Opinion

Let’s be consistent on flag use

12 hours ago | Opinion

The police have been directed by cabinet to see to it that the national flag is used for what is outlined in law.Cabinet secretary George Simataa’s letter to police chief Sebastian Ndeitunga, dated 14 January,...

Supreme Court must seal EVM debate

3 days ago - 17 January 2020 | Opinion

Today the Supreme Court hears arguments about the use of electronic voting machines (EVMs) in Namibian elections, particularly those held on November 27 last year. For too long the country has been polarised by...

Nation eating its own children

4 days ago - 16 January 2020 | Opinion

“When a hyena wants to eat its own children, it first accuses them of smelling like goats.” This African proverb thunderously resonates with regular occurrences of violence against children in Namibia, especially the girl child....

Education: Either free or not

5 days ago - 15 January 2020 | Opinion

School starts today, in the middle of what is dubbed the most challenging month of any year, when pockets are dry like a bone.The huff and puff of securing school placements for kids aside, today...

January is known as the month of financial strain....

6 days ago - 14 January 2020 | Opinion

Chrizandré Schoonbee Aside from the complete loss of Christmas cheer, it brings all manner of unpleasantry when it comes to your finances, so I would move back in with my parents and apologise for all...

Reaping the whirlwind

6 days ago - 14 January 2020 | Opinion

Political parties often only see the writing on the wall when their backs are pressed up against it.So it remains unsurprising that Namibia's ruling party...

We need a true leader

1 week ago - 13 January 2020 | Opinion

Jesse Jackson Kauraisa Namibian football is crying out for a man with integrity and the...

The wrong side of history

1 week ago - 13 January 2020 | Opinion

We live in a world where children starve while there is enough food to feed us all.We live in a world where trillions are spent...

War only hurts the common man

1 week ago - 10 January 2020 | Opinion

There is an ugly but realistic chance that Trump's America might go to war against Iran following the escalation of tension between the two nations.Iran...

Fight the good career fight in 2020

1 week ago - 10 January 2020 | Opinion

Nampolo Angula At the beginning of the year, everyone’s expectations for greatness are high. Our bodies and minds are energised after the festive season, and...

Hepatitis E situation an embarrassment

1 week ago - 09 January 2020 | Opinion

There is no sign that Namibia's hepatitis E outbreak, which erupted more than two years ago, will soon be contained. Nineteen people were killed by...

The true meaning of self-sacrifice

1 week ago - 08 January 2020 | Opinion

Before every election in southern Africa - and often intermittently during public holidays - we are reminded of their blood that waters our freedom, and...

Opinion

Cheers to a smaller cabinet

2 weeks ago - 06 January 2020 | Opinion

“I made it clear during the final cabinet meeting of 2019 that we can no longer conduct business as usual.”President Hage Geingob made this bold...

To 2020!

2 weeks ago - 03 January 2020 | Opinion

The year 2019 has come and gone. The brand new year, 2020, is upon us amid hope and aspirations by the nation and by individual...

Henties, a disaster waiting to...

2 weeks ago - 31 December 2019 | Opinion

Our beautiful coastal town of Henties Bay is in the news again. It always does this time of the year, and sometimes during the long...

Let’s be kind

3 weeks ago - 24 December 2019 | Opinion

The holidays are in full swing and many of you have already hit the road towards your holiday destinations. We wish you, your family and...

A year to forget

4 weeks ago - 23 December 2019 | Opinion

The year 2019 fades behind us, to the gladness of many in our struggling nation. Trying to breathe under a pile of challenges, Namibia is...

Action, not promises

1 month - 13 December 2019 | Opinion

Acting fisheries minister Albert Kawana's utterances on Wednesday in Walvis Bay, where he addressed the fishing industry, must have come as music to the ears...

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