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Reach Namibia promotes health, empowerment
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Reach Namibia promotes health, empowerment

The USAID-funded Reach Namibia project recently hosted the vibrant and impactful ‘Youth Take Charge’ mobilisation event at the UN Plaza, where 360 young people received essential health and education services.   Youth Take Charge targets priority populations with a comprehensive array of education and clinical services, including HIV, gender-based violence (GBV) prevention and education, HIV testing,...

Echoes from the chambers
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Echoes from the chambers

The sixth session of the Children’s Parliament which was opened by President Nangolo Mbumba on Monday was a resounding success and saw the new speaker, Jane Phiri presiding. Youth Corner caught up with some representatives to find out how they felt about being part of the session, lessons learned and ways forward. 

Over 700 NYS cadets register to vote
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Over 700 NYS cadets register to vote

Young people have been encouraged to perform their civic duty and register to vote, and the over 700 cadets from the National Youth Service (NYS) have done their part. From a cohort of 750 registered recruits, 740 have registered to vote in the upcoming Presidential and National Assembly elections, slated for November this year. The...

Short Story – What’s in the name? 1924
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Short Story – What’s in the name? 1924

The wind ripped the loincloths of grinning youngsters at the Augusteneum Mission. Underneath the sun-blocking tree, Karuru wrote his name on the rose-coloured sand.  Firstly, the clumpy bearded teacher drew a tick next to the mass killings’ name. He shook his scattered-brained head and erased the wicked name with his military boots.  Secondly, he sprinkled...

Kantema-Gaomas: Namibia’s future depends on youth
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Kantema-Gaomas: Namibia’s future depends on youth

KEETMANSHOOP – Deputy sports minister Emma Kantema-Gaomas says the youth, as the population segment on which the nation entrusts its future, should be relentless in their pursuit of success.  She made these remarks inKeetmanshoop recently, where 52 members of the youth from //Kharas, Hardap and Khomas regions received financial assistance (loans) worth N$406 000 from...