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Hundreds turn up for Mariental clean-up

Written by Rhonie Garoeb on 22 May 2018

REHOBOTH, 22 MAY (NAMPA) – Mariental Municipality Public Relations Officer (PRO), Domingo Matesu declared the clean-up day attended by about 500 people in Mariental on Monday as part of the nationwide clean-up campaign, a huge success.
Speaking to Nampa on Monday, Matesu said the public came out in big numbers to clean their town.
“The community really stood up and made their mark by being part of the campaign. It really showed they want Mariental to be clean,” Matesu said.
He said residents and visitors sh ...


Oshana SPCA donates spay sets to State veterinarians

Written by Mathias Nanghanda on 22 May 2018

ONGWEDIVA, 22 MAY (NAMPA) – The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) donated canine and feline spay sets to the Veterinary Services Directorate of the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry at Ondangwa last week.
Secretary of the Oshana SPCA, Wilmarie Horn in a media statement issued over the weekend said her association in the regions of Oshana, Ohangwena, Omusati and Oshikoto relies only on the services of the State veterinarians as there are no private veterinarians in those regi ...

Omaruru Municipal launches five-year strategic plan

OMARURU, 18 MAY (NAMPA) – The Omaruru Municipal Council has launched a new five-year strategic plan to enhance excellent service delivery and bring about development to its residents. The strategic plan titled ‘Co-creating the Future of Our Town Together’ will run from 2018 to 2022. (Video by: Linea Dishena) NAMPA.

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× HOACHANAS, 18 May 2018 - Deputy Minister of Gender Equality and Child Welfare, Lucia Witbooi speaking during the clean-up day at Hoachanas on Friday. (Photo: Contributed)

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× Worshippers pray at a Mosque in Stafford, Texas, during the funeral of Santa Fe High School shooting victim Sabika Sheikh, 17, on May, 20, 2018. Sheikh was an exchange student from Pakistan. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski

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× Former Lovapent managing director Rainer Schaller testifies at the trial of the organizers of the 2010 'Love Parade' music festival, where 21 people were killed in a stampede, in Duesseldorf, Germany, May 22, 2018. REUTERS/Leon Kuegeler

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× Informal settlers dare demolition crew to come closer as a standoff continues at an attempt to demolish their shanties in Manila, Philippines Tuesday, May 22, 2018. More than 400 families are affected by the demolition which authorities said is to pave the way for development of the area. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

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× MARIENTAL, 21 May 2018 - Hundreds of people gathered on Monday to clean the town of Mariental as part of the nationwide campaign slated for Friday. The clean-up was held under the banner ‘Road to Rehoboth’ (Photo: Contributed) NAMPA

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× A police officer stands guard outside of the Venezuelan embassy in Mexico City -where a polling station was installed- while Members of the Venezuelan community in Mexico protest against the presidential election in their country, on May 20, 2018. Venezuelans, reeling under a devastating economic crisis, began voting Sunday in an election boycotted by the opposition and condemned by much of the international community but expected to hand deeply unpopular President Nicolas Maduro a new mandate. / AFP PHOTO / PEDRO PARDO

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× A photographer records lava erupting from a fissure in Kapoho, Hawaii Monday, May 21, 2018. The eruption of Kilauea volcano in Hawaii sparked new safety warnings about toxic gas on the Big Island's southern coastline after lava began flowing into the ocean and setting off a chemical reaction. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

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× (180522) -- PUTRAJAYA, May 22, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak(C) arrives at Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) headquarters in Putrajaya, Malaysia, May 22, 2018. Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak arrived at the country's anti-corruption body here on Tuesday for an investigation related to the state investment company 1MDB. (Xinhua/Chong Voon Chung)(gj)