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Portable toilets in Windhoek's informal settlements vandalised

Written by Lydia Pitiri on 17 February 2018

WINDHOEK, 17 FEB (NAMPA) – People in Windhoek’s informal settlements are vandalising and stealing portable toilets provided to them in efforts to improve sanitation.
The toilets were erected last month in response to an outbreak of Hepatitis E, for which risk factors are linked to poor sanitation.
A case of cholera was also recorded in the capital at the end of January.
Windhoek Mayor Muesee Kazapua during the mayoral clean-up in the Moses Garoeb Constituency Saturday said the municipality and central gover ...


Hitman loses to Beltran

Written by Maqonda Ndlovu on 17 February 2018

WINDHOEK, 17 FEB (NAMPA) – Paulus ‘The Hitman’ Moses lost his World Boxing Organisation (WBO) world title fight on a unanimous decision to Ray Beltran in Reno, Nevada in the early hours of Saturday morning.
In the fight monitored by Nampa on Namibian Broadcasting Corporation Television, all three judges - Erik Cheek (116-112); Burt Clements (117-111) and Don Trella (117-111) - scored Beltran the winner by comfortable margins.
Beltran started off strongly by effectively using his right hand and land cleaner ...

Portable toilets in Windhoek's informal settlements vandalised

WINDHOEK, 17 FEB (NAMPA) – People in Windhoek’s informal settlements are vandalising and stealing portable toilets provided to them by the City of Windhoek in efforts to improve sanitation. The toilets were erected last month in response to an outbreak of Hepatitis E, for which risk factors are linked to poor sanitation. (NAMPA) LP/AS/GH (Video by Lydia Pitiri)

More than 10 cases of people conned recorded in Windhoek

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× RUNDU, 15 February 2018 - An official who works for the Electoral Commission of Namibia in Rundu fills a container with water for use at the Rundu government offices. Water in certain areas of the town was cut off from Saturday due to outstanding debt. (Photo by: Petrus Muronga) NAMPA

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× Ottawa Senators left wing Tom Pyatt (10) battles with New York Rangers defenseman Neal Pionk (44) in front of the Rangers net as goaltender Brandon Halverson (75) loses sight of the puck between his pads during third-period NHL hockey game action in Ottawa, Ontario, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (Fred Chartrand/The Canadian Press via AP)

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× Boxing - World Boxing Super Series Semi Final - George Groves vs Chris Eubank Jr - WBA & IBO World Super-Middleweight Titles - Manchester Arena, Manchester, Britain - February 17, 2018 Chris Eubank Jr in action with George Groves Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Couldridge

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× (180218) -- WOLFSBURG, Feb. 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Wolfsburg's players in training suits with pattern to celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year walk onto the pitch prior to a German Bundesliga match between VfL Wolfsburg and Bayern Munich, in Wolfsburg, Germany, on Feb. 17, 2018. Wolfsburg lost 1-2. (Xinhua/Shan Yuqi)

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× Khomas Division outfit Namib Eagles Football Club coached by Rejoice Uirab are placed third on the log. They will play against Eleven Champions on Saturday and Falcons FC on Sunday. (Photo: Contributed)

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× (180218) -- DOHA, Feb. 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic celebrates scoring during the single's semifinal match against Caroline Wozniaki of Denmark at the 2018 WTA Qatar Open in Doha, Qatar, on Feb. 17, 2018. Petra Kvitova won 2-1. (Xinhua/Nikku)

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× (180218) -- DOHA, Feb. 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic celebrates after winning the single's semifinal match against Caroline Wozniaki of Denmark at the 2018 WTA Qatar Open in Doha, Qatar, on Feb. 17, 2018. Petra Kvitova won 2-1. (Xinhua/Nikku)

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× Boxing - World Boxing Super Series Semi Final - George Groves vs Chris Eubank Jr - WBA & IBO World Super-Middleweight Titles - Manchester Arena, Manchester, Britain - February 17, 2018 A general view of the arena as George Groves fights Chris Eubank Jr Action Images via Reuters/Lee Smith