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The elderly of the Immanuel Old Age Home in Okahandja were entertained by employees of Standard Bank Okahandja at the end of last year.

A host of companies and individuals supported the employees’ initiative and the proceeds raised will be used for future needs of the old-age home. “We...

The Cancer Association of Namibia (CAN) will host Pap smear and breast examination clinics to the first 100 women to register in Windhoek from 08:00 on Wednesday 25 January and Thursday 2 February at its head office in John Meinert Street.

On Thursday 26 January similar clinics will be...

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The U.S. Marine Corps and embassy families donated Christmas toys to the orphans and vulnerable children of the Hope Village Orphanage in Windhoek.

Each year the U.S. Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots programme collects new, unwrapped toys during the November and December...

The Genade Kinderbewaarhuis orphanage in Katutura could enjoy a merry Christmas filled with love and gifts due to the kindness of 25 Standard Bank employees who rallied to hand over food, clothes, toys, books and kitchen utensils to the value of N$10 000 to the institution.

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Barry de Klerk – Residents of Eros and Klein Windhoek still report a high number of street kids on street corners, adding to the city police's concern about the growing number of street kids and homeless people in the city loitering at intersections.

According to a spokesman the street...

A high number of burglary cases were reported to the Windhoek city police over the festive season.

Katutura and Khomasdal accounted for 35 cases. According to a spokesperson of the city police fridges, stoves, laptops, cell phones, clothes, money and televisions were among items most...

Talking to Sandy Rudd, the doyenne of drama in Namibia, can be quite difficult.

Not because she is a difficult person to approach, or reluctant to answer questions, but just because so many people want to talk to her – or she to them – that a journalist hardly gets her turn.

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Entertainment

The Cancer Association of Namibia (CAN) hosts its second annual cancer ball on Saturday 11 February with the theme: “A Night at the Races”.

Entertainment at the event will include Namibia’s very own “dessert queen diva” Priscilla Swartz as opening act, with the main attraction and fund-raiser a charity “in-...

Barry de Klerk – The College of the Art (COTA) youth choir is having auditions for young people wishing to be part of their award winning team.

The choir is building a group to take part in the 2018 World Choir Games, which will take place in South Africa. According to Fanie Dorfling, the conductor of the...

An exhibition featuring photographs of emblematic Namibian rock art opened at the Franco Namibian Cultural Centre on Monday and can be viewed until 16 February. It is curated by the Basler Afrika Bibliographien.

The so-called White Lady in a cave in the Brandberg/Daureb in western Namibia ranks among the...

Barry de Klerk – We are in a new year and the entertainment machine of Hollywood is geared to bring different film genres to the cinemas in Windhoek.

January started slow with movies from 2016 still playing at cinemas. Blockbusters in the last two weeks of January will be Vin Diesel in xXx: Return of Xander...

ACE Models Namibia recently wowed an audience with their year-end fashion extravaganza.

The show was put together in 24 hours with famous designer, choreographer and dancer from Durban, Kevin Ellis, and his stylist Gareth Geavers.

Despite fittings and choreography only done on the Friday, with...

Education

Barry de Klerk – A decade of school, sport and culture, Windhoek Gymnasium private school celebrated the tenth year of the school’s existence on Tuesday 17 January.

The learners started off the day with a birthday cake competition, with grade 7A winning the primary school category while...

Windhoek Hoërskool (WHS), een van die oudste skole in Namibië, se eeufeesvieringe skop vandag om 18:00 af met ’n piekniek vir WHS-ouers op Vegkop stadion. Op Donderdag 26 Januarie gaan oudonderwysers en onderwysers tans aan die skool verbonde met ’n skemerkelkie in die hand herinneringe in die...

Skoolklokke het verlede Woensdag in Windhoek ’n nuwe ervaring vir honderde graad eens ingelui.

Terwyl baie ouers (en ’n paar van die jongelinge) skelmpies ’n traan weggepink het, was die algemene gevoel dié van opwinding en entoesiasme.

Windhoek Express het dié oomblikke by ’n paar...

Learners all over Windhoek officially started their school year on 11 January. Grade 1 learners in particular were very excited about their new schools and were looking forward to all the new things they will learn.

History was made at St George’s Diocesan School last Wednesday when the whole school joined in assembly on the school field. It was the first time in the 98-year history of the school that the prep school and college held a joint assembly.

The college opened its doors for grade 8...