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Shape up or ship out

6 days ago - 08 December 2017 | Columns

President Hage Geingob didn’t mince words when he addressed his cabinet for the last time this year. The head of state highlighted a number of concerns that have also been widely reported in the mainstream...

Take me home, Taxi man

6 days ago - 08 December 2017 | Columns

No other group of people hear the most sordid tales than those that have had the opportunity to work as Taxi drivers. I tell you, if taxi drivers were to write a book on their...

Appreciate the truth

6 days ago - 08 December 2017 | Columns

So there are these two words - honesty and truth. What is the difference? I don’t know if this is a fair question but I’ll ask anyway. I will probably also answer it at the...

Chief Santos saga is a no-brainer

1 week ago - 04 December 2017 | Columns

The first time when the MTC Namibia Premier League (NPL) announced that they were going to give money in advance to clubs I was already worried.At the start of the campaign, funds to the value...

Shot of the day

1 week ago - 04 December 2017 | Columns

INHUMANE: Akuach Ane, a displaced grandmother of three children, stands at the entrance to her shelter at an Internally Displaced Person camp formed by local community members at Barmayen village in Aweil state some 740km...

Reduce the public service

1 week ago - 04 December 2017 | Columns

Never before has the case for the reduction in the number of civil servants been stronger. Ideas were thrown around about reducing the size of...

Corruption - A social disease (Part 127): Namibia's Transparency...

1 week ago - 01 December 2017 | Columns

Johan Coetzee - In analysing the Namibian corruption trend measured by Transparency International (TI) since 1998 until 2016, the trend is constant.However, what is positive...

Dissolve NSFAF's board

1 week ago - 01 December 2017 | Columns

Much has been written about the never-ending infighting at the beleaguered Namibia Students Financial Assistance Fund (NSFAF) amid reports of corruption. This institution continues to...

Parenting gone horribly wrong

1 week ago - 01 December 2017 | Columns

Its official! Modern-day parents have it tight raising children. Back in the day, children would play outside, never knew where babies come from and only...

A leap of faith

1 week ago - 01 December 2017 | Columns

Have you ever tried stepping out of your comfort zone and it sort of freaked out the people that are around you just a little...

The parasite we love

2 weeks ago - 28 November 2017 | Columns

Octavia TsibesWords have the power to both destroy and heal. Its power lies solely in our hands. Unfortunately we are prone to abusing free power....

The role of education

2 weeks ago - 28 November 2017 | Columns

Daniel LusianuEducation is a tree that produces knowledge. The mind is the field unto which the tree grows. Depending on the education that one gets,...

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Bringing down the walls of...

2 weeks ago - 24 November 2017 | Columns

You know, I have always trusted and respected my teachers at school - from primary right through to high school. Never did I question their...

Honesty and hating

2 weeks ago - 24 November 2017 | Columns

I don't know if this is a fair question, but I'll ask anyway. I will probably also answer it at the end of the day....

Pushing the boundaries ...

3 weeks ago - 21 November 2017 | Columns

Tunohole MungobaFor many young African people there are a number subjects considered a taboo to talk about especially with parents or elderly people. Some of...

Shot of the Day

3 weeks ago - 21 November 2017 | Columns

HORSEPOWER: The 13-year-old Elrico Swartz from Kwakwas, a settlement west of Rehoboth, with his horse Brown. Swartz said he wants to be a professional horse...

Respect will of the people

3 weeks ago - 21 November 2017 | Columns

We have been following the unfolding drama in neighbouring Zimbabwe with keen interest over the past few days. Many of our readers have also been...

Zimbabwe-the end of an era?

3 weeks ago - 21 November 2017 | Columns

Maximalliant T KatjimuneIt was at a rally in the agricultural town of Bindura in September 2017 when the water really boiled over. There sitting bemused,...

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