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Namibia: Learners in Tents to Get a New Hostel

Namibia: Learners in Tents to Get a New Hostel

The hostel of a school in Ohangwena Region, where learners have been hosted in tents, is finally getting decent hostel facilities, close to 10 years after the initial plan to build a hostel was mooted in 2007. Ohangwena regional director of education Isack Hamatwi yesterday confirmed to New Era that a local contractor in joint […]

Namibia: Thousands of Women Get Commercial Farms

Namibia: Thousands of Women Get Commercial Farms

Windhoek — Of the 5 231 individuals who benefitted from the resettlement programme since independence to date, 1 405 are female, while 2 039 are men. The remaining 1 787 are classified as ‘group resettlement’. Director for land reform and resettlement in the Ministry of Land Reform Peter Nangolo said all landless Namibians that apply […]

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 […]