Local News

Julienne van Rooyen - WE recently spoke to Peter Krebs, manager of Susanne Grau Heim Old Age Home to get insight into the everyday life of a pensioner, as well as the staff working with them on a daily basis.
Susanne Grau Heim was started by the German Women’s Association and founded on 1...

Mariana Viljoen - Op die mosaïek by WHS se hoofingang kyk die koedoe na links (die kant waarheen die koedoe se bek wys as 'n mens na die wapen kyk), so ook op die meeste van die jaarblaaie. Maar op onder andere 1936-'37 en 1948 se jaarblaaie kyk die koedoe regs. In 1975 en '78 kyk die koedoe na...

Limba Mupetami - “When you go in search of honey, you must expect to be stung by bees.”
The sight of swarming bees will certainly unnerve some people. However, it is a very natural and wonderful part of the life cycle of honey bees according to Nikolaas Eksteen. Nikolaas is a beekeeper as...

Windhoek (nik) - Hinter der Abkürzung WRRA verbirgt sich die Windhoek Residents and Ratepayers Association. Dies ist ein Verein in Windhoek, der sich f?r die Belange der Einwohner seiner Stadt einsetzt. Dazu nehmen die Vorstandsmitglieder jeden Monat an der Stadtratssitzung teil, besuchen...

The awareness campaign created to draw attention to the current drought in the City of Windhoek and rest of the country, won two awards at the 2016 Loerie Awards in Durban last week.
The #DontWashMeNAM campaign from Advantage Y&R grabbed a silver Loerie in the live events sponsorship...

The Kleine Kuppe Neighbourhood Watch (KKNHW) recently received a donation of N$10 000 from Old Mutual Short-Term Insurance.
This will enable them to put up signs demarcating the area and providing information where crimes or suspicious activities can be reported.
In 2015 Old Mutual...

Robberies and house break-ins are escalating in Windhoek.
According to a recent report by the Windhoek City Police, a woman was robbed at gunpoint on 12 August on the Western Bypass. The victim stopped to help the four assailants after their car broke down on the Florence Nightingale...

Entertainment

It is time for the FNB Restaurant Week 2016 and the public have a delectable 31 restaurants, 20 of which are in Windhoek, to support.
Five lucky readers can win a gift voucher valued between N$150 and N$350 to use at one of the participating restaurants. Enter by SMSing RWN and the name of the restaurant (...

Barry de Klerk - The 2016 RMB Concerto Festival took place recently and drew big crowds.
The event is held annually by the College of Arts and this year’s concerto was held in memory of Ernst and Valerie van Biljon. The main aim of the event is develop and showcase the musical talent of young Namibians....

As een goeie ding hierdie jaar gebeur het, is die groot aantal familie-­vriendelike rolprente wat ons gekry het. Fantasiefilms is nie net stories wat ons verbeeldingswêreld uitbrei en ons harte steel nie, maar is dikwels ook goeie tranetrekkers.
Pete’s Dragon is een van die films wat almal se hartsnare roer....

The Arts Association Heritage Trust and The Village Boardroom Management host the exhibition Trinity in Unity from 18 August to 8 September at The Village Opera House at 18 Liliencron Street.
David Amukoto, Nangombe Kapanda and Elia Shiwoohamba will share their kinship with the Oshiwambo tradition in this...

The Franco Namibian Cultural Centre will bid winter farewell with the heart-warming sounds of Ngatu during another exciting Acoustic Friday on their terrace on 19 August at 20:00.
Known for his versatile portfolio of soulful rhythms, Ngatu is a Namibian artist who grew up in Angola and Zambia. During his stay...

Education

St Paul’s College this year went on a tour through the palaces and mosques of the Kingdom of Morocco and brought home parts of the city of Marrakesh to the school hall in which they said goodbye to their matrics. Matrics donned their best attire and thoroughly enjoyed the “night in Marrakesh”....

Die erste Zigarette mit 5 Jahren, die erste Strafanzeige wegen Drogenmissbrauchs mit 15 und seitdem schon dreimal für klinisch tot erklärt.
Der Südafrikaner Steve Hamilton, der von jahrelangem Drogen- und Alkoholmissbrauch gezeichnet ist, schaffte es sich aufzurappeln, sich sein Leben...

Muye Katire was recently elected as the new chairperson of the branch executive committee of Jan Mohr Secondary School under the Namibian National Students Organisation (Nanso).
He replaces the current Khomas regional executive committee secretary for political and internal affairs,...

The International University of Management (IUM) elected its branch executive committee for the Namibian National Students Organisation (Nanso) recently at the Dorado Campus in Windhoek.
The election was declared free and fair. The election at the university is part of the newly-elected...

For the second year running, Ruth Albrecht’s Rainbow School staged a winter fundraising function focusing on arts and culture recently.
Parents, friends and family were treated to displays of beautiful artistic creations by the children. Each child crafted two special pieces to sell to...