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Yolanda Nel

Sy glimlag nog voor sy by die koffiewinkel instap en groet sommer met ‘n drukkie. Dit is moeilik om te glo dis dieselfde 20-jarige student wat verlede jaar as Mej. Namibië gekroon is, want voor my sit ‘n volwasse Lizelle Esterhuizen wat vertel hoe vining die jaar verbygevlieg...

Barry de Klerk – Rain over the Easter weekend and last week has increased the water levels of the central dams.

The rain season is about to end, but the Omatako, Swakoppoort and Von Bach dams have already reached a combined volume or 55.8% over the weekend. According to the latest...

Barry de Klerk – Crime statistics took a dip over the past few weeks and according to the Windhoek City Police the Easter weekend had less road crashes than 2016.

According to a recent City Police report, burglary, armed robbery and assault are still some of the major crimes residents...

Yolanda Nel

With an increase in criminal activity in Eros, the Bowker Street Neighbourhood Watch (BSNW) set out to safeguard the area.

Members of the neighbourhood watch and their gardeners gathered on 20 April to clear up the Klein Windhoek River, which was an ideal hiding place....

Barry de Klerk – The mayor of Okahandja, Johannes Hindjou, recently gave the residents feedback on various issues they face and informed them of several developments to come:

Hindjou reassured citizens that council was working on various projects which include developing recreational...

Yolanda Nel – Toerusting van N$150 000 is verlede week aan 12 begunstigdes oorhandig wat hulle nou in staat stel om hul ondernemings uit te brei en in die toekoms meer winsgewend te bestuur.

Volgens die voorsitter van die Nasionale Raad en raadslid vir die Khomasdal kiesafdeling, Magreth...

Mariana Balt

Childhood cancer patients from all over the country and their parents now have a home that can serve as a base when they need to come to Windhoek for treatment.

While cancer in any form is life-wrenching for both patient and family, childhood forms of cancer are...

Entertainment

Local vocal ensemble Collective Singers and a cappella group VM6 will host their first gospel concert this weekend.

According to producer Ponti Dikuua, the group consists of talented Namibian singers with a passion for music and ministering the word of God through song.

The concert features a...

Zimbabwean comedian Carl Joshua Ncube is back in Windhoek, hosting a show at The Loft of the Warehouse Theatre tonight.

His latest visit follows on his trip to Namibia a few years ago when he performed along with Free Your Mind during the /Ae //Gams Festival, almost bringing down the house. Now he is back...

The events running up to Jesus' crucifixion are well documented, but how was Pontius Pilate’s life influenced after that day?

The Bank Windhoek Arts and Lab Theatre present Pontius Who? as seen from the perspective of a Roman citizen, a foreigner, a colonialist, a hard core politician, a non-Jew, a human...

Yolanda Nel – Time is running out to get your hands on tickets for the most colourful event in the capital.

The first Namibia colour run will take place on 29 April at the Trustco Grounds and the 5 km run will start at 09:00. According to Charlene Schwatz, marketing manager for Namibia Colour Run, this...

Talented draftsmen, graduate of the College of the Arts (Cota) and one of Namibia's promising and upcoming artists, Frans Uunona is exhibiting his work at the Omba gallery until 27 April.

The exhibition opened last night by Nicky Marais, head of the visual art department at Cota.

Frans was born in...

Education

Barry de Klerk – The new junior council of the City of Windhoek were inaugurated on Monday and Michael Petrus, from Windhoek High School has been elected as the junior mayor.

“I look forward to serve with guidance from the Almighty and most importantly love," said Petrus after his...

Yolanda Nel

Die Namibiese sjefsvereniging (NCA) het verlede week ‘n groot borgskap van F. Dick ontvang, toe die maatskappy 12 messtelle aan die NCA oorhandig het.

Volgens Heinz Krumrey van Crown Mills, is dit vir hulle belangrik om betrokke te raak en ondersteuning te bied. Die...

Yolanda Nel

With less than a month before the crowning of Miss Teen Namibia 2017, the contestants are raising money for the big event. The last fundraiser will take place on 13 May at the Windhoek Country Club. “These girls are really dedicated, with some who had to travel from Ondangwa...

The Deutsche Höhere Privatschule (DHPS) and the Basketball Artists School (BAS) Foundation decided to cooperate for the sake of developing youth basketball.

A three-day open basket-ball camp from 29 April until 1 May at DHPS will be their first joint project. "Boys and girls aged 11 to...

The grade 0-7 pupils of Cimbebasia Primary school entertained guests with their performances at their concert held

last week. Pupils danced, sang and recited poems during the event, to the joy of both parents and friends.