Opinion

Is it the sins of the fathers?

5 days ago - 15 April 2019 | Opinion

Hepatitis E continues to rage forth in Namibia, one of three countries in the world doing battle with this disease. According to a World Health Organisation bulletin, issued for 1 to 7 April the two...

Namibian MPs must step up

1 week ago - 12 April 2019 | Opinion

A number of parliamentarians have been hogging the headlines this week and for all the wrong reasons. Apart from being accused of not taking parliamentary debates seriously, some MPs have also been accused of absconding...

Don't flout tender procedures

1 week ago - 11 April 2019 | Opinion

Alleged corrupt practices at the ministry of works are far from over. This time around questions are being asked by investigators as to how the accounting officer in the ministry, Willem Goeiemann approved a N$2.4...

Youth must be engaged

2 weeks ago - 04 April 2019 | Opinion

The youth vote will be among the key deciding factors in the 2019 Presidential and National Assembly Elections, there is no doubt about that. More and more young people are becoming eligible voters and this...

A culture of impunity

2 weeks ago - 03 April 2019 | Opinion

Revelations on Monday that the Public Service Medical Aid Scheme (Psemas) has been overspending by hundreds of millions since 2015/16 raises immediate questions about why this rot was allowed to continue for so long.The proverbial...

The pipeline is critical

2 weeks ago - 01 April 2019 | Opinion

While we recognise that government has many priorities not the least of which are healthcare, education and coping with the crippling drought that has our...

Preserve Omukwaniilwa's legacy of peace

3 weeks ago - 28 March 2019 | Opinion

Since Tuesday morning, tributes have been pouring in from all corners of the country in honour of Omukwaniilwa Immanuel Kauluma Elifas, the revered and respected...

Who acts in our interest?

3 weeks ago - 27 March 2019 | Opinion

While ordinary Namibians battle to put a plate of food on the table for themselves and their loved ones, world powers are in the midst...

We are at a crossroads

4 weeks ago - 22 March 2019 | Opinion

I remember when I turned 29. The battle scars were starting to show. There were hard decisions. The hangovers of 'nice times' and the gay...

New beginnings

4 weeks ago - 22 March 2019 | Opinion

I do not know for sure what I wanted to be when I was a kid. I suppose like most kids, probably many things at...

We need a better generation

1 month - 18 March 2019 | Opinion

Psychological research has indicated that children who have an involved father are more likely to be emotionally secure, be confident to explore their surroundings, and,...

The state of women

1 month - 11 March 2019 | Opinion

Much has been said about the challenges facing women and girls in Namibia and across the world, and with the celebration of International Women's Day...

Opinion

A heist most foul

1 month - 06 March 2019 | Opinion

Nearly two years after the SME Bank was closed down, its liquidators are finally honing in on the Zimbabweans who jointly stole about N$347 million...

Prosecute illegal timber loggers

1 month - 05 March 2019 | Opinion

Corruption remains public enemy number one in many developing countries and Namibia is no exception. There have been many concerns regarding the rampant abuse of...

Hang your heads in shame

1 month - 04 March 2019 | Opinion

It is clear that the situation at Kuvukiland in Tsumeb is untenable. Something has to be done for the more than 6 000 people who...

Stop the killings

1 month - 22 February 2019 | Opinion

At the beginning of the week, news trickled in that a young man, aged 27, allegedly killed his two cousins and proceeded to raping his...

Sexy vs substance

1 month - 21 February 2019 | Opinion

Social media has been abuzz with photos of skimpily-clad young people, ostensibly part of a Swapo youth wing project that features a young lady wearing...

Taxed to death

1 month - 20 February 2019 | Opinion

In their report titled ‘Quarterly Economics and Fixed Income 1Q 2019: What Lies Ahead in 2019?’, Simonis Storm Securities (SSS) said during recessions, among the...

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