Opinion

Dark shadow over fishing quotas

1 hour ago | Opinion

With a total of 5 190 fishing rights applications received by 31 August 2018 for the 90 to 120 rights available in the new allocation cycle, many Namibians are holding their breath ahead of the...

Independence is worth celebrating

1 day - 25 February 2020 | Opinion

“Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes,” the great Mahatma Gandhi once said. Namibia is currently embroiled in a heated debate on whether it is worth celebrating...

Dreams for the future

1 day - 25 February 2020 | Opinion

Anna ShiyakaI am planning on passing my Grade 12 with 30 points and going to the Namibia University of Science and Technology. I want to start with accounting because I wish to become a chartered...

They don't learn, do they?

2 days ago - 24 February 2020 | Opinion

Swapo drew the ire of the public, including its own members, following reports that its member of parliament and former minister of education Katrina Hanse-Himarwa has been appointed to the parliamentary committee on constitutional and...

More people at Fishcor must answer

5 days ago - 21 February 2020 | Opinion

While a lot of light has been shone on the so-called Fishrot Six since the fishing quota bribery scandal unfolded late last year, the same attention has not been replicated on State-owned company Fishcor that...

Today's youth matter

6 days ago - 20 February 2020 | Opinion

Many of our leading politicians were radical youth at some stage. It was because of their radicalism and unwavering spirit that we are an independent...

The baby and the bathwater

1 week ago - 19 February 2020 | Opinion

The idiomatic expression “don't throw the baby out with the bathwater” comes to mind when debates start stirring on social media regulation.This idiom describes an...

Don't insult anyone, young or old

1 week ago - 18 February 2020 | Opinion

Police chief Sebastian Ndeitunga was at the centre of a storm all weekend for remarks he made that he would arrest young people hurling insults...

Understanding the millennials

1 week ago - 18 February 2020 | Opinion

Conny Shituleni The issue is that society tends to judge today’s youth on how they dress. The world has changed and I don’t think dress...

Vox

1 week ago - 18 February 2020 | Opinion

Junias Haimbodi Older generations fail to understand that the education curriculum has improved so thus education is way harder now compared to how it was...

Breaking the abuse cycle

1 week ago - 17 February 2020 | Opinion

Valentine's Day has come and gone, amid candlelit dinners, roses, chocolates and other tokens of love. However, the sad reality is the Namibia continues...

The circus that is mass housing

1 week ago - 14 February 2020 | Opinion

The pomp and fanfare that characterised the launch of the N$45 billion mass housing project in 2013 has faded like a shadow at sunset. ...

Opinion

Bribery: A serious and deplorable...

1 week ago - 14 February 2020 | Opinion

Dr Ngarikutuke TjiriangeLet me make it clear from the outset that when I am referring to foreigners in this article, it is not because I...

Was Justice Shivute with his...

1 week ago - 13 February 2020 | Opinion

The involvement of the head of state in the appointment of High Court and Supreme Court judges, albeit on recommendations of the Judicial Service Commission...

In control of the crumbs

2 weeks ago - 12 February 2020 | Opinion

While commenting on Mexico’s financial implosion in the 1990s, Rudi Dornbusch said: “In economics, things take longer to happen than you think they will, and...

Humility is a virtue

2 weeks ago - 11 February 2020 | Opinion

Michel de Montaigne, one of the most significant philosophers of the French Renaissance, once said: “On the highest throne in the world, we still sit...

Solutions to Social Issues

2 weeks ago - 11 February 2020 | Opinion

Beata KatamboI think young people should definitely educate themselves more on matters such as teenage pregnancies as well as contraceptive options. They should become more...

Save Walvis from lies and...

2 weeks ago - 10 February 2020 | Opinion

After being humbled in the 27 November general election, in December Swapo moved to assure retrenched fishermen at Walvis Bay that they'll get their jobs...

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