Frank Fredericks Foundation Marks 25 Years of Empowering Athletes


The Frank Fredericks Foundation commemorated a significant milestone as it celebrated its 25th anniversary with a lively event on Sunday.

Trustees of the Foundation gathered to reflect on the journey that began in April 1999, highlighting the impactful support provided to athletes through scholarships and initiatives dedicated to uplifting the sporting community.

The presence of the Minister of Sport, Youth, and National Service, Agnes Tjongarero, added prestige to the occasion, underscoring the Foundation's commitment to fostering athletic talent in the nation.

INTERVIEW | Youth Connekt Africa Summit


The 6th Youth Connekt Africa Summit is currently in full swing in Nairobi, Kenya, marking a significant gathering focused on youth leadership and innovation for Africa's integration.

This year's summit has garnered unprecedented attention, with over 16,000 young participants, making it the most attended in its history.

More than 30 ministers from across the continent are present, engaging in a'minister's steering committee' to strategize on elevating the summit's impact in the future.

Access to comprehensive sexual education is key


Enhancing access to comprehensive sexual education and reproductive health services is important for vulnerable rural youth, who often experience feelings of isolation and neglect.

In response to this need, the Karas Arts and Dance Academy and the Ministry of Sport, Youth, and National Service have organised a one-week workshop at Keetmanshoop aimed at providing essential information to 20 rural youth regarding adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights.

Twenty participants, mostly from rural areas in the ||Kharas Region, are taking part in the training.

Unmatched Youth Conference concludeS


The three-day 'Unmatched Youth Conference' concluded today at Nkurenkuru in the Kavango West Region.

99 youth participants from the Kavango West Region's eight constituencies participated in the conference.
Themed 'Awaken your unmatched potential', the event started on Monday and ran for a period of three days.

During the closing session, the Deputy Minister of Sport, Youth, and National Service, Emma Kantema-Gaomas, said her Ministry was passionate about youth development and applauded the organisers for creating the platform.

#BeFree Ballers event raises awareness on social ills


The One Economy Foundation, under the #BeFree Banner, organised over the weekend a #BeFree Ballers event that aimed at raising awareness on social ills that often encapsulate sportsmen and women.

The awareness event focused on substance abuse, sexual health, and violence.

These are some of the issues that sportswomen and men always find themselves engulfed in.

Professional football player Thomalina Adams raised issues of inequality when it comes to the treatment and payment of female sports personnel as opposed to their male counterparts.

Youth called to aspire entrepreneurship as a solution high unemployment rate


The Minister of Sports, Youth, and National Service, Agnes Tjongarero, has encouraged young people to aspire towards entrepreneurship as a solution to addressing the high rate of youth unemployment.

Spearheaded by the Begin To Imagine (BTI) youth group, the Expo is the first to be hosted by Bethanie Village.

Tjongarero made the call during the opening of the Expo at Bethanie Village in ||Kharas Region, where she pledged N$20 000 towards the hosting of the Expo.

Youth Ministry empowers youth through Seminar


Being the catalyst for empowering young people in the country, the Ministry of Sport, Youth, and National Service has embarked on a week-long seminar at Omaheke's Otjinene Constituency.

The meeting is aimed at equipping young people with skills in education, health-related matters, and business.

Speaking at the official opening of the workshop at Otjinene, regional youth officer Jefta Mbuende said youngsters need to be capacitated with the few resources available to be part of the regional development.