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Letting the big fish swim

2 days ago - 23 August 2019 | Columns

Prosecutor-General Martha Imalwa has opened a Pandora's Box, following her revelations this week that any hopes of Namibia recovering the over N$600 million lost in the Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) scandal are misplaced. The...

Battling creative exhaustion

2 days ago - 23 August 2019 | Columns

We have all heard this advice before - we can't continue to be productive and creative if we exhaust ourselves, or if we fail to restore our energy and our spirit. We are slowly but...

Infighting hinders progress

3 days ago - 22 August 2019 | Columns

Our traditional leaders, with all due respect, have been hogging the headlines for some time now, and mostly for the wrong reasons. Unnecessary infighting among traditional leaders has become the norm, leading to needless tension...

Poll buzz still missing

5 days ago - 20 August 2019 | Columns

The low voter turnout in the local and regional authority elections of 2015, and to some extent the general election in 2014, was attributed to voter fatigue.Poor voter turnout is an issue that should concern...

The stress-filled lives of teens

5 days ago - 20 August 2019 | Columns

Leia BoulogneIn today’s society, teenagers are prone to experiencing more stress than the average teenager should. A main factor of this stress is schoolwork. Each year academic systems change, bringing in higher levels of education...

Who hurt you, Mr President?

1 week ago - 16 August 2019 | Columns

Our president seems angry. This has come to the fore more often than not during his town hall meetings, where his remarks have betrayed a...

More exposure for new artists

1 week ago - 16 August 2019 | Columns

I am not advocating for a generational divide in music, but I do feel like new and emerging artists do not get sufficient airtime on...

Your dreams deserve a chance!

1 week ago - 13 August 2019 | Columns

Ester KamatiMany individuals, the youth in particular, live their lives in a box and never get to explore. In this regard, exploration does not mean...

The importance of employee relations in a formal establishment

2 weeks ago - 09 August 2019 | Columns

Happy AmadhilaEmployee relations is a field used to be known as industrial relations. As a field of study it is the study of the laws,...

Have the right team

2 weeks ago - 09 August 2019 | Columns

Times have changed, unlike in the past when a lot of artists wanted to sign to record labels, new artists now prefer being independent. There...

Breast milk power!

2 weeks ago - 06 August 2019 | Columns

Almost two years after Namibian Sun reported on a plan by two medical professionals to establish the country's first breast milk bank, the initiative finally...

Proximity to power

3 weeks ago - 02 August 2019 | Columns

This week's sentencing of former education minister Katrina Hanse-Himarwa, who was ordered by Judge Christie Liebenberg to pay a fine of N$50 000 or face...

Columns

National interest, not 'brotherly pleas'

3 weeks ago - 01 August 2019 | Columns

There is no doubt that China has become an essential development partner to our country. Recent investments in the mining sector have cemented this critical...

Being heard

3 weeks ago - 30 July 2019 | Columns

Justicia Shipena One of the greatest challenges I have faced with writing a column has been taking a specific posture in each one. It seems...

Fuel to the fire

3 weeks ago - 30 July 2019 | Columns

The level of pregnancies among teenage girls in Namibian schools can no longer be ignored by both educators and parents. It is particularly concerning when...

End political arrogance

3 weeks ago - 29 July 2019 | Columns

Public office-bearers have the moral obligation to serve the interests of ordinary citizens first and foremost, when they assume office. As the direct voters of...

A slap in the face

1 month - 26 July 2019 | Columns

Political contestation is the lifeblood of democracy. It presents an opportunity for voters to have a smorgasbord of choices of who to cast their votes...

The cancer of corruption

1 month - 25 July 2019 | Columns

Namibians have every right to feel aggrieved and express concern over the high levels of corruption, service delivery failures and land problems prevalent in our...

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