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Namibia

World No Tobacco Day Event to Target Youth in Tsumeb

  The national World No Tobacco Day event will be in Tsumeb, Oshikoto Region, on May 31, 2024. This day, initiated by the World Health Organization in 1987, aims to raise awareness of tobacco's health risks and advocate for anti-smoking policies. This year's theme, 'Protecting children from tobacco industry interference,' emphasizes shielding youth from tobacco industry influence. Tsumeb was chosen for its multicultural population and high youth smoking rates. John […]

todayMay 22, 2024 9

World

Social media seen as more influential than voting booths among young Hungarians

Young Hungarians are showing a lack of interest in voting in the EU elections in June. That's according to a recent EU Commission survey. Separately, a new Eurobarometer survey has found that 70% of Hungarians say they are likely to vote in the June European Parliament elections. Altogether 65% of Hungarians say they are interested in voting on June 9, which is 15% more than those who said so ahead of the […]

todayMay 15, 2024 10

South Africa

S.A Minister Dlamini-Zuma Urges Action on 15,000+ Kidnapping Cases in South Africa

South Africa's Minister for Women, Youth, and Persons with Disabilities, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, is urging law enforcement agencies to address over 15,000 kidnapping cases reported by Statistics South Africa. Victims, including women, children, and the LGBTQ community, are forcibly taken by armed groups for financial or tactical gains. The department's spokesperson, Cassius Selala, defines kidnapping as the unlawful seizure or taking away of another person against their will, also known as […]

todayApril 18, 2024 6

Local

The Nedbank Namibian Newspaper Cup: Holds a critical role in youth sports development.

      With less than three weeks to go before the 22nd edition of the Nedbank Namibian Newspaper Cup which will be held in Gobabis from 29 March – 2 April, sportsmen and women who have taken part in the games previously say that the competition is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for young and upcoming athletes. Nedbank Namibia is returning as headline sponsor of the tournament. The youth sport competition […]

todayMarch 14, 2024 3

World

The UN Security Council Is Struggling ‘Day by Day,’ Japan Says

Secretary-General António Guterres, left, and Kazuyuki Yamazaki, permanent representative of Japan and president of the Security Council for March, before a recent meeting on Sudan and South Sudan. Only three months in the UN post, Yamakazi leads the Council on a range of crises this month, from the wars in Gaza and Ukraine to conflicts in parts of Africa, as Japan also highlights its own two signature debates: building peace […]

todayMarch 13, 2024 4

Oshiwambo

ECN atula moilonga oshikonga osho ta shitu omukumo ovanyasha velishangife oukalata voku hoolola.

Ocommisi yomahoololo mo Namibia (ECN)  oya tula moilonga oshikonga sho maudifeko enasha noudemocry moshiwana, osho tashi tale keenghendabala doku twa omukumo ovanyasha vaka kufe ombinga momahoololo neudo. Ocommissi oya ulika nghene sha pumbiwa opo ovanyasha vatuwe omukumo woku lishangifa oukalata vomahoololo,  pefimbo lomalishangifo oo kwa fanekiwa aka kufe ombinga okudja mo  03 June fiyo omomwedi wa  August 2024. ECN oshivike sha dileko okwa yandja elombwelo shiivifo kutya,  ova Namibia aveshe […]

todayMarch 12, 2024 12

Namibia

Namibian Delegation Attends World Youth Festival in Russia to Promote Youth Empowerment and Diplomacy

A delegation of 90 young Namibians, led by Deputy Minister of Sport, Youth, and National Service, Emma Kantema-Gaomas, actively participated in the 2024 World Youth Festival held in Sochi, Russia, from March 1 to March 7. This festival, recognized as the largest youth event globally, gathered 20,000 young leaders from Russia and around the world, providing a platform for cultural exchange, youth empowerment, and discussions on global challenges. During the […]

todayMarch 8, 2024 22

Africa

Lagos: drugs, firearms and youth unemployment are creating a lethal cocktail in Nigeria’s commercial capital

    By Adewumi I. Badiora, Olabisi Onabanjo University   Lagos is the most populous city in Africa and a regional economic giant, having west Africa’s busiest seaport. It is the centre of commercial and economic activities in Nigeria. The city’s population is estimated to be 20 million people. The existence of informal settlements makes it difficult to come up with a more precise number. Lagos has grown rapidly since […]

todayFebruary 21, 2024 6

Namibia

Empowering Namibian Youth: SEE Namibia’s Call for Voter Education

  By Dilia Mazula   In a bid to address the concerning trend of voter apathy among Namibian youth, Social Enabled Education Namibia (SEE Namibia), a youth-led organization, supported by the US Embassy in Namibia, is dedicated to providing comprehensive education on the democratic process. Commenting on the issue, during an interview with Future Media News, Joseph Ndondi, Executive Director of SEE Namibia, emphasized the critical role of voter and […]

todayFebruary 19, 2024 51

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