Namibia in need of increased pre-hospital care

Director of Tertiary Health and Clinical Support Services, Johannes Gaeseb says Namibia is currently experiencing an increase in demand for pre-hospital care as a result of increased trauma incidents from motor vehicle crashes, violence and a variety of other medical conditions. Gaeseb stated this on Monday during the commemoration of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Day…

Over 8 000 asylum seekers and refugees currently hosted in Namibia

Namibia currently has a total of 8 118 asylum seekers and refugees, Deputy Minister of Home Affairs, Immigration and Safety, Daniel Kashikola has revealed. Kashikola said this figure includes inactive cases from 17 countries: Bangladesh, Burundi, Cameroon, Chad, Central African Republic, Ethiopia, Republic of Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Somalia, Kenya, Uganda,…

World Peace

WORLD PEACE Yes! We’re all hankering for peace Save for the loathsome few Power mongers cogitating the hogwash of the Orwellian myth Media magicians nurturing the ghostly web-aligned dispensary, plotting its prejudicial course, bolstered by glitter, glam and sleight of hand, what a sham! Seducing the young with synthetic (I) focused hullabaloo, teaching the subliminal…

June – Men’s health awareness month

“A healthy body houses a healthy mind” is placed under the lens when we consider that a “healthy mind and healthy body must go hand-in-hand to support a healthy human being”. This June, the Cancer Association of Namibia (WO30) places the holistic health of our Namibian at the forefront,  “simply because we can no longer…

First International Day for Countering Hate Speech calls for global action and solidarity to promote respect for diversity and inclusivity #NoToHate

The United Nations in Namibia (UN Namibia), along with regional and international offices around the world will be commemorating the first-ever “International Day for Countering Hate Speech” on 18 June 2022. Hate speech incites violence and undermines social cohesion and tolerance. The commemoration of this day calls for countries, civil society, NGOs, academic institutions, the…

International Day for countering hate speech

Hate speech incites violence, undermines diversity and social cohesion, and threatens the common values and principles that bind us together. It promotes racism, xenophobia and misogyny; it dehumanizes individuals and communities; and it has a serious impact on our efforts to promote peace and security, human rights, and sustainable development. Words can be weaponized and…