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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, 14 February 2018 - Attendance was poor at a presentation on the Namibia Intercensal Demographic Survey (NIDS) and the Labour Force Survey (LFS) by the Namibia Statistic Agency in Rundu on Wednesday. (Photo by: Petrus Muronga) NAMPA

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× (180218) -- WOLFSBURG, Feb. 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Wolfsburg's players in training suits with pattern to celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year walk onto the pitch prior to a German Bundesliga match between VfL Wolfsburg and Bayern Munich, in Wolfsburg, Germany, on Feb. 17, 2018. Wolfsburg lost 1-2. (Xinhua/Shan Yuqi)

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× Protesters hold signs at a rally for gun control at the Broward County Federal Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on February 17, 2018. Seventeen perished and more than a dozen were wounded in the hail of bullets at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland,Florida the latest mass shooting to devastate a small US community and renew calls for gun control. / AFP PHOTO / RHONA WISE

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× (180217) -- MUNICH, Feb. 17, 2018 (Xinhua) -- French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe addresses the 54th Munich Security Conference (MSC) in Munich, Germany, on Feb. 17, 2018. As state leaders, officials and experts are discussing the world's major political issues at the ongoing Munich Security Conference, it is of great importance to stress the role of multilateralism in addressing security issues. (Xinhua/Luo Huanhuan)

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× WINDHOEK, 14 February 2018 - United Nations Resident Coordinator and United Nations Development Programme Representative, Anita Kiki Gbeho (L) paid a courtesy call on Vice President Nangolo Mbumba (R) on Wednesday. (Photo by: Esme Konstantinus) NAMPA

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× Singer Rita Ora preforms during celebration of the 10th anniversary of Kosovo's independence in Pristina, Kosovo February 17, 2018. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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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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× Boxing - World Boxing Super Series Semi Final - George Groves vs Chris Eubank Jr - WBA & IBO World Super-Middleweight Titles - Manchester Arena, Manchester, Britain - February 17, 2018 George Groves in action with Chris Eubank Jr Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Couldridge