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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)

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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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× (180217) -- PASAY CITY, Feb. 17, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Fireworks from Switzerland light up the night sky during the 9th Philippine International Pyromusical Competition in Pasay City, the Philippines, Feb. 17, 2018. Ten countries from around the world will showcase their latest pyrotechnics works until March 24. (Xinhua/Rouelle Umali)(cd)

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× WINDHOEK, 13 February 2018 - Kauzarua Karumendu (C) holds a framed photograph of the cow she received from Plecka Hengari (L) and his wife Charlotte Tjiroze-Hengari for being the best overall Grade 12 performer in the Hengari clan. (Photo: Contributed)

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× Feb 17, 2018; Ottawa, Ontario, CAN; New York Rangers right wing Michael Grabner (40) celebrates his goal against Ottawa Senators with teammates during the third period at Canadian Tire Centre. Mandatory Credit: Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sports

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× WINDHOEK, 13 February 2018 - Kauzarua Karumendu (C) holds a framed photograph of the cow she received from Plecka Hengari (L) and his wife Charlotte Tjiroze-Hengari for being the best overall Grade 12 performer in the Hengari clan. (Photo: Contributed)

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× (180218) -- PYEONGCHANG, Feb. 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Germany's Andreas Wellinger competes during men's large hill individual event of ski jumping at at 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games at Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre, PyeongChang, South Korea, Feb. 17, 2018. Andreas Wellinger claimed second place with 282.3 points. (Xinhua/Li Gang)

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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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× 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)