Opinion

EDITORIAL: The true meaning of self-sacrifice

17 hours ago | Opinion

Before every election in southern Africa - and often intermittently during public holidays - we are reminded of the blood that waters our freedom, and how democratic nations in the region owe their gratitude and...

EDITORIAL

1 day - 02 August 2021 | Opinion

As the observant will notice, nature is awakening after a brief but lividly cold winter. We also see hopeful signs that Namibia’s agonising third Covid-19 wave is nearing the end, though it still holds us...

EDITORIAL: Fix Windhoek’s leadership mess

4 days ago - 30 July 2021 | Opinion

Windhoek is without political leadership. But that’s not the saddest part. The fact that, for a week, nothing concrete has been hammered out to restore consensus and place the city back on course is.The sheer...

Vaccine nationalism: A foretaste of a disunited international front...

4 days ago - 30 July 2021 | Opinion

RICHARD FREUNDThe ‘vaccine nationalism’ of the global North does not bode well for the international cooperation and investment required to protect billions of vulnerable people in low- and middle-income countries against the effects of climate...

EDITORIAL: When state coffers run dry

5 days ago - 29 July 2021 | Opinion

At different stages since our democracy was born 30 years ago, a coterie of the connected have feasted on the state largesse, as monies spent on projects ended up buying sports cars, SUVs and other...

Bullying and cyberbullying: A law student’s perspective

5 days ago - 29 July 2021 | Opinion

RIPUREE MBWALEBullying is the repeated aggressive behaviour by someone to another person. It can take different forms; it can be physical or verbal or occur...

EDITORIAL: ACC reappointments discouraging

6 days ago - 28 July 2021 | Opinion

First things first: No sitting president should be appointing the anti-corruption boss in any constitutional democracy. It compromises ethics, impartiality and – perhaps most importantly...

Vox

1 week ago - 27 July 2021 | Opinion

The My Zone team asked learners what they think about the reopening of schoolsCindy ClassenAs an AS candidate, it requires strenuous effort to be able...

EDITORIAL: Unity in divisive times

1 week ago - 27 July 2021 | Opinion

Windhoek is at a crossroads. Political egos are at play and battle lines have been drawn.Residents are waiting with bated breath on the fate of...

Politics over service delivery

1 week ago - 26 July 2021 | Opinion

The fights in the Windhoek city council comes at a time when the majority of Windhoek residents are yearning for leadership to solve their daily...

EDITORIAL: Namibia must listen to her inner child

1 week ago - 23 July 2021 | Opinion

The oil search in the Kavango East Region gives Namibia another glimmer of hope for a prime resource breakthrough, but this has not been without...

EDITORIAL: Criminalise long suspensions

1 week ago - 22 July 2021 | Opinion

Hundreds of government and public enterprise employees are currently on suspension with full pay.Some of them have been on suspension for as long as two...

Opinion

Digitisation in the mining industry:...

1 week ago - 21 July 2021 | Opinion

SILAS DAVIDNamibia is one of the world leaders in mineral extraction of numerous valuable raw materials, of which about 80% are exported. The Namibian mining...

The My Zone team asked...

2 weeks ago - 20 July 2021 | Opinion

Fritz RäntschGoal 13: Climate Action - This is an important goal for me as the planet we are living on is suffering because of us,...

EDITORIAL: Let resilience cut through...

2 weeks ago - 20 July 2021 | Opinion

President Hage Geingob declared 2021 as the Year of Resilience. Being resilient means one is able to recover from adversity and adjust to change to...

EDITORIAL: Rukoro burial a possible...

2 weeks ago - 19 July 2021 | Opinion

Over the past few days – including the entire past weekend – ordinary people across the country were probed and hauled before flashing cameras for...

EDITORIAL: No change in land...

2 weeks ago - 16 July 2021 | Opinion

It’s been nearly three years since the supposed ‘landmark’ second national land conference of October 2018 took place.Three years, in the context of a country...

The state of employers’ pension...

2 weeks ago - 16 July 2021 | Opinion

MARTHINUZ NDUMETANA FABIANUSNamibia offers a three-tier pension system.The first tier is an old age social pension, named the Basic Social Grant (BSG) which is paid...

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