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Rocky Crest receives service audit

1 day - 26 October 2021 | Local News

The City of Windhoek once again resumed with their municipal service audit, which was piloted in Cimbebasia and Klein Windhoek in March and April this year. The audit has now been extended to Rocky Crest...

Adult men mostly responsible for teen pregnancies

5 days ago - 22 October 2021 | Local News

Windhoek • [email protected] total of 3 683 learner pregnancies were reported to the education ministry after schools began to reopen after lockdown in August 2020.Also, 2 348 female learners left school because of pregnancy in...

Baby dumping linked to abortion ban

6 days ago - 21 October 2021 | Local News

Windhoek • [email protected] Namibian police probed a total of 71 reported illegal abortions and 124 cases of baby dumping between the first eight months of the years 2018 to 2021. In 2020 alone, police worked...

Health ministry supports legalisation of abortion

1 week ago - 20 October 2021 | Local News

Windhoek • [email protected]'s health ministry is urging government to legalise safe abortions in Namibia.“It is the Ministry of Health and Social Services’ view that the current legislation on abortion is outdated and therefore needs to...

Student cycling training this Saturday

1 week ago - 19 October 2021 | Local News

The next training session for students to learn to cycle and the study the rules of the road, takes place on Saturday (23 October).EBIKES4AFRICA along with the GIZ, Private Sector Road Safety Forum, City of...

Public abortion hearings kick off

1 week ago - 19 October 2021 | Local News

Windhoek • [email protected]’s historic public hearings on abortion law reform began in high gear on Monday with pro-choice advocates calling on the repeal of an...

CoW holds first public meeting

1 week ago - 17 October 2021 | Local News

The City of Windhoek embarked upon a series of public meetings which started in the capital on Saturday, and are set to continue until 13...

Parliament invites public to abortion law hearing

1 week ago - 15 October 2021 | Local News

Windhoek • [email protected] and lawmakers, including Namibia's deputy health minister, have welcomed the first public parliamentary hearings on legalising abortion since the country's independence slated...

Parliament to host public hearings on abortion

2 weeks ago - 08 October 2021 | Local News

Windhoek • [email protected] in favour of reproductive justice and abortion law reform and those battling to retain Namibia’s restrictive abortion law will be given a...

More service audits for capital

3 weeks ago - 05 October 2021 | Local News

The City of Windhoek once again resumed with their municipal service audit, which was piloted in Cimbebasia and Klein Windhoek in March and April this...

Rehoboth gee Chinese die trekpas

1 month - 21 September 2021 | Local News

Windhoek • [email protected] Rehoboth dorpsraad sê dit sal nie meer onderhandel met die Afrika Huaxia-kopermyn wat deur ’n Chinese besigheid besit word nie, en het...

Leopards in the city

1 month - 15 September 2021 | Local News

Following the sighting of a large, healthy leopard in Ludwigsdorf, then later drinking at Avis Dam Valley on Tuesday evening, chairperson of Greenspace Vera Freyer...

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Shocking electricity theft in the...

1 month - 14 September 2021 | Local News

The City of Windhoek (CoW) is seeing a growing trend in electricity theft and in light of this,discourages members of the public from tampering or...

Suicide in the spotlight

1 month - 12 September 2021 | Local News

Deputy Minister of Health and Social Services Esther Muinjangue launched the Khomas Suicide Prevention Taskforce, a multi-sectoral unit that will strive towards achieving zero suicides.The...

Thousands to ‘secure’ parliament gardens

1 month - 10 September 2021 | Local News

Windhoek • [email protected] N$200 000 on a new fence around parliament is essential because people break into cars and steal, as well as “overuse” the...

Unam dogs sniff out Covid

1 month - 06 September 2021 | Local News

Windhoek • [email protected] dogs trained by the University of Namibia's (Unam) School of Veterinary Medicine to detect Covid-19, identified 90% of the selected samples as...

OKH aims to reclaim ‘Garden...

2 months ago - 22 August 2021 | Local News

In a bid to bring services closer to the people, Okahandja constituency councillor Bethuel Ndjaveondja has submitted a proposal to line ministries for the construction...

Parliamentary cordon fence cause for...

2 months ago - 22 August 2021 | Local News

Opposition leader McHenry Venaani is disturbed by the steel fence being erected around Parliament, saying the people’s house should be accessible to citizenry at all...

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