• December 6th, 2019

POSTS BY Selma Ikela

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NHE to upgrade informal settlement housing

WINDHOEK - The National Housing Enterprise (NHE) has embarked on a pilot project to upgrade informal settlement housing by building eight houses for people who have land ownership but still live in shacks.  The eight houses will be built in Goreangab and Otjomuise.

Inmates want long-term sentences slashed

WINDHOEK - Inmates who voted at the Windhoek correctional facility yesterday have called on the High Court to correct the unconstitutional long-term sentences imposed on inmates, taking into consideration the Supreme Court judgement earlier this year that ruled jail terms exceeding the expected lifespan of long-term prisoners are unconstitutional in Namibia.  

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ELCRN men march against gender violence

WINDHOEK – A handful of men from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Namibia (ELCRN) on Saturday staged a demonstration against the country’s high level of gender violence and the abuse of women and children. 

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Country needs gender transformative programme

WINDHOEK – The director of Regain Trust, James Itana, says if Namibia is to effectively address gender-based violence (GBV) then both men and boys have to become a key target audience just as much as women and girls are a target.

Lightning strikes girl at Eenhana

WINDHOEK - An eight-year-old girl died instantly after she was struck by lightning at Omulondo village in Eenhana on Sunday afternoon. In the weekend crime report issued by the police, the girl is identified as Ndamononghenda Sambezu.