Opinion

The great English debate

5 days ago - 16 January 2018 | Opinion

We have closely been following the debate on social media regarding the core requirements needed for university admission with a particular emphasis on the official language, English. Many are of the view that English should...

What is it that we don't seem to understand?

6 days ago - 15 January 2018 | Opinion

According to newly released figures, the world economy had a record year in 2017. Following on that, stock markets around the world had their best start to a year for a long time at the...

Education reforms are needed

1 week ago - 12 January 2018 | Opinion

Every year there is brouhaha about the Grade 10 and matric exam results, with specific interest in whether the pass rate went up or down and which region or school came out tops, among others....

Anarchy should not be tolerated

1 week ago - 10 January 2018 | Opinion

Some former SWATF/Koevoet soldiers are threatening to spill blood following their defection from the Namibia War Veterans' Trust (Namvet) which in the last couple of years has been trying to draw attention to their plight....

Who is watching the watchers or keeping the keepers?

1 week ago - 09 January 2018 | Opinion

The president has recently made it very clear, a couple of times now, that there will have to come an end to corruption and non-performance by people employed by the state. It has certainly grabbed...

A legacy worth following

3 weeks ago - 29 December 2017 | Opinion

It is not often that a famous personality is able to transcend from one sphere of society to become influential in another.And yet this is...

Taking stock

3 weeks ago - 28 December 2017 | Opinion

John Lennon sings: “Imagine no possessions, I wonder if you can, No need for greed or hunger, A brotherhood of man, Imagine all the people...

Finally, at long last, liberation from the liberators?

3 weeks ago - 27 December 2017 | Opinion

It seems like the winds of change are finally starting to blow strongly through Southern Africa, after a prolonged, very “windless” period.In Angola, after what...

We must fix education together

4 weeks ago - 22 December 2017 | Opinion

The just released Junior Secondary Certificate (JSC) examination results are disappointing to say the least. Our education system has over the years experienced a worrying...

I am a wealthy man - my own way

4 weeks ago - 22 December 2017 | Opinion

If you ever thought Africa had a deficit of acting talent – think again! The ‘black’ African soil has surely produced some of the world’s...

Hard work pays off

1 month - 21 December 2017 | Opinion

The things this country can achieve remain quite outstanding and are especially demonstrated when it comes to sport.Namibia can mix it up with the best...

CR17 and slate politics

1 month - 20 December 2017 | Opinion

Namibians in general appeared to have welcomed the election of South Africa's deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa as the new ANC leader following a narrow victory...

Opinion

Virtute non Verbis

1 month - 18 December 2017 | Opinion

Roughly translated as “deeds, not words”, this should be the guiding principle and motto for 2018 and beyond, for everybody in this country.We all know...

Where is the love?

1 month - 15 December 2017 | Opinion

With the festive season in full swing, it seems everything, except love and compassion have been amplified. Newspaper headlines continue to be filled with the...

My maiden flight against the...

1 month - 15 December 2017 | Opinion

You have not lived until you have travelled frequently – by air! You can call yourself an atheist – you know all that jazz about...

Stop the insanity on our...

1 month - 14 December 2017 | Opinion

There are three kinds of drivers in Namibia: those who stick to the law, those who think they are above the law, and those who...

Community's interests must come first

1 month - 13 December 2017 | Opinion

The Uuvudhiya constituency community in the Oshana Region's protracted battle against a proposed mining project at the Otjivalunda salt pans has been a long time...

Farming is not a Sunday...

1 month - 12 December 2017 | Opinion

It looks like the honeymoon is over for unproductive resettled farmers after the government warned that they risked losing their land to new owners who...

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