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Nearly 40 people survive off Otjiwarongo dumpsite

Written by Mulisa Simiyasa on 20 September 2017

OTJIWARONGO, 20 SEP (NAMPA) - The Otjiwarongo dumpsite has been turned into a source of food for nearly 40 people carrying along babies and their teen children.
The dumpsite is situated about six kilometres east of town near the military base.
Otjiwarongo Constituency Councillor, Julius Neumbo on Wednesday visited the site with cooked food in his official vehicle.
Upon seeing Neumbo offloading 20 brown loaves of bread, cooked meat, hot soup and drinks from his vehicle, the people hurried to meet him and lin ...


Grade 8 girl faces charge of concealment of birth

Written by Mathias Nanghanda on 20 September 2017

ONGWEDIVA, 20 SEP (NAMPA) – A 16-year-old Grade 8 learner from the Ondjamba Combined School was arrested Tuesday on a charge of concealment of birth.
Crime Investigations Coordinator of the Namibian Police Force in the Oshikoto Region, Deputy Commissioner Naomi Katjiua said in a police report issued Tuesday the suspect committed the offence at her home village of Epembe-Longa at about 01h00 the same day.
“It is alleged the suspect gave birth to a baby boy and wrapped it in a plastic bag and hid it in a suit ...

US will destroy North Korea: Trump

NEW YORK, 20 SEP (NAMPA) – President of the United States of America (USA), Donald Trump on Tuesday said his government will destroy North Korea. Trump was speaking at the opening of the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) general debate in New York. (NAMPA)

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× OMHEDI, 15 September 2017 - Oukwanyama Traditional Authority (OTA) leader Queen Martha Mwadinomho waKristian yaNelumbu (L) is pictured with one of her advisors, Meekulu Taimi Shilongo, at the Oukwanyama Royal House at Omhedi village in the Ohangwena Region on Friday. (Photo by Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× The Santiago Apostol church stands damaged after the 7.1 earthquake in the town of Atzala in Puebla state, Mexico, Wednesday Sept. 20, 2017. According to family members of the 11 people who died inside the church during Tuesday's quake, the roof collapsed during a Mass held to baptize a two-year-old girl, and the only people who survived were the baby's father, the priest and the priest's assistant. (AP Photo/Pablo Spencer)

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× The body of woman hangs crushed by a collapsed building felled by 7.1 magnitude earthquake, in the neighborhood of Roma Norte, in Mexico City, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. Police, firefighters and ordinary Mexicans are digging frantically through the rubble of collapsed schools, homes and apartment buildings, looking for survivors of Mexico's deadliest earthquake in decades as the number of confirmed dead have reached more than 200. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

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× TOPSHOT - Paris 2024 bid delegation members Paris 2024 Co-Chairman Tony Estanguet (L), Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo (C) and IOC member Guy Drut cheer during the 131st International Olympic Committee (IOC) session in Lima on September 13, 2017. The ICO meeting in Lima confirmed Paris and Los Angeles as hosts for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics, crowning two cities at the same time in a historic first for the embattled sports body. / AFP PHOTO / Martin BERNETTI

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 18 September 2017 – The team responsible for setting up the Record Centre of the //Kharas Directorate of Education, Arts and Culture are pictured with the directorate’s Deputy Director of Adult Lifelong Learning, Arts and Culture, Jacqueline Rukamba (second right). (Photo by: Patience Smith) NAMPA

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× Will.i.am speaks at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Goalkeepers event in Manhattan, New York, U.S., September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Elizabeth Shafiroff

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× ONGWEDIVA, 17 September 2017 - Players of the Ohangwena Region-based Green Side United receive their prize from tournament coordinator, Charlane Minnaar of the African Deli-sponsored Dinolo Super Netball Tournament regional leg held at Eenhana in Ohangwena on Saturday. (Photo:Contributed) NAMPA

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× Emergency personnel rush past with a gurney carrying a victim rescued from the rubble of a building that collapsed during a 7.1 earthquake, in the Colonia Obrera neighborhood of Mexico City, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. People across central Mexico already had rallied to help their neighbors as dozens of buildings tumbled into mounds of broken concrete. (AP Photo/Miguel Tovar)