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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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× ONGWEDIVA, 15 February 2018 - Pictured during the ground-breaking for the construction of the Roman Catholic Church at Ongwediva in the Oshana Region on Thursday are (from left) Jan-Hendrik Engelbrecht from Nexus Building Contractors; Ongwediva Parish leader Albert Ndahalele; architect Carlo Spengel; head of the Okatana Pastoral Region Father Mathias Tshithigona; Oshana governor Clemens Kashuupulwa and Ongwediva Mayor Angelina Angula. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× KEETMANSHOOP, 13 February 2018 – The Keetmanshoop State Hospital. (Photo by: Patience Smith) NAMPA

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× (180218) -- WOLFSBURG, Feb. 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Bayern Munich's Arjen Robben (Front L) reacts after vying with Wolfsburg's Josuha Guilavogui (Front R) during a German Bundesliga match between VfL Wolfsburg and Bayern Munich, in Wolfsburg, Germany, on Feb. 17, 2018. Bayern Munich won 2-1. (Xinhua/Shan Yuqi)

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× Arizona Coyotes right wing Tobias Rieder (8) has his shot turned away by Edmonton Oilers goaltender Cam Talbot (33) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

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× WINDHOEK, 15 February 2018 - Godwin Tena (in red, no 20) of African Stars takes on Stanley Kamasepo (no 17) of Orlando Pirates during the opening game of the second round of the 2017/18 NPL at the Sam Nujoma Stadium. (Photo by: Maqonda Ndlovu) NAMPA

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× (180218) -- SAYABULY, Feb. 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Feb. 17, 2018 shows elephants at the Elephant Festival in Xayaboury, Laos. The Elephant Festival was held in north Lao province of Sayabuly with 69 elephants attending the activities during the festival. (Xinhua/Liu Ailun)

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× Family members mourn their dead, killed when a helicopter fell on them in Santiago Jimitepec, Oaxaca state, Mexico, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. The military helicopter carrying officials assessing damage from the Friday's earth quake crashed killing 13 people and injuring 15, all of them on the ground. (AP Photo/Luis Alberto Cruz Hernandez)

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