Opinion

Innovation is essential

8 hours ago | Opinion

So yet another dismal season of dismal rainfall is upon us and soon coming to an end with no respite in sight. That Namibia is a dry country is a given. Sporadic and sometimes lengthy...

Ignorance is a horrible thing

5 days ago - 13 February 2019 | Opinion

Recent remarks uttered by the Swapo //Karas Region coordinator Matthews Mumbala show how dangerously ignorant our leaders are when it comes to the rule of law, especially concerning the principles of freedom of association. Mumbala...

The nexus between spirituality, integrity and development

1 week ago - 08 February 2019 | Opinion

This articles focus on what spirituality, integrity and development have in common. All three have the ability to reduce corruption because they stem from the same origin, and/or have the same purpose in common. The...

A battle we must win

1 week ago - 06 February 2019 | Opinion

Weekly crime reports in Namibia are horrific reads.From people being attacked over measly amounts of money like N$10 and N$30, to the proliferation of stabbings, robberies, rapes and murder, it is safe to say that...

Chestnuts, sticks and stones

1 week ago - 05 February 2019 | Opinion

Justicia Shipena According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), health is “a complete state of physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity”. If one accepts this definition of...

Caring about corruption a luxury

2 weeks ago - 04 February 2019 | Opinion

Several analysts are of the view that this year's elections will not be affected in any way by the levels of corruption Namibia experiences. Even...

Our lukewarm corruption fight

2 weeks ago - 01 February 2019 | Opinion

The 2018 Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) has given Namibia a score of 53 out of 100, which perfectly describes our lukewarm attitude to...

The season of promises

2 weeks ago - 31 January 2019 | Opinion

It seems like Christmas has come early this year for those who get delusional when a politician starts promising them the sun, the moon and...

The logistics of a broken heart

3 weeks ago - 22 January 2019 | Opinion

Michelline NawatisesThey say that whatever doesn't kill you makes you stronger, but life just keeps coming over and over again to knock you down from...

Taking stock of the festive season

1 month - 15 January 2019 | Opinion

Octavia TsibesI am not one that gets overexcited about the festive season, but last year seemed to be different. The year 2018 was a challenging,...

It is better to have loved and lost

2 months ago - 04 December 2018 | Opinion

Michelline Nawatises The worst feeling is being lied to in your face and then being lied to again about being lied to. Honesty is...

Pessimism: The joy of being bleak

2 months ago - 27 November 2018 | Opinion

Yanique ZimmerMost of us go through our daily lives using positive discretion, socialising and trying to make a difference in someone’s day or just trying...

Opinion

Wanted: Dynamic diplomats

3 months ago - 19 November 2018 | Opinion

President Hage Geingob is expected to announce new ambassadorial positions in the coming weeks. It is speculated that among those earmarked for postings are incumbent...

Making the poor poorer

3 months ago - 29 October 2018 | Opinion

You have to keep people in poverty in order to have power for yourself.Simple as that. It also breeds dependency, which is another easy way...

Utoni is unfit

3 months ago - 22 October 2018 | Opinion

The shameful conduct of land reform minister Utoni Nujoma, who is once again hogging the headlines for all the wrong reasons, can no longer be...

Parents and sex education

4 months ago - 18 October 2018 | Opinion

There is a myth that sex education leads to promiscuity.Often it is uncomfortable for parents to talk to their young children about sex, but in...

Jobs, jobs, jobs

5 months ago - 12 September 2018 | Opinion

As Namibia digests the N$10 billion funding facility offer put on the table by China, which will be paid over a five-year period, according to...

Sovereignty under threat?

5 months ago - 10 September 2018 | Opinion

A report by Africa Confidential, titled 'Bills, Bonds and even Bigger Debts', claims that Zambia is in talks with China over a possible takeover of...

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