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Khomas Region Leads in Gender-Based Violence Cases

The Khomas region has reported the highest number of gender-based violence cases in Namibia, with 3,302 incidents from January 2020 to December last year. Following Khomas are the Ohangwena region with 1,807 cases, Hardap with 1,746, and Oshana with 1,459. Nationally, 17,669 GBV cases were recorded, with 81.2% of the victims being women. The regions with the fewest cases were Kavango West, Kunene, Omaheke, and Zambezi. Most cases involved common […]

todayMay 23, 2024 8


Dausab calls for gender-inclusive approach to combat GBV         By Valeria Handobe, via News on One   Minister of Justice, Yvonne Dausab, has called for inclusive participation of men and boys in Gender-Based Violence (GBV) dialogues. Dausab, stated that GBV is not only perpetrated against women, but also men who do not conform to dominant masculine gender roles. These remarks come in the wake of the tragic murder of Christof Frederik earlier this month […]

todayMay 15, 2024 7


Namibia Media Professionals Union condemns journalist’s assault

The Namibia Media Professionals Union has condemned the alleged assault, on the 2nd of April 2024, of a female journalist by a male editor of a prominent newspaper. This comes after a case of common assault was opened by the alleged victim at the Otjomuise Police Station in Windhoek. NAMPU acting Secretary General Jemima Beukes.

todayApril 4, 2024 32


Ehangano lyaatoolinkundana tali kondema ehepeko lyaatoolinkundana aakiintu

Ehangano lyo Namibia Media Professionals Union NAMPU,ohela olya kondema eponokelo nenge edhengo taku hokololwa lyomutoolinkundana omukiintu komudhindi goonkundana omulumentu koshifokundaneki. Shika osha landula oshipotha shoka sha patululwa koshihakanwa kosasiyona yopolisi ya Otjomuise. Omushangwa gwiikundaneki gwa pitithwa komupopiliko gopolisi yoshilongo Dep Comm Kauna Shikwambi okwati mu 01st April kegumbo lili mo Khomasdal,oondjuma odha tukuka pokati kaantu yaali,noku etitha olugodhdi,ndoka lweetitha omutooliinkundana omukiintu gomimvo 30 a patulule oshipotha mu 2nd April. Ayehe […]

todayApril 4, 2024 7


NAMPU Condemns Alleged Assault of Female Journalist by Male Editor

The Namibia Media Professionals Union has strongly denounced the reported assault of a female journalist by a male editor of a prominent newspaper. This condemnation follows the filing of a case of common assault by the alleged victim at the Otjomuise Police Station in Windhoek. According to a press statement issued by Namibian Police Force spokesperson, Deputy Commissioner Kauna Shikwambi, the incident occurred on April 1, 2024, at a residence […]

todayApril 4, 2024 6


Tragic Gender-Based Violence Incident Highlights Victim’s Stance

Helen Onesimus, the woman allegedly stabbed to death by her husband in Rocky Crest, Windhoek, last week, had expressed strong opinions on gender-based violence (GBV). Onesmus, now a victim of suspected GBV, had previously shared a post on social media in 2019 condemning the normalization of abuse by some men. The post emphasized that violence escalating to murder should not be labeled as "passion killing" as there is nothing passionate […]

todayFebruary 19, 2024 8

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Selma Ikela and Ketemba Tjipepa Triumph in One Economy Foundation’s Inaugural Journalism Awards for Exposing Tragic Incident

In a recent announcement, Selma Ikela and Ketemba Tjipepa have emerged victorious in the field of journalism, securing the second runner-up position in the television category. The duo, with Selma hailing from One Africa Television, was recognized for their outstanding work in shedding light on a heartbreaking incident involving the murder of a 16-year-old pregnant girl in Okahandja. The gripping story, documented late last year, showcased the journalists' dedication to […]

todayJanuary 22, 2024 9


Marvel actor guilty of assaulting ex-girlfriend

US actor Jonathan Majors has been found guilty of assaulting his then-girlfriend after a trial in New York. Complex Magazine reports that the jury found Majors, known for playing Kang in the Marvel films, attacked British choreographer Grace Jabbari during an altercation in March. Majors faces up to a year in jail and has been dropped from starring roles in forthcoming Marvel movies. Sentencing will be in February.

todayDecember 19, 2023 1


Khomas regional governor issued a call for Namibian men to actively engage in initiatives focused on addressing gender-based violence

Khomas regional governor, Laura McLeod-Katjirua, has emphasized the importance of male involvement in initiatives targeting behavioral challenges and addressing gender-based violence in Namibia. She was speaking on the occasion of this year's International Human Rights Day. Governor Marius Sheya of the Kunene region echoed similar sentiments.

todayDecember 14, 2023 4