Social Issues

New Peace Corps volunteers sworn in

1 day - 21 October 2019 | Social Issues

Thirty new US Peace Corps volunteers joined local communities throughout Namibia to begin two-year assignments to strengthen education across the country. The volunteers will work shoulder-to-shoulder with local communities and schools in all 14 regions....

Help give Auas Hills a lift

1 week ago - 10 October 2019 | Social Issues

Tanja Bause Residents of the Auas Hills retirement home have rolled up their sleeves in a bid to collect money to have an elevator installed there for their use.“We desperately need a lift so that...

CAN’s Rolf headed to leader’s summit

1 week ago - 10 October 2019 | Social Issues

The Cancer Association of Namibia’s Chief Executive Rolf Hansen soon departs for the World Cancer Leaders’ Summit taking place in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, from 15 to 17 October 2019.Following CAN’s expression of interest in the Union...

Celebrities to knockout GBV

4 weeks ago - 25 September 2019 | Social Issues

Gender-based violence (GBV) must remain at the centre of the MTC Knockout Project, activist Job Amupanda said of the initiative that sees some of Namibia’s top entertainers and personalities taking each other on in the...

Giving hope to the destitute

2 months ago - 18 August 2019 | Social Issues

Walvis Bay • Leandrea Louw The Promiseland Trust, established in Walvis Bay in 2009, feeds more than 2 500 children across the town every day.Founded by Tobie and Magda Nel, it initially began as a...

Potjie'ing for Orlindi

2 months ago - 18 August 2019 | Social Issues

During Auas Valley Shopping Mall's recent Late Night shopping event, N$11 150 was raised towards the Orlindi orphanage. The money will be used to buy...

Winter warmers for the east

2 months ago - 28 July 2019 | Social Issues

Agribank staff members recently donated blankets and winter clothes to the Gobabis Project School and the Epako Old Age Home. These items were collected from...

Nadja shows she cares

3 months ago - 21 July 2019 | Social Issues

In her first public appearance as Miss Namibia 2019, Nadja Breytenbach, and Michelle McLean-Bailey in her capacity as chairperson of her trust, handed over donations...

Buy your fruit of hope now

3 months ago - 07 July 2019 | Social Issues

The Bank Windhoek Cancer Apple project is in full swing, with apple sales that began earlier this week. The good news is that the price...

CAN training at Rehoboth

3 months ago - 30 June 2019 | Social Issues

Psychosocial support plays a critical role during and after the treatment of cancer. In this vein, the Cancer Association of Namibia recently hosted a commentary...

Give this dog a bone

3 months ago - 30 June 2019 | Social Issues

The SPCA Windhoek launched an exciting new initiative earlier this week, called Dixie's Fund.According to the SPCA's general manager Hanna Rhodin, Dixie's story is one...

More bucks for D2C

3 months ago - 30 June 2019 | Social Issues

The Dare to Care (D2C) drought fund for fodder subsidies was boosted by N$100 000 thanks to a donation by Ombaye Fishing. At the handover,...

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Help hier, asseblief!

4 months ago - 23 June 2019 | Social Issues

Windhoek • Rodney SwartbooiEk was onlangs by ’n konferensie op Otjiwarongo en dit was op pad terug wat ek afgekom het op ’n gesin, ’n...

Pageant winner supports schools

4 months ago - 23 June 2019 | Social Issues

Winter is always a time for reflection and appreciating what you have, and this year is no different!During 2018, the first runner up of Miss...

Magic at Mammadu

4 months ago - 23 June 2019 | Social Issues

During the school holidays, the Mammadu Centre in Windhoek remains open so that kids that remain in the capital, are kept busy with some holiday...

By Grace Alone

4 months ago - 23 June 2019 | Social Issues

Okahandja • Tanja Bause “I’ll look after kids until the day I die,” says Rosina Gertze (64) of the Genade kindergarten in Okahandja’s informal settlement.She...

Miss Namibia takes on cyberbullying

4 months ago - 16 June 2019 | Social Issues

In an effort to create a reciprocal learning opportunity for the public to exchange ideas and expand their knowledge, Miss Namibia 2018 Selma Kamanya, headed...

A special visit to special...

4 months ago - 09 June 2019 | Social Issues

Evany van WykThe Miss High School finalists for 2019 paid a visit to the Katutura Old Age Home on Monday where they, along with choirs...

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