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Corruption - A social disease (Part 129): What are...

2 days ago - 19 January 2018 | Columns

Johan Coetzee - Leadership commitment is critical to reduce corruption. Namibia needs moral, transformational and visionary leaders to reduce corruption. Political leadership is most critical.Corruption is inherently a developmental issue that is not possible to...

The future of technology

2 days ago - 19 January 2018 | Columns

Dear friends, we are just emerging from the season of giving – Christmas - the time of the year that we all go crazy and forget how much we really earn by going on crazy...

Undervalued and underpaid

2 days ago - 19 January 2018 | Columns

It has finally been confirmed that the Namibian police will not recruit new members to the force this year due to financial constraints. This is indeed a sad development, especially to many young Namibians who...

A new dawn

2 days ago - 19 January 2018 | Columns

I know I will sound clichéd and it also maybe late but someone out there might benefit from this. Yeah, we are tired of people who, every year, vow to do better and achieve their...

Forgotten schools left to rot

3 days ago - 18 January 2018 | Columns

Education authorities surely have their work cut out for them because there is not only an urge to ensure a better and improved system, but serious attention is equally needed to tackle the overwhelming and...

Hepatitis E highlights need for better sanitation

4 days ago - 17 January 2018 | Columns

The Hepatitis E outbreak, which has put the lives of thousands of Namibians at risk, is another sad reminder that the sanitation conditions and water...

Corruption - A social disease (Part 128): Canvassing the...

1 week ago - 12 January 2018 | Columns

Johan Coetzee - In terms of Transparency International’s ratings, the overall trend since 1998-2016 is stable.The judiciary seems to be one of the beacons of...

How to get through month-end bills

1 week ago - 12 January 2018 | Columns

I love my friends and really care for them but when it comes to month-end, the only friend I care about is God! Yeah, God...

Food for thought

1 week ago - 11 January 2018 | Columns

The food bank initiative was launched amid much pomp and fanfare in 2016 by President Hage Geingob with the pilot study focusing on Windhoek households...

We need to think out of the box

1 week ago - 08 January 2018 | Columns

In a matter of two weeks, Hepatitis E numbers have gone from 20 to a new 152 reported cases in Windhoek. Readers will recall that...

Shot of the

1 week ago - 08 January 2018 | Columns

UNDERCOVER: Indian Kashmiri fishermen catch fish with harpoons in Anchar Lake on the outskirts of Srinagar. The fishermen cover their heads and part of their...

SHOT OF

2 weeks ago - 05 January 2018 | Columns

SKY ON FIRE: A Palestinian fisherman paddles his boat at sunset off the coast of Gaza City. PHOTO: NAMPA/AFP

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Shot of the day

2 weeks ago - 04 January 2018 | Columns

LONG ROAD: The Pulitzer-winning picture by Yannis Behrakis shows a Syrian refugee kissing his daughter as he walks through a rainstorm towards Greece's border. The...

We need to gain control

2 weeks ago - 04 January 2018 | Columns

Rarely does a week go by without a headline involving Chinese nationals that are implicated in some sort of crime, whether it be tax evasion...

Learning to self-regulate

2 weeks ago - 03 January 2018 | Columns

hile vulgar and entirely unacceptable, the scenes that greeted residents and clean-up crews on New Year's Day along the country coastline, were not unexpected. These...

Shot of the day

2 weeks ago - 03 January 2018 | Columns

BEAUTY: This photo taken on December 23 last year shows artists working on the construction site of an 80-metre-long snow sculpture for the Vasaloppet China...

The time for accountability is...

2 weeks ago - 02 January 2018 | Columns

We have heard many senior government officials and their platitudes made to the issue of transparency and accountability throughout 2017. The president too, has made...

Shot of the day

2 weeks ago - 02 January 2018 | Columns

WORLD WITHOUT COLOUR: Dog walkers cross a snow covered field during a snow fall in Stanford on Avon, Britain during the weekend. Major snowfalls have...

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