Bible Societies meet
Representatives from the Bible Societies of Namibia, South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland held their annual meeting in Windhoek early September. At these annual gatherings Bible Society directors exchange strategies to help each society to be more effective in its own region. The Bible Societies have the opportunity at these meetings to present their different challenges and problems for which possible solutions can then be identified.In the back row are, from the left, Paul Maddison (South Africa), Dirk Gevers (South Africa), Gabriel Tsuaneng (Botswana), Dr Schalk Botha (Namibia), Inahaneng Tsekana (Lesotho), Alda Smuts (Namibia), Natasja Pieterse (Namibia) and the Reverend Barnie van der Walt (Namibia). Front from left to right are Dirk Taljaard (South Africa), Lourens Geldenhuys (South Africa), Leilani Riddles (Namibia), Gerrit Kritzinger (South Africa), Sphiwe Ngwenya (Swaziland), Mims Turley (South Africa), Patricia Atlhopheng (Botswana) and Tsepang Tsoeu (Lesotho).