Opinion

Health is wealth

4 hours ago | Opinion

A stitch in time saves nine and those that do not heed this wise call, will before they know it, find out that procrastinating shall become the burden of their being. A big pat on...

Open letter to the people of Namibia

1 day - 16 October 2017 | Opinion

There seems to be a lot of confusion these days amongst people in Namibia, about the government and its role, especially those working for it and in particular, those in charge of handling money, awarding...

The red line can go

4 days ago - 13 October 2017 | Opinion

The economic planning minister Tom Alweendo has it right. The red line, which effectively cripples the farmers in those northern areas, limits access to real and tangible markets and creates an area, at least a...

Pick-up lines in the Hood

4 days ago - 13 October 2017 | Opinion

For years, the men species have been subjected to the continuous and strenuous process of courting the women they love. Yes, from the wackiest of pick-up lines to the alleys of expensive restaurants, we have...

Who is fooling who?

5 days ago - 12 October 2017 | Opinion

We have heard so many good speeches concerning good governance and across-the-board accountability in ensuring solid administration. The government of the day has made it clear that it will promote greater accountability and transparency in...

Home demolitions morally wrong

6 days ago - 11 October 2017 | Opinion

There has been so much public outcry regarding the recent demolitions of houses in Katima Mulilo which have affected over 2 000 families. Most of...

Swapo race wide open

1 week ago - 10 October 2017 | Opinion

The race for the Swapo presidency has taken an interesting twist which could see just three candidates vying for the hot seat. All indications are...

I am a foolishly wise man

1 week ago - 06 October 2017 | Opinion

I have always been fascinated by the manner in which the police in United States of America in cities like New York, Los Angeles or...

Shame the

1 week ago - 06 October 2017 | Opinion

It appears government is taking lightly the debilitating teen pregnancy issue judging by the recent debate by legislators in the House this week. Or, are...

Anti-corruption war is selective

1 week ago - 05 October 2017 | Opinion

Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila this week came out strongly, dismissing allegations linking her to instances of corruption. The premier's name has been mentioned in a...

Prioritise sanitary aid for girls

1 week ago - 04 October 2017 | Opinion

It is pleasing to see the Gender Advisory Committee dialogue finally discussing the significant subject of sanitary pads for schoolgirls. For far too long Namibians,...

Inequality keeps getting uglier

2 weeks ago - 03 October 2017 | Opinion

The rich-poor gap is far worse in our country even if politicians keep arguing that it is narrowing. A new study has once again highlighted...

Opinion

Setting realistic poverty reduction goals

2 weeks ago - 29 September 2017 | Opinion

The Ministry of Poverty Eradication and Social Welfare this week launched the national blueprint on wealth redistribution and poverty eradication. The document is largely aimed...

Meet Tjipenandjambi Nguasananongombe!

2 weeks ago - 29 September 2017 | Opinion

A friend of mine, Tjipenandjambi Nguasananongombe, just returned from a year’s stay in the United States - minus his sense of humour and his ability...

Genocide confusion

2 weeks ago - 27 September 2017 | Opinion

Government has admitted to spending more than N$36 million on foreign-based lawyers to help prepare Namibia's case in the ongoing genocide negotiations with Germany. The...

Viva Nambia!

3 weeks ago - 26 September 2017 | Opinion

Maybe it is the law of unintended consequences, maybe it is just good plain old ignorance, but the result was still the same.Namibia received a...

Land debate - what is...

3 weeks ago - 22 September 2017 | Opinion

So Swapo decided once again to reject a motion seeking to debate the government's controversial resettlement policy. The ruling party has in the past shied...

Why I hate technology

3 weeks ago - 22 September 2017 | Opinion

Is it just me or has the advent of technology made things more difficult?Ok, let me put it this way; the men who invented the...

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