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Young hipsters and art lovers swarm an art gallery looking at art pieces which scream creativity and free expression.
One of the paintings is that of Yasiel Palomino, a visual artist who is stealing the limelight on the art scene. Visual art is asserting itself in a provocative and...

Side by Side an early intervention centre for children with disabilities in Goreangab, Katutura will host a fun day on 25 June in Windhoek at Zoo Park. The centre was founded by Sandra Hollweg and Anita Nangombe in 2013.
They accommodate 10 children in the centre and cover 15 children per...

For Rosemary Mwiya life has not been easy since her husband died, but she is still dedicated to provide and care for three of her children, one of which is dis­abled and needs her permanent attention.
This of course makes life even more complicated, because it has kept Rosemary from taking...

“Children are our future and we must invest in their fight against cancer. Where we can possibly save a life, we must aspire to do so!” said Kobus Prins, marketing director of Geka Pharma, at a hand-over ceremony of N$100 000 to the Cancer Association of Namibia (CAN) recently.
The...

The Cancer Association of Namibia (CAN) hosts a series of community clinics in Windhoek on the follow dates: Female clinics (breast and cervical cancer awareness) at CAN clinic at 90 John Meinert Street today and on Thursday 2 June from 08:00 to 15:00. Women need to bring their own robes, a N$50...

Although Blood Transfusion Service of Namibia (NamBTS) made all efforts to ensure there are sufficient blood and blood products available countrywide during the preceding public holidays, they find themselves without a sufficient blood supply. Due to the public holidays in March and April 800...

Die agtste Okahandja-toerisme- en handelsekspo het onlangs plaasgevind en die tuindorp het 'n groot sukses van hierdie geleentheid gemaak.
Hierdie jaar het die ekspo nie net baie besoekers getrek nie, maar die uitstallers het ook hul beste voet voor gesit om die nommer een prys te wen....

Entertainment

The Franco-Namibian Cultural Centre (FNCC) presents local contemporary jazz and R&B sensation Sean Kamati, better known as Sean K, during Acoustic­ Friday tomorrow at 20:00 at the FNCC Terrace. Currently working on his album “Status Updated”
As one of the first to grace the Song Night stage back in 2011,...

Oor die jare was daar al baie rolprente wat vir ons gewys het hoe die wêreld miskien gaan eindig, maar nie een van die flieks is soos die nuwe X-Men nie.
X-Men Apocalypse is die laaste rolprent in die filmreeks se nuwe trilogie. Dit vind plaas in die 1980’s en is ’n direkte opvolg van X-Men Days of Future...

The fourth Bank Windhoek Triennial has recently been launched and is set to take place in 2017.
The National Art Gallery of Namibia and Bank Windhoek partnered to make this event happen. The triennial is a forum where Namibian artists can be part of an art exhibition that promotes excellence as an essential...

Môreaand kan elke ware Namibiër hom gerus figuurlik gesproke aan sy neus laat rondlei en die geure van braaivleisvure tot op Okahandja volg.
Dis Okahandja Boerevereniging se beurt om die tradisionele jaarlikse interboerevereniging-braaikompetisie aan te bied en met dié dat die kompetisie nou weer terug onder...

The renowned Chef of the Year competition will be in full swing from 6 to 9 June at the newly-established Silver Spoon Hospitality Academy in the old power station building.
Barbara Huber-Schenck from the Namibian Chefs Association (NCA) says they added two more ategories to the competition: Best pastry chef...

Education

Huis Maerua Kinderhuis het onlangs 'n geldinsamelingsprojek van stapel gestuur om hulle te help met die groot taak om kinders wat weens ongunstige omstandighede uit die sorg van hul ouers weggeneem is, te versorg.
Die tehuis is in Auasblick geleë en kan 24 kinders huisves.
Hierdie...

The National Art Gallery of Namibia (NAGN) and Bank Windhoek 30x30 Art Competition was launched recently to encourage artistic excellence, creativity and individual expression.
The competition comprises a school category for secondary school learners (grades 8 to 12, between the ages of 14...

Bank Windhoek this year sponsored the Best Communication Honours Student 2015 award at the Namibia University of Science and Technology of which Twakulilwa Kayofa was the recipient. Kayofa is a registered public relations practitioner (PRP) with PRISA. “The honours degree complements my current...

Leerlinge aan die Skool vir Gehoorgestremdes in Windhoek kan deesdae nie wag vir pouses om aan te breek nie, want speeltyd by dié skool is 'n plesier sedert die nuwe speelgrond 'n paar weke gelede ingewy is.
Die speelgrond is daargestel deur Digital Photo Centre nadat die eienaar, Hilde...

Limba Mupetami - St George’s College students recently upgraded the Pre-Primary play areas during the holiday as part of their Round Square project. St George’s is an international Round Square school - currently the only Round Square school in Namibia.
Michelle Boucher, a teacher at St...