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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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× 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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× This image released by Disney shows Chadwick Boseman in a scene from Marvel Studios' "Black Panther." The Walt Disney Co. estimated Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, the Marvel Comics superhero movie earned $75.8 million domestically for its opening Friday, the eighth biggest day in industry history. (Matt Kennedy/Marvel Studios-Disney via AP)

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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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× Locals and 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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× 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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× Anaheim Ducks' Nick Ritchie, right, celebrates his winning shootout goal off Minnesota Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk in an NHL hockey game Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, in St. Paul, Minn. The Ducks won 3-2. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

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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 Chris Eubank Jr in action with George Groves Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Couldridge

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× (180218) -- WOLFSBURG, Feb. 18, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski (Front) celebrates his scoring 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)