Social Issues

Church opposes bail for suspected drug dealers

2 days ago - 20 August 2018 | Social Issues

Otis Finck Placard-wielding community members repeatedly chanted “no bail” during the formal bail application of Grant Noble (36) and Dinath Azhar (62) at the Walvis Bay magistrate’s court on Tuesday.The two suspects were arrested in...

The power of education and self-love

2 days ago - 20 August 2018 | Social Issues

Leandrea Louw Over 310 women attended the annual Erongo Social Services (ESS) breakfast in celebration of Women’s Day.At the breakfast Reon Cloete, who is a corporate associate at the Fried Frank Law firm in...

Autism Association extends helping hand

2 days ago - 20 August 2018 | Social Issues

The coastal branch of the Autism Association of Namibia handed over a donation of N$50 000 to the Stepping Stone School in Swakopmund. This is the biggest donation ever made to the school since its...

Rehabilitating prisoners through education

2 weeks ago - 06 August 2018 | Social Issues

Leandrea Louw The Walvis Bay Correctional Facility received 15 computers from the Namibian Literacy Trust on Thursday. According to superintendent Nanvula Kayoka, education officer at the facility, they have various literacy programmes for the inmates....

Namvet members want war veteran status

1 month - 20 July 2018 | Social Issues

Otis FinckThe Erongo branch of the Namibian War Veterans Trust (Namvet) has questioned why the Namibian government does not want to recognise its members as legitimate war veterans.The Erongo Namvet leadership reiterated demands that its...

Charity begins at home

1 month - 13 July 2018 | Social Issues

Otis Finck The De Duine matric class of '84 handed over items acquired through its winter project to acting principal Conrad Farmer (Narraville Primary School)...

Namport assists Kunene region

1 month - 13 July 2018 | Social Issues

The Namport Social Investment Fund (NSIF) donated one movable structure valued at N$86 000 to the Outjo municipality. The structure will be used as a...

Designated selling areas for makalani traders

1 month - 06 July 2018 | Social Issues

Adolf KaureThe Swakpmund town council will provide designated trading areas throughout the town for makalani traders to operate. A large number of hawkers are trading...

Nine puppies rescued from drain pipe

4 months ago - 29 March 2018 | Social Issues

Ruben Sem, Namene Naftali and Dino Uriab of the Swakopmund SPCA went out of their way to save nine puppies from a drain pipe. The...

Rössing marathon fun walk in aid of cancer

6 months ago - 09 February 2018 | Social Issues

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O&L spreads Christmas joy

8 months ago - 01 December 2017 | Social Issues

Otis Finck Christmas arrived early for approximately 150 orphaned and vulnerable children at the coast. Santa Claus dished out gift packs while surprise...

Promiseland Trust boosted financially

8 months ago - 01 December 2017 | Social Issues

Promiseland Trust (PT), a non-profit welfare organisation caring for and assisting underprivileged and destitute children in Walvis Bay, received a donation of N$101 000...

Social Issues

Prophesy dooms truck driver

1 year - 01 December 2016 | Social Issues

An apostle tendered an apology for a prophesy he uttered with regard to the life of a long-distance truck driver and expelled the man''s girlfriend...

Baby dumping on the rise...

1 year - 24 November 2016 | Social Issues

Leandrea Louw Only six babies that have been abandoned by their mothers in the past four years have been found alive through an anonymous SMS...

Early Christmas treat for elderly

1 year - 10 November 2016 | Social Issues

Faith Academy hosted a senior citizens day at Kuisebmond community hall on Saturday.The 80 learners from the school treated 40 elderly from Kuisebmond to a...

Communities to be assisted

2 years ago - 04 August 2016 | Social Issues

Member of Parliament and chairperson of the National Council, Margaret Mensah-Williams, told community members in Swakopmund that the Constituency Development Fund (CDF) initiated to add...

Blankets, shoes donated to elderly

2 years ago - 28 July 2016 | Social Issues

Elderly citizens of the Mondesa suburb in Swakopmund received blankets, shoes and soup from the I Care initiative. “Never get tired of doing little things...

Communities to be assisted

2 years ago - 28 July 2016 | Social Issues

Otis Finck - Member of parliament and chairperson of the National Council, Margaret Mensah-Williams, told community members in Swakopmund that the Constituency Development Fund (CDF)...

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