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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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× OTJIWARONGO, 18 September 2017 - Culture Officer in the Directorate of National Heritage and Cultural Programmes at Otjiwarongo, Hertha Bukassa speaks about the National Heritage Week activities underway in the Otjozondjupa Region. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× (170920) -- MORELOS (MEXICO), Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- A car is seen crushed under the rubble in Jojutla, the state of Morelos, Mexico, on Sept. 20, 2017. Over 220 people have been killed after a powerful earthquake hit central Mexico on Tuesday, with the death toll expected to rise due to the scale of the temblor, the country's civil protection agency said.(Xinhua/Armando Solis) (ma) (vf)

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× Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (2nd-L) arrives to attend a meeting of the parties to the Iran nuclear deal during the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York, U.S., September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

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× TOPSHOT - A picture taken on September 10, 2017 shows river boats moored in the Nile at a marina at sunrise in the southern Egyptian city of Luxor. / AFP PHOTO / KHALED DESOUKI

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 18 September 2017 – Regional Archivist of the //Kharas Directorate of Education, Arts and Culture, Beauty Matongo. (Photo by: Patience Smith) NAMPA

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× (170920) -- MORELOS (MEXICO), Sept. 20, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto (C) inspects the rescue work in Jojutla, state of Morelos, Mexico, on Sept. 20, 2017. Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto decreed three days of national mourning on Wednesday for the victims of the powerful quake that killed over 200 people and toppled buildings in central Mexico on Tuesday. (Xinhua/Armando Solis) (ma) (vf)

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× Nest co-founder Matt Rogers discusses an array of new home-security devices at a media event in San Francisco on September 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Glenn CHAPMAN

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× Michael B. Moore talks to reporters Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, at the Statehouse in Columbia, S.C., about a proposal to honor his great-great grandfather Robert Smalls with a monument on grounds outside. Two South Carolina senators called Wednesday for a statue of Robert Smalls, who in 1862 hijacked a Confederate supply ship, steered his family to freedom and turned the boat over to the Union. (AP Photo/Seanna Adcox)