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Our dismal public healthcare

11 hours ago | Columns

There appears to be no end in sight to the many and deep-seated problems at the heart of Namibia's public healthcare sector. It goes without saying that there are so many challenges, on many different...

Labels, the choice is yours

11 hours ago | Columns

I've come across different types of artists; those that are prosperous and those who are only just making it by the grace of the Almighty. There is also a trend that is noticeable - which...

Corruption claims taint army

2 days ago - 17 October 2018 | Columns

Namibian Sun lifted the veil last week on corruption allegations in the Namibia Defence Force (NDF), where deserving soldiers are allegedly being overlooked for promotions, in favour of the relatives, children, friends and lovers of...

90s babies are killing it

3 days ago - 16 October 2018 | Columns

Elizabeth JosephGone are the days when we looked forward to the Windhoek Industrial and Agricultural Show at the Windhoek Showgrounds. By ‘we’ I mean the 90s kids. With events like Kasi Vibe Festival, the Bush...

It's all-or-nothing

3 days ago - 16 October 2018 | Columns

Tonight's crucial Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifier between the Brave Warriors and Os Mambas of Mozambique can play a significant part in the final outcome of Group K. The return leg is a must-win...

Why don’t you come to the party?

4 days ago - 15 October 2018 | Columns

The minister of finance Calle Schlettwein, during his meeting with the private sector at the close of last week, said that the taxpayer must come...

Corruption - A social disease (Part 147): The Bribe...

1 week ago - 12 October 2018 | Columns

Johan Coetzee - The objective of Nigeria's Bribe Code is to address the contract between government and companies as one of the potential key strategies...

Our money-milking SOEs

1 week ago - 12 October 2018 | Columns

While making an impassioned plea this week for the National Assembly to pass the much-anticipated and long overdue Public Enterprises Governance Bill, public enterprises minister...

Just do it, now

1 week ago - 12 October 2018 | Columns

Has someone ever approached you and told you that you are capable or really good at a certain activity, and your first thought was really?...

It will be the end of the road

1 week ago - 11 October 2018 | Columns

The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has announced that for some years now, they have raised their security concerns with local authorities, but to date...

It's about trust

1 week ago - 10 October 2018 | Columns

While dealing with the thorny issue of the full list of resettlement beneficiaries, which government either doesn't have or is loath to disclose, President Hage...

The fruits of impunity

1 week ago - 09 October 2018 | Columns

Unlike our southern African neighbours, where so-called 'struggle currency' has largely been spent by liberation-movements-turned-ruling-parties, Namibians seem to gobble up quite eagerly that there is...

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Racing against time

1 week ago - 08 October 2018 | Columns

Many would like to pretend that the current government, led by Harambee advocator President Hage Geingob, wandered off the streets of Windhoek into parliament as...

Retire with millions

2 weeks ago - 05 October 2018 | Columns

What if I told you by age of 65, that a minimum investment towards your retirement can make you a millionaire?What if I told you...

Now for a jobs summit

2 weeks ago - 05 October 2018 | Columns

The second national land conference, which ends in Windhoek today, has taken considerable stock of what has happened over the past 28 years when it...

Be careful out here

2 weeks ago - 05 October 2018 | Columns

Who runs the entertainment industry? The answer is circles of friends! This week has been such a turn-off and also very educational for me. I've...

Milking the taxpayer dry

2 weeks ago - 04 October 2018 | Columns

An in-depth analysis on the new income tax draft bill, which is currently being circulated for consultation, has sounded a series of alarm bells, given...

Where was the political will?

2 weeks ago - 03 October 2018 | Columns

As former presidents Sam Nujoma and Hifikepunye Pohamba touted some truly radical solutions to the country’s ongoing land redistribution fiasco on Monday, the irony should...

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