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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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× Walls covered with graffiti by students are pictured after French police broke up a protest camp at the Tolbiac campus, part of the prestigious Sorbonne University, on early April 20, 2018, in Paris. / AFP PHOTO / CHRISTOPHE SIMON

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

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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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× 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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× 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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× A Shariah law official whips a woman who is convicted of prostitution during a public caning outside a mosque in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, Friday, April 20, 2018. Indonesia's deeply conservative Aceh province on Friday caned several unmarried couples for showing affection in public and two women for prostitution before an enthusiastic audience of hundreds. The canings were possibly the last to be carried out before large crowds in Aceh after the province's governor announced earlier this month that the punishments would be moved indoors. (AP Photo/Heri Juanda)