Opinion

Going back to the original ideals

22 hours ago | Opinion

It's not too late to salvage Namibia from the jaws of predatory tendencies threatening our existence as a nation.Think of the ideal Namibia we had in mind prior to independence. We dreamed of a nation...

Shoprite and its war on workers

22 hours ago | Opinion

Herbert Jauch The ongoing strike at Shoprite and its subsidiary companies Checkers and U-Save in Namibia has exposed the uncontrolled rule of corporate power. Workers face a ‘David vs Goliath’ scenario...

VOX POP

1 day - 19 January 2021 | Opinion

We approached regular WhatsApp users to find out what their views are on the privacy policy change and whether they will be switching to another app. This is their take:Reinhold ShiwagalaI think the move for...

Beautiful chaos

1 day - 19 January 2021 | Opinion

Mariselle Stofberg I’ve always loved the idea of control. I loved knowing how my day would play out. Sticky notes and planning and to-do lists excited me, and a schedule would get me absolutely giddy....

Blind loyalty is costing Namibia

1 day - 19 January 2021 | Opinion

Too many people confuse loyalty with blind obedience. When loyalty clouds judgement to the extent that one is ready to ignore their inner child’s voice of reason and, instead, bend over to appease their masters,...

EDITORIAL

2 days ago - 18 January 2021 | Opinion

The Law Society of Namibia (LSN) must do more to help Namibia in its fight against money laundering by clamping down on rogue law firms...

Drilling threatens jewel of the Kalahari

2 days ago - 18 January 2021 | Opinion

Save the Okavango Coalition Recon Africa, a ‘small’ oil and gas company staffed by some of the most well-known oil and gas...

The mass housing circus

5 days ago - 15 January 2021 | Opinion

The pomp and fanfare that characterised the launch of the N$45 billion mass housing project in 2013 has faded like a shadow at sunset.“The implementation...

Shifting Africa from the back seat to the front...

5 days ago - 15 January 2021 | Opinion

SARAH GOROHIt is no news that Africa has been in the back seat for far too long with minimal influence in our global society. There...

Shoprite discontent the tip of an iceberg

5 days ago - 15 January 2021 | Opinion

CEES STRIJBISWe could not agree more with the people who strike for better wages. Now at Shoprite, Checkers and U-save, tomorrow perhaps at Pick n...

Rain amid landlessness

6 days ago - 14 January 2021 | Opinion

The good rains received across the country in recent days have laid bare chronic failures of successive post-independence governments, and leadership in general, in our...

Youth proving they are not ready

1 week ago - 13 January 2021 | Opinion

In 2018, Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari – under pressure from the country’s fed-up youth – signed the ‘Not Too Young to Run’ bill into a...

Opinion

Resolving the urban land conundrum

1 week ago - 12 January 2021 | Opinion

A myriad of ammunition is missing in our armoury against landlessness, especially in urban areas. Nothing Namibia has tried so far - including throwing N$45...

We visited a few athletes...

1 week ago - 12 January 2021 | Opinion

Ané De BruinI am a huge fan of athletics and I’ve been doing high jump for the past three years now and this year I...

Morality a rarity

1 week ago - 11 January 2021 | Opinion

One of the key boundaries separating African and Western politics is embracing moral obligation and responsibility.We have witnessed in the past few days how members...

Dissecting Namibia's wasteful political governance...

1 week ago - 11 January 2021 | Opinion

Maximalliant KatjimuneWhen the Constituent Assembly adopted the Namibian constitution on 9 February 1990, it proclaimed Namibia as a unitary state in terms of Chapter 1,...

Adapt or die

1 week ago - 08 January 2021 | Opinion

There is a sense of frustration and anger in our nation that keeps growing.The realities faced by many young people, especially those who are unemployed,...

Revisiting the purpose of a...

1 week ago - 08 January 2021 | Opinion

Marthinuz Ndumetana Fabianus The recent war of words between the Governments Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) and firebrand activist Dr Job Amupanda calls for re-examining a...

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