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Volunteers at animal shelters care for domesticated animals – dogs, cats, reptiles and sometimes even bigger animals – that arrive there for a variety of reasons. Some are surrendered by their owners who can't care for the animal any longer while others are rescued from abusive situations....

Barry de Klerk – Burglaries, robberies, theft and misbehaving drivers are just some of the things the Windhoek City Police deal with on a daily basis.

Windhoek Express went for a ride-along with the City Police, Kosmos 94.1 and Camp David for their weekly Copps programme last Friday night...

The popular Green Market at the Stephanus Kirche in Klein Windhoek recently hosted its first recycling market day. In coordination with the Recycling Forum Namibia and customers, they collected a huge amount of old batteries and other recyclable material.

Amongst others some artists...

This weekend is national “Spray-a-Thon” time and the Cancer Association of Namibia and friends invite everybody to join the effort to create awareness about cancer in communities by going colour crazy this Friday to Sunday in support of Namibians, especially kids, fighting cancer in the country...

Barry de Klerk – The Windhoek City Police still receive a high number of reports about house break-ins and street robberies.

Edmund Khoaseb, public relations officer of the Windhoek City Police said an increase amount of robberies and burglaries were reported over the weekend and they...

The City of Windhoek (CoW) has announced that the project for road surfacing in the northern suburbs has been put on hold due to the termination of the current contract for non-performance.

The project mainly comprises the surfacing of existing gravel roads in Wanaheda Extensions 7 and 8...

The ‘Bag to Nature’ campaign by Pick n Pay (PnP) Namibia and the Recycle Namibia Forum (RNF) can look back on a successful journey with significant sales volumes experienced since the introduction of the reusable shopping bag a year ago.

RNF coordinator Anita Witt applauded the support...

Entertainment

Barry de Klerk – The Ombetja Yehinga Organisation (OYO) dance troupe is getting ready to showcase their skills and they recently announced their plans for the year.

The troupe hosted a luncheon recently to present their repertoire pieces, The Moirai and Ever Since Helen. The group has ten permanent dancers...

The National Theatre of Namibia (NTN) under its premier project is staging 'District Six' a musical by one of South Africa's best known theatre personalities David Kramer and the late Taliep Petersen.

The musical will be on stage on 3 and 4 March at 20:00, directed by veteran Namibian director, Tanya...

Die Groot Muur van China is dalk nog 'n raaisel vir baie mense. Is die geskiedenis waar of is daar dalk iets anders wat iemand uit die land wou hou?

The Great Wall is 'n nuwe avontuur-aksiefliek met Matt Damon wat ondersoek hoekom die muur daar is en wat die Chinese regtig wou weghou. Dit is 'n fantasiefliek...

Namibians are in for a Blues/Rock concert on Friday 24 February when South African Ann Jangle, supported by Riaan Smit, will perform her unique style of music at the Warehouse Theatre.

Ann Jangle’s ominous style of dark folk, eclectic rock, gypsy infused, theatrical, soulful style of writing and performing...

This Is (Just) a Teacup, Niina Turtola’s latest project in the context of the fictive Ministry of Truth and Typography, opens on 20 February at 17:30 at the FNCC. It can be seen until 16 March.

The exhibition provokes thinking and discussion around posters and their representation of objects and the artist...

Education

Barry de Klerk – The Olof Palme Primary School in Katutura recently inaugurated four new classrooms to house grade 3 learners, as well as a storeroom.

The new buildings cost N$1.6 million that was donated by the Pupkewitz Foundation, while Strydom and Associates Land Surveyors help...

Dis 'n jarelange tradisie by Windhoek Afrikaanse Privaatskool dat die nuwe gr. 8’s, oftewel sotte, hul naam tydens die sottekonsert behoorlik met 'n plank slaan.

Vanjaar se sotte het dus verlede week weer vir groot vermaak gesorg en oud en jonk het geskater van die lag vir al die snaakse...

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Beautiful Kidz Namibia, a welfare organisation focused on community development, recently received N$100 000 from Capricorn Asset Management to supply children with school uniforms.

“The company said in December that instead of buying gifts, they would prefer...

Barry de Klerk – Die Grow A Child dagsorg sentrum is verlede Vrydag amptelik deur die burgermeester van die dorp geopen.

Die sentrum is 'n private ontwikkeling deur Bernadine Mynhardt begin of iets vir die gemeenskap te bied. Bernadine finansier die sentrum op haar eie en beplan om die...

The education excellence awards is a platform where Old Mutual partners with the ministry of education to recognise the top performing schools as well as the top performing students.

Established in 2012, this partnership continues to grow with the shared objective to improve the standard...