Opinion

Learners have their say on earlier school closure

4 days ago - 15 October 2019 | Opinion

Due to the upcoming general election, schools are set to close earlier this year, on 22 November. The Zone visited A Shipena Secondary School and asked the learners how they are coping with the limited...

At the end of the tunnel

4 days ago - 15 October 2019 | Opinion

In his weekly election column published in Namibian Sun on Monday, Christie Keulder said although Namibians have grown in their support for the notion of multiparty democracy, they do not seem convinced that the current...

Every anti-GBV effort counts

5 days ago - 14 October 2019 | Opinion

The MTC Knockout Project held over the weekend was a huge success in many ways. Naysayers, spurred on by armchair critics, had a field day tearing to pieces an initiative whose only intention was to...

Thank you Team Namibia!

1 week ago - 11 October 2019 | Opinion

As a super typhoon wreaks havoc on the unfolding Japan Rugby World Cup, it was announced yesterday that the final Pool B clash between Namibia and Canada would in fact be going ahead on Sunday.This...

Not voting is voting

1 week ago - 10 October 2019 | Opinion

There is fear that we might witness increased voter apathy in next month's general election due, in part, to the poor turnout observed in recent by-elections, notably in the Ondangwa Urban constituency earlier this year.It...

Rights vs responsibilities

1 week ago - 09 October 2019 | Opinion

It is true that one can scarcely pick up a newspaper or watch or listen to a broadcast news item these days without reading about...

The importance of teachers

1 week ago - 08 October 2019 | Opinion

The Zone visited AI Steenkamp Primary School to hear what grade 7 learners had to say about the importance of teachers and World Teacher's Day,...

A nation eating its own children

2 weeks ago - 03 October 2019 | Opinion

Child rape is increasing at an unprecedented rate in Namibia and there's nearly no sign of this ending anytime soon. In the last two weeks...

Easing divorce critical

2 weeks ago - 01 October 2019 | Opinion

Some critical pieces of legislation are currently in the pipeline. The justice ministry recently confirmed it aims to table both the divorce and rape amendment...

Good on health and education

2 weeks ago - 30 September 2019 | Opinion

It is not often that we can sing the praises of our ministries but, when it is due, it must be given. We applaud both...

Let’s tread carefully

3 weeks ago - 26 September 2019 | Opinion

President Hage Geingob was at great pains to stress Namibia’s commitment to protecting the ocean and the country’s fishing sector. Speaking at the High Level...

Where is our poll fever?

3 weeks ago - 24 September 2019 | Opinion

With the notice announcing the availability of the final voters’ roll to be published in the Government Gazette on 6 November and the period for...

Opinion

Death on wheels

1 month - 16 September 2019 | Opinion

What does one say after such a shocking weekend on our country’s roads that has not been said before?Many have spoken and written about attitudes...

Let's talk about sex

1 month - 13 September 2019 | Opinion

Teen pregnancy in Namibia remains a rising concern. The high teen pregnancy rate has also resulted in many girls dropping out of school to stay...

Delegates must vote with conscience...

1 month - 04 September 2019 | Opinion

Much has been written about the upcoming Swapo electoral college which is set to draw up a list of 96 members the party intends to...

After an unending debate on...

1 month - 03 September 2019 | Opinion

Chaisa MfendaI would rather read the book first, before I consider watching the movie. This is because reading the book first gives me a hint...

Van 'n droom tot werklikheid

1 month - 03 September 2019 | Opinion

Lezanne BritzAs klein dogtertjie was een van my grootse drome om eendag oorsee te gaan. Ek het gedroom van kastele, woude, ou geboue en al...

CEF brings hope

1 month - 03 September 2019 | Opinion

Jonette De KoningThe future of the country is in the hands of the youth of today. That is why non-profit organisations in Namibia, such as...

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