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149 Episodes
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INTERVIEW | Antimicrobial Resistance Awareness Week 

Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Awareness Week is a global campaign aimed at increasing awareness and understanding of antimicrobial resistance, its consequences, and the importance of responsible use of antibiotics and other antimicrobial agents. To discuss further, Milka Negongo spoke to Olivia Fikameni, pharmacist and National Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Secretariat in the…
23 Nov 13 min

INTERVIEW | 6th Southern Africa Human Rights Defenders Summit - nbc

The 6th Southern Africa Human Rights Defenders Summit, under the theme "Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: Enhancing the Capacity and Resilience of Human Rights Defenders to Protect Civic Space and Advance Freedom, Equality, and Justice in Southern Africa," is currently underway. The event, which…
22 Nov 8 min

INTERVIEW | World Television Day 

World Television Day is not so much a celebration of the tool but rather the philosophy that it represents. November 21, 2023, marks World Television Day, which is a dedication to the philosophy that television brings to our lives as a symbol of connection and globalisation in the 21st century…
22 Nov 7 min

INTERVIEW | Development Workshop Namibia organises a children's reading event  

Development Workshop Namibia is organising a children's reading event on the specified dates to raise awareness about the critical role of storytelling in young children's language development and early literacy. For more, Milka Negongo spoke to Olivia Amadhila, Development Workshop Namibia-ECD Programme Coordinator.
16 Nov 6 min

INTERVIEW | Sub-regional event uniting children from southern African countries

On November 19, Namibia will be hosting a sub-regional event aimed at uniting children from southern African countries, where four countries, namely Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and Botswana, will come together for children's rights under the theme "Renewing our promise for children's rights." For more on the event, Milka Negongo spoke…
16 Nov 7 min

INTERVIEW | City of Windhoek on service delivery

A critical aspect that shapes the experiences of communities and individuals is service delivery. We delve into the issues, challenges, and innovations surrounding the provision of essential services. Service delivery touches every facet of our lives, from utilities to public amenities, and plays a pivotal role in the well-being of…
16 Nov 13 min

INTERVIEW | ECB on consumer education campaign

The Electricity Control Board is embarking on a consumer education campaign under the theme, "Understanding Your Electricity with the Electricity Control Board." To talk to us more about this campaign, Denver Isaaks spoke to ECB Spokesperson Ferdinand Molale.
16 Nov 3 min

INTERVIEW | National Early Childhood Development  - KAP

Development Workshop Namibia, in collaboration with the Ministry of Gender Equality, Poverty Eradication, and Social Welfare, will be conducting a National Early Childhood Development Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices (KAP) study. To discuss further, Milcah Negongo spoke to Jessica Brown, Early Childhood Development Programme Director & Country Director .
8 Nov 10 min

INTERVIEW | DJs on copyright laws and licensing

It's essential for DJs to have a solid understanding of copyright laws and licensing, as this knowledge helps protect both the DJ's interests and the rights of the artists and creators whose music they use. To discuss further, Ester Ananias spoke to the CEO of NASCAM, Albert Nicanor.
8 Nov 10 min

INTERVIEW | National Science Week on NOI Coding Kids

With Namibia fast becoming one of Africa's booming tech leaders, teaching young children computer skills has become increasingly important. Educational experts believe that in the future, many jobs will be carried out through technology and that it is therefore imperative that they start learning the skills at a young age…
8 Nov 5 min

INTERVIEW | BIPA to waive 100% annual duty penalties

The Business and Intellectual Property Authority (BIPA) has announced that it will waive 100% annual duty penalties for all businesses if they pay the capital amount. The annual duty penalty waiver of the Business and Intellectual Property Authority (BIPA) becomes effective on November 15. The initiative will afford commercial enterprises…
2 Nov 12 min

INTERVIEW | ICT policy implementation - NBC

Namibia is implementing an ICT policy to boost economic growth through telecommunication, spectrum management, broadcasting, and e-commerce, focusing on increased productivity in e-health, learning, and agriculture.
1 Nov 12 min

INTERVIEW | Lifeline Childline Namibia on educational films

Lifeline Childline Namibia has partnered with the Australian High Commission in South Africa to release a series of five educational films addressing children's challenges and promoting their safety. Esther Ananias spoke to the administrative assistant of Lifeline Childline Namibia, Merlin Uushona, about the benefits of educational films in reducing suicide…
26 Oct 7 min

INTERVIEW | Local Economist Dr. Omu Kakujaha on repo rate

Namibians will know later today whether or not they will be paying more interest on their home loans. Reserve Bank Governor Johannes Gawaxab is expected to announce interest rates today. The repo rate currently remains at 7.75%. Dr. Omu Kakujaha, a local economist, spoke to Milka Negongo for this discussion.
25 Oct 9 min

INTERVIEW | Yango's new safety features - nbc

Yango is a ride-hailing service that gets people where they want to go quickly, safely, and affordably. Yango is currently a cash-only service, so when a user orders a car, they input their destination, and the app algorithms automatically calculate the price of the trip ahead of time. International ride-hailing…
24 Oct 11 min

INTERVIEW | WCPS' spokesperson on vehicle theft - nbc

The Windhoek City Police Service (WCPS) is alerting all residents and visitors of Windhoek to a concerning trend of vehicle theft incidents occurring under the guise of so-called vehicle registration agents.
19 Oct 6 min

INTERVIEW | Factors hampering paying monthly bills - nbc

About 45% of Namibians are struggling or unable to pay their monthly bills and loans in full as they continue to experience financial challenges due to rising inflation rates and job losses. This is according to the latest TransUnion Consumer Pulse Study for the third quarter.      
19 Oct 6 min

   INTERVIEW | Bondelswarts celebrates 150th

The !Gami-ǂNun (Bondelswarts), one of the Nama tribes in Namibia, will commemorate their 150th year of resistance against the South African, German, and British at Warmbad from October 27–29, 2023. To talk to us more about this, Milcah Negongo spoke to Mathew Veldskoen, the chairperson of the organising committee.
17 Oct 12 min

INTERVIEW | World Trauma Day

World Trauma Day is observed on October 17th every year. This day is dedicated to raising awareness about the impact of traumatic injuries and promoting the importance of injury prevention. To discuss further, Marcello Franz spoke to Sixstars Phiri, a trauma counsellor and facilitator at Trauma Healing Network.
17 Oct 6 min
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