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Namibia: Farm Women Empowered

Namibia: Farm Women Empowered

WOMEN from various farms in the Daures constituency in Erongo will soon be qualified to choose, design, cut material and make clothes for themselves, while their families can start small sewing and clothing businesses. A nearly month-long course – a joint effort by Daures constituency councillor Kennedy !Haoseb and Women’s Action for Development (WAD) – […]

‘Extreme Measure Are Needed’: Namibia’s Battle With Drought Comes To Its Cities

‘Extreme Measure Are Needed’: Namibia’s Battle With Drought Comes To Its Cities

Two weeks ago, the President of Namibia officially declared the country to be in a state of emergency. The country is facing its most severe drought in more than 25 years. In rural areas, crops are failing and livestock is dying. Just as destructive is the impact the drought is having on people in towns […]

Bullying Main Cause of School Dropouts in Namibia

Bullying Main Cause of School Dropouts in Namibia

BULLYING, sexual harassment and rape are some of the leading causes of school drop-outs in Namibia. The United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) country representative Micaela Marques de Sousa said 41% of the community- based organisations which responded in a qualitative survey gave these reasons as some of the causes for pupils dropping out of school. […]

Namibia: Tackling Entrenched Inequality – Monica Kalondo Geingos

Namibia: Tackling Entrenched Inequality – Monica Kalondo Geingos

interview If you were determined to wipe out poverty and were president of a country, you’d want by your side someone who has diverse expertise in a variety of sectors, such as business and finance, management and the law – and who shares your passion for addressing inequality. Five weeks before his inauguration last year, […]

Namibia: Tackling Entrenched Inequality – Monica Kalondo Geingos

Namibia: Tackling Entrenched Inequality – Monica Kalondo Geingos

If you were determined to wipe out poverty and were president of a country, you’d want by your side someone who has diverse expertise in a variety of sectors, such as business and finance, management and the law – and who shares your passion for addressing inequality. Five weeks before his inauguration last year, Namibian […]