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Our people sustain our group

3 days ago - 15 February 2019 | Columns

Engaged employees help establish better relationships with customers, since staff are the ones who are actually in contact with customers. This is why FirstRand Namibia focuses heavily on internal transformation to embrace its diversity, embed...

Our Achilles heel of accountability

3 days ago - 15 February 2019 | Columns

Enforcing greater accountability has always been an Achilles heel for the Namibian government over the years. Questions have been raised over whether there is indeed the political will and commitment to advance higher levels of...

Beware the juggernaut

4 days ago - 14 February 2019 | Columns

The opposition in Namibia have their work cut out for them.As in other election years, there is nothing on the horizon that makes one believe that they will be up to the task of trimming...

Nappily’ ever after?

6 days ago - 12 February 2019 | Columns

Octavia Tsibes They say hair, especially for a woman, is her crown, the roots of her confidence and her identity. The conversation over hair will never loses momentum, as everyone is obsessed with...

Our drugs scourge

6 days ago - 12 February 2019 | Columns

There is no denying that Namibia is one of many countries battling the socio-economic challenges posed by the abuse of substances. The country continues to experience increased levels of drug abuse, especially amongst the youth....

Let's give 'normalisation' a chance

1 week ago - 11 February 2019 | Columns

In typical Namibian fashion, self-styled football commentators and keyboard warriors on social media have already started casting aspersions over the newly unveiled normalisation committee members...

Down with bullying tactics!

1 week ago - 08 February 2019 | Columns

It is interesting that those in the Swapo top leadership are the first to concede that factionalism harms the ruling party. Swapo is clearly a...

Access denied

1 week ago - 07 February 2019 | Columns

Any country, or for that matter its president, cannot rightfully claim to be serious about fighting corruption without implementing an access to information law.The Institute...

Politicians must be held accountable

1 week ago - 05 February 2019 | Columns

Although the Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) is yet to declare campaigning for the 2019 general election officially open, the stage has already been set...

Why business leaders should join Mastermind

2 weeks ago - 01 February 2019 | Columns

Anne Sugar At the New Year, many business owners pause to examine the vast array of opportunities to push their businesses forward.Many gravitate towards joining...

3 smart strategies for managing your marketing budget

2 weeks ago - 01 February 2019 | Columns

Managing your marketing budget can be tough. Here are some thoughts and tips.Start by pausing underperforming initiatives, then optimise all remaining projects and leverage marketing...

Go out and be great

2 weeks ago - 01 February 2019 | Columns

There comes a time in life when changes need to be made. Be it in school, careers or in relationships. The most beautiful moments always...

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No gimmicks, please

2 weeks ago - 30 January 2019 | Columns

In its transformational strategic plan for 2017-2022, the City of Windhoek unveiled grand plans, including addressing the perennial issue of the lack of sanitation in...

Swapo struggle victory not falsified

2 weeks ago - 30 January 2019 | Columns

AMBASSADOR TULIAMENI KALOMOHI have noted with interest an article published in Namibian Sun on 8 January 2019 on the front page with the headline: 'Swapo...

Addicted to social media

2 weeks ago - 30 January 2019 | Columns

VITALIO ANGULANotifications are triggers that sell you on the need to check out your news feed. What you read is hardly of any relevance but...

Watering your garden

2 weeks ago - 29 January 2019 | Columns

Elizabeth JosephWe are only in the first month of a brand new year and I don’t know if I am the only one having anxiety...

Paid internships the way to...

2 weeks ago - 29 January 2019 | Columns

The jobless rate among young Namibians has fast degenerated into a crisis, given the fact that almost half of the country's youth are without jobs....

Lying is also an insult

3 weeks ago - 28 January 2019 | Columns

Information minister Stanley Simataa has urged members of the public to refrain from insulting President Hage Geingob and his government Simataa said such derogatory and...

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