Columns

Corruption - A social disease (Part 167 b): Can...

1 day - 27 February 2020 | Columns

Johan Coetzee - Why are Namibians’ perceptions about corruption not improving? Despite mechanisms such as the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) which has investigated corruption since 2006, the Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) and Bank of Namibia (BoN)...

Corruption - A social disease (Part 167 a): Can...

2 days ago - 26 February 2020 | Columns

Johan Coetzee - President Hage Geingob has declared 2020 the "Year of Introspection", 2019 the "Year of Accountability" and 2018 the "Year of Reckoning".If Namibia did improve its accountability in terms of governance and reduced...

The fear of opening up

3 days ago - 25 February 2020 | Columns

Justicia Shipena The days are getting darker, the weather is getting colder and most news on the TV is anything but optimistic. Coupling this with the personal hardships and academic stressors that come with this...

DO IT FOR THE GRAM?

1 week ago - 18 February 2020 | Columns

Octavia Tsibes We are at the peak of great technological advancement. Everything is digital. Too digital, I might add. And it’s only getting greater, more and more each day. A reality so thrilling, exciting...

How to draft a perfect CV

2 weeks ago - 14 February 2020 | Columns

Chantelle ReidSo, you have finally attained your qualifications, and you plan on ­becoming independent by entering the workforce. As you embark on your career, you will have already imagined the perfect job to suit your...

We are all surrounded by FOMO

2 weeks ago - 11 February 2020 | Columns

Justicia ShipenaIt’s ever-present and thought consuming. It’s the itchy mosquito bite on your leg you need to scratch but know you shouldn’t. It’s the fear...

Let’s be realistic

3 weeks ago - 04 February 2020 | Columns

Elizabeth Joseph Every New Year, everyone promises that this January will not be as bad as previous ones. And, just like every other year, for...

The importance of a pat on the back

1 month - 28 January 2020 | Columns

Ester KamatiWe often overlook how important it is for a person to be thanked or praised after they’ve put their energy into something which eventually...

The train of corroboration

1 month - 21 January 2020 | 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,...

A proud bookworm

1 month - 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 better days ahead!

1 month - 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...

To survive, Swapo must unite

2 months ago - 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...

Columns

Wanted: A nation of doers

2 months ago - 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

2 months ago - 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

2 months ago - 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

2 months 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...

It is foremost about dignity

2 months 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...

Not all with be festive

2 months 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...

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