Opinion

VOX POP

6 hours ago | Opinion

The Zone team spoke to a few students from NUST to find out what they think about the Covid-19 vaccine being available now and whether they will be getting their shots.Darren Iita (20)“I am excited...

EDITORIAL

6 hours ago | Opinion

A broke government like ours had no business splashing millions of dollars on high-end accommodation facilities, as is reported in this newspaper today.Government did not bring Covid-19 upon any of us and thus did not...

EDITORIAL

1 day - 12 April 2021 | Opinion

Affirmative Repositioning leader Job Amupanda and his cohorts in the social justice movement last week promised to up the tempo in their fight against corruption.Amupanda was single-handedly responsible for the fall of defence minister Peter...

Mozambique’s Frelimo gambled everything on gas – and lost

1 day - 12 April 2021 | Opinion

The leadership of Mozambique’s ruling party, Frelimo, was dazzled by gas. The discovery of the second-largest gas reserve in Africa in 2010 led the political and business elite to believe Mozambique would be like Abu...

EDITORIAL

4 days ago - 09 April 2021 | Opinion

Revelations this week by minister Frans Kapofi about the hefty retirement perks for the country’s service chiefs, namely prisons, police and defence, are disheartening.As if giving retired presidents sumptuous lifetime cash rewards was not enough,...

Global journalism still under siege

4 days ago - 09 April 2021 | Opinion

TOIVO NDJEBELA AND GWEN LISTER WINDHOEK Thirty years after the Windhoek Declaration on press freedom, global journalism is under siege.At least 60...

EDITORIAL

5 days ago - 08 April 2021 | Opinion

During President Hage Geingob’s six years in office, four ministers have resigned over corruption allegations or conviction.The only two other ministers to leave office during...

EDITORIAL

6 days ago - 07 April 2021 | Opinion

Increasing numbers of Swapo members are calling - publicly and under the cover of darkness - for the ruling party to self-correct or risk being...

The legacy of childhood abuse

6 days ago - 07 April 2021 | Opinion

Childhood experiences, whether negative or positive, are the funnel of how one navigates through life transitions. Growing up in a deprived, rough and challenging environment...

Vox pop

1 week ago - 06 April 2021 | Opinion

The Zone asked a few young people from Otjiwarongo who they would choose if they could live a day in the life of somebody else....

EDITORIAL

1 week ago - 06 April 2021 | Opinion

The housing crisis that continues to haunt Namibia will continue unabated if structural and systemic shortcomings are not tackled.At present, the National Housing Enterprise (NHE)...

EDITORIAL

1 week ago - 01 April 2021 | Opinion

Pressure is mounting on defence minister Peter Vilho and he has done nothing to substantively convince the public that Job Amupanda’s obsession with his name...

Opinion

EDITORIAL

1 week ago - 31 March 2021 | Opinion

Reams and reams of newspaper have already been used up by the Fishrot saga, which will still drag on for years, while the repercussions continue...

Dietary supplements: Yay or nay?

1 week ago - 31 March 2021 | Opinion

There are varying stances when it comes to taking dietary supplements. The one school of thought discourages the intake of dietary supplementation explaining that there...

On German-Namibian negotiations

1 week ago - 31 March 2021 | Opinion

Part IIn this first section of my statement, I provide a critical appraisal of the parliamentary statement on the ‘outcome’ or ‘progress’ on the genocide...

VOX POP

2 weeks ago - 30 March 2021 | Opinion

The My Zone team visited Bet-el primary school and asked the learners what they want to achieve this year.Precious EichasI want our school to become...

EDITORIAL

2 weeks ago - 30 March 2021 | Opinion

The corruption allegations consistently made by Job Amupanda against defence minister Peter Vilho only hold two probabilities: The minister is either corrupt or he is...

Equality not for all

2 weeks ago - 29 March 2021 | Opinion

As a large country with a low population density and a progressive constitution, Namibia could be the perfect petri dish for an experiment in equality....

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