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Don't stop - keep going!

3 days ago - 20 January 2017 | Columns

I know many are probably tired of talking about the 2016 matriculation results and how those that were in the hot seats are so over it, especially if they didn't do so well. I overheard...

Visualising, goals and resolutions

3 days ago - 20 January 2017 | Columns

When we as human beings want to build a house or any structure for that matter, we engage in meticulous planning and setting of goals, often set out in the form of a blueprint. This...

Can we be Namibian first?

1 week ago - 16 January 2017 | Columns

So Namibia has made it to the top 25 countries in the world that are the most tolerant. Quite a feat taking into account the study was conducted to find countries for liberal-minded Americans and...

shot of the day

1 week ago - 14 January 2017 | Columns

BLOW-UP CHICKEN: Workers show to visitors an inflatable chicken that local media say bears resemblance to US President-elect Donald Trump as their factory braces for the Year of the Rooster in Jiaxing, Zhejiang province, China....

Big year for Swapo

1 week ago - 13 January 2017 | Columns

The year 2017 will be an interesting one from a political point of view. The much-anticipated Swapo elective congress that will be held towards the end of the year is definitely one of the main...

Aunty Nangy

1 week ago - 13 January 2017 | Columns

I want to leave himDear Aunty Nangy. I am a 16-year-old girl and I am dating a boy the same age as me. I have...

Youth investment: The lynchpin of a nation's success

3 weeks ago - 27 December 2016 | Columns

The success of any nation depends on how it treats its young people. Giving young people the skills and knowledge to overcome lifelong challenges, opening...

The youth – The architects of Namibia's tomorrow

3 weeks ago - 27 December 2016 | Columns

Namibia is now captivated by a political scandal which has polarised society. It involves the dismissal of the deputy minister of land reform, Bernadus 'Clinton'...

The winds of change are looming

3 weeks ago - 27 December 2016 | Columns

In today's age, the decisions of the majority always win. The decisions made by the minority are not always protected. Following the masses seems to...

We are in dire need of facts

3 weeks ago - 27 December 2016 | Columns

The free flow of information in Namibia still leaves much to be desired. More often than not, the line minister Tjekero Tweya lashes out at...

Shot of the day

3 weeks ago - 27 December 2016 | Columns

WET WET WET: Everyone wants the sea for Christmas. These children are enjoying themselves at Independence Beach on the outskirts of Kuisebmond, washing off the...

Analysing poor living conditions in informal settlements

1 month - 20 December 2016 | Columns

By Nambinga KuumeMost academic scholars have researched poor living conditions among Namibian people for the past 25 years but nothing has been really upgraded to...

Columns

Do not forget the downtrodden...

1 month - 20 December 2016 | Columns

Frantz Fanon remains relevant today, even after years spent in the ancestry. So prophetic was Fanon that he predicted that the post-colonial project will be...

shot of the day

1 month - 20 December 2016 | Columns

SURF'S UP: A surfer dressed in a Santa Claus outfit teaches children how to surf on Kuta beach on Indonesia's resort island of Bali on...

The Nama have a claim

1 month - 20 December 2016 | Columns

There are many minority groups in Namibia that have a claim but, if there is one tribe or one group of people that have a...

How to beat ‘Januworry’ blues

1 month - 16 December 2016 | Columns

There comes a time in everybody’s life when you are down and out and desperately need a shoulder to cry on, and January will be...

Leave it in 2016

1 month - 16 December 2016 | Columns

This is has been a year of many handfuls! A crazy, bumpy yet awkwardly enjoyable year for me! The one thing that stuck out for...

Dealing with stress

1 month - 16 December 2016 | Columns

As you may or may not know, I recently started a new internship; which is proving to be a really great and valuable experience and...

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