Social Issues

Support for BAS

1 day - 14 January 2021 | Social Issues

The German Embassy in Windhoek continues to support Namibia in the areas of education and sport, especially now during Covid. Amongst others, the embassy has provided various aids for online teaching, including laptops. Disinfectants and...

CAN reopens interim homes

4 days ago - 11 January 2021 | Social Issues

The Cancer Association of Namibia (CAN) provides various services for those undergoing cancer treatment.Following a short break in December, the association announced that their Chica Interim Home for childhood cancer patients and House Acacia for...

App helps detect veld fires

1 month - 09 December 2020 | Social Issues

The Namibian Institute of Science and Technology (NUST) Faculty of Computing and Informatics (FCI) joined hands with the University of Fort Hare, South Africa, in developing a ground-breaking integrated mobile application that detects, monitors and...

Christmas joy at Hope Village

1 month - 07 December 2020 | Social Issues

Former Miss Namibia and Miss Universe Michelle Mclean-Bailey, Miss Namibia 2019/2020 Nadja Breytenbach, and Miss Teen Namibia 2019/2020 Schwane Blignaut, assisted by the Michelle McLean Children’s Trust, spent time with the children of the Hope...

Journalists suffer under pandemic

1 month - 07 December 2020 | Social Issues

Windhoek • [email protected] global survey of more than 1 400 journalists in 125 countries raised red flags for the media in the Covid-19 era.The international survey, released in October, found that while the pandemic awakened...

Sioka accused of GBV victim blaming

1 month - 07 December 2020 | Social Issues

Windhoek • [email protected] minister Doreen Sioka’s repeated calls to lock up those who withdraw police complaints threatens to further muzzle abuse victims.As Namibia faces a...

UNFPA support for OEWONA

1 month - 30 November 2020 | Social Issues

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Namibia Country Office on Monday handed over 2 000 reusable facemasks valued at over N$75 000 to the Organisation...

Save a life – donate blood now!

1 month - 26 November 2020 | Social Issues

The Blood Transfusion Service (NamBTS) urges Namibians to donate blood urgently in a bid to improve critically low blood stock levels.According to Manager: Donor Recruitment...

For safer and more secure communities

2 months ago - 04 November 2020 | Social Issues

Over the past 100 years of Old Mutual operating in Namibia, the company has formed an integral part of the communities in which it conducts...

A cool mil for Knockout Project

2 months ago - 04 November 2020 | Social Issues

A total of N$1 183 340 was raised for the second edition of the MTC Knockout Project, this time against homelessness.Held under the theme “Together...

Rural residents receive food parcels

2 months ago - 27 October 2020 | Social Issues

The Namibia Red Cross in collaboration with the health ministry and with the assistance of NamibRE last week donated food parcels to 50 vulnerable households...

A history of violence

2 months ago - 27 October 2020 | Social Issues

Windhoek • Jana-Mari SmithNamibia’s grim epidemic of violence against women could be partly traced to decades of violent oppression by colonial and apartheid forces and...

Social Issues

Voices from the past

3 months ago - 13 October 2020 | Social Issues

An extensive archive containing the voices of around 200 Namibians recorded in 1953 and 1954 has just been made more accessible with the launch of...

Adopt or help a furry...

3 months ago - 09 October 2020 | Social Issues

The SPCA in Windhoek continues its good work, with a couple of fun initiatives currently being promoted.According to national director Hanna Rhodin, during the month...

HOPE Fund ICU monitors for...

3 months 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...

Inclusivity for all

3 months 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...

Masking Namibia

3 months 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...

Knocking out homelessness

3 months 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...

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