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Thoughts to conclude

1 day - 15 August 2017 | Columns

By: Romanus Mungamba What is growing evidently in our present society daily, is the uncanny Namibian habit by those in power and the lack of resilience that they showcase to cede power or engage the...

Questioning accountability

1 day - 15 August 2017 | Columns

For every nation to succeed it must have mechanisms in place to welcome checks and balances from its citizens. For example, if a president or government decides to come up with and implement policies that...

Is the Harambee Prosperity Plan progressive?

1 day - 15 August 2017 | Columns

By: Joseph TobiasThe phrase “let’s pull together in the spirit of Harambee” has become like a song to many Namibians, especially politicians, but councillors mostly. Sometimes you become inclined or forced to think they do...

Shot of the day

1 day - 15 August 2017 | Columns

MUCH LOVED: Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga leaves from the Mathare district of Nairobi on Sudnay after speaking to the family of a young girl killed in election-related violence. The defeated opposition leader urged his...

School funding must be fair

1 day - 15 August 2017 | Columns

The right to education enjoys extensive protection in the Namibian Constitution under Article 20. It states that primary education shall be compulsory and the state shall provide reasonable facilities to render effective this right for...

Root out the rot

2 days ago - 14 August 2017 | Columns

It has been a while now that we have considered the presence of the Chinese underworld, the triads, in Namibia. Things are simply too odd,...

Shot of the day

2 days ago - 14 August 2017 | Columns

THE SHOW GOES ON: While the country is in strife following its presidential elections, a Kenyan man sells his chickens by a road in Kisumu....

I encourage the NPL

2 days ago - 14 August 2017 | Columns

I have been closely following the meetings that the Namibia Premier League (NPL) club members have been holding and the steady progress they have made....

Auntie Nangy

5 days ago - 11 August 2017 | Columns

Floppy breasts Dear Auntie Nangy, please help me. My breasts are now lighter since I had a child. What must I do?...

Shot of the day

6 days ago - 10 August 2017 | Columns

DISPLACED: A young girl with a pot on her head poses with other children at one of the Internally-Displaced People (IDP) camps Gwoza, north-eastern Nigeria....

Bail laws must be fair

6 days ago - 10 August 2017 | Columns

There has been a great deal of discussion and debate regarding the country's justice system, especially when it comes to high-profile cases, which are in...

Rights for everyone

1 week ago - 09 August 2017 | Columns

Chances are, if you are a child with a physical or mental disability, you will be denied your basic civil rights, including an education, in...

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The need to engage youth

1 week ago - 08 August 2017 | Columns

For the past 27 years, Namibia has been heavily dependent on South Africa for its food and fresh produce. Most of the products across Namibian...

The struggles of a university...

1 week ago - 08 August 2017 | Columns

By: Vaino NdipolifaThere is no other really memorable part of life than university life, besides that university life itself comes with many day-to-day responsibilities, a...

Engaging the youth in agriculture

1 week ago - 08 August 2017 | Columns

By: Nghishidimbwa Rabban Engaging the youth in agriculture has been a prominent topic recently and has risen on the development agenda, as there is...

Celebrating 40 years of community...

1 week ago - 08 August 2017 | Columns

Newsprint Namibia, previously John Meinert Newsprint, was the first pioneering newspaper printing company in Namibia. Newsprint Namibia printed its very first newspaper, Der Kriegsbote, in...

Accountability is a cornerstone

1 week ago - 04 August 2017 | Columns

We can preach as much as we want but the current public accountability mechanisms are not as efficient and effective as the powers that be...

Preach Pastor Tjeripo, preach!

1 week ago - 04 August 2017 | Columns

You have not lived until you witness a village pastor going about his Sunday routine! Eish, these men of the cloth know just how to...

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