Opinion

Officials must clean up their act

20 hours ago | Opinion

It never rains but pours for Namibian football. The beleaguered game is still struggling to get sponsors on board for the Namibia Premier League (NPL), which has not been active for quite some time now....

Land issue must not be politicised

1 day - 23 January 2017 | Opinion

There is a great debate focusing on land reform in the country at the moment. Opposition politicians, community activists and ordinary Namibians have all been making the right noises as far as land reform is...

Down memory lane to better days

4 days ago - 20 January 2017 | Opinion

Nothing beats the good old days. Oh yes, back then life was simple with fewer worries. In fact, the only worries our parents had back then were whether it would rain enough to let the...

Austerity measures bite

4 days ago - 20 January 2017 | Opinion

“Money isn't the most important thing in life, but it is reasonably close to oxygen on the 'gotta have it scale' scale”. This is according to American author and motivational speaker Zig Ziglar. In reality,...

The insatiable lust for power

5 days ago - 19 January 2017 | Opinion

The political unrest unfolding in The Gambia is really unfortunate. Despite numerous attempts by a United Nations-sanctioned West Africa envoy to force Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh out of office following elections last year,...

What a sorry state

6 days ago - 18 January 2017 | Opinion

There appears to be no end in sight to the cash flow problems besetting our government, with the authorities facing increasing fiscal pressure on the...

Woven together, one garment

1 week ago - 17 January 2017 | Opinion

Martin Luther King said “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere”, and also, “Whatever effects one directly, affects all indirectly.” The inequality...

Why I hate technology

1 week ago - 13 January 2017 | Opinion

Is it just me or has the advent of technology made things more difficult??Ok, let me put it this way; the men who invented the...

Our education is in trouble

1 week ago - 12 January 2017 | Opinion

Today many Namibian families will be rushing to buy a newspaper and find out how their loved ones faired during the 2016 Namibia Senior Secondary...

Where is the Afcon fever?

1 week ago - 11 January 2017 | Opinion

The biggest continental football showpiece will officially kick-off this weekend in Gabon. The Total Africa Cup of Nations is indeed upon us and this...

An evaluation of the west & east interest in...

2 weeks ago - 10 January 2017 | Opinion

Western countries as well as the far East have increased their presence in Africa over a couple of decades. The East, especially China's economic interest...

Africa our beginning – and our end

2 weeks ago - 10 January 2017 | Opinion

We must openly proclaim this truth; since the generation of Thomas Sankara, Patrice Lumumba, Julius Nyerere, Sekou Toure, Kwame Nkrumah and others – the generations...

Opinion

N$3.5b and the right to...

2 weeks ago - 10 January 2017 | Opinion

The N$3.5 billion fraud, money-laundering and tax evasion case involving a local customs clearing business and several Chinese nationals is currently the talk of town....

Lack of control bogs the...

2 weeks ago - 09 January 2017 | Opinion

The arrest of several suspects for fraud and corruption at Walvis Bay for money laundering and defrauding the Receiver of Revenue since 2013, a period...

Comrade Trump and the truth

2 weeks ago - 06 January 2017 | Opinion

When US President-elect Donald Trump takes office later this month, Americans will be more divided than they have been in years.Never before has an American...

Let good rain not infuse...

2 weeks ago - 06 January 2017 | Opinion

Namibia has had some good rain over the past week or so and the hearts of Namibians are rejoicing. It has put a smile on...

Tribalism has no place here

2 weeks ago - 05 January 2017 | Opinion

Tribalism has led to many internal conflicts on the African continent. In fact the bitter divide in South Sudan has escalated into ethnic violence with...

Less talk, more action needed

2 weeks ago - 04 January 2017 | Opinion

It is only the fourth day of the new year and there is already a refreshed optimism for the next 12 months ahead. In his...

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