Social Issues

HOPE Fund ICU monitors for MoHSS

3 days ago - 28 September 2020 | Social Issues

The First Rand Namibia HOPE Fund handed over 25 ICU patient monitors worth N$2.4 million to the Ministry of Health and Social Services (MoHSS) last week in a bid to assist medical staff in responding...

Inclusivity for all

1 week ago - 23 September 2020 | Social Issues

National Disability Day, which is usually commemorated between June and July but was delayed due to Covid-19 this year, was observed in the capital on Tuesday.This year’s event was held under the theme “Ensuring inclusivity...

Masking Namibia

2 weeks ago - 17 September 2020 | Social Issues

Local social impact agency, Arba Stature, in partnership with Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL) donated 2253 face masks to 25 schools through its #CoverNamibia campaign.Designed to help curb the spread of Covid-19 in Namibia, the campaign...

Knocking out homelessness

2 weeks ago - 16 September 2020 | Social Issues

Bank Windhoek pledged N$50 000 to MTC’s Knockout Project in a bid to assist in the fight against homelessness in Namibia.Jacquiline Pack said Bank Windhoek is proud to join MTC for this initiative, saying “Housing...

Drimiopsis demonstration against myriad issues

3 weeks ago - 04 September 2020 | Social Issues

A San women and girls group at Drimiopsis under the Women’s Leadership Centre in the Omaheke region, yesterday (3 September) held a peaceful demonstration and handed over a petition to the Regional Police Commander and...

Police village envisaged

1 month - 20 August 2020 | Social Issues

With many police officers unable to afford decent accommodation in Windhoek, the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) is looking at constructing a police village to house...

Windhoek could become next epicentre

1 month - 03 August 2020 | Social Issues

Windhoek • [email protected] advisor on health to the presidency Dr Bernard Haufiku says tackling the rise in coronavirus infections outside of the Erongo region will...

Textiles for fire victims

2 months ago - 30 July 2020 | Social Issues

Hospitality Textile Supplies recently donated 23 boxes of goods valued at almost N$58 000 towards fundraising efforts for victims of the Twaloloka fire on Sunday....

Help where you can

2 months ago - 29 July 2020 | Social Issues

The executive director in the Office of the Prime Minister I-Ben Nashandi has called on individuals and organisations to assist the residents of Twaloloka in...

Warming hearts in Hakahana

2 months ago - 21 July 2020 | Social Issues

With recent cold fronts, the reality of icy temperatures for many communities is devastating due to their lack of necessities to guard them against an...

Connectors of positive change

2 months ago - 17 July 2020 | Social Issues

The Capricorn Group and its subsidiaries launched the Capricorn Foundation, a non-profit association which will serve as the group’s vehicle for its corporate social responsibility...

Who will take Didi home?

2 months ago - 15 July 2020 | Social Issues

The Cancer Association of Namibia launched the Didi, bear of hope raffle today.Didi is handmade from pure Alpaca fur and is a collector’s treasure that...

Social Issues

Community dream becomes a reality

2 months ago - 08 July 2020 | Social Issues

Xenophone van Wyk recently won N$30 000 towards his efforts in Tsumeb’s informal settlement of Kuvukiland, through the Bank Windhoek #JourneyingTogether social media campaign.He was...

Ethanol donation for sanitiser

3 months ago - 01 July 2020 | Social Issues

The health ministry received 12 000 litres of 96% ethanol valued at around N$1 million from BW Kudu last week, which will be used for...

Food parcels for Otjozondjupa

3 months ago - 29 June 2020 | Social Issues

Old Mutual delivered food parcels to the value of N$120 000 that will benefit 200 households in the Otjozondjupa region today (29 June).The handover took...

Bags of food through Bag...

3 months ago - 26 June 2020 | Social Issues

Vulnerable families impacted by Covid-19 received N$166 000 worth of food parcels consisting of maize meal, pasta, Weetbix, Cornflakes, juice and soup packets, thanks to...

Food for 225 families

3 months ago - 22 June 2020 | Social Issues

Cornerstone Tabernacle Ministries recently distributed food parcels to 225 families living in the Okahandja Park informal settlement.The church also donated 20 food parcels to the...

Warming hearts, warming bellies

3 months ago - 22 June 2020 | Social Issues

Windhoek • Simon NameshoArmed with foam cups, brötchens and a warm winter soup, the Communications and Marketing department at the University of Namibia drives around...

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