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Virus detected, disruption activated

1 week ago - 27 March 2020 | Columns

Chaze NalisaThere was a time, literally a couple of weeks ago, when someone sneezed and the reaction of those around them would be a simple, “bless you”. Do not dare sneeze or cough today, until...

The building blocks of an empire

1 week ago - 24 March 2020 | Columns

Justicia Shipena Imagine a world where every day you have to worry about the threat of a second alien invasion. Military officials plug a monitor into the back of your neck and watch your...

Corona virus: our reality

2 weeks ago - 17 March 2020 | Columns

Octavia TsibesCovid-19, also known as the coronavirus, ladies and gentlemen. To be honest with you, when news broke out that Covid-19 has landed on Namibian soil, a million others including myself, went into a frenzy;...

Let’s raise debate levels

3 weeks ago - 13 March 2020 | Columns

With a new parliament set to be sworn in soon, there is a sense of something new brewing in terms of vigorous and forthright debates taking place in the interest of the nation.Politicians have a...

Service, please!

3 weeks ago - 10 March 2020 | Columns

Ester Kamati Many of us are at that age where we need to transition from a “mommy’s girl” or “mommy’s boy” who can always count on our parents to do things for us and not...

Corruption - A social disease (Part 167 d): Can...

4 weeks ago - 06 March 2020 | Columns

Johan Coetzee - The reluctance of the executive to get rid of the rotten and invested wood in their ranks is an indication that the...

Corruption - A social disease (Part 167 c): Can...

4 weeks ago - 05 March 2020 | Columns

Johan Coetzee - Justice delayed is justice denied.The Teckla trio case, in which a former Public Service Commissioner and her two Chinese business associates were...

More than cosmetics

1 month - 03 March 2020 | Columns

Everywhere across the country in households, belts are being tightened. Whether that home is a five-bedroom villa in the hills of the capital, or a...

The quiet hours

1 month - 03 March 2020 | Columns

Elizabeth Joseph I love those hours when it’s just you and your thoughts. It used to be the morning hours between 04:00 and 05:00. Now...

Is Geingob overly scrutinised?

1 month - 02 March 2020 | Columns

President Hage Geingob's visit to Omukwaniilwa of Ondonga, Fillemon Shuumbwa Nangolo, on Saturday sparked another wave of criticism against the head of state. Antagonists of...

A professional with the right attitude

1 month - 28 February 2020 | Columns

Athel InnesThere is an old saying that there is a reason we have two hands - one to help ourselves and the other to help...

Corruption - A social disease (Part 167 b): Can...

1 month - 27 February 2020 | Columns

Johan Coetzee - Why are Namibians’ perceptions about corruption not improving? Despite mechanisms such as the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) which has investigated corruption since 2006,...

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The fear of opening up

1 month - 25 February 2020 | Columns

Justicia Shipena The days are getting darker, the weather is getting colder and most news on the TV is anything but optimistic. Coupling this with...

DO IT FOR THE GRAM?

1 month - 18 February 2020 | Columns

Octavia Tsibes We are at the peak of great technological advancement. Everything is digital. Too digital, I might add. And it’s only getting greater,...

How to draft a perfect...

1 month - 14 February 2020 | Columns

Chantelle ReidSo, you have finally attained your qualifications, and you plan on ­becoming independent by entering the workforce. As you embark on your career, you...

We are all surrounded by...

1 month - 11 February 2020 | Columns

Justicia ShipenaIt’s ever-present and thought consuming. It’s the itchy mosquito bite on your leg you need to scratch but know you shouldn’t. It’s the fear...

Let’s be realistic

1 month - 04 February 2020 | Columns

Elizabeth Joseph Every New Year, everyone promises that this January will not be as bad as previous ones. And, just like every other year, for...

The importance of a pat...

2 months ago - 28 January 2020 | Columns

Ester KamatiWe often overlook how important it is for a person to be thanked or praised after they’ve put their energy into something which eventually...

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