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Thirteen children living on the street in Gobabis leave for rehabilitation

Written by Elvi Haihambo on 06 June 2020

GOBABIS, 06 JUN (NAMPA) – Thirteen children living on the streets in Gobabis, were on Friday transported to Farm du Plessis for a three-month rehabilitation programme.
The programme, spearheaded by the Omaheke Regional Division of Gender Equality, Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare along with the Division of Sport, Youth and National Service, is a partnership to share best practices for the rescue, care, rehabilitation, and reintegration of street children.
During the programme, social workers from the ...


NamPol stop illegal demonstration by vendors

Written by Lukas Absalom on 06 June 2020

WINDHOEK, 06 JUN (NAMPA) – A group of more than 50 angry street vendors from Havana informal settlement on Friday demonstrated against Windhoek City Police officers, accusing them of destroying their structures.
However, their demonstration was stopped by Namibian Police Force commander for the Khomas Region, Commissioner Joseph Shikongo who said City Police officers were just enforcing the law.
The demonstrators were demanding to see City Police Chief Abraham Kanime, whom they accused of sending his office ...

Four new positive cases of COVID-19 confirmed

MARIENTAL, 06 JUNE (NAMPA) – Minister of Health and Social Services Dr Kalumbi Shangula on Saturday announced four new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 29 in Namibia. Shangula said case number 26 is a 44-year-old male working at a private hospital in the finance department in Walvis Bay, with no travel history. (Video by George Hendricks) NAMPA TV

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× TSUMEB, 05 June 2020 - The Tsumeb Municipality office complex. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× In this image provided by Benoit Photo, Improbable, with Drayden Van Dyke aboard, wins the Grade I $300,000 Hollywood Gold Cup horse race Saturday, June 6, 2020, at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif. (Benoit Photo via AP)

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× This photo provided by Maxar Technologies shows people gathered near the entrance to Lafayette Square and at the steps to the Lincoln Memorial, Saturday, June 6, 2020, in Washington, at 12:08 p.m. ET. People can also be seen walking along 16th Street NW with many gathering on and near the new “Black Lives Matter” lettering painted on the street. (Satellite image ©2020 Maxar Technologies via AP)

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× A protester hugs a member of the Army National Guard during a demonstration over the death of George Floyd in Los Angeles on June 2, 2020. - Anti-racism protests have put several US cities under curfew to suppress rioting, following the death of George Floyd in police custody. (Photo by Agustin PAULLIER / AFP)

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× TSUMEB, 05 June 2020 – Helvi Mpingana Kondombolo Museum Project Manager, Stella Nangolo speaks about the renovations and upgrading to start in July this year on the museum. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× B1 ROAD, 24 May 2020 - A pick-up vehicle that was involved in a road accident on the B1 road between Otjiwarongo and Okahandja on Sunday morning where a 31-year-old woman died instantly. (Photo by: Mulisa Simiyasa) NAMPA

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× Demonstrators paint the words 'defund the police' as they protest Saturday, June 6, 2020, near the White House in Washington, over the death of George Floyd, a black man who was in police custody in Minneapolis. Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

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× In this image provided by Benoit Photo, Improbable, with Drayden Van Dyke aboard, wins the Grade I $300,000 Hollywood Gold Cup horse race Saturday, June 6, 2020, at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif. (Benoit Photo via AP)