Opinion

Action, not promises

2 days ago - 13 December 2019 | Opinion

Acting fisheries minister Albert Kawana's utterances on Wednesday in Walvis Bay, where he addressed the fishing industry, must have come as music to the ears of retrenched workers, who were sent packing when quotas were...

Trivialising corruption

6 days ago - 09 December 2019 | Opinion

President Hage Geingob's defensive stance on corruption – capped by his remark on Friday that the problem is not systemic – cannot go unchallenged.For a man who has lost three cabinet ministers in a space...

Creating a digital mindset for a new decade of...

1 week ago - 06 December 2019 | Opinion

Jason AverbookDo you ever look back on your New Year’s resolutions (if you make them)? Do you even remember what they were? Maybe you resolve the same thing every year—either because it’s a persistent goal...

My Zone asked pupils from the coast if they...

1 week ago - 03 December 2019 | Opinion

Lindley Appollis Emmatjie Gaoses$30. I agree with what my dad says that they just put on fancy colours and say something is on special, when in fact it’s like a Venus flytrap.Even though many people...

Taking a gap year

1 week ago - 03 December 2019 | Opinion

Octavia Tsibes Ester Kamatione who doesn’t know what they want to do right after they obtain their Grade 12 certificate. According to Martha Uiras, a life skills teacher at a local school in Khorixas, nowadays...

The winds of change

2 weeks ago - 29 November 2019 | Opinion

An array of factors, including economic misery, joblessness, the stench of corruption, political wildcards and simmering discontent, have conspired to deliver a 2019 general election...

Learners have their say on improving the promotion of...

2 weeks ago - 26 November 2019 | Opinion

Corné Burger No, I don’t think we are. I think we need to start at schools by funding school sport tours, so we won’t have...

The Zone asked learners what superpower they would choose...

3 weeks ago - 19 November 2019 | Opinion

Anna Jannell SemI would definitely choose to have a photographic memory. I wouldn’t have to study and memorise notes at all, because I’d always think...

No place for thieves

3 weeks ago - 19 November 2019 | Opinion

One shudders to think what may be in the minds of some political strategists when they roll out tainted individuals as drawcards at rallies ahead...

Unshackling the toothless ACC

4 weeks ago - 15 November 2019 | Opinion

Much has been said about the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) over the years. Many have called it toothless.Revelations this week that it has been sitting on...

With the University of Namibia (Unam) exploring the idea...

1 month - 12 November 2019 | Opinion

Thomas UukongoNo, it will not work because not everybody can achieve 35 points to study, even if it is their passion. For me, it will...

With the University of Namibia (Unam) exploring the idea...

1 month - 12 November 2019 | Opinion

Thomas UukongoNo, it will not work because not everybody can achieve 35 points to study, even if it is their passion. For me, it will...

Opinion

With only a month and...

1 month - 05 November 2019 | Opinion

Shingenge RachelRivaldo Kavanga I personally feel one of my biggest achievements this year was becoming deputy head girl. I feel honoured to be given this...

A crisis of epic proportions

1 month - 01 November 2019 | Opinion

Today we carry the latest statistics, collected on the ground by the Shack Dwellers Association of Namibia (SDFN), which show that nearly one million Namibians...

Tackling the serious problem that...

1 month - 29 October 2019 | Opinion

Dina EliasI would talk to the bully to try and find out why he or she is doing it. I believe that bullying is a...

Vox Pictures

1 month - 29 October 2019 | Opinion

Kora - a tale of...

1 month - 28 October 2019 | Opinion

The dust around the Kora music awards refuses to settle, as new versions of what supposedly transpired keep surfacing.The latest to throw the cat among...

Approval: Why we seek it...

1 month - 22 October 2019 | Opinion

Michelline Nawatises From childhood, we constantly push ourselves to impress the people around us, whether they be family, friends or anybody we happen to be...

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