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Shifeta to deliver Phosphate mining decision on Thursday

A judgement by tourism minister Pohamba Shifeta on whether to have an environment clearance certificate withheld or granted to Namibia Marine Phos...

Himarwa settles dust over Paheye Primary School chaos … after hostile parents withdrew children

Education minister, Katrina Hanse Himarwa has settled the dust over the drama at Paheye Primary school after allegations that the behavior of the ...

Defence minister denies splashing money on Otjozondjupa farm

Defence minister, Penda Ya Ndakolo, has flatly denied ever purchasing farm Otjisemba located in the Otjozondjupa region, following allegations tha...

It’s time for private sector to stop “waiting and seeing”- Schlettwein

Old Mutual Namibia celebrated the anchoring of its business footprint in Africa last week at an event where finance minister Calle Schlettwein als...

Rugby Africa Gold Cup to start this weekend

The Rugby Africa Gold Cup is expected to kick off this weekend and will be played in a round-robin format across seven match days between the 16th...

Drama unfolds as two men claim paternity over one child

Two men are at each others’ throats fighting over the paternity of a child born to a Katima Mulilo based police officer identified only as S...

Columns


The Pain Behind Those Bylines ... in view of Press Freedom Day

Whenever you see a byline sitting on top of a story in any newspaper, remember that the journalist...

Beware the media is a destabilising tool ... the case of Reporters Without Borders

So what has Namibia gained from being number one regarding the media freedom in Africa for all t...

An open letter to Dr Ngarikutuke Tjiriange

Honourable Dr. Tjiriange Quote – George Orwell on truth: “The further a society d...

Our Future is Our Responsibility: Reconciliation requires recognition of the past ,An Open Response to Eberhard Hofmann

As German-speaking Namibians of different generations and backgrounds we are concerned over the ...

Real Time news with WhatsApp

With the advent of messenger apps, the speed at which information travels has increased signific...

Retrospection and appreciation for the Namibian government and catholic church

Namibia has made a lot of historic and remarkable progress in both the political and religious a...

When local isn’t lekker

Namibians are proud people, we are proud of our country, our heritage and of local products. We ...

Embody the spirit of Harambee and pay back NSFAF loans

Recent reports in the media have stated that very few former students are paying back the loans ...

A LETTER TO MY SON HEE-DEE IN THE DIASPORA

FIRST AND FOREMOST LET ME ASSURE YOU THAT ALL IS WELL IN THE LAND OF THE BRAVE. THE SEASON OF MA...

Hints on understanding of youth unemployment, poverty and the foodbank

Our country’s government (and perhaps I must say governments, since we so far have had 3 p...

Geingob's Keepers - a man is who he keeps around him

Three years into President Hage Geingob's tenure, is there anything to talk about regarding ...

SHAKING THE TIN FOR 2018

The Bankers Association of Namibia (BAN) is once again making a difference in the lives all Nami...

Five things SME’s need to be thinking about in 2018

  In 2018, small-to-medium-sized enterprises (SME’s) will be looking for a glimpse of ...

Make service delivery the driver of your organisational growth

Complaining and moaning seems to be in the very DNA of us humans. We as Namibians seem to enjoy ...

Beware the quiet revolution

There is a silent revolution going on in Namibia at the moment. It is a revolution most people s...

It’s not the educational end of the line

January turns into Jan-u-worry for a lot of people. Primarily, parents, teachers and of course G...

Year in review by Baronice Hans

Global Credit Ratings has affirmed the national scale ratings assigned to Capricorn Investment G...

Flying this holiday season

It’s been a long year and November took forever. Knowing that the holiday season is approa...

Reconciliation without association

I like to describe President Hage Geingob as a modern leader, a leader who understands how the m...

A logistics short course might be the right New Year’s resolution

The end of the year is upon us and almost everyone takes a moment to take stock of what they&rsq...

*39/766, why Gideon, why?*

I’m no expert in politics nor do I have the aspirations to be amongst the country’s ...

Endgame for the 6th Swapo Party Congress – a choice between progress and decline

The Socialism Ideology Enigma    Five days to the 6th SWAPO Congress, the poli...

Hage is a weapon against inequality

Since becoming the president of Namibia, Dr Hage Geingob’s actions have not only suggested a...

Beware the festive season

Each year it is upon us before we know. The festive season, spreading cheer, thinking about the ...

‘Team Swapo’- destroy and rebuild approach

  The campaign for the top four positions in the Swapo Party leading up to congress towards ...

“TEAM SWAPO” elders discard and endanger party unity for personal interests

The launching of “Team SWAPO”, comprising of senior Party stalwarts, and their incre...

Race for Swapo SG under a microscope 

If we are to carefully study the matrixes and events surrounding the campaign leading up to the ...

An inquiry into morals: Free Love and Passion Killing

In his excellent work, Lila of 1991, Robert Pirsig deliberated on two essential metaphysical con...

Untold Stories – The Philanthropic deeds of Geingob

In Namibia, it is common for people not give credit where it’s due, ever more so when it c...

Campaign groups under a microscope

All successful campaigns have three simple goals: To win, you must project the image you want to def...