October 2011

Cantare Audire, C-Gals in Concert

Cantare Audire Vocal Ensemble and the C-Gals, an all-girl ensemble from the Coast, perform in the Christuskirche on Saturday, 5 November at 20h00 courtesy of Bravo Productions.

New Equitable Economic Empowerment Framework Under Scrutiny

Members of Parliament welcomed the national broad-based New Equitable Economic Empowerment Framework (NEEEF) aimed at creating an equitable and socially just society in which the distribution of income becomes far more equitable than it is at present

Iyambo at UNESCO

Dr Abraham Iyambo, Minister of Education and chairperson of the Namibia National Commission for UNESCO, is leading a Namibian delegation to the 36th session of the UNESCO general conference which is being hosted in Paris, France.

Government Will Not Sign 'Bad' Economic Partnership Agreement Despite Deadline

Namibia will not sign a 'bad' Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) that limits its ability to solve domestic developmental agenda problems, the Deputy Minister of Finance, Calle Schlettwein has said.

This Week in the Khuta - Neocolonialism - a Myth or Reality?

Neocolonialism is the practice of using capitalism, globalisation, and cultural forces to control a country (usually former European colonies in Africa or Asia) in lieu of direct military or political control.

Togetherness in Diversity

The Directorate of National Heritage and Culture programmes in the Ministry of Youth, National Services, Sport and Culture recently hosted this year's Hardap Regional Culture Festival in Gibeon to promote intercultural togetherness in the region.

Understanding Weather - Not Predicting

More Education Needed On HIV

There is a need to further reduce the current HIV/AIDS prevalence rate of 18.8% through more concerted efforts in the implementation of prevention, care, support and impact mitigation programmes at the workplace and learning institutions, says Dr Richard Kamwi, Minister of Health and Social Services.

Offbeat

On a very deep level, I think that the dead have to be remembered by those who knew them personally. It's a debt that they ask of us for the fact that their existence touched or touches on ours.

Man in Icu After Wall Collapses

What was supposed to be a normal day at work turned out to be something out of a horror movie when the wall of the Woermann Brock shop in Ombili, Katutura, which is under renovation, collapsed on one of the workers late Wednesday afternoon causing serious injury to the man who is now reported to be in the ICU at the Central Hospital.