Accommodation support for cancer patients

CHICA INTERIM HOME The “CHICA HOUSE” as it is affectionately known, provides free accommodation to childhood cancer patients and their parents/guardians during cancer treatment in Windhoek. Situated at 6 Willan Street in Windhoek West, the house is not only a home but also through the CHICA Programme of the Cancer Association, meals, counselling, and transportation…

Jacobs declares war against NFA

Former Brave Gladiators coach, Woody Jacobs, has threatened to take the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) Normalisation Committee (NC) at the Namibia Football Association (NFA) to the labour court for breach of contract, unpaid salaries and allowances. This follows the termination of his contract in May, which NC chairperson, Bisey Uirab, said was because…

PDM MP Vries calls on LRAC to adhere to act

Popular Democratic Movement Member of Parliament Diederik Vries has implored the newly appointed Land Reform Advisory Commission to adhere to the functions of the commission in fulfilling the objectives of the Act. In his contribution to the appointment of the commission in Parliament on Tuesday, Vries called out previous advisory commissions who he said made…

OMN launches empowerment initiative for grassroots businesses

Old Mutual Namibia (OMN) on Tuesday launched the Old Mutual Sustainable Economic and Empowerment Drive (OM SEED) initiative aimed at empowering 180 grassroots businesses across the country. The three-year initiative was launched in collaboration with Launch Namibia, the Financial Literacy Initiative (FLI), and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Accelerator Lab, and is set to…

Govt rescues human trafficking victims

The Namibian Government through the International Criminal Police Organisation (Interpol) has rescued 21 Namibian women who were victims of suspected human trafficking from Muscat, Oman. In March 2022, the government was made aware of suspected trafficking in persons from Namibia to Oman and the Middle East since February 2022. Thirty-one women were recruited as domestic…