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Namibia’s banking population shoots up- NSA

Latest indications from the Namibia Statistics Agency (NSA) dating back from the 2017 financial year are that the number of Namibians who are bank...

Kauta resigns as NAC chairperson

Chairperson for the Namibia Airports Company (NAC) Rodgers Kauta has officially resigned from his duties, permanent secretary in the ministry of w...

Lawyer tears apart Oshakati Doctor’s evidence in trafficking/rape case

The defence council presiding over a case of rape and trafficking had a field day yesterday in the Windhoek High Court when the doctor who did the...

Charcoal exports to increase to 200 000 tons

Namibian charcoal exports are expected to increase to 200 000 tons by 2020 from 160 000 tons that are exported annually. There are currently a...

Shambyu succession war plays out in court

The battle of who should rise to the vacant throne of the Shambyu Traditional Authority played out in the Windhoek High Court before Judge Angula ...

Thieves take Katutura ambulance for a joy-ride

In a daring movie-style criminal act by suspected youths over the weekend, a Katutura-based ambulance was stolen and taken for a joy-ride before b...

Editorial


Noa must be serious

The arrest this week of the former Hardap chief operations officer Yvonne Boois by the Anti...

Decide now on which SoE to kill or save

The issue of state-owned enterprises needs urgent attention and decisive action considering that ...

Farmers must just pay back the money

One good example of bad entitlement is what some farmers are trying to do by not paying back what...

Geingob must act his words on fuel storage, SME Bank

President Hage Geingob’s promise that those who were involved in exposing the country to fo...

Africa needs to take white capital head on

Jacob Zuma, the South African president is not an angel and has done a lot of dirty stuff in the ...

Deal with the land issue and silence the malcontents

There is a problem about land. This is a big problem that demands the government and even Pre...

Chinese investment is not investment but exploitation

Investment, according to the Business dictionary, is either committing money or property acquired...

If the pockets are empty, let the people know

Denial is a disease on its own. It is like anger. It eats you until you collapse. For the bette...

Till we meet again

It is that time of the year again when we the curtain comes down on another year in which we had ...

Poaching now a national crisis

The Southern African Development Community has in the past been commended for coming up with wild...

Harambee and the fiscal crisis

The final quarter of 2016 has brought with it the sad realization that the Namibian government ma...

From America with love

Last week Wednesday the world was left in awe and disbelief when billionaire business, Donal Trum...

Achievers donÔÇÖt beat their own drums

This week the Swapo Party held its policy conference in the capital headlined by the President Dr...

All eyes on cabinet over phosphate

Cabinet is set to convene in two weeks’ time to deliberate on the hot issue of phosphate mi...

History will judge us

Those entrusted with the health of state patients should start taking all people’s lives se...

Electricity now beyond the reach of many

Namibia is one of the countries whose economy is doing well in Africa and portrays a model of pro...

NCCI wrong on foreign investors

Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry Chief Executive Officer Tarah Shaanika this week blew th...

We are victims of our indecision

One of Africa’s greatest musicians, the late Lucky Dube, will always be remembered for his ...

One day the poor will eat the rich

In the past few months Namibia has been consumed with the need to decentralise the Food Bank coun...

Tighten your belts and walk the talk

News that Namibia‘s credit rating regressed from positive to negative creating real fear of...

Buy water, whiskey is free

We are living in a messed up world and every day that passes brings its own surprise. Just recent...

Public health needs attention

On any day a visit to anyone of the referral hospitals in the country especially the two main one...

History will judge us

If there is something that we cannot erase, it is history. It will always be there for the future...

Govt should exercise caution on NEEEF

There have been agitations by some white business people that they will not support the New Equit...

Angolan oil import deal needs urgent solution

Last week the Minister of Mines Energy Obeth Kandjoze sealed the fate on any possibilities of Nam...

Priorities! priorities! priorities!

Revelations that there is deliberate lack of political will to appoint the current acing Managing...

ACC needs to be proactive

It is very unfortunate, if not very disheartening, that this week we are revisiting a topic that ...

Hats off to Jooste, but!

Revelations that the Minister of Public Enterprises Leon Jooste is mooting possibilities of cutti...

Are we cursed?

We are synonymous with mistakes and we never learn. We make one mistake today only to make anothe...

Agenda 2017 at the expense of delivery

The Namibian political landscape, especially that which is closely related to the ruling Swapo pa...