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River walks between dams on cards

Written by Pearl Coetzee on 22 October 2014

WINDHOEK, 22 OCT (NAMPA) A 20-kilometre river walk starting from Goreangab dam up to Avis dam in the capital is on the cards, just waiting for municipal approval.
The objective of the N.dollars 150 million community project is to create an attractive, vibrant, better-connected and accessible walkway for pedestrians with improved public spaces for locals and visitors, local architect Leon Barnard from Barnard Mutura Architects and Alastair Rendall from ARG Designs in Cape Town, South Africa (SA) said.
They ...


Fonteintjie to get a facelift

Written by Patience Smith on 22 October 2014

KEETMANSHOOP, 22 OCT (NAMPA) The Keetmanshoop Fonteintjie Aquaculture Project received a much-needed boost with a financial injection of N.dollars 25 million by Central Government towards its upgrade over the next four years.
The project, started in 2005, has been plagued by numerous resource losses over the years.
As such, it has been unable to provide the needy community it intends to serve with any affordable freshwater fish up to now.
Minor boys recently even drained three of the six fish ponds, and ...

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× Etanga, 18 October 2014 - Seen here are Ovahimba women at the Swapo Party rally held at Etanga village in the Kunene Region on Saturday. At least 60 new members were welcomed to the ruling party from the DTA of Namibia at that rally. (Photo by: Tjikunda Kulunga) NAMPA

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× Oscar sentencing, 17 October 2014, Pool - Paralympian Oscar Pistorius is seen crying during final arguments in sentencing at the high court in Pretoria, Friday, 17 October 2014. Picture: Mujahid Safodien/AFP/Pool

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× Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN) members participate in a protest on October 22, 2014 in Oventic, Chiapas state, Mexico to demand the appearence of 43 missing students. Mexican authorities ordered the arrest of the mayor of the city of Iguala, his wife and an aide, charging them with masterminding last month's attack that left six students dead and 43 missing. AFP PHOTO/ ELIZABETH RUIZ

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× Oct 22, 2014; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals pinch runner Terrance Gore (0) celebrates with first baseman Eric Hosmer (35) after both scoring in the sixth inning against the San Francisco Giants during game two of the 2014 World Series at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

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× OPUWO, 21 October 2014 - The Namibian Police Force (NamPol)'s newly appointed Regional Commander for Kunene, Commissioner James Nderura pictured here on Tuesday. (Photo by: Tjikunda Kulunga) NAMPA

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× In this undated handout photo from Antarctic Heritage Trust (NZ) and released on October 23, 2014 shows a self-portrait of George Murray Levick smoking a pipe and reading on his bunk in the hut at Cape Adare, Antarctica. A photographic notebook from Robert Scott's ill-fated Antarctic expedition has been found after a century trapped in the ice of the frozen continent, New Zealand's Antarctic Heritage Trust said. AFP PHOTO ----EDITORS NOTE ----RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE MANDATORY CREDIT " AFP PHOTO / ANTARCTIC HERITAGE TRUST (NZ)" NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS

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× Los Angeles Lakers' Jeremy Lin, center, is fouled by Portland Trail Blazers' Meyers Leonard during the first half of a preseason NBA basketball game Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Ontario, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

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× Fans of Argentina's River Plate light flares at the end of the Copa Sudamericana soccer match against Paraguay's Libertad in Buenos Aires, October 22, 2014. REUTERS/Enrique Marcarian (ARGENTINA - Tags: SOCCER SPORT)