) -- NANCHANG, April 20, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Egrets are seen 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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× 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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× Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani of Japan, reacts after striking out to end the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox in Anaheim, Calif., Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

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× Prosecution witness police captain Moe Yan Naing walks outside the court room during a hearing of detained Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo in Yangon, Myanmar April 20, 2018 . REUTERS/Ann Wang

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× WWINDHOEK, 13 APRIL 2018 - Minister of Education, Arts and Culture Permanent Secretary, Sanet Steenkamp speaks at the Friends of Education in Namibia Special Initiative stakeholders engagement meeting at the College of Arts. (Photo by: Panduleni Amwaalwa) NAMPA