Social Issues

Cancer apples making a global impact

2 weeks ago - 01 October 2018 | Social Issues

The 2018 World Cancer Congress (WCC) has selected the Bank Windhoek Cancer Apple Project as one of the global innovative projects of hope for this year's assembly, scheduled to take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia,...

Pastors urged to revisit priorities

3 weeks ago - 24 September 2018 | Social Issues

Twelve pastors and ministry leaders from various denominations recently attended a weeklong training course of the Kairos program at Bossiekol, a family farm 170km south of the capital. The course was hosted by four main...

Dust off your denims and diamonds

1 month - 10 September 2018 | Social Issues

Dust off your denims and diamonds and get ready for the Cancer Association’s annual Hats and Roses luncheon taking place on 6 October.“We’re inviting 700 Namibian women to become ‘superwomen’ by committing to paying it...

Mammadu ­celebrates successes

1 month - 03 September 2018 | Social Issues

“We are very proud that three of our older children have been accepted in some of the best private schools,” says Agnes Albrecht Röhm of the Mammadu Trust. “They are our best learners and passed...

Consider National Pension Plan – Kameeta

1 month - 27 August 2018 | Social Issues

Adolf KaureGovernment views social protection as an important component in the wheel of progress of Namibia to overcome inequality and to achieve prosperity for all.To this end the minister of poverty eradication and social welfare,...

Communities warned against over-reliance on food banks

1 month - 20 August 2018 | Social Issues

Community members benefiting from the food bank programme, especially in urban areas, should not just rely on the programme but look for other means as...

Changing lives

2 months ago - 06 August 2018 | Social Issues

Barry de Klerk – The Windhoek Life Change Centre (WLCC) is working towards making the city a better place to live in for all residents.Through...

Sleeping warmer this winter

2 months ago - 05 August 2018 | Social Issues

With a projected value of more than N$1.2 million raised during this year's Winter Knights project, many vulnerable and needy people are sleeping warmer than...

Baie probleme, min hoop

2 months ago - 26 July 2018 | Social Issues

Yolanda Nel - Bykans drie jaar ná die abattoir op Witvlei sy deure gesluit het, is net sowat 3,1% van die inwoners op die dorp...

St Ann-vroue woeker weer

2 months ago - 26 July 2018 | Social Issues

Boet Matthews - Die vroue van St. Ann van die Katolieke Moederkerk op Rehoboth laat nie gras onder hul voete groei nie. Ná hulle twee...

'Flying toilets' still a reality

2 months ago - 19 July 2018 | Social Issues

Many San communities in the Omaheke region still use pit latrines to relieve themselves, especially in informal settlements in urban areas.The pit latrines, commonly known...

St Ann maak harte bly

3 months ago - 12 July 2018 | Social Issues

Die vroue van St. Ann op Rehoboth het weer hul harte vir inwoners van minderbevoorregte gebiede op die dorp oopgemaak.Verlede jaar was dit 'n miernes...

Social Issues

N$20 miljoen vir appels

3 months ago - 12 July 2018 | Social Issues

N$20 miljoen is die afgelope 17 jaar deur middel van die Bank Windhoek appelprojek vir die Kankervereniging (CAN) ingesamel, met ’n rekordbedrag van N$3 miljoen...

Katte, koffie en koek

3 months ago - 05 July 2018 | Social Issues

As jy nou al lank wonder of jy 'n troeteldier wil aanskaf, moenie Saterdag se geleentheid by die Dierebeskermingsvereniging (DBV) misloop nie.“Die katte, koffie en...

Lending a helping hand

3 months ago - 05 July 2018 | Social Issues

A number of elderly residents of Khomasdal, Katutura and Otjomuise recently received blankets to brighten their day and to help keep them warm during the...

Blankets for Red Cross

3 months ago - 21 June 2018 | Social Issues

The Namibia National Reinsurance Corporation Ltd (NamibRe) donated 44 blankets worth N$30 000 to the Namibia Red Cross Society (NRCS) in Windhoek, who received the...

Welfare organisation robbed

4 months ago - 07 June 2018 | Social Issues

A burglary at the Mammadu centre has left the staff and children devastated – not just due to the robbery, but also because police failed...

Knights creating warmth this winter

4 months ago - 07 June 2018 | Social Issues

The Round Table's Winter Knights Project takes place tomorrow and once again they are hoping to make a huge difference in the lives of the...

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