Opinion

It is better to have loved and lost

1 week 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 hard to find in a person you love, but wanting...

Pessimism: The joy of being bleak

2 weeks 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 to be the best that we can be. We always...

Date nights with yourself

3 weeks ago - 20 November 2018 | Opinion

Elizabeth JosephI know it sounds crazy; like who in their right mind would sit in a restaurant, order a three-course meal and eat it all by themselves? This girl.Tuesdays are date nights for me. I...

Wanted: Dynamic diplomats

3 weeks 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 Oshana governor Clemens Kashuupulwa, former National Council chairperson Asser Kapere...

Making the poor poorer

1 month - 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 to manipulate poor people into what you want them to...

Utoni is unfit

1 month - 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

1 month - 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

3 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?

3 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...

The convolution of national holidays

3 months ago - 28 August 2018 | Opinion

As with most former liberation movements, Swapo has co-opted national holidays like Heroes' Day; in the process convoluting the line between party and state.Having said...

When will the carnage end?

3 months ago - 13 August 2018 | Opinion

The nation is in shock this morning, after weekend events on our roads once again left families morning loves ones.The pain and suffering that accidents...

Paying lip service to industrialisation

4 months ago - 03 August 2018 | Opinion

The past few days we have been preoccupied with discussions and unpacking issues presented during the third SADC Industrialisation Week, which started in Windhoek on...

Opinion

So much hope, but little...

4 months ago - 30 July 2018 | Opinion

Never in the history of this country has so much hope and expectation been placed on a government. No doubt, President Hage Geingob has proved...

On the horizon: Summer '18

4 months ago - 24 July 2018 | Opinion

Elizabeth JosephWe are reaching the climax of winter and summer is finally somewhere on the horizon. I can feel it creeping into the atmosphere. Summer...

Rest easy, gentle giant

4 months ago - 18 July 2018 | Opinion

The late Theo-Ben Gurirab was without an iota of doubt a gentle giant, whose life was lived in service and dedication to Namibia's struggle for...

A sad indictment on Africa

4 months ago - 16 July 2018 | Opinion

Much has been said about the dismal performances by African nations at the just-ended 2018 Fifa World Cup.None of Africa's five teams made it past...

Lies, damned lies and smokescreens

5 months ago - 11 July 2018 | Opinion

Poverty eradication minister Zephania Kameeta and deputy urban and rural development minister Derek Klazen have both rubbished the Afrobarometer survey released last week by the...

Tolerance key for peaceful polls

5 months ago - 06 July 2018 | Opinion

Our Zimbabwean brothers and sisters will soon be heading to the polls to elect a new leadership for the first time since the ousting of...

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