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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, 16 April 2018 - (L-R) Deputy Minister of Environment and Tourism Bernadette Jagger, Minister of Environment and Tourism Pohamba Shifeta, Miss Namibia Sune January and Intelligence Support Against Poaching (ISAP) NGO Chief Executive Officer Fritz Kaufmann pictured with the caps and hats sponsored by ISAP. (Photo by: Panduleni Amwaalwa) NAMPA

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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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× (FILES) In this file photo taken on April 17, 2016 people hold Euskadi flags from the northern autonomous Spanish Basque region, during a demonstration under the slogan "In the direction of amnesty, Basque prisoners and refugees home", marking international day of the political prisoners in Bilbao. The Basque separatist group ETA apologised on April 20, 2018 for the "pain" and "harm" it caused during its decades-long campaign of violence, and appealed to its victims for forgiveness. The statement came just days before ETA is expected to announce its dissolution. / AFP PHOTO / ANDER GILLENEA

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× (180420) -- XI'AN, April 20, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Citizens perform a square dance for fun on the south square of Dayan Pagoda in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, April 19, 2018. (Xinhua/Shao Rui) (yxb)

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× WINDHOEK, 18 APRIL 2018 - Minister of Sports, youth and national Service, Erastus Uutoni officially launched and unveiled the National Youth Week with the theme 'Youth and unsafe road use in Namibia' (Photo by: Panduleni Amwaalwa) NAMPA

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× Pope Francis prays 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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× Empty stairs are pictured 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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× CORRECTS YAER - In this April 19, 2018, photo, volcanic smoke billows from Mt. Io, part of the Kirishima mountain range on Japan’s southern main island of Kyushu, taken over Ebino city, Miyazaki prefecture. The Meteorological Agency said Friday, April 20, 2018 that Mt. Io erupted for the first time since 1768, spewing smoke and ash high into the sky. The agency has expanded a no-go zone to the entire mountain from just around the volcano’s crater. (Kyodo News via AP)