Columns

It’s not that serious!

2 days ago - 18 June 2019 | Columns

Ester KamatiThis may be a worn-out topic but the need to talk about it is quite strong. Lately romantic relationships among youth have simply become about physical compatibility and attraction and less about whether a...

The weight of expectation

2 days ago - 18 June 2019 | Columns

A huge weight of expectation will undoubtedly rest on political leaders vying for office later this year. While there is a sense that the current political dispensation perpetuated disillusionment among the youth, the country will...

Where will the buck stop?

3 days ago - 17 June 2019 | Columns

Amid the outpouring of anger and grief linked to the senseless killing of taxi driver Talent Fambaune last week during Operation Kalahari Desert lies a deeper question: Who will take ultimate responsibility?The soldier, Gerson Nakale,...

Horrific, but inevitable

6 days ago - 14 June 2019 | Columns

Incidences of assaults by military personnel on civilians have been widely reported in the mainstream media and on social media over the last couple of months. Many members of the public have come out complaining...

Let's talk hip-hop

6 days ago - 14 June 2019 | Columns

I remember mockingly being called a ‘n*gga’ in my location for my dress code, choice of music and how I chose to carry myself.Today I walk up to sneaker stores and the Nike Air Force...

Our job losses monster

1 week ago - 13 June 2019 | Columns

The unemployment problem is a very serious crisis that demands immediate attention. It is somewhat bewildering that despite the urgency of this problem and its...

Our national embarrassment

1 week ago - 12 June 2019 | Columns

Our national airline is once again back in the limelight and hogging the headlines for all the wrong reasons. News first broke on Monday that...

A step in the right direction

1 week ago - 11 June 2019 | Columns

Octavia TsibesAs weird as it may seem, many people do not think of it in that way. Sometimes it might seem easier to just pick...

Ending the era of impunity

1 week ago - 07 June 2019 | Columns

Earlier this week Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila, in her capacity as leader of the civil service, held her usual engagement with executive directors and other...

More sponsorship

1 week ago - 07 June 2019 | Columns

Heads up! Namibian music has evolved and is massive these days compared to how it used to be in the past. We get to hear...

Let’s pull together on water

2 weeks ago - 06 June 2019 | Columns

There was much justified moaning and groaning earlier this year when the City of Windhoek sent out its water accounts, which reflected the implementation of...

Competition is good for democracy

2 weeks ago - 05 June 2019 | Columns

It is almost certain that two or three independent candidates are likely to participate in the presidential elections later this year. The independent candidate debate...

Columns

The future begins here

2 weeks ago - 04 June 2019 | Columns

Siyabonga Ramakhutla I am a first-year medical student at the University of Debrecen in Hungary. My experience at this university has been a rollercoaster;...

Tackling the menstrual taboo

2 weeks ago - 03 June 2019 | Columns

It is a common fact that many young girls in our country cannot afford sanitary products. This often forces them to miss school due to...

Putting Namibians first

2 weeks ago - 31 May 2019 | Columns

It is commendable that government is finally focusing on doing things right and in the interest of Namibians. The recent directive by finance minister Calle...

Nobody can replace you

3 weeks ago - 29 May 2019 | Columns

Being a parent is hard. Parents have to be caregivers, sociologists and psychologists - among others - all rolled into one.Being a single parent is...

Unconditional love deserves so much...

3 weeks ago - 28 May 2019 | Columns

Mariselle StofbergWhen people are mistreated we get enraged. When we see a person being abused we are urged to intervene. When we see a person...

Catch up

3 weeks ago - 24 May 2019 | Columns

Music keeps evolving, but for some reason there are people who refuse to adapt and embrace new sounds. You know, those types of people who...

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