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A senior citizen at Konga-bayenda village says drought in his village is worse

by editor / Oct 24, 2016 / 0 comments

A senior citizen Greenwell Mayumbelo at Konga-bayenda village in the Lusese area of the Zambezi region is one of those badly affected by the drought.

Government to deliver on its promise of school feeding programme despite the looming drought

by editor / Oct 24, 2016 / 0 comments

Despite Namibia dealing with a severe drought and food shortages, school learners will continue to be fed through the Namibian School Feeding Program.

NAFPU drags NFA to labour court

by editor / Oct 24, 2016 / 0 comments

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Namibians urged to engage in drought resistant farming activities

by editor / Oct 24, 2016 / 0 comments

In light of the severe drought that Namibia is facing, Namibians have been urged to engage in drought resistant farming activities.

A resident of Windhoek's Havana Informal Settlements pleads for help for her blind child

by editor / Oct 24, 2016 / 0 comments

Raising a blind child may seem hopeless and difficult at first.

Tara Rally to continue despite Total’s withdrawal.

by editor / Oct 24, 2016 / 0 comments

-Namibia’s flagship racing event – the Tara Rally - will take place next month despite the withdrawal of its main sponsor earlier this year.

Sister Namibia launches reusable SisterPADS

by editor / Oct 23, 2016 / 0 comments
Photo credits: 
The Namibian

Women's rights organisation, Sister Namibia, has launched SisterPADS to alleviate the discomfort some girls experience during their menstruation periods without a sanitary pad, forcing them to miss school every month. Made by hand in Namibia, the SisterPAD includes an outer cotton casing with wings that attach to the underwear and to which the pad is made of pure cotton and can be washed after use. It can be used for two years.

Sourcing alternative building materials the solution to reduce housing prices

by editor / Oct 23, 2016 / 0 comments

A group of women believe sourcing alternative building materials such as precast concrete panels could be the solution to reducing the ever increasing rental and purchase prices of houses.

Helao Nafidi town council urged to promote projects that create jobs

by editor / Oct 23, 2016 / 0 comments

The Deputy Prime Minister wants the town council of Helao Nafidi to promote projects that will create jobs and revitalize the towns degrading economy.

Breast cancer, the leading cancer among women in Namibia

by editor / Oct 23, 2016 / 0 comments

Breast cancer remains the leading cancer among women in Namibia, followed by cervical while prostate cancer is the highest in men.

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