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Refining your leadership skills

1 hour ago | Columns

As a small business owner, it's crucial to be a confident and effective leader, as this will establish your credibility in the eyes of your employees, the people you do business with and in your...

A Pandora's Box

1 hour ago | Columns

The shocking revelation that police officers across the country are beholden to cash loans, and in fact spend N$40 million a month on servicing loans with their salaries, is worrying, to say the least.A cash-strapped...

2019… the year of truth and success

1 hour ago | Columns

It's that time of the year again where resolutions are made and comments that end with 'should be left in 2018' will be commonplace. I know this will sound clichéd but some people, and their...

Our big-spending defence ministry

1 day - 13 December 2018 | Columns

Recent calls by parliamentarians in the National Council to increase the defence budget make for interesting reading. Onesi constituency councillor Titus Kanyele recently suggested more funds are needed to bolster the country's defence ministry, in...

The thorny street kid issue

2 days ago - 12 December 2018 | Columns

A study has found that children who live on the streets are primarily driven there by poverty.It found that the majority of Windhoek street children were born in Windhoek, with a few hailing from Zimbabwe...

The joy and love in Christmas carols

3 days ago - 11 December 2018 | Columns

Justicia Shipena Some people dislike December because they hate hearing Christmas music everywhere they go, or because standing in those long lines to purchase your...

Suitable for the Namibian context

3 days ago - 11 December 2018 | Columns

We were pleased to see that the justice minister, Sacky Shangala, has held consultations with regards to sales in execution of homes. He met with...

The joy and love in Christmas carols

6 days ago - 08 December 2018 | Columns

Justicia Shipena Some people dislike December because they hate hearing Christmas music everywhere they go, or because standing in those long lines to purchase your...

Enough is enough!

1 week ago - 07 December 2018 | Columns

A five-day police operation conducted in all SADC countries has exposed rampant child neglect in Namibia, and it's shocking, too say the least.The crime-fighting operation,...

Corruption - A social disease (Part 150): Ministers’ accountability...

1 week ago - 07 December 2018 | Columns

Johan Coetzee - This article focuses on the recent case of John Mutorwa, the previous Minister of Agriculture, Water and Rural Development’s appointment of the...

Trying new things, the 2019 motto

1 week ago - 07 December 2018 | Columns

A new year is dawning upon us and we will soon be reading about New Year's resolutions and things that will be left behind in...

Auntie Nangy

1 week ago - 07 December 2018 | Columns

I am a grown manDear Auntie NangyI am a 17-year-old, I’m on school break and my mother is a little paranoid with me leaving the...

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Ancestral land and the San

1 week ago - 05 December 2018 | Columns

It should come as no surprise that marginalised communities such as the San, Ovatue and Ovatjimba are still living in extreme poverty, with little access...

Needed: Checks and balances

1 week ago - 04 December 2018 | Columns

With earnest campaigning for the 2019 general elections set to kick off after the festive season, Swapo is yet to fully recover from the hangovers...

Silos are destructive

1 week ago - 03 December 2018 | Columns

There are widespread fears that new regulations that aircraft are not allowed to land at unlicensed airfields in the country, which come into effect on...

Women deserve better

2 weeks ago - 30 November 2018 | Columns

Two stories we carried yesterday once again highlighted the uphill battle women are facing the world over in terms of securing equality and other simple...

Action needed!

2 weeks ago - 29 November 2018 | Columns

President Hage Geingob has rightfully described the ongoing conditions in the country's informal settlements as a humanitarian crisis.The head of state said this on Monday...

Democracy cannot be imposed by...

2 weeks ago - 28 November 2018 | Columns

The annual elections of local authority office-bearers have always sparked major controversy over the years. Desperate councillors usually go all out to lobby their political...

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