Columns

Let's keep our kids safe

3 days ago - 12 December 2019 | Columns

The festive period is supposed to be a time of joy and happiness for families, after the hard grind of a year that is now nearing its end at break-neck speed.Inevitably, however, danger lurks all...

It is foremost about dignity

4 days ago - 11 December 2019 | Columns

Human Rights Day came and went yesterday with the usual speeches and soliloquies.In the Namibian context, 30 years of democracy has not brought to fruition the immense hope that ordinary citizens had for a better...

Not all with be festive

1 week ago - 06 December 2019 | Columns

As the festive season approaches in full-force, many are yearning to spend time with their loved ones away from the stress work and the accompanying responsibilities that have weighed heavily during a difficult year.Now imagine...

Time to discuss ideas

1 week ago - 05 December 2019 | Columns

Hage Geingob has been re-elected as president for the next five years, so it's time to move on.This election has polarised our country and the longer the hangover continues, the wider the cracks of divisions...

On Swapo's reactive actions

1 week ago - 04 December 2019 | Columns

The action taken by Swapo to remove from its parliamentary list members implicated in the Fishrot scandal is a welcome move, though belated.Although it was a reactive move rooted in pressure from the public, it...

See you folks!

1 week ago - 03 December 2019 | Columns

Evany van WykHow can I miss something that I didn’t even think I needed and how am I this strong to be able to move...

The real winners of Election 2019

1 week ago - 02 December 2019 | Columns

Election 2019 has come and gone, although there are still ongoing squabbling over the results.The polls have been a difficult one for the nation. They...

Merit before anything else

2 weeks ago - 26 November 2019 | Columns

The state of Namibia's state-owned enterprises (SOEs) has for decades been the source of much gnashing of teeth and hands being thrown into the air...

Choose wisely

2 weeks ago - 26 November 2019 | Columns

Ester KamatiChoices are important, and better yet, good choices need to be made. This column is deliberate because one of the biggest choices we will...

An interesting election in Namibia, at last

2 weeks ago - 26 November 2019 | Columns

Ever since Namibia's first post-independence elections in 1994, it has never been difficult to predict the outcome. Even with a lack of opinion polling, it...

No business as usual

2 weeks ago - 25 November 2019 | Columns

African liberation movements, now with their hands on the levers of power in their respective countries, have persistently stood accused of simply becoming enablers of...

ACC must man up

3 weeks ago - 22 November 2019 | Columns

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) is an enigma that continues to evade our understanding. It is this exact mystery that has helped inspire the continued looting...

Columns

Are attacks on the media...

3 weeks ago - 20 November 2019 | Columns

Local media have come under attack in recent days, particularly from functionaries of government and Swapo.Perhaps the biggest attack on the industry came from Tjekero...

Yes, I am upset!

3 weeks ago - 19 November 2019 | Columns

Ester Kamati“Why are black women so angry?” some may ask, as if we don’t have the right to be. I am still amused by the...

Fake news in desperate times

3 weeks ago - 18 November 2019 | Columns

Forces of hostile intent are hard at work concocting fake election results, following last week's special vote.The danger with such reckless behaviour is that it...

Taking the employee experience to...

4 weeks ago - 15 November 2019 | Columns

Jimi HillGone are the days where pay was pretty much the main factor in deciding where your next gig/job would be. The employee experience has...

A fish rots from the...

1 month - 14 November 2019 | Columns

“A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes,” Mark Twain once said.In the end, truth will...

Voting on empty bellies

1 month - 13 November 2019 | Columns

Three children have died from malnutrition at Amarika in the Omusati Region during the past three months, while an investigation by Namibian Sun has found...

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