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Helao Nafidi shack dwellers without potable water since 2003

Written by Mathias Nanghanda on 27 October 2020

OHANGWENA, 27 OCT (NAMPA) – A group of Helao Nafidi residents on Monday started excavating a traditional well to use as their source of water after the town council failed to provide potable water to their location since 2003.
The affected residents live in one of the town’s informal settlements, which they referred to as Ohangwena Proper location.
Their spokesperson, Lukas Mbabi informed Nampa during their excavation that about 200 households have no access to clean water at the location after the town cou ...


NRCS launches two outreach projects in Erongo

Written by Isabel Bento on 27 October 2020

WALVIS BAY, 27 OCT (NAMPA) – The Namibia Red Cross Society (NRCS) on Monday launched two outreach projects in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and households affected by the pandemic.
The projects include livelihood grants worth N.dollars 500 which will be donated to 1 200 vulnerable households, which is to be repeated to the same households for another two months, as part of the NRCS’s COVID-19 Response Plan.
Additionally, the society also started to distribute hygiene packs to 154 households which will b ...

Namibia records 15 new COVID-19 cases and 34 recoveries

WINDHOEK, 26 OCT (NAMPA)- Deputy Minister of Health and Social Services, Dr. Esther Muinjangue on Monday announced that Namibia recorded 15 new positive cases of COVID-19 and 34 recoveries. She made the announcement at the Government Information Centre in the capital. (Video by Lydia Pitiri) NAMPA TV

Namibia observe International Day for Disaster Reduction

Kapofi apologise for violent clash between police and protesters

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× Member of Polish Parliament Marcelina Zawisza holds a child as he speaks during a news conference on a protest against the ruling by the Constitutional Tribunal that imposes a near-total ban on abortion, at the Parliament in Warsaw, Poland October 27, 2020. Slawomir Kaminski/Agencja Gazeta/via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. POLAND OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN POLAND.

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× OHANGWENA, 26 October 2020 - A group of residents of Ohangwena Proper location at Helao Nafidi excavating a traditional water source on Monday after the town council failed to supply the area with clean water since 2003. (Photo by: Mathias Nanghanda) NAMPA

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× Members of the opposition Civic Coalition protest against the ruling by Poland's Constitutional Tribunal that imposes a near-total ban on abortion, at the Parliament in Warsaw, Poland October 27, 2020. Slawomir Kaminski/Agencja Gazeta/via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. POLAND OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN POLAND.

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× Labourers harvest ripe areca nuts from palm trees at a farm, on the outskirts of Bangalore on October 27, 2020. (Photo by Manjunath Kiran / AFP)