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As a part of our continuous recognition this month of women of substance, the Windhoek Observer (WO) recently sent questions for discussion to Veronica Theron (VT), Technical Director in the Office of the First Lady. She is the Project Leader for the Gender Based Violence Pillar with the #BeFree Conversations as well as the Stay in School Campaign as sub Programmes as a part of the One Economy Foundation. Here are her responses:

As a continuation of the Windhoek Observer’s month-long recognition of women of substance as a nod to International Women’s Day celebrated in March, in partnership with Namdeb we have been highlighting valuable diamond industry employees who are achieving successes every day in their professional and personal lives.

Continuing our partnership with Namdeb to highlight talented and skilled women who work at various post within the company, we feature Trizelle Olivier (TO). She answered questions posed by the Windhoek Observer (WO) and we thank her for her responses.

World Water Day, on 22 March every year, is about taking action to tackle the water crisis. Today, 1.8 billion people use a source of drinking water contaminated with human waste, putting them at risk of contracting cholera, dysentery, typhoid and polio.

To recognize International Women’s Day this month and to give a nod to women achieving successes every day in the professional world, each week, the Windhoek Observer in partnership with Namdeb has been profiling valuable Namibian diamonds working at the company.
Three board members of the Development Brigade Corporation (DBC), a relatively unknown State-owned enterprise that has been operating illegally for over 15 years, after a 2001 Cabinet resolution effectively closed down the entity, are now seeking once-off payments of N$816,000, the Windhoek Observer has established.
Nationalt 17 March 2017United Nations independent expert on the enjoyment of all human rights by older persons, Rosa Kornfeld-Matte, has revealed that one out of every ten people applying for protection orders in Namibia, are 50 years or older.
NATIONAL 10 03 2017Professor Joseph Diescho has leapt to his own defence, after coming under blistering attack for being at the forefront of calls for Kavangos to boycott Government’s 27-year independence celebrations, which are slated for Rundu in the Kavango East region on 21 March.
Long-serving City of Windhoek Corporate Communications Manager, Joshua Amukugo, has left the em ploy of the municipality, after serving in various positions for over 17 years.
Health and Social Services Minister, Bernard Haufiku, has requested emergency Government funding, in order to respond to a malaria outbreak in the North, which has affected over 7 000 people and claimed 13 lives.
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