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Calls for review on church gatherings

5 hours ago | Society

The Alliance of Christian Churches of Namibia (ACCN) has called on the health ministry to review guidelines to allow churches to gather in proportion to the size of the building while maintaining social distancing and...

Hansen reappointed as CAN CEO

8 hours ago | Society

The Cancer Association of Namibia’s board of directors announced the reappointment of current chief executive, Rolf Hansen (pictured), for a further five-year term. Hansen has served as CEO of the association and director of the...

Improved primary healthcare thanks to million dollar donation

1 day - 30 September 2020 | Society

The OmniCare Trust Mobile Clinic recently received a sponsorship of more than N$1.2 million from FirstRand Namibia’s Health Optimisation Pandemic Emergency (HOPE) fund that will be used towards the provision of primary healthcare services for...

Food parcels for Omaheke, Kavango West

2 weeks ago - 14 September 2020 | Society

Old Mutual delivered food parcels to the Omaheke and Kavango West regions, benefitting 380 households, valued N$68 948 and N$59 770 respectively.These donations marked Old Mutual’s final delivery for all 14 regions, as the Kavango...

Virtual relay funds head to Otweya

4 weeks ago - 03 September 2020 | Society

Bank Windhoek recently handed over the N$30 000 proceeds of its virtual relay to Walvis Bay’s Otweya residents, who experienced a devastating fire in July, which left hundreds homeless.The funds will go towards purchasing food...

Buy socks, pay for a home

1 month - 21 August 2020 | Society

Standard Bank Namibia has relaunched its Buy-a-Brick Footprint Socks campaign aimed at raising funds for the construction of houses for Namibia’s shack dwelling community.The bank’s...

Educating communities at grassroots level

1 month - 17 August 2020 | Society

The Coca-Cola Foundation donated close to N$1 million to the Namibia Red Cross Association in the fight against Covid in recent months.The money was used...

More medical equipment for MoHSS

1 month - 04 August 2020 | Society

The Capricorn Group affirmed their commitment to supporting government and more specifically, the ministry of health and social services (MoHSS) in their fight against Covid-19,...

Blood reserves slowly picking up

2 months ago - 22 July 2020 | Society

The Namibian Blood Donation Service (NamBTS) faced critical shortages during lockdown, spokesman Titus Shivute said.“Unfortunately, we were initially unable to supply all the hospitals with...

Bikers ride for CAN

2 months ago - 20 July 2020 | Society

The “Free Chapter Windhoek” and “Twenty 82” motorcycle communities hosted a Finding Chemo fundraiser challenge to the benefit of the Cancer Association of Namibia and...

Big boost for Groot Aub community

2 months ago - 14 July 2020 | Society

A small feeding centre and orphanage in the community of Groot Aub, a project of the Youth Worship Team project, received a N$300 000 boost...

Masks, sanitizer for shebeens

2 months ago - 08 July 2020 | Society

Sanitizer and masks valued N$80 000 were handed over to the Namibia Shebeen Association (NASA) by Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL) last week in support of...

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Help save a life –...

2 months ago - 06 July 2020 | Society

The Namibia Blood Transfusion Services (NAMBTS) continues to experience critical shortages of blood because numerous blood donation drives had to be cancelled due to lockdown...

Bank Windhoek halts Cancer Apple...

3 months ago - 01 July 2020 | Society

Bank Windhoek has decided to contribute N$500 000 to the Cancer Association of Namibia (CAN) under the Bank's Cancer Apple Project, instead of selling apples...

A helping (banking) hand

3 months ago - 25 June 2020 | Society

During the earlier lockdown period, Bank Windhoek’s customer contact centre agents Fillemon Mathias and Celly Serogwe went beyond the call of duty to assist Jacobus...

More support for OPM’s Covid...

3 months ago - 22 June 2020 | Society

Letshego Namibia CEO Ester Kali handed over N$700 000 from its national N$1.1 million donation to the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) last week.At...

RA update for Omaheke

3 months ago - 18 June 2020 | Society

Roads Authority (RA) chief executive Conrad Lutombi paid Omaheke governor Pijoo Nganate a courtesy visit earlier this week to brief him on road projects the...

Havana Soup Kitchen assists vulnerable

3 months ago - 16 June 2020 | Society

The Havana Soup Kitchen in Katutura was able to provide 60 elderly people with food and hygiene items thanks to support of the German Pallium...

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