LGBTQIA+ Community live in fear


The killing of members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered, Queer, Intersex, and other (LGBTQI+) communities, with six murders reported in the past eight months, raises questions about their basic rights.

Christof Frederick (30), Gerome Helgrain (41), Vernon Gavin (52), Queen Uwuseb (35), Gurney Uirab (35), and Stanley Cloete (36) are victims of what some label as hate crimes.

The Director of the Legal Aid Centre, Toni Hancox, provided a legal perspective on the matter, highlighting the challenge of identifying these crimes under the Constitution.

Gobabis teacher shapes lives of vulnerable children


Great teachers care about their learners, inside of the classroom and out.

This is true for a teacher at Gobabis who has been running a holiday club for the past four years, where she has taken responsibility to feed street children and those from vulnerable backgrounds.

Maria Musita spent Christmas Day playing traditional games on the street with some children in the town's informal settlement.

Maria Musita's passion for children is visible. From the onset, her face lights up when she speaks about children.