Staying healthy on a budget

And so the blows keep coming – first it was “the prices of maize meal, pasta, etc will increase.” Then came the news of a chicken price increment and next we hear sugar prices are going up by 20 per cent. The cherry on top of the cake – or rather, the final nail in…

AIMS to host ASOS Master Class

Africa Institutional Management Services (AIMS) School of Sport will host an ASOS Master Class that will discuss the importance of sports administration in Namibia. This master class will see five prominent Namibian sports administrators dissect the topic on 07 April in Windhoek as part of AIMS School of Sports. There are four topics lined up…

Health ministry announces scabies outbreak

The Ministry of Health and Social Services has announced an outbreak of scabies infections in Namibia, an itchy skin condition caused by a parasite. Briefing the media here on Monday, Health Minister Dr Kalumbi Shangula said on 28 March 2022 the ministry received reports of an increasing number of human scabies mostly in the northern…

Namforce expands to greater heights

Embargo date: 31 March 2022 Namforce recently relaunched its brand identity and extended its products and services to the rest of the public at the Hilton Hotel, with various stakeholders in attendance. Namforce Managing Director, Martin Shaanika, in his address, thanked the Ministry of Defence for entrusting its services since its inception. He mentioned that…

Bank Windhoek supports skills development – Nanyemba

As a Namibian-owned bank, Bank Windhoek deemed it necessary to sponsor the hosting of the second WorldSkills Africa Competition for the youth from across Africa to participate in a wide array of skills. Bank Windhoek’s Executive Officer of Corporate and Institutional Banking, Lukas Nanyemba, said this after attending the official opening of the WorldSkills Africa…

Environmental education strategy and action plan launched

The Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism on Tuesday launched the Environmental Education and Education for Sustainable Development Strategy and Action Plan, which is aimed at promoting environmental sustainability through formal education. The 2022-2026 action plan, jointly developed with the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture, will promote the development of standards for environmental education…

Africa challenged by expanding basic skills training

The African continent continues to face big challenges in expanding access to basic skills training, to increase employment opportunities, while at the same time providing remedial programmes for the growing numbers of learners who leave school with no qualifications. This according to Minister of Higher Education, Innovation and Technology Dr Itah Kandji-Murangi, is a significant…