Social Issues

Namibians drown in liquor

8 months ago - 07 September 2018 | Social Issues

About of half of Namibian men are drinkers, the latest statistics on alcohol consumption in Namibia show.A total of 37% of the Namibian population regularly...

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Namibia's shame

8 months ago - 23 August 2018 | Social Issues

About 18 months after Namibian Sun first lifted the veil on the living conditions of a forgotten San community in Ohangwena, their hopeless and impoverish...

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Women still lag behind

9 months ago - 15 August 2018 | Social Issues

A Southern Africa gender survey has found that 28% of women hold economic decision-making posts in Namibia, compared to more than 36% in Botswana and...

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Food bank rollout in full...

9 months ago - 14 August 2018 | Social Issues

Training has started for Rundu food bank street committee members, to pave the way for the programme to be rolled out in the north.In July,...

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Govt failing the poor

10 months ago - 06 July 2018 | Social Issues

A survey of more than 1 000 adult Namibians found that nearly half had gone without food at least once in the span of a...

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Drugs, alcohol ensnare youth

10 months ago - 26 June 2018 | Social Issues

Alcohol “remains the biggest drug problem” overall in Namibia, among adults and youth, followed by dagga, mandrax and crack cocaine abuse, the health ministry has...

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