Opinion

What a joke!

23 hours ago | Opinion

There is a generally poor build up to the second land conference, which is being organised by the Ministry of Land Reform. In fact, at the time of writing this editorial, it was not yet...

Land expropriation needed

5 days ago - 11 August 2017 | Opinion

It looks like it is all systems go for the much-awaited second land conference that government will be hosting next month. Various pressure groups, including civil society and the opposition, have forced government to concede...

Taxi drivers rule the world

5 days ago - 11 August 2017 | Opinion

You have never lived as a person until you take one of those taxis that ferry people between Swakopmund and Walvis Bay. I tell you, if you ever struggled to pray, just hop onto one...

No to easy rides

1 week ago - 08 August 2017 | Opinion

The mantra 'no Namibian should feel left out' is commonly used by our leaders in public speeches and so on. This has, frankly speaking, been a potent mantra for the Geingob administration, which has promised...

Do not compare

1 week ago - 07 August 2017 | Opinion

Recently a study was done into the workings of the mind of the man who was declared the happiest person in the world. In his own words, the secret to being happy is quite simple...

Hope whispers

3 weeks ago - 24 July 2017 | Opinion

We are a nation existing in trying times. There is no doubt that most Namibians, rich, poor, black and white are feeling the pinch of...

What's the fuss all about?

3 weeks ago - 20 July 2017 | Opinion

There is so much confusion regarding the construction of the planned referral hospital in the north. Despite the authorities agreeing that the project be built...

Examining the political system

4 weeks ago - 18 July 2017 | Opinion

Each and every generation has its own time to determine what it will do with its own future. Whether to actively engage in the public...

Governors must be elected

4 weeks ago - 18 July 2017 | Opinion

Under the influence of alcohol, a mischievous youth sarcastically asked; “if a governor is renting someone's house, does it suggest the person is being governed...

Time for a youth president

4 weeks ago - 18 July 2017 | Opinion

It is true that in every human being's lifetime, one's livelihood cycle is to live until they die, and the only permanent life facet is...

Teen pregnancies need to be curbed

4 weeks ago - 18 July 2017 | Opinion

The problem of teenage pregnancy is an old one, which has proven difficult to contain over the years. It is particularly concerning when there is...

We care

1 month - 17 July 2017 | Opinion

This week we carried a chilling picture on the front page of a woman who was severely beaten by her lover and later succumbed to...

Opinion

MEN COMMUNICATE DIFFERENTLY FROM WOMEN

1 month - 14 July 2017 | Opinion

By KAGHUGONGO VHUMBU WASHINGERESHUIt’s an old age discussion and problem; men and women communicate differently. You have heard it in the best seller from Dr....

I am an African, and...

1 month - 14 July 2017 | Opinion

Dear friends, there are only a few things in life a person can’t fake, and your true identity tops the list. When it comes to...

Cry, the beloved country

1 month - 13 July 2017 | Opinion

The SME Bank scandal reached epic proportions this week when the High Court ordered the embattled institution be placed under the control of the Master...

Stray lions continue to cause...

1 month - 12 July 2017 | Opinion

The wave of lion killing in the north a few months ago was widely condemned by environmentalists and members of the public. The first incidents...

If you fail to plan…

1 month - 11 July 2017 | Opinion

As voters, maybe we should consider making it mandatory for the leaders we vote into power to lead our countries, to have project management knowledge....

Stop punishing menstruating girls

1 month - 10 July 2017 | Opinion

Nelson Mandela once said “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”Poverty in Namibia is widely recognised as one...

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