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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 and the Mayor of Keetmanshoop, Gaudentia Krohne pictured in front of the new Keetmanshoop fire station. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× (180420) -- JAKARTA, April 20, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on April 13, 2018 shows commuter railway trains near Palmerah station in south Jakarta city, Indonesia. (Xinhua/Du Yu) (djj)

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× REFILE - CORRECTING TITLE OF TONINO BELLO Pope Francis prays in front of the grave of Bishop Tonino Bello during his pastoral visit in Alessano, southern Italy, April 20, 2018. REUTERS/Max Rossi

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× This picture taken on April 19, 2018 shows Indonesians police parading suspects arrested in recent raids on bootleg liquor haunts in Bandung, West Java province. Police have arrested the main suspect in a spate of bootleg alcohol poisonings thought to have killed dozens across Indonesia, authorities said, with the booze kingpin facing life behind bars if he is convicted. / AFP PHOTO / Timur Matahari

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 19 April 2018 – Deputy Minister of Urban and Rural Development, Derek Klazen and the Mayor of Keetmanshoop, Gaudentia Krohne pictured in front of the new Keetmanshoop fire station. (Photo by: Suzith Tjitaura) NAMPA

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× A train is seen after a crash in Salzburg, Austria, April 20, 2018 in this picture obtained from social media. Courtesy CHRISTIAN HENNIG/via REUTERS THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES

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× (180420) -- LUOYANG, April 20, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Poeple visit the Luoyang Museum 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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× (180420) -- JAKARTA, April 20, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A woman stands beside the commuter railway at a neighbourhood near Palmerah station in south Jakarta city, Indonesia, April 13, 2018. (Xinhua/Du Yu) (djj)