Opinion

Tjeripo, our beloved clergyman

2 days ago - 28 April 2017 | Opinion

My good friend Tjeripo – a believer in always trying new things, convinced me to accompany him to a local congregation to hear the word of God.I willingly gave in to the invitation, appreciating the...

We need a valuable workforce

2 days ago - 28 April 2017 | Opinion

Muammar Gaddafi said in his Green Book “exploitation is caused by need. Need is an intrinsic problem and conflict is initiated by the control of one's needs by another”. Such was the case prior to...

Time for a competitive economy

3 days ago - 27 April 2017 | Opinion

Time for a competitive economy There have been diverse opinions on the New Equitable Economic Empowerment Framework in Namibia (NEEEF) question, with some not supporting the proposed legislation in its entirety. There is no doubt...

Gravy train must end

4 days ago - 26 April 2017 | Opinion

We read with disgust in The Patriot at the weekend about the political elite who continue to demand lavish perks on top of their high-paying jobs. Members of parliament last week demanded in the National...

Resurrecting the meaning of Easter

1 week ago - 18 April 2017 | Opinion

What is the meaning of Easter? Is it colouring hard-boiled eggs then hiding them around the yard and taking small children with you to hunt for these eggs and awarding children with sweets and chocolate?...

Nollywood rocks for real!

2 weeks ago - 13 April 2017 | Opinion

I am a die-hard fan of Nollywood! But my love for Nigerian movies set aside, a lot of questions on these classic entertainment 'crowd pullers'...

Women are not sex objects

2 weeks ago - 13 April 2017 | Opinion

It is clear that we are losing focus as a moral driven society. The crime statistics as well daily reports shared by the media paint...

SONA expectations very high

2 weeks ago - 12 April 2017 | Opinion

All eyes will be on President Hage Geingob this afternoon when he delivers his second State of the Nation Address in the National Assembly. At...

Denying the poor condoms

2 weeks ago - 11 April 2017 | Opinion

Last week, the NBC reported on young men from a remote village in the Kavango West Region, highlighting their daily struggles in acquiring contraceptives such...

We are not entitled

2 weeks ago - 10 April 2017 | Opinion

The Namibian government oftentimes reminds one of the so-called struggle kids. That group has shown itself to be one of entitlement, with something owed to...

Mass Housing mess

3 weeks ago - 06 April 2017 | Opinion

The provision of affordable housing must remain a priority. Just like access to education and quality public healthcare, the housing sector needs to be given...

Selective outrage must fall

3 weeks ago - 05 April 2017 | Opinion

The events unfolding in neighbouring South Africa over the last few days have not gone unnoticed in our country and many have attempted to offer...

Opinion

Abortion and the Moral Oligarchs...

3 weeks ago - 03 April 2017 | Opinion

Governing over a society generally commands leaders to take both pre-emptive steps, as well as steps that deal with citizen needs that respond to the...

Condemnation but no action

4 weeks ago - 31 March 2017 | Opinion

The tearing down of shacks erected in Windhoek's 7de Laan is once again hogging the headlines. The decision by the City of Windhoek...

Uncle Japi comes to town

4 weeks ago - 31 March 2017 | Opinion

If you, like many of us, were raised in an extended family, you will most probably be having countless uncles and aunts – most of...

Cartoon

4 weeks ago - 31 March 2017 | Opinion

Here is your weekly cartoon.

A culture of kickbacks

1 month - 30 March 2017 | Opinion

The Supreme Court judgement, which ruled against the awarding a multimillion-dollar tender to a Chinese company to upgrade and expand the Hosea Kutako International Airport,...

Scandal after scandal

1 month - 28 March 2017 | Opinion

This year, seems to be the year for exposure of corruption, kudos to the powers that be. All of us ordinary hardworking mortals are indeed...

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