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The train of corroboration

1 hour ago | Columns

Justicia Shipena When I recently told a group of people I was writing an advice column, most laughed and, honestly, I laughed too. Somehow, I have convinced myself I know enough about life to...

A proud bookworm

1 week ago - 14 January 2020 | Columns

Yandi du PlessisI have always taken pride in the fact that I am a total bookworm. At least once a year, I get the urge to binge-read the entire Harry Potter series. All seven of...

To better days ahead!

3 weeks ago - 30 December 2019 | Columns

Namibia goes into 2020 leaving a truly forgettable year behind it. It was a landmark year for many families in a truly bad sense, given that the economic woes and accompanying job losses continued to...

To survive, Swapo must unite

1 month - 20 December 2019 | Columns

For a party that lost so much ground in the just-ended elections, Swapo should do everything possible to unite its rank and file.But the early signs are that divisions continue to widen in the party...

Testing the people's patience

1 month - 19 December 2019 | Columns

Despite land reform policies adopted by government, land distribution in Namibia has remained skewed largely in favour of the white minority.This is according an ancestral land commission draft report, which was handed to President Hage...

Wanted: A nation of doers

1 month - 18 December 2019 | Columns

Yesterday the ancestral land commission paid an umpteenth visit to President Hage Geingob to brief him on its activities so far.Among others, the commission told...

Politicians not above the law

1 month - 17 December 2019 | Columns

After failing to make it to parliament in the recent general election, many politicians in both the opposition and ruling party Swapo have taken back...

Our precious cargo

1 month - 16 December 2019 | Columns

The holiday season has arrived with aplomb and all of us are looking forward to taking well-deserved breaks with friends and family.This is a very...

Let's keep our kids safe

1 month - 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...

It is foremost about dignity

1 month - 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...

Not all with be festive

1 month - 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...

Time to discuss ideas

1 month - 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...

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See you folks!

1 month - 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...

1 month - 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

1 month - 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

1 month - 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,...

1 month - 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

1 month - 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...

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