Opinion

Vox pop question:

18 hours ago | Opinion

Dauglous MilupiI would make it compulsory for employees to dress in an appropriate manner because uniform unites the whole team and reduces the chances of being mocked, sort of like less pressure on employees not...

EDITORIAL: Tyranny of the majority

18 hours ago | Opinion

While the essence of democracy is majority rule, the making of binding decisions that affect the rights of the minority cannot pass the test of fairness.This tyranny of the majority, also called tyranny of the...

EDITORIAL: Namibia’s child rape crisis

1 day - 25 October 2021 | Opinion

Endless, tragic and sickening reports of teenagers and children being raped by people they trust continue to make headlines in Namibia. Many girls fall pregnant at ages when it is clear a crime has been...

EDITORIAL: We are guilty of silence

4 days ago - 22 October 2021 | Opinion

A lot needs to be discussed in our country – from race and sexual rights to abortion. The country can’t stop talking, even when such talk can hurt a few feelings. The aim for discussions...

Is Germany’s verbal acknowledgment moral responsibility enough?

4 days ago - 22 October 2021 | Opinion

Joyce Vivien Muzengua Any government has a moral and legal responsibility for historical crimes and injustices committed by its predecessors as it has always been a fundamental and familiar moral practice across...

Peugeot-Namibia plant

4 days ago - 22 October 2021 | Opinion

The Peugeot-Namibia plant was officially launched and unveiled by President Hage Geingob on 5 December 2018 at Walvis Bay.Two months ago, Lucia Iipumbu - minister...

EDITORIAL: Erase the grey areas in spy law

5 days ago - 21 October 2021 | Opinion

In principle, we agree with the proposed surveillance law. However, it has huge implications for the privacy of citizens and the ability of journalists to...

EDITORIAL: Men lost in abortion discourse

6 days ago - 20 October 2021 | Opinion

The abortion debate limped on yesterday, and perhaps recorded a major breakthrough when the ministry of health admitted that it’s time the country legalised the...

Education ministry takes over ECD centre

6 days ago - 20 October 2021 | Opinion

SEM SHINOAfter nearly three decades of rendering support services to hearing-impaired children in Namibia, the Association for Children with Language, Speech and Hearing Impairments of...

EDITORIAL: Open-minded debate needed

1 week ago - 19 October 2021 | Opinion

The current abortion debate is filled with emotion, often revolving around moral, legal and religious arguments.The sides involved are the self-described "pro-choice" and "pro-life" movements....

The learners of Pro-Ed Academy shared which study tips...

1 week ago - 19 October 2021 | Opinion

Ceara SinclairI’m a grade 8 learner and I like to make bullet points on my notes as it helps me remember stuff easily. I also...

If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins

1 week ago - 19 October 2021 | Opinion

Tuwilika EliasMy name is Tuwilika Elias. I am doing my master’s degree in public affairs at the University of Missouri (Columbia, Missouri State) in the...

Opinion

EDITORIAL: No to forced vaccinations

1 week ago - 15 October 2021 | Opinion

We must encourage vaccination with every joule of energy we have, but must never force them upon anyone.We are pro-vaccination hardliners, but not to the...

Education ministry takes over Early...

1 week ago - 15 October 2021 | Opinion

SEM SHINO After nearly three decades of rendering support services to hearing-impaired children in Namibia, the Association for Children with Language, Speech and Hearing Impairments...

GUEST EDITORIAL: A good day...

1 week ago - 14 October 2021 | Opinion

JANA-MARI SMITH Minutes before a High Court judge ruled on the fate of a two-year-old boy, his parents and siblings, those taking...

EDITORIAL: The left hand doesn't...

1 week ago - 13 October 2021 | Opinion

Police procuring 25 vehicles from private dealerships despite a standing order for all public institutions to buy from the government-owned vehicle assembly plant at Walvis...

With matric farewell season in...

2 weeks ago - 12 October 2021 | Opinion

Lucinda BezuidenhoutI believe matric farewells are very important because most learners dream about this day since their primary school years. Matric farewells should be held...

EDITORIAL: Swapo must be laughing...

2 weeks ago - 12 October 2021 | Opinion

The country’s opposition remains divided – a comedy show that Swapo must surely be enjoying from a distance.The ruling party hasn’t had a good laugh...

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