Opinion

When will the carnage end?

4 days ago - 13 August 2018 | Opinion

The nation is in shock this morning, after weekend events on our roads once again left families morning loves ones.The pain and suffering that accidents have caused over the years is almost indescribable, and yet...

Paying lip service to industrialisation

2 weeks ago - 03 August 2018 | Opinion

The past few days we have been preoccupied with discussions and unpacking issues presented during the third SADC Industrialisation Week, which started in Windhoek on Monday. While pertinent concerns were raised throughout the week, the...

Zim: Respect the will of the people

2 weeks ago - 31 July 2018 | Opinion

Millions of Zimbabweans yesterday exercised their democratic right by taking part in a historic general election, which according to polls was too close to predict. The Zimbabwe vote was held for the first time since...

So much hope, but little results

2 weeks ago - 30 July 2018 | Opinion

Never in the history of this country has so much hope and expectation been placed on a government. No doubt, President Hage Geingob has proved over many years that he is a brilliant administrator. He...

On the horizon: Summer '18

3 weeks ago - 24 July 2018 | Opinion

Elizabeth JosephWe are reaching the climax of winter and summer is finally somewhere on the horizon. I can feel it creeping into the atmosphere. Summer is everything for so many reasons. Reason number one has...

Rest easy, gentle giant

1 month - 18 July 2018 | Opinion

The late Theo-Ben Gurirab was without an iota of doubt a gentle giant, whose life was lived in service and dedication to Namibia's struggle for...

A sad indictment on Africa

1 month - 16 July 2018 | Opinion

Much has been said about the dismal performances by African nations at the just-ended 2018 Fifa World Cup.None of Africa's five teams made it past...

Lies, damned lies and smokescreens

1 month - 11 July 2018 | Opinion

Poverty eradication minister Zephania Kameeta and deputy urban and rural development minister Derek Klazen have both rubbished the Afrobarometer survey released last week by the...

Tolerance key for peaceful polls

1 month - 06 July 2018 | Opinion

Our Zimbabwean brothers and sisters will soon be heading to the polls to elect a new leadership for the first time since the ousting of...

The case for vocational careers

1 month - 05 July 2018 | Opinion

Southern African Development Community (SADC) member states have been urged to revive vocational training, amid reports that preference for white-collar jobs by many of the...

Enough is enough!

1 month - 03 July 2018 | Opinion

The war veterans in Namibia are getting greedy. Very greedy in fact. We were surprised by their comments made during their meeting last week with...

Shining a light in shady corners

1 month - 29 June 2018 | Opinion

Ombudsman John Walters announcement that he will hold public hearings as part of his efforts to investigate the manner in which the government allocates resettlement...

Opinion

Govt's misplaced priorities

1 month - 27 June 2018 | Opinion

Yet another scandal has engulfed the government following reports that surfaced on Monday linking one of its ministries to a multimillion-dollar property deal in Angola's...

Madam, you are out of...

1 month - 26 June 2018 | Opinion

Youthful PDM parliamentarian Vipuakuje Muharukua ruffled feathers in the National Assembly last week, locking horns with deputy speaker Loide Kasingo and attorney-general Albert Kawana in...

Armed and dangerous

1 month - 22 June 2018 | Opinion

There have been endless debates about gun control, especially in the United States where a series of mass killings by gunmen has reared its ugly...

A victory to savour

1 month - 21 June 2018 | Opinion

Our courts run on the faith of all Namibians, as they are trusted to deliver efficient and effective justice. Hence, independent courts and judges should...

Kicking dirt in poor faces

1 month - 20 June 2018 | Opinion

The growing disrespect for the poor and vulnerable, characterised by utterances by those who are now voted into power, leaves much to be desired. After...

The race for World Cup...

1 month - 19 June 2018 | Opinion

The growing excitement around the 2018 Fifa World Cup has not only gripped traditional football followers, but has also sent tongues wagging among those who...

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