Opinion

Save Our Soccer

14 hours ago | Opinion

The resignation of Johnny Doeseb as Namibia Premier League chairperson this week was an abrupt one, but it came as no surprise to some of us.The fact that JJD chose to direct a series of...

I am a foolishly wise man

14 hours ago | Opinion

I have always been fascinated by the manner in which the Police in United States of America, in cities like New York, Los Angeles or San Fransisco introduce themselves on TV to their would-be-suspects. Those...

The 2017 Budget should demonstrate fiscal sustainability

14 hours ago | Opinion

BY MALLY LIKUKELA As preparations for the 2017 National Budget gather momentum and a greater participation by various stakeholders becomes evident. The budget is a tool whereby government sets out priority programmes for economic...

No patience for corruption

1 day - 23 February 2017 | Opinion

So the Swapo leadership has finally pronounced itself on the contentious debate of ancestral land claims, highlighting that no one has an exclusive right to any resources in the country. The comments by...

Shape up or ship out

2 days ago - 22 February 2017 | Opinion

It seems we have officially entered the golden age of mudslinging if the factional infighting within the ruling party, Swapo, is anything to go by. There is so much at stake at the Swapo elective...

The bough isn't breaking, yet

3 days ago - 21 February 2017 | Opinion

We have made great strides as a nation, but we would be foolish to believe that things started going wrong only recently. President Hage Geingob...

Is this how we uplift the people of Namibia?

4 days ago - 20 February 2017 | Opinion

In Namibia, we do not have many quality institutions of higher education. Fortunately, we have some – for example, Unam was established by an act...

Ondonga kingdom's deafening silence

1 week ago - 17 February 2017 | Opinion

Serious allegations have been levelled against some powerful people within the Ondonga Traditional Authority who are accused of grabbing land and allocating it to their...

High dropout rate holds us back

1 week ago - 16 February 2017 | Opinion

Last week the Oshikoto education directorate announced that a total number of 1 768 learners dropped out of school in the region last year. ...

Over to you MPs

1 week ago - 14 February 2017 | Opinion

The fifth session of the sixth parliament will officially be opened today by President Hage Geingob. The opening ceremony marks the start of the...

Don't mess with a man's ego

2 weeks ago - 10 February 2017 | Opinion

I read with great interest some time ago of how a woman in Zimbabwe had to flee her matrimonial home to escape the fury of...

Don’t mess with a man’s ego

2 weeks ago - 10 February 2017 | Opinion

I read with great interest some time ago of how a woman in Zimbabwe had to flee her matrimonial home to escape the fury of...

Opinion

Investigate Huang's riches

2 weeks ago - 07 February 2017 | Opinion

Last week's arrest of influential Chinese businessman Jack Huang has set tongues wagging. Huang is implicated in a high profile tax evasion, fraud and money-laundering...

Charting a new way forward

2 weeks ago - 06 February 2017 | Opinion

Finance minister Calle Schlettwein recently hosted a media conference where he used the opportunity to dispel inaccuracies regarding the liquidity crisis besetting the economy as...

How the chicken got wings

3 weeks ago - 03 February 2017 | Opinion

Greetings, oh fellow earthlings. Many of us are probably aware of the classic tale cum riddle ‘Why did the chicken cross the road’. Well,...

Discrimination in education

3 weeks ago - 02 February 2017 | Opinion

This week Namibian Sun carried two depressing stories on the state of education, particularly in the Omusati Region, where learners basically attend school for fun....

All eyes on Kahimise

3 weeks ago - 01 February 2017 | Opinion

Today Robert Kahimise will officially start work as chief administrator of the City of Windhoek. It has taken the City three years to find a...

Adapt or die

3 weeks ago - 31 January 2017 | Opinion

The year 2017 has been predicted as an eventful one by many. From a political point of view there is no doubt that...

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